Our team of betting experts has provided a comprehensive preview of the upcoming Primeira Liga match featuring Benfica and FC Porto. The preview includes key stats, valuable betting tips, and the latest odds.
In a highly anticipated Primeira Liga encounter, FC Porto are set to face Benfica at Estadio da Luz on Friday.
As it stands, Benfica currently hold the third position in the rankings with 15 points from six matches, while FC Porto sit in the second spot with 16 points. The clash promises to be a crucial fixture as these two top-tier teams vie for supremacy in the league.
Benfica vs FC Porto Preview
Benfica displayed some inconsistency in their recent performances. After securing a 1-2 victory against Vizela, they faced a setback with a 0-2 loss to Salzburg. However, they quickly rebounded, securing three points in a convincing 1-3 win against Portimonense. Notably, Benfica have been formidable at Estadio da Luz, clinching victories in five of their last six Liga matches at home. During this period, they scored an impressive 12 goals while conceding only two, suffering just one defeat on their home turf.
FC Porto Form
FC Porto are in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last three matches on the bounce. Estrela da Amadora got left behind in a 0-1 win, before Shakhtar Donetsk got hammered in a 1-3 victory. Gil Vicente was the most recent victim in a 2-1 win for FC Porto. FC Porto bulldozed their way to six wins in six Liga away matches, which naturally is the best possible outcome for any side currently in this division. They outscored their opponents by 12 goals to four along the way.
Benfica vs FC Porto Stats
Based on the statistics from the recent matches played by Benfica and FC Porto across all tournaments, here are some facts that could be helpful for placing bets on their upcoming game.
- Benfica have scored in 18 of the last 20 matches
- Benfica have won 3 of the last 4 home matches without conceding a goal
- In 9 of the last 11 Benfica home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Benfica have won 7 of the last 9 home matches
- Benfica have won 4 of the last 5 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- FC Porto have not lost 28 of the last 30 away matches
- FC Porto have not lost 27 of the last 29 matches
- FC Porto have scored in 23 of the last 25 matches
- FC Porto have won 11 of the last 12 away matches
- In 8 of the last 10 matches FC Porto played, both teams scored
Benfica vs FC Porto – In-form players
Benfica vs FC Porto Betting Tips
In the last 10 games at Estadio da Luz, Benfica won seven, had zero draws, and lost three. FC Porto won nine out of their last 10 away games, had zero draws, and lost one. FC Porto are currently on an impressive streak of 18 consecutive Primeira Liga matches without a defeat. They’ve also avoided defeat in their last 18 away league games.
Both teams to score
Benfica have won to nil in five consecutive home Primeira Liga games. Benfica have been ready from the outset, scoring the opening goal no less than seven times in their previous 10 outings. FC Porto scored the first goal of the game in five of their last 10 games. FC Porto have scored in four consecutive meetings with Benfica at Estadio da Luz.
In six of Benfica’s last ten games, there have been over 2.5 goals, with an average of 1.9 goals per match. FC Porto, on the other hand, had over 2.5 goals in six of their previous ten outings, averaging 1.7 goals per game. Furthermore, FC Porto scored at least one goal in their last 15 Primeira Liga matches.
Benfica vs FC Porto Prediction
To sum up, the upcoming Primeira match seems to be a good betting opportunity. We offer a prediction for Benfica vs FC Porto below.