Penafiel – Covilha Prediction (2018-01-07)

Penafiel – Covilha Prediction (2018-01-07)

Penafiel – Covilha : Preview & Prediction

Penafiel and Sporting Covilhã meet at the 25 de Abril Municipal Stadium in Penafiel in a match for the 19th round of the Portuguese second division.

The history of clashes between the two teams favors slightly, the team of Penafiel: in the last 14 games played, the visiting team has won 5 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses.
Analysis of Penafiel
The Penafiel team comes to this game with a victory in the field of Academico de Viseu by 1-4, totaling in this way the second consecutive victory in the championship. We emphasize that the team of the house crosses a very positive moment in the competition, remaining only 4 points of the leader Porto II. At this moment the home team is in 5th place with 30 points won.

In terms of goals in the 9 matches played at home, Penafiel scored on average 1.44 goals and suffered on average 0.56 goals per game, thus demonstrating great competence in the defensive sector. It is important to note that 67% of these games finished with less than 2.5 goals on the scoreboard.

In addition, the team led by Armando Evangelista opened the scoring in 5 of the 9 matches played at home, and in 4 of these games won in the late 90 ‘. It is observed that the best period of the team of the house in this condition, is between the 75 ‘and 90’, period when they scored 3 goals and suffered only 1 goal. Fábio Abreu is the top scorer of Penafiel with 6 goals scored.
Analysis of Sporting Covilhã
The Sporting Covilhã team comes to this game with a 3-0 home win against Gil Vicente, adding to their second victory in their last three league games. We emphasize that the visiting team is in 11th place with 24 points, with 6 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses.

Noting the performance away from home it is possible to note that the visiting team scored on average 0.67 goals and suffered on average 1.11 goals per game, demonstrating weaknesses in the attack when playing in this condition. It is worth mentioning that 67% of these games finished with less than two goals on the scoreboard.

The best period of the players of José Augusto in this condition, is between the 46 ‘and 60’ of game, period in which they scored 4 goals and did not concede any goal. It is clear that the visitors opened the scoring in only 4 opportunities, and in only one game, won in the late 90’s. Índio Oliveira is the top scorer of this team with 4 goals scored.

Penafiel – Covilha : Betting Tips

Penafiel – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70