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The Atletico Mineiro vs Palmeiras rematch in the Copa Libertadores semi-finals should be very exciting, especially since the first leg ended without any goals. So, read our preview of this match and check our free betting tips.
Our top betting predictions and tips for Atletico Mineiro vs Palmeiras
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Atletico Mineiro to Win
One Brazilian team at least will play in the Copa Libertadores final and while both Atletico Mineiro and Palmeiras deserve a place in the final game, only one of them will reach it. Our money is on Atletico Mineiro, which is why our first prediction for this match is for Atletico Mineiro to win. They’ve been in better form the entire season and while Palmeiras is right behind them in Serie A, they are behind by eight points. Also, Atletico Mineiro beat Palmeiras in their previous meeting as a host.
Atletico Mineiro and Palmeiras to Draw at Half Time
Two of the previous five head-to-head duels between these two teams have been draws at half times, while in another two we’ve seen goals in the stoppage time of the first half disrupt the equilibrium. Since this game will decide who gets to play in the Copa Libertadores final, we expect both teams to be focused on not conceding in the first half.
Under 2.5 Total Goals
We’ve seen two goals or less in four of the last five h2h duels between Atletico Mineiro and Palmeiras, including the scoreless draw in the first leg. So, there’s no reason to expect a lot of goals in the second leg, especially since it’s the deciding match of the Copa Libertadores semi-finals and the teams will likely be even more cautious than usually.
Top odds and latest stats for Atletico Mineiro vs Palmeiras
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Atletico Mineiro vs Palmeiras preview: Can we see some goals in the second leg?
After a scoreless draw in the first leg, we will have to wait for the second leg to finish before we get the first Copa Libertadores finalist. So, let’s take a closer look at the teams:
The current leaders the Brazilian Serie A are havig a great season since they’ve also reached the semi finals of Copa do Brasil and Copa Libertadores, which means that they can win a treble this year. Of course, that’s still far away, but Atletico Mineiro has been in fantastic form the entire season, including their last five games in all competitions where they have three wins and a two draws.
Two games remain for Palmeiras to defend their Copa Libertadores title, but reaching the finals over Atletico Mineiro after failing to win in the first leg at home will not be easy. In Serie A, Palmeiras is currently in the second place but eight points behind Atletico Mineiro. In the last five games in all competitions, Palmeiras has two wins and three losses.
Frequently asked questions for Atletico Mineiro vs Palmeiras
- Which club is the odds favourite? Atletico Mineiro is the odds favourite at 19/20.
- Who will host the second leg? Atletico Mineiro will host the second leg at the Mineirao in Belo Horizonte.
- When is the kickoff? The kickoff is at 1:30 am BST on Wednesday, September 29th.