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Ituano will be the visitors at Estádio Aderbal Ramos da Silva on Saturday for the Serie B showdown with hosts Avaí.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Avaí v Ituano can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Avaí will be hoping for a better result after a 4-0 Serie B defeat last time out to Sampaio Corrêa.
In that game, Avaí managed 38% possession and 3 attempts on goal with 0 on target. Sampaio Corrêa got 21 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. Ytalo (22', 45') scored for Sampaio Corrêa.
Fewer than three goals per game were recorded in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Avaí have been involved. With regard to the goal attribution during that period, their opponents scored an aggregate of 7 and Avaí managed a tally of 5.
Previously, Ituano drew 0-0 in the Serie B match with Chapecoense.
In that game, Ituano managed 42% possession and 20 attempts at goal with 6 on target. Chapecoense got 12 shots on goal with 3 of them on target.
A succession of hard-working showings from the Ituano defenders has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally standing at 3 from their previous 6 clashes combined. During the same period, the number of goals that they have scored themselves amounts to 3. Still, time will tell if such a trend will persist here in this match.
Heading into this fixture, Ituano are without an away win for the past 5 league matches.
Head to head
The previous league fixture between these sides was Serie B match day 19 on 22/07/2023 when it finished Ituano 0-1 Avaí.
That time, Ituano had 61% possession and 22 attempts at goal with 5 on target.
For their opponents, Avaí got 6 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Denilson (36') scored.
Team News: Avaí
The Avaí manager Eduardo Barroca doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of before this match thanks to a completely healthy group to choose from.
Team News: Ituano
Due to a completely injury-free group available to choose from, the Ituano manager Marcinho Freitas has no fitness concerns to speak of before this clash.
We believe that Ituano are likely to break down this Avaí team, although that is unlikely to prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We can see a close game with a 2-1 victory for Avaí at the end of the 90 minutes. Should be a good one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Aderbal Ramos da Silva (17,537)
Captain: Thales Oleques
Chairman: Júlio César Heerdt
Manager: Eduardo Barroca
Competitions: Serie B position 13