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The Serie B clash at Estádio Olímpico Nilton Santos on Sunday will see home side Botafogo take to the field against Coritiba.
All Botafogo v Coritiba match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - plus the latest betting odds.
Botafogo go into this match following on from a 1-1 Serie B drawn match versus Vila Nova.
Over their past 6 games, Marcelo Chamusca's Botafogo have hit the back of the net a combined total of 9 times - an average number of goals per match equal to 1.5.
Going into this encounter, Botafogo have not been beaten in the league by Coritiba in their last 6 matches.
Coritiba come into this meeting after a 2-0 Serie B win to defeat Avaí in their most recent fixture.
Gustavo Morínigo's Coritiba have slotted home a total of 8 times throughout their previous six matches. The number of goals that they have conceded during those same clashes adds up to 7.
Leading up to this clash, Coritiba:
- are winless against Botafogo in away games against them for the last 11 league games. An awful away record.
- remain unbeaten by Botafogo when they've played them away from home in the last 3 league matches.
- are without an away win for the past 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head meetings going back to 09/07/2016 tells us that Botafogo have won 2 of them and Coritiba 0, with the tally of drawn results being 4.
A sum of 12 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 7 from Fogão and 5 netted by Coxa. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.
The previous league match featuring the two was Serie A match day 26 on 20/12/2020 when the final score was Coritiba 1-2 Botafogo.
That day, Coritiba had 45% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Neilton (27').
Botafogo got 18 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Pedro Raúl (75', 82') was the scorer.
The referee was Luis Flávio de Oliveira.
Team News: Botafogo
Botafogo boss Marcelo Chamusca has zero fitness concerns whatsoever before this game owing to a completely injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: Coritiba
Owing to a fully injury-free squad to pick from, Coritiba manager Gustavo Morínigo has no fitness concerns to report before this match.
We think that Coritiba will have their work cut out to score against this Botafogo outfit who should be able to get on the scoresheet themselves in a winning performance.
We’re therefore predicting a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 1-0 winning margin for Botafogo at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Olímpico Nilton Santos (46,931)
Captain: Victor Kanu
Chairman: Durcésio Mello
Manager: Marcelo Chamusca
Competitions: Serie B position 9