FC Porto – Rio Ave : Preview & Prediction
This Monday FC Porto receives Rio Ave, at 19:00, in the (re) debut of Miguel Cardoso in the technical command of the Vila do Conde team. The Braga coach returns to Arcos after Pedro Cunha, coach of team B, coached the Vila-Condense team in the period that followed Mário Silva’s departure. Rio Ave, who comes from a defeat at home with Santa Clara, by 1-2, occupies a delicate 12th place, with only 15 points, just three above the waterline. FC Porto is vice-leader of the competition, with 35 points, four from Sporting. Sérgio Conceição’s men, who stamped their passport to the Portuguese Cup semi-finals on Friday, beating Gil Vicente by 0-2, won in the last round in Faro, by 0-1, and will be expecting a slip of the lions in the derby with Benfica. To not lose.
FC Porto have won seven of their last ten games.
Rio Ave have lost five of their last seven games.
FC Porto have won eight of their last ten home matches.
Rio Ave have lost three of their last four away games.
FC Porto has an excellent record as a local and we believe they will add the three points in this match with Rio Ave.
FC Porto – Rio Ave : Betting Tips
FC Porto – Win Odds: 1.35
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70