Botafogo vs Fluminense prediction and betting tips - June 12, 2024
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Botafogo vs Fluminense prediction and betting tips - June 12, 2024

Tournament: Seria A Brazil
Location: Nilton Santos
Match date: 12.06.2024

On June 12, 2024, in the 8th round of the Brazilian Serie A, Botafogo will face Fluminense. The hosts have had a strong start to the season and aim to remain among the leaders. Meanwhile, the visitors are looking to secure points to recover from their dismal start.

Botafogo vs Fluminense: Key Statistics and Trends

  • Botafogo has lost only 1 of their last 12 matches.
  • Fluminense has won 5 of their last 8 matches across all competitions.
  • The most common scoreline between the clubs is 1-1 (12 times).
  • Botafogo has scored 23% of their goals between the 0-15 minute mark.
  • Botafogo wins the first half in 33% of matches, while Fluminense does so in 23%.

Botafogo – the shape of the team and its analysis

"The Lone Star" disappointed last season by squandering a significant advantage gained in the first half of the campaign. However, they have shown improvement this year. Despite a poor start in the group stage of the Copa Libertadores, they secured ten points to advance to the playoffs.

In Serie A, they have managed to stay among the leaders. Although they ended spring with only one point from two rounds, they advanced in the cup by defeating Vitória and then beat Corinthians away in the Brasileirão.

Fluminense – the shape of the team and its analysis

"The Tricolors" won both the Copa Libertadores and the Recopa Sudamericana. They have continued their strong performance in the Libertadores group stage, securing fourteen points to advance. They have also had no significant problems in the cup so far.

However, their form in Serie A has been poor. They have only one victory, against Vasco da Gama at home. Their other home matches ended in draws (2-2 or 1-1), and all three of their away matches resulted in losses.

Botafogo: Team News

Marçal, Pablo, Nascimento, and Rafael are all out.

Fluminense: Team News

Only Marquinhos is currently sidelined.

Botafogo vs Fluminense: Possible Starting Lineups

Botafogo (possible lineup): John - Luis Eduardo Soares, Bastos, Alter, Suarez - Freitas, Danilo, Che-Che, Savarino, Luis Henrique - Junior Santos

Fluminense (possible lineup): Fábio - Marcelo, Melo, Marlon, Marquinhos - Alexander, Martinelli, Ganso, Arias, Keno - Cano

Head to Head matches: Botafogo vs Fluminense

In the 2023-2024 season, the clubs played four times, with "The Lone Star" winning all the matches.

Free prediction today for the match: Botafogo vs Fluminense

The hosts are stronger and are expected to prove it on the field. Bet on Botafogo to win (odds – 2.01).