Santos Laguna go into this game following a 1-1 Liga MX (Apertura) draw against Pachuca.
In that match, Santos Laguna managed 51% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 4 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Santos Laguna was Julio César Furch (45'). For their opponents, Pachuca got 6 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Luis Chávez (45') scored for Pachuca.
Guillermo Almada’s Santos Laguna have seen rewards for their attempts on goal a sum total of 8 times in their preceding six outings. The number of goals that they have conceded in those games amounts to 6.
Going into this contest, Santos Laguna are undefeated in their last 2 home league matches.
Atlético San Luis
Atlético San Luis head into the game after a 2-1 Liga MX (Apertura) win as they beat Querétaro FC in their previous fixture.
In that match, Atlético San Luis managed 53% possession and 15 shots at goal with 6 on target. For Atlético San Luis, the scorers were Germán Berterame (27') and Pablo Barrera (83'). On the other side, Querétaro FC got 12 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. Fernando Madrigal (78') was the scorer for Querétaro FC.
Looking at their form, and Atlético San Luis have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, conceding 12 goals overall. Defensively, Rojiblancos have clearly had some problems. Such a pattern won’t necessarily be carried forward here, though.
Ahead of this meeting, Atlético San Luis have not won away from home in their last 4 league games.
Team News: Santos Laguna
There’s just the sole fitness concern for the Santos Laguna manager Guillermo Almada to be concerned about from a near full-strength squad. Brian Lozano (Tibia and Fibula Fracture) misses out.
Team News: Atlético San Luis
Due to a fully healthy squad to choose from, Atlético San Luis manager Guillermo Vázquez has zero fitness worries to report before this match.
We’re inclined to think that Santos Laguna have it within them to dominate on the ball and be rewarded with decent chances.
Conversely, Atlético San Luis could well struggle to score themselves although we do reckon that they could well end up pulling one back during this clash.
Our tip is for a controlled 3-1 win for Santos Laguna come full-time.
What are the top odds for this match?
Regarding the current betting odds on the 90 min. result market, a win for Santos Laguna is available for 1.6, a wager on a drawn result is 4.34 & taking a punt on victory for Atlético San Luis gets you 5.8. They’re the best of the bets on offer at the moment.