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Serie A: Cruzeiro vs Palmeiras – Prediction, Stats & Odds

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Discover key betting insights for the Cruzeiro vs Palmeiras matchup in the Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A, featuring the latest stats, expert tips, and the most favorable odds.

As the Serie A season reaches its thrilling climax on Wednesday, all eyes are fixed on the monumental clash between Cruzeiro and Palmeiras, a match that holds the potential to reshape the destiny of the league title.

The stakes are sky-high for Palmeiras, perched at the summit of the Serie A table with 69 points after a grueling 37-game campaign. A victory for the Verdão would not only secure three crucial points but also crown them champions for the 12th time. On the other side of the pitch, Cruzeiro find themselves in the 14th spot with 46 points, looking to play spoiler to Palmeiras’ championship aspirations.


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Cruzeiro Form

Cruzeiro are feeling good going into their next match, aiming to keep their unbeaten streak alive. They started with a solid 0-1 win against Goias and then drew 1-1 with Athletico Paranaense. Their latest game ended in a tough 0-0 draw against Botafogo RJ. However, when playing at their home stadium in Serie A, Cruzeiro haven’t had the best results. They only managed to win one out of six games, drawing three and losing two. In these matches, they scored eight goals but also conceded eight.

Palmeiras Form

In the recent three games, Palmeiras tied 2-2 with Fortaleza, won 4-0 against America MG, and secured a 1-0 victory over Fluminense. Looking at their performance on the road in the last six Serie A matches, Palmeiras won twice, drew once, and lost three times. During these games, they scored nine goals but conceded 11.

Cruzeiro vs Palmeiras Stats

Consider these key insights for making informed bets on the upcoming match between Cruzeiro and Palmeiras. These facts derive from recent statistics encompassing the teams’ performances in various tournaments over the past few matches.

  • In 29 of the last 31 Cruzeiro home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 25 of the last 27 Cruzeiro matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Cruzeiro have not won 15 of the last 17 home matches
  • In the last 3 home matches in a row Cruzeiro played, both teams scored
  • In 5 of the last 6 Cruzeiro matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Palmeiras have won 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Palmeiras have won 3 of the last 4 matches without conceding a goal
  • Palmeiras have not lost 9 of the last 10 matches
  • Palmeiras have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
  • In the last 3 Palmeiras away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5

Cruzeiro vs Palmeiras – Players in Form

In the recent performances, Bruno Rodrigues found the target twice for Cruzeiro, while Endrick notched three goals in Serie A during his last six appearances for Palmeiras.

Cruzeiro vs Palmeiras Betting Tips

Full-time result

Cruzeiro are without defeat in five Serie A matches on the spin. At home, Cruzeiro claimed a modest one win from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in six of the games, whilst losing three. Palmeiras won four of their last 10 games away, drew three, and lost three of the games in this run. They have not lost to Cruzeiro in four consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Cruzeiro scored the opening goal in just four out of their last 10 games, whereas Palmeiras took the lead first in seven of their recent 10 matches.

Total goals

In the past ten matches across various tournaments, three of Cruzeiro’s games ended with more than 2.5 goals, and they scored an average of one goal per match. Betting on over 2.5 goals in the last ten Palmeiras matches would have been successful in six of them, as Palmeiras averaged 2.3 goals per game.

Match predictions: Cruzeiro vs Palmeiras

To sum up, the upcoming match between Cruzeiro and Palmeiras seems to be a good betting opportunity.

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