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Nobody expected Audax Italiano to enter the second leg against Estudiantes with an advantage, but that’s exactly the case in this matchup in the Copa Libertadores qualifiers. So, check our preview of the game and our free betting tips to learn more.
Our top Estudiantes vs Audax Italiano betting predictions
If you are unsure what is the best bet for Estudiantes vs Audax Italiano, take a look at our favourite betting tips for this game:
These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.
Estudiantes to Win with Handicap (-1)
While Audax Italiano claimed a surprising victory in the first leg, we expect Estudiantes to get their revenge in the second leg. After all, the team from La Plata is in great form, with four wins in the first four rounds of Copa de la Liga Profesional.
So, there is no doubt in our mind that Estudiantes will win this match and we expect them to do it in a convincing fashion, by two goals or more.
Over 2.5 Total Goals
We did see just one goal in the first duel between Estudiantes and Audax Italiano, but we expect to see a different outcome in their second leg and at least three goals.
The reason is simple – Estudiantes went over 2.5 total goals in all four games they played this season in Argentina, while Audax Italiano did the same in three of their four matches in their domestic league in the new season.
Both Teams to Score – Yes
As we said, we only saw one goal in the first leg between Estudiantes and Audax Italiano, so we clearly didn’t see both teams score in this match either.
However, we can see both teams scoring in the next game since both teams scored in all four Estudiantes games in Copa de la Liga Profesional so far, as well as three of the four matches Audax Italiano played in the Chilean league.
Estudiantes vs Audax Italiano preview: Can the guests defend the advantage?
After finishing sixth in the aggregate standings in Argentinian Primera Division, Estudiantes barely managed to secure their spot in Copa Libertadores qualifiers. However, the team from La Plata is in good position right now since they started the new season in great form, with four wins in the first four rounds of Copa de la Liga Profesional, although they did lose to Audax Italiano in the first leg.
The team from Santiago de Chile finished last season in the Chilean league in third place in the standings, taking the last spot for Copa Libertadores qualifiers. The team is not among the favourites to make it to group stages, but they did get a win over the favoured Estudiantes in the first round.
The best odds and key figures for Estudiantes vs Audax Italiano
If you are trying to find the top Estudiantes vs Audax Italiano odds, check our selection of odds taken from the best UK betting sites:
The usual questions for Estudiantes vs Audax Italiano
- Who is the host in the second leg? Estudiantes is the host in the second leg at Estadio Jorge Luis Hirschi in La Plata.
- When will the match kick off? The match will kick off at 12:30 am GMT on Thursday, March 3rd.
- Which team is the favourite? Estudiantes is the absolute favourite at 4/13 (1.31) odds.