Sporting – Belenenses : Preview & Prediction
Belenenses” rel=”noopener” target=”_blank”>Sporting and Belenenses meet in the Estádio José Alvalade, in a match of the 15th round of Liga Sagres. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 4 games. In fact, the last time they faced in this stadium was on 12-12-2017, in a game for Liga Sagres that finished with the victory of Sporting by (1-0). The only goal of the match was scored by B. Dost (13 ‘). In this match the home factor may play an important role, since the Belenenses presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
After 10 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses, the Sporting is in 3rd place, having won 31 points. In the last match, lost to Vitoria Guimaraes off by (1-0), after the previous game have won at home in a game against Nacional Funchal by (5-2). This is a team largely unaffected by the home factor, ie, have similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches recorded 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with 32 goals scored and 16 conceded, against 11 wins , 2 draws and 2 defeats at home, with 35 goals scored and 13 conceded. The team arrives at this meeting after a victory away with Feirense by (1-4).
In this competition, it registers a sequence of 7 victories in the last matches in house. The team allowed goals to his opponent in 8 of the last 10 games, so it has not shown great defensive strength, but their attack has scored regularly since managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 14 games in this competition, suffered the first goal seven times but managed to turn the score at 1 4. There are periods highlighted in the last 14 matches played at home in all competitions: suffered four of their 11 goals between the minutes (76′- 90 ‘).
Sporting enter into this motivated game after a 1-0 win at the Feirense field in a League Cup game. However it is important to remember that the lions lost to Vitória de Guimarães in the last round for the championship. One of the best qualities of the home team is the ability to take advantage of spaces to apply the counterattack: Jovane Cabral is one of the team’s fastest players. At the individual level we highlight Bas Dost, being this the best finisher of Sporting with 10 goals scored. Out of this game due to injury continue Fredy Montero, Battaglia and Wendel.
The visiting team is currently in 6th place with 22 points, after 5 wins, 7 draws and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, he tied for River Ave by (2-2). In the last match, he won home to the Desportivo Aves by (5-2). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when you play with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games recorded 2 wins, 7 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with a total of 14 goals scored and 21 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses, with a total of 23 goals scored and 20 conceded. In the last game he played for the League Cup, he lost with Porto at home (1-2).
For this competition, do not lose as a visitor makes 7 games. In 14 matches for the Liga Sagres, he suffered the first goal 6 times but managed to turn the score in 2.
Belenenses enters in this confrontation with a defeat, by 1-2, in the reception to Porto, in game by League Cup. In the last game for the championship, the visitors won the Aves 5-2. The visiting team usually plays in a traditional 4-3-3, favoring fast transitions, where the three advanced players are Fredy, Licá and Henrique Almeida. It is worth mentioning that the player responsible for conducting the offensive attacks of his team is the Portuguese André Santos. Fredy is the great scorer of the Belenenses with 5 goals scored. Coach Silas will not be able to count on Nuno Tomás, Sagna, Tiago Caeiro and Filipe Chaby, all injured.
Sporting – Belenenses : Betting Tips
Sporting – Win Odds: 1.35
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70