The hosts have been on solid form this term and sit 3 points behind Velez Sarsfield. The 8 games they played so far saw them picking 5 wins and a draw along with 2 losses.However, their home form is flawless as they won each of the three games played so far.
Newell’s Old Boys have struggled for results this term and they come to this game without a win. They drew and lost 4 each from the 8 played so far. Scoring goals have been a problem for the visitors and they average a humble 0.9 goals per game.
Lanus vs Newell’s Old Boys Head-to-head
Newell’s Old Boys are unbeaten in the last four head-to-head meetings with Lanus. This includes back-to-back wins in the Copa de la Liga Profesional last year, 4-2 at this ground and 3-1 in the reverse leg.
It doesn’t go without saying that Lanus had their streak against Old Boys as they bagged 4 wins and 5 draws in 9 matches from 2013 to 2017.
Lanus vs Newell’s Old Boys Prediction
Lanus look excellent value with their excellent run of results at home this season. They are an attacking oriented side, thus there will be a few holes in the defense and we have seen them scoring 17 goals in the 6 games played at this ground across all competitions this season.
Thus a home win along with over 2.5 goals full-time are our recommendations for this Copa de la Liga Profesional fixture.
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