Benfica – Sporting : Preview & Prediction
This 1/2 final go to the stadium of Luz will be decisive for Benfica who will want to take an option for the final before the return match. The current runner-up at FC Porto has gained a psychological advantage over his opponent by winning the league match on Sunday, at the Jose Alvalade stadium, on the score of 4 goals to 2. This wide success comes after the correction inflicted on Boavista ( 5-1) at home. In the Portuguese Cup,Benfica released Sertanense (3-0), Arouca (2-1), Montalegre (1-0) and Vitoria Guimaraes (1-0). Sporting CP, humiliated on his lawn, will try to clear this affront but the 4th of the Portuguese league has just suffered a second cons-performance after the draw on the field of Vitoria Setubal (1-1). In the Portuguese Cup, Sporting recorded easier victories ahead of Loures (2-1), Lusitano FCV (4-1), Rio Ave (5-2) and Feirense (2-0). Sporting will not have to mortgage its chances in this first leg.
Benfica has won 4 goals to 2 on the field of Sporting CP this Sunday.
Benfica has not lost to Sporting CP since 21 November 2015.
Benfica remains on 1 success and 2 draws at home in front of Sporting CP.
Benfica have two wins in their last two matches.
Sporting has not won since 2 games (1 draw and 1 loss).
Benfica has a psychological ascendancy with this success on the lawn of Sorting CP (4-2) this Sunday in the league. The current 2nd of the championship should repeat such a performance.
Benfica – Sporting : Betting Tips
Benfica – Win Odds: 1.75
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70