Atlético Mineiro vs Caracas prediction and betting tips - May 29, 2024
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Atlético Mineiro vs Caracas prediction and betting tips - May 29, 2024

Tournament: Copa Libertadores
Location: Arena MRV
Match date: 29.05.2024

On May 29, 2024, Atlético Mineiro and Caracas will face each other in the 6th round of the group stage of the Copa Libertadores. The visitors will finish last in the group, while the Brazilian team will advance to the playoffs regardless of the outcome of this match.

Key statistics and trends:

  • Atlético Mineiro secured their advancement from the group stage in record time.
  • Caracas has not won any official matches in all competitions since early February.
  • Atlético Mineiro scored 30% of their goals between the 31st and 45th minutes, the highest percentage in the league. However, they only scored 10% of their goals between the 16th and 30th minutes, the lowest percentage.
  • Atlético Mineiro wins the first half in 40% of their matches, while Caracas wins in 25%.

Atlético Mineiro - Form Analysis:

"The Roosters" quickly achieved their group stage objectives despite struggling in domestic competition. They did lose 0-2 to Peñarol in Uruguay in the last round, but they had won their previous four matches. Therefore, the worst they can do is miss out on the top spot in the group.

Caracas - Form Analysis:

"The Reds from Avila" entered this tournament as the runners-up of Venezuela. However, this year they have averaged less than a point per match in the national league, making them the clear underdogs in this group. They have only managed to secure a single point, thanks to a draw at home against Rosario Central, who then decisively defeated them in the fifth round. Thus, they are set to exit the tournament in Belo Horizonte.

Atlético Mineiro - Team News:

Coach Gabi Milito has the freedom to field any lineup he prefers.

Caracas - Team News:

The Venezuelans have no roster issues.

Atlético Mineiro - Possible Starting Lineup:

Everson - Jemerson, Battaglia, Fuchs - Arana, Paulinho, Zaracho, Franco, Otavio, Saravia - Hulk

Caracas - Possible Starting Lineup:

Faríñez - Escalona, Quijada, La Mantia - Rivas, Pérez, Zulbarán Solano, Carmona, Franco, Casiani - Pernía

Previous Matches:

The Brazilian team's 4-1 away victory in early April was their first encounter with a Venezuelan representative.

Free Match Prediction for Atlético Mineiro vs Caracas on May 29:

Neither club has much at stake in this match. Under these conditions, the stronger Atlético Mineiro, led by Hulk, is expected to win with a "-2.5 goals" handicap (odds – 1.98).