Ace Football previews the Champions League round 2 match between FC Porto and Club Bruges and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
FC Porto are highly favored by the bookmakers to claim a win this coming Tuesday against Club Bruges in the Champions League. Considering the current shape a home win at Estadio do Dragao seem to be the obvious outcome.
FC Porto have their target aimed at getting one over Club Bruges on Tuesday, but the latter are highly motivated of showing their skills in front of the crowd at Estadio do Dragao.
Position in the Champions League standings: FC Porto vs Club Bruges
The current standings in Group B show us how FC Porto and Club Bruges have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 2 clash on Tuesday.
Latest form and fixture history of FC Porto against Club Bruges
FC Porto claimed opening win
FC Porto look to build on their current momentum with another positive result.FC Porto added two wins to their account in their three most recent outings, as they beat Gil Vicente by 0-2. Their next match left them empty-handed in 2-1 defeat against Atletico Madrid, followed up by a 3-0 win against Chaves.
Club Bruges happy with premiere
Club Bruges are in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last three matches on the bounce. Cercle Bruges got left behind in a 4-0 win, before Bayer Leverkusen got hammered in a 1-0 victory. RFC Seraing was the most recent victim in a 0-2 win for Club Bruges.
Latest games between FC Porto and Club Bruges
With Club Bruges having spent a stint in a lower division than FC Porto this will be the first time in 6 seasons they take on each other. Depending on your betting strategy, you could do worse than adding the team showing the most stable results to your accumulator.
Betting stats and facts for FC Porto and Club Bruges
Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on statistics from the last couple of matches that FC Porto and Club Bruges played across all tournaments.
- FC Porto have scored in 42 of the last 44 matches
- FC Porto have scored in 37 of the last 38 home matches
- FC Porto have won the last 11 home matches in a row
- FC Porto have not lost 25 of the last 27 home matches
- FC Porto have won 12 of the last 14 matches
- Club Bruges have scored in 31 of the last 33 matches
- Club Bruges have not lost 24 of the last 26 matches
- Club Bruges have not lost 14 of the last 15 away matches
- Club Bruges have won 11 of the last 13 away matches
- Club Bruges have scored in 13 of the last 14 away matches
Players to zoom in on in FC Porto vs Club Bruges
As the new Champions League campaign has recently started, we are still a bit in the dark, as to which striker will dominate the top scorer table for FC Porto and Club Bruges this season. However, there might be some interesting prospects, when looking at the list of players who are in the best form at the moment.
Match predictions: FC Porto vs Club Bruges
To sum up, the upcoming Champions League clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the statements from above, we have come up with the main prediction for this match as well as some alternative betting tips.