Portimonense – Rio Ave : Preview & Prediction
Portimonense and Rio Ave open the 14th round of the NOS League, this Friday, from 20:30, at the Municipal Stadium of Portimão. The Algarve returned to their defeats last weekend, losing 2-0 to Vitória de Guimarães, but are still three points above the waterline. The Portimonense even played well, but was not able to outperform a higher quality Victory. Rio Ave moved up to sixth after winning three points against Gil Vicente, winning 1-0 and stopping the runners-up three wins in a row. A penalty, converted on 62 minutes by Taremi, allowed Rio Ave to be just five points behind European places. The most recent encounter between the two teams took place in early October, on Matchday 2 of the League Cup group C, with the final result being a one-goal equality. What will it be like this time?
In three of Portimonense’s last five away matches there have been fewer than 2.5 goals.
In the last five games of Rio Ave as a visitor there have been less than 2.5 goals.
Portimonense is one of the worst attack of the NOS League, with ten goals scored.
In three of the last five clashes between the two clubs in the Algarve there have been less than 2.5 goals.
Portimonense have not lost in their stadium for the championship for two consecutive matches. Rio Ave, meanwhile, have lost their last two games as a visiting team, but it is one of the least defended defenses in that condition.
Portimonense – Rio Ave : Betting Tips
Rio Ave – Win Odds:2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70