Ace Football previews the Champions League round 3 match between Royal Antwerp and FC Porto and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.
When FC Porto come to Bosuil Stadion for the Champions League match this coming Wednesday, Royal Antwerp will be hoping to use their home advantage to their advantage.
Royal Antwerp are number 4 in the Group H table with zero points after two matches. FC Porto rank as number 2 with three points after two matches played.
Team form: Royal Antwerp vs FC Porto
Royal Antwerp Form
Showing inconsistent form, Royal Antwerp lost two of their past three matches, going down 2-3 against Shakhtar Donetsk, before beating Eupen 4-1. The joy was short-lived, as Sporting Charleroi proved too strong in a 3-2 defeat. In their last six Champions League matches at home, Royal Antwerp have one win, while they’ve drawn zero and lost one.
FC Porto Form
In their last three matches, FC Porto lost against Benfica and Barcelona by 1-0 and 0-1, respectively, and beat Portimonense by 1-0. FC Porto managed a decent return of three wins in their last six Champions League away matches, in which they scored 11 while also conceding six times. They also experienced zero draws and three defeats.
Betting facts for Royal Antwerp and FC Porto
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Royal Antwerp and FC Porto. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.
- Royal Antwerp have not lost 13 of the last 15 home matches
- Royal Antwerp have not lost 10 of the last 12 matches
- Royal Antwerp have not won 5 of the last 6 matches
- Royal Antwerp have scored in 7 of the last 9 home matches
- Royal Antwerp have not conceded in 5 of the last 7 home matches
- FC Porto have won 11 of the last 13 away matches
- In 11 of the last 12 FC Porto matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 12 of the last 14 FC Porto away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- FC Porto have not lost 13 of the last 15 away matches
- In the last 3 FC Porto matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
Players in form: Royal Antwerp vs FC Porto
With another Champions League season only just beginning to take form, we are still a bit in the dark as to who will dominate the scoring charts for both Royal Antwerp and FC Porto. Accordingly, we have listed some of the players who are expected to be getting it on for each team this season.
Popular betting markets: Royal Antwerp vs FC Porto
Royal Antwerp won five of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing three and losing two as well. FC Porto won eight from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew zero and lost two in this run.
Both teams to score
FC Porto have been ready from the outset, scoring the opening goal no less than seven times in their previous 10 outings. Royal Antwerp scored the first goal of the game in four of their last 10 games.
Royal Antwerp scored an average of 1.5 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened seven times. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for FC Porto, who managed to score 1.4 times in those matches. Royal Antwerps last 3 matches had over 4.5 goals.
Betting prediction: Royal Antwerp vs FC Porto
In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between Royal Antwerp and FC Porto. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.