Vasco da Gama vs Fortaleza prediction and betting tips - July 4, 2024
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Vasco da Gama vs Fortaleza prediction and betting tips - July 4, 2024

Tournament: Seria A Brazil,
Location: Estádio Vasco da Gama
Match date: 04.07.2024

On July 4, 2024, in the 14th round of the Brazilian Série A, Vasco da Gama will face Fortaleza. Vasco da Gama is trying to distance themselves from the danger zone, while Fortaleza aims to solidify their position in the upper part of the table.

Vasco da Gama vs Fortaleza: Key Statistics and Trends

  • Vasco da Gama has won only once in their last eight matches.
  • Fortaleza has earned ten points in their last four matches.
  • The most common scoreline between these teams is 1-1 (four times).
  • Vasco da Gama has scored 25% of their goals between the 31st and 45th minutes.
  • Vasco da Gama wins the first half in 23% of matches, while Fortaleza wins in 37% of matches.

Vasco da Gama – the shape of the team and its analysis:

The "Colina Giant" is currently focused on staying in Série A without aiming for anything more significant. They managed to progress in the cup by defeating Fortaleza: after exchanging high-scoring draws, they won on penalties.

In the league, the team started with a victory but then lost seven matches, though they did manage to beat Vitória and draw 0-0 with Cruzeiro. They then unexpectedly thrashed São Paulo 4-1. Following a 1-2 loss at Bahia, they drew at home with Botafogo.

Fortaleza – the shape of the team and its analysis:

The "Tricolor of Steel" were eliminated from the cup in a disappointing fashion. However, in the Copa Sudamericana, they won their group with thirteen points.

In Série A, the club had a strong start with two wins and four draws. They then experienced a slump, losing to Bahia and Cuiabá (0-5). Fortunately, they bounced back with a 1-0 win against struggling Grêmio. After a draw with Atlético Mineiro, they defeated Palmeiras and Juventude.

Vasco da Gama: Team News

Jair, Paulinho, and Prachedes are injured.

Fortaleza: Team News

Dudu, Marinho, and Moisés are injured.

Vasco da Gama vs Fortaleza: Possible Starting Lineups

Vasco da Gama (possible lineup): Leo Jardim - Lucas Piton, Joao Victor, Maicon, Paulinho - Carvalho, Hugo Moura, David, Guilherme Estrella de Paiva, Adson - Vegetti

Fortaleza (possible lineup): Joao Ricardo - Felipe Jonatan, Cardona, Titi, Tinga - Pedro Augusto, Hercules, Breno, Martinez, Pochettino - Lucero

Head to Head matches: Vasco da Gama vs Fortaleza

Prior to the mentioned tough cup progression in October 2023, the "Admirals" had victories over their opponent.

Free prediction today for the match: Vasco da Gama vs Fortaleza

The hosts are considered favorites, but the visitors are in good form as well. We predict the match will have a "total over 2.0 goals" (odds – 1.67).