The Daily Acca: Have a late night in Brazil

Santos manager - Jorge Sampaoli
Jorge Sampaoli has done well at Santos but this will be a huge test tonight
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There are some big fixtures in the Brazilian top flight tonight and Paul Robinson has picked out a near 11/1 Daily Acca. Here are his selections:

- Back The Draw in Bahia v Sao Paulo @ 19/10
- Back Gremio @ 11/20
- Back Palmeiras @ 8/5

The Acca pays approximately 11/1

Sao Paulo to pick up an away point

Bet 1: Back The Draw in Bahia v Sao Paulo @ 19/10 - KO 01:00 BST

The hosts suffered a bit of a shock 2-1 defeat at home on Saturday, as while they weren't beaten by a terrible side, they rarely lose at home.

Roger Machado's men have played 12 times in front of their own fans this term, and that was only their second defeat. They only lost twice at home last year too.

Sao Paulo can be a hard team to predict, but they have lost just one of their five outings. Two of those were draws, and they drew at leaders, Flamengo, in their last away game.

Gremio to get back on track in Serie A

Bet 2: Back Gremio @ 11/20 - KO 01:00 BST

The selection have had a large distraction of late as they are in the semi-finals of the Copa Libertadores. They don't play the second leg for another couple of weeks though, so they should be able to re-focus on the league and push for a place in the top six.

In fairness to them, their domestic form hasn't been that bad, as while they have taken just one point from their last two games, prior to that, it had been four straight wins and no defeat in seven.

Opponents, Ceara, are down in 16th and they come into the match without a victory in nine - six defeats and three draws. On the road it's one point from their last half dozen games, and it's hard to see them taking anything from their trip to Porto Alegre.

Palmeiras to boost their title hopes

Bet 3: Back Palmeiras @ 8/5 - KO 01:30 BST

The big game of the day comes between Santos and Palmeiras, as they are third and second in the table respectively, and both will be aiming to close the gap on Flamengo at the top.

Mano Menezes' visitors are the team in second, and while Palmeiras appeared to be the clear favourites for the title earlier in the season, they have since slipped to five points adrift of the leaders.

They are back in form now though, and have taken 17 points from a possible 21 - which includes recent wins at Goias and Fortaleza.

A trip to Santos is a tougher task than those, but Jorge Sampaoli's men have now won just three of their last 10 outings. Admittedly two of those came from their last two games, but they were against teams in the bottom half.

Daily Acca 2019/20 P/L

Wagered: 101pts
Returned: 56.04pts
P/L: -44.96pts

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