Benfica – Vitoria Guimaraes : Preview & Prediction
Benfica, 2nd in the championship, is 8 lengths behind leader FC Porto, 7 days before the end of the season. The Lisbon club must no longer lose points and count on poor performances from the Dragons to hope for the title again. After 2 successive defeats against Santa Clara (3-4) and on the lawn of Maritimo (2-0) on June 23 and 29, Benfica restarted the machine with 1 large success on Boavista (3-1) and 1 draw on Famaliçao pitch (1-1). The partners of Carlos Vinicius (17 goals) must now succeed without a fault and count on the failures of his rival. Vitoria Guimaraes, 7th, should not play Europe next season since their 10-point delay over Sporting Braga seems too great. The players of Ivo Vieira have won only 2 games in the last 7 days and remain on 1 home loss to Gil Vicente (1-2). Benfica could cause the 3rd defeat at Guimaraes in 5 days!
Benfica must win to try to reduce the gap on leader Porto (- 8 points).
Vitoria Guimaraes, 7th, is 10 points from a European place … The gap seems too large at 7 days before the end of the season.
You have to go back to May 2013 to see Guimaraes’ last victory against Benfica.
Benfica narrowly won the first leg (1-0).
Guimaraes lost twice on the last 4 days.
Black beast of Vitoria Guimaraes in recent seasons, Benfica should come out again victorious in this duel.
Benfica – Vitoria Guimaraes : Betting Tips
Benfica – Win Odds: 1.65
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70