Independiente vs Boca Juniors Prediction, Odds and Betting Tips 29/07/2023

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Argentina Liga Profesional - Libertadores de America

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change

Independiente and Boca Juniors go head-to-head for three points at the Estadio Libertadores de América in the Liga Profesional on Saturday, April 21st. Old rivals Independiente and Boca Juniors lock horns in Argentina this weekend. Read our Liga Profesional predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Today's Predictions for Independiente vs Boca Juniors

Can in-form Boca Juniors land a blow against rivals Independiente when the teams face off on Saturday? Read our top Independiente vs Boca Juniors predictions for this weekend’s fixture below.

Boca Juniors to Win Either Half

  • Boca Junior have won four and drawn one of their last five matches in the Liga Profesional.
  • Independiente have failed to win seven of their last ten assignments in the division.
  • Independiente have dropped points in four of their eight home matches in the league this term.
  • Only five teams have an inferior home record to Independiente’s this season.

Cristian Medina to Score Anytime

  • Cristian Medina has scored in each of his last three appearances for Boca Juniors.
  • The 21-year-old has bagged four goals in his last six runouts overall.
  • Two of Medina’s last three goals for Boca were scored in away fixtures.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Independiente vs Boca Juniors

Check out our list of key stats for Saturday’s fixture below alongside a tool to help you choose the best Independiente vs Boca Juniors odds. Check out more of our football betting tips today by clicking the link.

Let's take a closer look at the latest markets, odds and probability figures ahead of Saturday’s match featuring Independiente – Boca Juniors below.

Independiente odds: 17/10 (2.79) – 37.0%

Draw odds: 7/4 (2.75) – 36.4%

Boca Juniors odds: 17/10 (2.79) – 37.0%

Independiente and Boca Juniors have been named as the joint expected winners this weekend, with both teams handed a 37.0% implied probability of success. With little to separate the sides, under 2.5 goals is a price worth checking out at 4/9 (1.44 – 69.2%) this weekend, while a 1-1 draw at 9/2 (5.50) in the correct score market seems to be the bookmaker’s pick with the probability of that outcome set at 18.2%.

Independiente vs Boca Juniors Team News & Injuries

Read all of the latest injury updates, Independiente vs Boca Juniors lineups and team news for Saturday’s showdown below.

Independiente

Independiente will be without the services of Tomas Pozzo and Rodrigo Marquez this week. the hosts are languishing all the way down in 23rd place in the division ahead of the weekend's action.

Predicted Lineup for Independiente: Rey – Ostachuk, Laso, Baez, Costa – Marcone, Barcia, Ortiz, Sarrafiore, Martinez – Cauteruccio

Boca Juniors

Boca Juniors will be missing Gonzalo Morales, Marcos Rojo and Luca Langoni for their meeting with Independiente on Saturday. Boca could climb as high as fifth place with the right result this weekend.

Predicted Lineup for Boca Juniors: Garcia – Figal, Valdez, Valentini, Weigandt, G. Fernandez, E. Fernandez, Fabra – Medina, Barco, Merentiel

Player to Watch – Dario Benedetto

Veteran Dario Benedetto didn’t start Boca Juniors’ last match against Newell’s Old Boys, though the striker will hope to feature against Independiente. Benedetto scored twice when Boca last visited their rivals in February 2022.

Starting Lineups

Official lineups are usually released approximately one hour before kick-off.

CA Independiente

CA Independiente
4-4-2
33
Rodrigo Rey
ar
30
Mateo Barcia
uy
13
Christian Baez
py
3
Edgar Elizalde
uy
79
Ayrton Costa
ar
35
Santiago Salle
ar
23
Ivan Marcone
ar
28
Sergio Ortiz
ar
8
Kevin Lopez
ar
29
Braian Martinez
ar
7
Martin Cauteruccio
uy
Substitutes
19
Luciano Gomez
ar
25
Diego Segovia
uy
5
Agustin Mulet
ar
2
Joaquin Laso
ar
14
Martin Sarrafiore
ar
4
Javier Patricio Ostachuk
ar
36
Rodrigo Atencio
ar
21
Javier Nicolas Vallejo
ar
34
Matias Gimenez Rojas
ar
39
Santiago Lopez
ar
15
Damian Perez
ar
37
Ruben Martinez
ar

Boca Juniors

Boca Juniors
4-3-3
1
Sergio Romero
ar
57
Marcelo Weigandt
ar
4
Jorge Figal
ar
15
Nicolas Valentini
ar
19
Valentin Barco
ar
36
Cristian Medina
ar
5
Alan Varela
ar
21
Ezequiel Fernandez
ar
29
Norberto Briasco
am
9
Dario Benedetto
ar
16
Miguel Merentiel
uy
Substitutes
23
Diego Gonzalez
ar
13
Javier Garcia
ar
44
Julian Carrasco
ar
2
Facundo Roncaglia
ar
6
Marcos Rojo
ar
20
Juan Ramirez
ar
18
Frank Fabra
co
14
Esteban Rolon
ar
31
Brandon William Cortes Bustos
cl
3
Gonzalo Sandez
ar
7
Exequiel Zeballos
ar
38
Aaron Anselmino
ar

Independiente vs Boca Juniors prediction


Simon Winter is a professional football tipster and sports journalist with over ten years in the industry. Best known for his time with Racing Post, Simon has also had work published by Freesupertips, Bloomberg Sports, bet365, Paddy Power, Colossus Bets, These Football Times and more. Simon covers the Bundesliga and Serie A for Football Whispers.