Bahia vs Fortaleza prediction and betting tips - June 14, 2024
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Bahia vs Fortaleza prediction and betting tips - June 14, 2024

Tournament: Seria A Brazil
Location: Arena Fonte Nova
Match date: 14.06.2024

On June 14, 2024, in the 8th round of Brazil's Serie A, Bahia will face Fortaleza. The surprising leader of the tournament will try to maintain its high position by securing a home victory.

Bahia vs Fortaleza: Key Statistics and Trends

  • Bahia is unbeaten in their last 8 matches.
  • Fortaleza has lost only once in 2024.
  • The most common result in matches between these clubs at Bahia’s home ground is 1-1 (three times).
  • Bahia scores 50% of their goals between the 61st and 75th minutes.
  • Bahia wins the first half in 40% of their matches, while Fortaleza does so in 36%.

Bahia – the shape of the team and its analysis:

The "Tricolor" have been playing well this season. They are still competing in the national cup, having defeated Criciúma twice in the last round: 1-0 at home and 2-0 away.

In Serie A, this modest team has surprised everyone. After starting with a loss to Internacional, they won four matches and drew twice, allowing them to top the league standings, albeit sharing the position with Flamengo.

Fortaleza – the shape of the team and its analysis:

The "Tricolores de Aço" participated in the Copa Sudamericana this season and performed excellently, accumulating thirteen points and winning their group. However, they were eliminated from the cup on penalties after two draws with Vasco da Gama.

In Serie A, the club has managed to avoid losses. Following a 2-1 victory at São Paulo, they secured four wins. In their most recent match, they narrowly defeated Atlético Paranaense 1-0 thanks to a goal by Kuscevic.

Bahia: Team News

Rogério Ceni will not be able to field Acevedo and Cuesta.

Fortaleza: Team News

Sasha and Caleb will be unavailable for this match.

Bahia vs Fortaleza: Potential Starting Lineups

Bahia (possible lineup): Marcos Felipe - Luciano, Kanu, Lhman Xavier, Arias - Jean Lucas, Caio Alexandre, Cauly, Everton Ribeiro - Tassiano, Everaldo

Fortaleza (possible lineup): João Ricardo - Felipe Jonatan, Cardona, Kuscevic, Tinga - Martinez, Pedro Augusto, Hércules - Breno, Renato Kayzer, Machuca

Head to Head matches: Bahia vs Fortaleza

The "Tricolores de Aço" had three consecutive victories, but last year, the "Tricolor" managed a draw in their first match and secured a 2-0 victory in October.

Free prediction today for the match: Bahia vs Fortaleza 

One of the Serie A leaders is playing at home. We recommend betting on a victory for Rogério Ceni's team (odds – 1.97).