Flamengo vs Atlético-PR Betting Tips
Initially the game was scheduled for Sunday, December 2, but in one of the usual work of CBF (Brazilian Football Confederation), the Maracanã became the headquarters of two games that should be played at the same time. The other would be the encounter involving Fluminense and América-MG, a direct fight against relegation. Thus, the confrontation between red-blacks was ‘pulled’ for Saturday.The Flamengo not in any other mega in the Brasileirão but to fulfill the determined table. By securing a 2-0 victory over Cruzeiro, they secured 72 points (21 wins, 9 draws and 7 losses) in the 37th round. Thus, he tried to motivate his fans to the farewell showdown of the season setting the goal of breaking the public record of the year.With an average of 46,258 supporters per game in Brasileirão, the highest since 1983, rubro-negro’s top scorers have reduced ticket prices for Atletico-PR to overtake the paying public of 58,613 who paid to watch the tie for 1 to 1, with Palmeiras, on October 27, and left the Maracanã disappointed. Equality was considered decisive for the loss of the title in the attempt of reaction of the team in the final stretch of the tournament.Despite this mobilization, the game was not the focus of the club during the week. In the electoral period, the great subject was the probable hiring of the technician Renato Gaúcho to command the Flamengo next season. The coach, who is currently at Grêmio, is the preferred choice of both the situation and the opposition. If the negotiation does not advance, the second name in the list is Abel Braga.Dorival Junior, who was hired in an emergency to replace the dismissed Maurício Barbieri in the last rounds of the Brasileirão, has not even been considered. In this way, he will make his farewell to the club this Saturday.Flamengo is the fourth best captain of the Brasileirão with 44 points (14 wins, two draws and two losses) accumulated in their domains. He scored 29 goals and suffered six. He has the least leaked home defense of the tournament.
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The Hurricane achieved on Wednesday night, November 28, an important victory in Maracanã, but not for the Brazilian Championship. For the semi-finals of the South American Cup, defeated Fluminense by 2-0. As he had beaten the tricolor by the same scoreboard in the match in Curitiba, he secured his presence in the continental competition final. It will be the first international decision in the club’s history.As the first deciding game will be held next Wednesday, coach Thiago Nunes will most likely be scaling up his reserve team for the Flamengo clash, although the Hurricane is struggling for a place in the G6 of Brasileirão, which grants the right to to play the qualifiers of the 2019 Copa Libertadores.With 54 points (15 wins, nine draws and 13 losses), the team from Paranaense needs to beat Flamengo and cheer for a stumble from Atlético-MG, who are sixth with 56 points. The Rooster will receive Botafogo. As the possibility is not the greatest, it is better to risk the search for the continental title, which in addition to being unpublished still offers as a ‘bonus’ a spot in the group stage of the next edition of Libertadores.Even because the Atlético-PR campaign as a visitor is not one of the most exciting. The team is the fifth worst of the Brasileirao in this respect. He added ten points (one win, seven draws and ten losses) outside the Arena da Baixada having scored eight goals and suffered 22.
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There were 45 confrontations involving the red-blacks in the Brasileirão. The Paranaans were the winners on 20 occasions. The Cariocas, with 2-0 in the first round of the 2018 season, reached their 15th success. The draws were recorded in ten clashes.
With the most important decision of its history ahead, it does not make sense for Atlético-PR to take risks in the game this Saturday. Thus, even reserves should not apply too much in the match to avoid risk of injury before the finals. This increases Flamengo’s favoritism and makes the prognosis in the home owners’ win even stronger option for the showdown.
Bet Tips: Flamengo