Our betting experts preview the Europa League match between Rangers and Braga and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Rangers welcome Braga for the second leg of the Europa League quarter-final tie at Ibrox Stadium on Thursday.
The Gers head into the contest hoping to overturn a 1-0 aggregate deficit from last week’s first-leg defeat in Portugal and qualify for the semi-finals.
Current form and previous Europa League encounters between Rangers and Braga
Rangers suffered a couple of disappointments in their last 3 matches, as they were run over by Celtic in a 2-1 defeat. Braga also proved too hard to handle, as they won 1-0, before Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s side were able to strike back last time out in a 4-0 win against St. Mirren.
Braga are in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last 3 matches on the bounce. Benfica got left behind in a 3-2 win, before Rangers got hammered in a 1-0 victory. Vizela was the most recent victim in a 0-1 win for Carlos Carvalhal’s side.
Latest encounters between Rangers and Braga
Rangers took a knock when Braga handed them a 1-0 defeat in their last Europa League encounter. The former did win the reverse match though, as they secured bragging rights by claiming a 1-0 win.
Highlights from the last match between Rangers and Braga:
Betting stats and facts for Rangers and Braga
Here are some facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Rangers and Braga. The facts are based on stats from the recent games that the teams played out across all tournaments.
- Rangers have scored in 37 of the last 39 matches
- Rangers have not lost 20 of the last 22 home matches
- Braga have won the last 4 matches in a row
- Braga have scored in 9 of the last 11 matches
- In 3 of the last 4 away matches Braga played, both teams scored
- Braga have conceded in 6 of the last 8 away matches
Players to focus on in Rangers vs Braga
Kemar Roofer has been the most prolific scorer for the home team recently. Surely, Rangers will be relying on him to once again shine in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, Braga will be looking to Abel Ruiz in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total of 2 goals in his last 6 games.
Best betting tips: Rangers vs Braga
In conclusion, we present betting tips for this game between Rangers and Braga, which are based on the above-mentioned stats and facts. Besides the main prediction for this match, we have some low and high-risk alternatives as well.