Centro Sportivo Paraibano Botafogo da Paraíba Football tips and predictions

Botafogo da Paraíba have taken just one point from their last three Brazil. Campeonato Paraibano matches, following last weekend’s 3-1 defeat away to their opponent. Botafogo da Paraíba are still seventh overall in the table, but the distance between them and the Continental qualification positions is slowly getting bigger. Saturday’s match at home to reigning champions Centro Sportivo Paraibano should prove no easy feat either – Botafogo da Paraíba haven’t won against any Brazil. Campeonato Paraibano leader since September 2008 and, notably, are without a win against any side currently within the top eight so far this season.

Centro Sportivo Paraibano have turned around their “unconvincing” run in style over the past 7 days. Centro Sportivo Paraibano dominated and humiliated their opponent with a 8-0 win at home last weekend, which also saw their striker net his first hat-trick of 2017, to become the Brazil. Campeonato Paraibano’s joint top scorer (19 goals) in the process, before easing their way through to the semi-finals of the national cup at home to opponent during the week (3-0 win).

Centro Sportivo Paraibano are clear favourites here at 4/9 with bet365, but we feel that backing “both teams to score” at 21/20 has some decent potential for the following reasons:

Most people know about Centro Sportivo Paraibano and their striker, and for good reason too. He is a world class striker and currently in top form, with seven goals from his last four competitive outings. He’s also scored three goals in Centro Sportivo Paraibano’s last four on the road so you’d fancy him to continue this run as an anytime goalscorer at 4/7 with bet365. However, Botafogo da Paraíba are not without a weapon of their own in French striker.Not to mention that he scored against the visitors earlier this season when Botafogo da Paraíba took a point away from Centro Sportivo Paraibano (1-1 draw).

Notably, Centro Sportivo Paraibano’s recent domination has in fact come from matches at home. Centro Sportivo Paraibano have failed to keep a clean sheet in three of their last four Brazil. Campeonato Paraibano away matches, including against some much weaker teams than Botafogo da Paraíba, and the added strain following their mid-week national cup match, where the league leaders fielded a full strength squad, should add even more value to Botafogo da Paraíba getting one against them.

Regarding a correct score bet, though Botafogo da Paraíba are unbeaten at home this season (W5 D5), Centro Sportivo Paraibano hold the best away record in the Brazil. Campeonato Paraibano (W8 D2 L1). Botafogo da Paraíba’s poor track record against much stronger sides, combined with Centro Sportivo Paraibano’s return to goal-scoring form, means we feel the Centro Sportivo Paraibanons could sneak another win here. As such, we feel there’s decent value to be had backing a 2-1 Centro Sportivo Paraibano win at 15/2 with bet365.

Centro Sportivo Paraibano Botafogo da Paraíba Football tips and predictions

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