Benfica – Braga : Preview & Prediction
Benfica, 4th at 4 points from the leader Porto, could do a nice operation in case of victory on Sporting Braga since the club Lisbon doubled his opponent of the day (1 point ahead of Benfica) in the standings. The stakes are high for the locals who gave home points only against Sporting CP (1-1) and Moreirense (1-3). The formation of Rui Vitoria ensues the victories since December 1 and counts 6 in a row since that date. Jonas’ teammates (5 goals) recently defeated Vitoria Setubal (1-0) away, AEK Athens (1-0) in the Champions League, Maritimo (1-0) away and Montalegre (1-0) in the Portuguese Cup. Bragacould be thrown off the podium after this meeting despite its good series. Abel Ferreira’s team is also performing well with an ongoing series of 5 ranked successes. Sporting Braga recently beat Moreirense (2-0), Tondela (1-0) away, Feirense (4-0) at home and Vitoria Setubal (1-0 p) in the Portuguese Cup. Outside, in the league, Braga has obtained only 4 points out of 9 distributed during his last 3 trips, a low ratio before challenging Benfica in his stadium of la Luz.
We must go back to December 18, 2014 to see the last victory of Sporting Braga on Benfica.
Benfica is on a current series of 9 wins and 1 draw against Braga.
A win would allow Benfica to double his opponent from the day in the standings.
Benfica is on a running streak of 6 straight wins.
Braga has 1 success, 1 draw and 1 loss in his last 3 league games.
Benfica is the bête noire of Sporting Braga since 10 direct confrontations! Advantage to the locals who should be able to be illustrated by a victory in their stadium of la Luz.
Benfica – Braga : Betting Tips
Draw Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Under 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70