Our betting experts preview the Liga match between Sporting CP and Braga and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
On Wednesday, the Primeira Liga clash at Estadio Jose Alvalade sees home team Sporting CP battling it out for the win against Braga.
A look at the Primeira Liga standings shows that eight points and two places currently separate the two teams.
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Sporting CP Form
In their last three matches, Sporting CP lost 1-0 against Maritimo, drew 2-2 against Benfica, before winning 2-1 against Vizela. The Green and Whites bulldozed their way through the previous six Liga outings at Estadio Jose Alvalade. They won all six, adding 18 points to their account, whilst scoring 18 and conceding three.
Braga look fabulous with three wins on the trot, starting off against Santa Clara, who were defeated by 0-4. Then, Boavista got outclassed in a 1-0 win, before beating Pacos de Ferreira by 1-2. The Archbishop recorded no less than five in their previous six Liga away matches, losing once and drawing none. They hit the target 12 themselves while allowing six goals against them.
Sporting CP vs Braga Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Sporting CP and Braga. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Sporting CP have won 5 of the last 6 home matches without conceding a goal
- Sporting CP have won 10 of the last 12 home matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- In the last 8 Sporting CP home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Sporting CP have won the last 6 home matches in a row and the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Sporting CP have scored in 18 of the last 20 home matches
- Braga have won 12 of the last 14 matches
- Braga have scored in 18 of the last 20 away matches
- Braga have not lost 12 of the last 14 matches
- Braga have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
- Braga have won 7 of the last 9 away matches
Sporting CP vs Braga – Players in Form
When looking for in-form players to find the target, some interesting names are popping up in both teams. Pedro Goncalves brings great form to the table, as he is now on three goals in six games. Surely, Sporting CP will start him against Braga, who also have some appealing names to consider. Not least Ricardo Horta, who notched up four goals in his past six games.
Sporting CP vs Braga Betting Tips
Sporting CP claimed seven wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing zero and losing three. Braga won seven of their last 10 away games, as they also drew one and lost two of these matches. Braga won their last 5 matches.
Both teams to score
Sporting CP have been ready from the outset, scoring the opening goal no less than eight times in their previous 10 outings. Braga scored the first goal of the game in seven of their last 10 games. Sporting CP have scored in 5 consecutive home meetings with Braga.
Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Sporting CP, who scored an average of 2.7 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten outings for Braga, who managed to score 2.1 times in those matches.
Match predictions: Sporting CP vs Braga
To sum up, the upcoming match between Sporting CP and Braga seems to be a good betting opportunity.