Stay on top of key information and tips for guessing Novorizontino x Ituano, match this Wednesday (30). The game starts at 7 pm (Brasília time), at Estádio Doutor Jorge Ismael de Biasi, in Novo Horizonte, São Paulo, valid for the 26th round of the 2023 Brasileirão Série B.
Novorizontino vs Ituano prediction: important facts
- In the 1st round, Novorizontino beat Ituano by 2 x 0, in Itu;
- In 2023, Novorizontino won 15 victories as principal;
- Away from home, Ituano suffered ten defeats in 23 matches;
- In the current edition of Série B, Novorizontino has the 5th best attack, with 30 goals scored;
- In Novo Horizonte, Ituano won only once.
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Final result: win for Novorizontino
At Estádio Doutor Jorge Ismael de Biasi, Novorizontino is the favorite to win and conquer the three points. As principal, including all competitions, the team played 23 games, won 15, drew five and suffered only three defeats.
With the positive performance, the team should end with victory. On the other hand, even with the positive moment, Ituano performs poorly as a visitor. In Serie B games, the club has 13 clashes, three wins, four draws and six defeats.
Novorizontino scores more than 1.5
Another positive mark of the team is the offensive sector, this includes home games. In the current season, Novorizontino scored 38 times, with an average of 1.65.
In 2023, Novorizontino scored more than 1.5 in 12 different opportunities. With an eye on the G4 of the national competition, the team seeks to win and convince, with the possibility of scoring at least two goals in the match.
Both teams to score – no
In the 2023 Brasileirão Série B, Novorizontino conceded eight goals in 12 matches, with an average of 0.67. In 50% of the games played, Novorizontino ended without taking goals.
Away from home, Ituano’s offensive performance drops. Including only Serie B clashes, there are 13 matches as a visitor, thus, he scored ten goals, with an average of 0.77.
Novorizontino x Ituano: the current form of the teams
In the 2nd round of the Brazilian competition, Novorizontino dropped in performance, with only one victory in the last five matches played. In 25 matches, he won 13 wins, three draws and nine defeats, ranking 5th with 42 points.
Eduardo Baptista has no problems with cards, but he can make changes to the starting lineup. Geovane returns and is available for the match with Ituano.
In the 2023 Brasileirão Série B, the defensive midfielder played 23 games, scored four goals and provided two assists, that is, he is Novorizontino’s vice-scorer in the competition.
Bruno Silva, César Martin, Denner, Raul Prata and Roberto are doubts for the 26th round game. All players follow in Novorizontino’s medical department.
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Novorizontino’s probable starting lineup: Jordi; Renato, Adriano Mina and Ligger; Lepu, Marlon, Geovane (Ricardinho) and Léo Tocantins; Aylon and Douglas Baggio; Ronaldo. Technician: Eduardo Baptista.
Ituano opened an advantage over the relegation zone. So far, the club is in 13th place, with 32 points. The last defeat occurred at the end of July, when they lost to Avai by 1 x 0, in Itu.
In the 25th round of the Brazilian competition, Ituano defeated Sport by the score of 2 x 1, a game held on Ilha do Retiro. The result was much celebrated by the players, coaching staff and fans.
In the confrontation, Claudinho received the 3rd yellow card and is suspended against Novorizontino. To replace the defender, Marcinho can climb Rafael Pereira.
In addition to Claudinho, Marcel Scalese is doubtful, he felt an injury and was substituted in the last round. In this way, the duo of defenders can be completely modified, formed by Rafael Pereira and Frazan.
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Probable starting lineup for Ituano: Jefferson Paulino; Iury, Rafael Pereira, Frazan (Marcel Scalese) and Richard; Rafael Carvalheira and José Aldo; Hélio Borges (Felipe Saraiva), Yann Rolim and Wesley Pomba; Matheus Cadorini. Technician: Marcinho.
Novorizontino x Ituano: Lineups
Lineups are announced approximately 1 hour before the game
Final tip for Novorizontino vs Ituano
Two teams with different objectives and moments. Novorizontino needs the victory to return to the G4 of the Brasileirão Série B, and Ituano aims to increase the advantage over Z4.
At Estádio Doutor Jorge Ismael de Biasi, Novorizontino is the favorite, but receives an Ituano in a good moment, different from the 1st round, when the team from Itu was having several problems.