Boca Juniors vs Vélez Sarsfield prediction and betting tips - June 15, 2024
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Boca Juniors vs Vélez Sarsfield prediction and betting tips - June 15, 2024

Tournament: Argentine Primera Division
Location: Estadio Alberto Jacinto Armando
Match date: 15.06.2024

On June 15, 2024, in the 5th round of the Argentine Primera Division, Boca Juniors will face Vélez Sarsfield. Both popular clubs have had a weak start to the season and will try to improve their situation with a victory in this head-to-head match.

Boca Juniors vs Vélez Sarsfield: Key Statistics and Trends

  • Boca Juniors have won only once in the first four rounds.
  • Vélez Sarsfield are unbeaten in their last four matches.
  • The most common result between the clubs is 0-0 (six times).
  • Vélez Sarsfield's last away victory over Boca Juniors was in 2008.
  • Boca Juniors are unbeaten in their last 11 home matches.
  • Vélez Sarsfield are unbeaten in their last 4 games.
  • Vélez Sarsfield have scored at least once in their last 6 matches.
  • Boca Juniors win the first half in 32% of matches, while Vélez Sarsfield do so in 36%.

Boca Juniors – the shape of the team and its analysis:

The "Genoese" tried to improve after a disappointing last season in the Primera, where they finished seventh. They reached the playoffs in the Diego Maradona Trophy and even knocked out River Plate. However, they lost in the semifinals on penalties to the eventual winners, Estudiantes.

In the Copa Sudamericana, Boca secured eleven points, enough to advance to the playoffs, albeit from second place. However, their start in the Primera has been sluggish with one win and four points from four rounds.

Vélez Sarsfield – the shape of the team and its analysis:

The "Fortín" have shown improvement this season. One of the worst teams in last year's Primera, they reached the playoffs of the Diego Maradona Trophy, ultimately losing to Estudiantes in the final on penalties after a 1-1 draw.

They started the Primera with a loss to Gimnasia, but then gained momentum: they won against Newell's Old Boys and drew 1-1 with Independiente and Atlético Tucumán. Recently, they eliminated Arsenal Sarandí from the cup with a 2-1 victory.

Boca Juniors: Team News

Cavani, Anselmino, Blondel, Figal, García, and Zeballos are injured.

Vélez Sarsfield: Team News

Centurión, Grandillo, and Mammana are out.

Boca Juniors vs Vélez Sarsfield: Possible Starting Lineups

Boca Juniors (possible lineup): Romero - Rojo, Fernández, Lema - Blanco, Seno, Fernández, Medina, Advíncula - Hanson, Merentiel

Vélez Sarsfield (possible lineup): Marchiori - Gómez, Gómez, Fernández, García - Ordóñez, Bouzat, Fernández, Aquino, Pizzini - Romero

Head to Head matches: Boca Juniors vs Vélez Sarsfield

The last two matches, in 2022 and 2023, were won by Boca Juniors.

Free prediction today for the match: Boca Juniors vs Vélez Sarsfield

The home team is considered the favorite, but the visitors have looked more convincing this year. We believe that Vélez Sarsfield will not lose (odds – 1.76).