Cruzeiro and Gremio will play against each other within the eighth round of the Brazilian Serie A. Bookmakers are on the side of the future hosts in this couple, but it is important to note, that Cruzeiro have not shown some decent football lately, while Gremio looked fine not only at their home ground, but in away matches as well.
Cruzeiro are on the tenth position in the Brazilian Serie A tournament table after seven played rounds. The team has ten points in the asset and a nine-point gap to the leading Corinthians. Within the last five matches there were three victories with one victory and one defeat. The split of points happened in an away match against Cruzeiro. The victory was over Atletico Goianiense and the losses from Chapecoense at home, Bahia and Corinthians away.
Gremio, in their turn, only won within the last five matches. The team was stronger, than Fluminense, Vasco da Gama, Chapecoense, Bahia and Fluminense in the Brazilian Cup. Gremio are on the second position in the Brazilian championship’s tournament table, the team has 18 points in the asset and only one-point gap to Corinthians. Gremio have three wins in four games with 13 scored and seven conceded goals. Last season, the men fro Belo Horizonte didn’t play that well away, but in the current season everything seems to be fine for them.
Gremio perform great away this season, while Cruzeiro have apparent gaming problems, which may prevent the future hosts from winning in the upcoming game. A bet on the guests looks like a decent option in this couple.
Prediction for the match: Gremio not to lose.