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Champions League – Benfica vs Dynamo Kyiv: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Champions League match between Benfica and Dynamo Kyiv and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

This Champions League meeting between Benfica and Dynamo Kyiv will have possible repercussions on Barcelona’s chances to get through to the knockout stage. If the Portuguese side is successful in beating the Ukrainian outfit tonight, Barca’s European dream is in danger.

As Aguias are currently in third place in Group E two points behind the Catalan giants. A win will help them leap ahead of the La Liga club, but it all also depends on Barca’s fixture against Bayern Munich. Meanwhile, Dynamo Kyiv has already been knocked out of the tournament as they lie at the bottom with just one point.

Stats and facts for Benfica and Dynamo Kyiv.

Facts are calculated for Champions League

  • Benfica did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
  • Benfica has won in the last 5 of 6 matches at home;
  • Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Benfica’s last 2 of 4 matches;
  • Benfica $NON_SCORING in the last 4 of 6 matches.
  • Dynamo Kyiv has lost the last 4 matches in a row;
  • Dynamo Kyiv did not win the last 5 matches in a row;
  • Dynamo Kyiv has lost the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
  • Dynamo Kyiv did not win the last 5 matches in a row when playing away.

Lineup Benfica vs Dynamo Kyiv

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Current form — Benfica v. Dynamo Kyiv

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Benfica need a win tonight

The mood around Benfica is pretty low right now as a win has proven hard to come by in recent weeks. Benfica have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. They first shared the points in a 0-0 draw with Barcelona, before claiming 3 points in a 7-0 win against Belenenses SAD. Unfortunately for them, this was followed by a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Sporting CP.

Dynamo Kyiv need some points

It is a miserable time for Dynamo Kyiv right now with 3 wins from their last 6 matches to show for their, admittedly, measly efforts. Their domestic campaign has been top-notch this season but they have failed to reflect the same energy in the Champions League. They lost to Bayern Munich by 2-1 followed by two straight wins against Minai and Veres Rivne by 2-0 and 3-0 respectively in the Ukrainian Premier League.

Benfica v. Dynamo Kyiv — fixture history

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before making your predictions and bets on the upcoming game.

Benfica look to extend superior advantage.

Benfica and Dynamo Kyiv had to settle for a point each in their most recent Champions League match which finished with a 0-0 scoreline. Depending on your betting strategy, another draw will no doubt spike up your next accumulator. Benfica have the following 2-1-0 meeting statistics with Dynamo Kyiv.

Full Time Betting

Bookmakers offer prices on this upcoming match, whether you like to bet accumulators or singles. Analysing the prices with the bookmakers, Benfica have a 78% chance of beating Dynamo Kyiv. That equals odds at 1.28 on the home side to win, while the draw is 5.75. One could also add the away win at 9.50 to a nice accumulator. Benfica were able to win 6 of their previous 10 home league games, while also managing 1 draw. They were 3 times in this series of matches. Dynamo Kyiv won 1 of their last 10 league games away and drew 2 matches. They also suffered 7 defeats in this run.

Benfica managed to win without conceding a goal 4 times in their previous 10 league matches at Estadio da Luz.


BTTS 2.05 vs 1.70 The last 10 home league games for Benfica averaged 2.6 goals per game with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Dynamo Kyiv, the average total goals were 2.8 with 5 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.


Over/Under Betting

The chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is as high as 60% judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This amounts to a payout of odds 1.66 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Accordingly, betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 2.20. Benfica’s last 10 home league games saw an average of 2.6 goals per match. 8 of Benfica’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Dynamo Kyiv’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.8 goals per game. 7 of Dynamo Kyiv’s last 10 away matches went over 2.5 goals.

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