BY far and away the biggest game of the Paraguayan Division Profesional's Apertura campaign as perennial big-hitters Olimpia travel across the capital city of Asuncion to take on new kids on the block Cerro Porteno!
CERRO PORTEÑO VS. OLIMPIA (10.00pm):
Olimpia sit top after 15 games and have a 4 point lead on Cerro who have played one more game and lie a clear 2nd place after another excellent campaign.
It's been a congested season thus far with both sides in outstanding form in South America's biggest tournament The Copa Libertadores and that congestion shows no sign of easing with Cerro travelling to Venezuela on Thursday and Olimpia to Chile as soon as Tuesday for their next round of games.
H2H-wise, there's plenty to go at with 17 games across the last 4 years; 5 of those games including the most recent 2 have ended with the points shared after 90 minutes and I suspect we say see a similar outcome again with two incredibly evenly matched sides competing in a hectic schedule with so much at stake.
Each of those 4 draws saw goals (the last 2 were both 2-2 scorelines) and with both sides liking to make an early impact, there are two selections I like the look of:
UK belt and braces bet:
Over 1.5 team goals
- Man City (12.30pm)
- (31-10, bet365) -3pts
Thor vs. Dalvik/Reynir (3pm)
1 Deild Thor take on recently-promoted (3rd to 2nd Dield) side Dalvik/Reynir and I think both sides could contribute to the goals count in this cup match.
Dalvik/Reynir’s last 5 games have seen 6-5-7-2-8 match goals while the last 3 H2Hs finished with Thor victories and scorelines of 3-1, 2-0 and 7-0.
Not one to go mad on but surprised to see the prices so high for goals here:
Over 4 match goals
- (7-4, bet365) – 2pts
Best of luck!