Braga – Ferreira : Preview & Prediction
Braga and Paços Ferreira meet at the Municipal Stadium of Braga in a match for the 13th round of the Primera Liga. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in the last 5 games. In fact, the last time they faced in this stadium was 11-12-2016, in a game for the First League, that ended the victory of Braga by (3-0). The goals were scored by Rui Fonte (16 ‘and 65’) and Ricardo Horta (23 ‘) for Braga. The home factor could have an influence on the final result, since although this is a meeting between 4th and the classified, in fact this is a game between the 4th placed in home games and the 17th as a visitor.
Analysis of Braga
After 8 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses, the home team is in 4th place, having won 25 points. In the last game, he won the Feirense home (3-1), after the previous game tied (2-2) away in a game against Sporting. This is a team affected by the home factor, having won 10 points with 8 goals scored and 8 conceded, and 15 points at home with 14 goals scored and 4 conceded. In the last 6 home games for the championship, Braga have recorded 5 victories and 1 defeat, having won 15 points out of 18.
In this event, he has won the last 4 games he has played at home. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In the 12 games he played in this competition, he managed to return to the result in 2 of the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Bracaran side start with a 3-1 home win over Feirense, their second triumph followed in several competitions: the goals were scored by Paulinho (2) and Bruno Vianna. We should point out that Braga has 5 wins in 6 home games. In this game, Captain Abel Ferreira should keep the team in 4-3-3, profiting by the possession of the ball and attacks by the runners. Paulinho and Hassan are the big highlights of the team with 3 goals each. Apparently the coach can not count on injured Rosic, Marafona, Fransérgio, Wilson Eduardo, Mauro and Raul Silva.
Paços Ferreira Analysis
After 3 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses, the away team is in the top position and has not earned any points. In the last game, they lost with Sporting at home (1-2), after having lost in the previous game in a game against Chaves, (4-2). This is a team little affected by the house factor, since it has achieved similar results at home and abroad. In the last 6 away games for the championship the Paços Ferreira records 1 tie and 5 defeats, reason why it conquered 1 point in 18 possible.
For this competition, you have not won any of the last 6 games outside of your stadium. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point as he has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 12 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 6 times and never managed to return to the result.
The team of Paços de Ferreira arrives at this game with a defeat at home against Sporting, by 1-2, adding the second consecutive snub in the Portuguese championship. Usually coach Petit draws the team in 4-5-1 with Welthon being the most offensive reference. It is important to emphasize that the visiting team has 5 losses in 6 games played out of doors. Welthon is the great scorer of Paços de Ferreira with 4 goals scored. For this game the foreign coach can not count on André Leão and Marco Sousa, both injured.
Braga – Ferreira : Betting Tips
Braga – Win Odds: 1.45
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70