Progreso vs Boston River prediction, betting odds & free tips (16/07/2021)

The first game of the round in the Uruguayan Apertura is the Progreso vs Boston River duel. To learn more about this game, read our detailed preview of the match and get some free betting tips.

Our best betting predictions for Progreso vs Boston River

If you are struggling to find the right bet for Progreso vs Boston River, take a closer look at some of our top betting tips for this match:

These odds from Betfred were correct at the time of writing. Check your betslip before confirming.

Progreso to Win

Both teams have the same number of points after the first ten rounds and they are only one point ahead of the last team in the standings. So, this match could push one team a bit further from the very bottom of the league. We believe that it could be Progreso, despite the fact that Boston River is in a better form at the moment. However, Progreso is the home team and that’s why we are giving them advantage in our prediction.

Over 2.5 Total Goals

Even though only two of the last five head-to-head meetings between these two teams have gone over 2.5 total goals, our prediction is for that to happen in this game. Both teams have averaged 2.6 goals per game this season in the Uruguayan Apertura, so they should be able to combine for at least three goals in the match.

Both Teams to Score – Yes

Both teams have scored in 60% of all Progreso matches in the Uruguayan Primera Division this season, while the same is true for 70% of all Boston River matches in the league. In addition to this, both teams have scored in all five previous h2h meetings between these two teams, so this seems like a pretty safe bet.

Progreso vs Boston River preview: The derby of the bottom

With both teams in poor form this season, we expect to see a very close and unpredictable duel here. With that in mind, let’s take a closer look at both teams.


After finishing in the 14th place in aggregate standings last season, Progreso seems to be going in the same direction this year as well. The team has been poor in Apertura so far, winning only seven points from the first ten games. In the last five games, Progreso has one win, two draws, and two losses, so that’s a bit of an upgrade compered to the first half of their Apertura season. But they still need to get a few more good results to stay away from relegation.

Boston River

Just like their upcoming opponent, Boston River also has seven points from the first ten rounds in the Uruguayan Apertura. However, they have lost only one game of their last six, along with one win and four draws. This indicates that they are not in the worst form at the moment and that they could rise on the standings if they can keep this run going.

Frequently asked questions for Progreso vs Boston River

Progreso vs Boston River Prediction

  • Who is more likely to win? Progreso is a slight favourite in this match at 11/10 odds.
  • When is the kickoff? The kickoff is at 7 pm BST on Friday, July 16th.
  • Where is the game being played? The game is being played at the Parque Abraham Paladino in Montevideo.
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