Club América will be looking to improve on their last outing here following the 3-2 Liga MX (Apertura) loss in their previous game against León.
In that match, Club América had 49% possession and 19 shots at goal with 6 on target. For Club América, the scorers were Sebastián Córdova (36') and Henry Martín (41'). At the other end, León got 17 attempts at goal with 8 of them on target. Fernando Navarro (23'), Jean Meneses (45') and Luis Montes (51') scored for León.
Over their past six fixtures, Miguel Herrera’s Club América have found the net a combined total of 9 times which gives them an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.5.
Coming into this contest, Club América are unbeaten in their previous 4 league matches at home.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against CD Guadalajara in Liga MX (Apertura) competition, Atlas will be aiming to make amends here.
In that game, Atlas had 43% possession and 21 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. For Atlas, the goalscorers were Ignacio Jeraldino (87') and Ignacio Malcorra (96'). For their opponents, CD Guadalajara got 11 shots on goal with 4 on target. Uriel Antuna (36'), José Macías (41') and Isaác Brizuela (85') scored for CD Guadalajara.
For 5 of the prior 6 clashes featuring Atlas, a relatively low number of goals have gone in between them and their opposition. The overall average goals scored per game during that period comes to a mere 2, with the average goals for Los Zorros being 0.83.
Going into this encounter, Atlas haven’t won against Club América when having played them away from home in the previous 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head meetings stretching back to 12/08/2017 tells us that Club América have won 5 of them & Atlas 1, with the number of drawn games standing at 0.
A total of 13 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 9 for Las Águilas and 4 coming from Los Zorros. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.17.
Team News: Club América
Club América boss Miguel Herrera does not have any fitness concerns at all coming into this match with a completely injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: Atlas
Thanks to a mainly full-strength group of players, there is just the one fitness issue for the Atlas gaffer Diego Cocca to contend with. Edgar Zaldívar (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) misses out for this game.
Our assessment is that Club América look set to score more than once when they meet Atlas, who will not find it easy getting goals.
We reckon that it will be a decent 2-0 winning margin for Club América by the time that the referee blows the final whistle.
What are the best odds for the game?
Looking at the betting prices for the match in the win-draw-win market, the win for Club América can be had for 1.72, backing the game finishing all-square is 3.6 and betting on victory for Atlas can get you 4.75. They’re the most competitive returns being offered at this very moment.