The best day to start with the BTTS predictions for the weekend is Saturday. Let us check out what we have prepared for this day.
EC Sao Jose vs Atl. Arceano – Brazil Serie C. Gr. B – BTTS: NO
Brazil has always been the home of football, so there is enough matches to choose from, even though they are not from the top-flight division. This is the case this week, as our pick comes from the lower divisions – Serie C. Group B.
EC Sao Jose will face an easy task, at least on paper, when on Saturday they will meet Atl. Arceano. Sao Jose are fighting for the top spots in the league and their performance so far seems very balanced. They are just one point behind the first place in the league, so 3 points from their next match are mandatory. From 6 matches at home, the Eagles of he Valley (as their own fans call their team) conceded only once against Juventude, which are currently holding the 1st place.
On the other hand, Atl. Arceano are having a difficult season. They are occupying the bottom of the table with only 1 win out of 12 matches so far. They still haven’t managed to score a single goal when playing away from home, which means 5 losses to nill and one goalless draw. With only 7 goals scored in 12 matches, we strongly believe it will be extremely difficult for the visitors to find the net for the first time away from home, so a home victory with a clean sheet seems logical.
NE Metrostars vs AD. Olympic – Australia South Australia – BTTS: YES
The next stop is the well-known Australian championships. There aren’t many countries that can offer so many matches during the summer, but Australia is definitely one of them.
NE Metrostars will try to end their poor run of form lately, as they lost their last 2 matches with 1-2 and 1-4. Metro, who were founded in 1994, still have what to fight for this season, so they will try to win this match for sure. They found the opposite net 35 times this season, as there is only 1 team in the league, that has more goals than them. NE Metrostars drew 2 and lost 2 in their most recent 4 matches at home, scoring 6 and conceding 9. Metro’s home performance in the last weeks cost them a higher position in the league.
Olympic are just 2 points ahead of Metro and they will try to keep the distance between the two teams and even increase it, if possible. The visitors scored 31 and conceded 24 goals this season, as they managed to keep a clean sheet in 12% of their encounters. BTTS: YES was seen in 4 of their last 6 matches away from home, as they won twice and drew once for the mentioned period. AD. Olympic are capable of making trouble for their opponents, so we think it is going to be a tight one with goals in both nets.
L.A. Galaxy vs Los Angeles FC – USA MLS – BTTS: YES
The last pick comes from the USA and the famous Major League Soccer. We are not avoiding the Americans, but every match is unpredictable and you never know what is going to happen. However, this week one match got our attention and it will be a tough one for the two sides.
L.A. Galaxy are having a decent campaign so far. They are taking the 3rd place in the Western Conference with a pretty good chance to qualify for the Play-offs. The team from Los Angeles, California earned 21 out of their 34 points at home this season, as the best league record is 26. Zlatan Ibrahimovic and co. are definitely a side that is relying more on their home matches.
The Swedish striker has 13 goals and 3 assists so far and he seems to be the leading man in Galaxy’s attack. The Californian team’s home performance is terrible lately, as they lost 3 of their most recent 4 matches, scoring only 4 goals. But Zlatan Ibrahimovic has proven himself as a world-class striker, so with his quality up-front, his team is capable of beating every team in the league.
As for the visitors, there aren’t many tougher teams that L.A. Galaxy could face at the moment. Los Angeles FC are taking the 1st place in the Western Conference with 11 points ahead of the second seated team – Seattle. Los Angeles are proving themselves as one of the best teams in the whole league, if not the best. Their stats are incredible – 53 goals scored and only 17 conceded in just 20 matches.
The Black and Gold, as their nickname is, won 14, drew 4 and lost only 2 matches so far. If they win on Saturday, it would be their 4th consecutive win. Just like L.A. Galaxy, Los Angeles FC also have their key striker – Carlos Vela, who is the leading goalscorer of the MLS this campaign with 19 goals and 12 assists. He is performing incredibly well, so without a doubt, he will be the main threat for L.A. Galaxy’s defenders.