Aves – FC Porto : Preview & Prediction
Aves and Porto face off in the Estádio Clube Desportivo das Aves, in a match of the 15th round of Liga Sagres. The history of recent direct clashes is favorable to the visiting team, which has 2 wins and 1 draw in the last 3 games. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 04-08-2018, ended Porto’s victory by (3-1). Although this is a game between 16th and 1st of the overall standings, it is actually a game between the 11th placed in home games and the 2nd as a visitor.
After 3 wins, 2 draws and 9 losses, Aves team is in 16th place, having won 11 points. In the last match, he lost with the Belenenses away by (5-2), after in the previous game to have drawn at home, in a game against Vitoria de Guimarães, for (1-1). This is a team affected by the home factor, having won 8 points in their stadium, with 11 goals scored and 10 conceded, against 3 points away, where he scored 6 goals and suffered 18. In the last game he played for the League Cup , tied with Benfica at home for (1-1). In the last 7 home games for the championship, Desportivo Aves has won 2, 2 and 3 draws, having won 8 points out of 21. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games, but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 14 games in this competition, suffered the first goal 8 times and never managed to turn the score.
The Desportivo Aves comes to this game with a 1-1 draw at the reception to Benfica in the League Cup game. In the last game for the championship, the home team lost to Belenenses 5-2. The strategy to be used by coach José Mota for this game is more than designed, that is, defend with the nearby sectors and look for spaces in the opponent’s midfield to counterattack. In the front of attack will be Amilton, Baldé and Derley, already Vítor Gomes, Falcão and Fariña should compose the intermediate sector. Baldé is one of the best finals of the Desportivo Aves with 3 goals scored. There are no weight embezzles for this game.
Porto is currently in 1st place with 36 points, after 12 wins and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, he won off to Santa Clara by (1-2). In the last match, won at home to Rio Ave by (2-1). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it achieves practically the same points at home and away with 20 goals scored and 5 goals conceded at home, against 10 goals scored and 4 conceded. In the last game that disputed, for the Glass of the League, gained the Belenenses out by (1-2). In the last 6 games away from the championship Porto has 5 wins and 1 loss, having won 15 points out of 18. In matches played outside the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which was verified in 3 of his 8 matches. His attack has scored regularly, having scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 14 games in this competition, he managed to get back on the scoring in 3 of the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Oporto comes to this game with a victory, by 1-2, in the visit to the field of Belenenses, in game by League Cup. In the last game for the championship, the portistas won Rio Ave 2-1. It is worth mentioning that Porto has 16 consecutive victories in several competitions. In this away game, coach Sérgio Conceição must keep the team in 4-4-2, benefiting possession of the ball and organized attacks: Óliver Torres is the great organizer of the offensive process. Marega is the great highlight of this team with 7 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on the injured Vincent Aboubakar and Bruno Costa.
Aves – FC Porto : Betting Tips
FC Porto – Win Odds: 1.35
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70