Bahia - Flamengo
Bahia s form has been mixed of late with two wins and two draws from their last four games. Last time out, they suffered a 1-0 loss away from home against Sao Paulo and will be hoping to bounce back with a win. After two games without a win, Flamengo returned to winning ways in the league on Sunday with a narrow 2-1 victory over Chapecoense. Then in midweek, they put in a decent display to defeat Defensa y Justica 1-0 in the Copa Libertadores. They will be aiming to make it three wins in a row here. Flamengo have scored at least 3 goals in their last 3 matches against Bahia in all competitions. Bahia have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 4 matches against Flamengo in all competitions. Flamengo have won their last 3 matches against Bahia in all competitions. Thaciano is in Turkey finalising a move on loan to Altay SK. New signing Hugo Rodallega will not feature until next month. Bahia will be without Daniel and Nino after the pair were given an extra suspension following a post-match brawl with Ceara in the Copa do Nordeste. Juninho has joined FC Midtjylland. Jonas misses here after picking up a third yellow card last time out. Renato Gaúcho takes charge of his first Flamengo league match here. Bruno Henrique has an injury and will not play here.Pick: 2
*Odds are correct at the time of publishing and subject of change.
Match start: 18.07. 23:15h