Experience the thrill of the Liga Portugal showdown between Benfica and Santa Clara with our expert betting guidance. Discover valuable stats, get pro tips, and check out the hottest odds available.
It will be plain sailing for Liga leaders Benfica when they lock horns with Santa Clara on Saturday.
Victory this weekend will clinch a record 38th title for Benfica. They’re sitting pretty at the top of the Liga Portugal standings with a whopping 84 points. And with a 62-point lead over bottom-dwelling Santa Clara, anything but three points will come as a huge surprise.
Benfica vs Santa Clara Preview
Benfica collected seven points from their last three matches, as they ran out 1-0 and 1-5 winners against Braga and Portimonense, respectively. Against Sporting CP, they had to settle for a draw after a 2-2 draw. In their last six Liga Portugal home matches, Benfica racked up five strong wins, but no draws as they lost once. They scored 13 and conceded four goals.
Santa Clara Form
Results have been up and down for Santa Clara, who beat Gil Vicente by 3-2. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 5-3 against Braga, before claiming three points in a 1-0 win against Portimonense. In their last six Liga Portugal away matches, Santa Clara failed to win even once. Instead, they’ve drawn zero and lost six, scoring five while also conceding 17 times.
Benfica vs Santa Clara Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Benfica and Santa Clara. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Benfica have scored in 26 of the last 28 home matches
- Benfica have scored in 23 of the last 25 matches
- Benfica have won 7 of the last 9 home matches
- Benfica have not lost 9 of the last 11 home matches
- Benfica have not lost the last 6 matches in a row
- Santa Clara have not won the last 13 away matches in a row
- Santa Clara have not won 22 of the last 24 matches
- Santa Clara have conceded in 23 of the last 25 matches
- Santa Clara have lost 11 of the last 12 away matches
- Santa Clara have lost 7 of the last 8 away matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
Benfica vs Santa Clara – Players in Form
It is a great season for Goncalo Ramos, who currently has 18 league goals to his name during this season. Benfica will rely on his services to gun down Santa Clara.
Benfica vs Santa Clara Betting Tips
Benfica won seven of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, drawing one and losing two as well. Santa Clara won zero from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew one and lost nine in this run. Benfica are without defeat in 5 games on the bounce. The Eagles have not lost to Santa Clara in 5 consecutive meetings.
Both teams to score
Benfica scored the first goal in six out of their last ten games. Interestingly, Santa Clara scored the opening goal of the match in just two of their last ten games. Benfica managed four wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments. The Eagles have scored in 7 consecutive home meetings with Santa Clara.
Benfica witnessed over 2.5 goals in four of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 1.6 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Santa Clara’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.9 goals in these matches.
Match predictions: Benfica vs Santa Clara
To sum up, the upcoming match between Benfica and Santa Clara seems to be a good betting opportunity.