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Flamengo take on Athletico Paranaense in one of the most awaited matches in South American football. This will be the first head-to-head meeting between the two teams in the final of the Copa Libertadores, making it all the more special. This will be a look at the Flamengo vs Atletico PR predictions on several fronts.
With the third in a row and fifth overall Brazilian final in the major South American club football, many eyes will be kept on Guayaquil this weekend. BetZillion also offers to distract bettors from European battles and earn some cash from the upcoming Flamengo Vs. Athletico PR final match of Copa Libertadores 2022.
|Tournament:||Copa Libertadores Final 2022|
|Venue:||Estadio Monumental Isidro Romero Carbo, Guayaquil, Ecuador|
|Date:||Saturday 29th October 2022, 21:00 BST|
It is hard to look past Flamengo when trying to bet on Copa Libertadores matches this season, given the dominance shown by the 2019 winners. Flamengo enter the 2022 Copa Libertadores final odds as the strong favorite to emerge as the winner of the competition. Apart from the main pre-match markets, many of the bonus bets and specials clearly place Flamengo as the favorites to avoid a disappointment like last season when the team lost to Palmeiras after extra time.
Almost all expert picks have put Athletico Paranaense at distant odds of winning the title. Luiz Felipe Scolari has seen his team pick up the Copa Sudamericana on two occasions in the last four seasons. The team from Curitiba in Brazil find themselves in the Copa Libertadores final for the first time since 2004-05. The odds for Copa Libertadores final 2022 are also aware of the mediocre offensive form that the team has carried into the final.
Flamengo have had the better run in recent meetings with Athletico Paranaense after managing back-to-back victories. Crucially, Flamengo are yet to concede a goal in three matches against the 2021 Copa Sudamericana winners.
Athletico Paranaense: WLDWL
Flamengo and Athletico Paranaense have done quite well in the recent South American international competitions. Flamengo won the Copa Libertadores in 2019, while Athletico PR lifted the Copa Sudamericana in 2021. It is Dorival Junior’s team who are carrying much better momentum than Felipe Scolari’s side, who have ended up with only one victory in the last three games. Flamengo have also picked up back-to-back wins over Athletico PR, and our Flamengo v Athletico Paranaense betting tips would go with a home win.
The Flamengo vs Athletico Paranaense odds for witnessing over 2.5 goals are quite attractive. Even though a lot is at stake in this match, both teams are expected to come up with decent offensive performances. Flamengo have witnessed over 2.5 goals in three out of the last five Copa Libertadores matches. Athletico PR have scored in four of the recent five games in this competition.
Atletico PR have been strong in finishing matches, even if they have not been picking up a lot of wins. In the last five CONMEBOL Libertadores matches, Scolari’s team have been able to score a second-half goal on four occasions. In fact, the team has registered only one first-half goal in these recent games. The top betting football odds would back a second-half goal from the Hurricane.
The last five Copa Libertadores rounds have witnessed Flamengo score a minimum of 2 goals in four games. The Scarlet-black head into the final less nervous than Atletico PR, given their recent exploits in the competition. Even though Scolari’s team have been defensively solid in recent Copa Libertadores, the defense is likely to have memories of the recent 5-0 thrashing back in August.
There is tremendous interest in live betting on this market, with both teams having excellent offensive pressure. The Flamengo – Athletico PR betting odds for a fixture that has not witnessed goals at both ends in four consecutive meetings are quite attractive. So far in this competition, both teams have been scoring at a very good pace.
This 2022 Copa Libertadores final prediction expects a tight game between Flamengo FC and Athletico Paranaense. Both teams are looking to create history but can Flamengo hold their nerves to pick up a second title in three seasons?