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Benfica vs Penafiel prediction, betting odds & free tips 26/11/2022

*These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.

Benfica look to avoid any slipups in a potentially tricky encounter against Penafiel at the Estadio da Luz. The reigning Primeira Liga leaders almost dropped points in the opening group match.

Benfica vs Penafiel – Predictions, Odds, & Best Betting Tips

Benfica had to work hard for the 3-2 win over Estrela in the first group match. There were two injury time goals in the game. Penafiel had a very close run 2-1 defeat against Moreirense in the recent match.

4-1 win for Benfica

Benfica head into the encounter with a spectacular run over the last few weeks. They have picked up five consecutive victories and they have scored more than 2.5 goals in four of these matches. However, there has been just one clean sheet for the table leaders in this match. Penafiel were able to give a tough competition for Moreirense in the recent match and they should take advantage of any lackadaisical approach from the home team.

Total goals over 3.5

There have been over 3.5 goals in four out of the last five matches for Benfica. This is largely down to a combination of impressive performances from Benfica in the final third while not being so solid at the back. The team has not been able to go through a string of clean sheets that their dominance would suggest. This is likely to continue even in the upcoming Taca da Liga match.

Both teams to score – yes

Benfica have witnessed goals at both ends in four out of the last five games, as the team continues to struggle with regards to defensive solidarity. They have been making numerous mistakes at the back and opposition have been able to profit from the same.

Benfica vs Penafiel: Taca da Liga Match Preview and Team News

Benfica

Benfica head into the game with manager Roger Schmid looking to pick up his first Taca da Liga title success. The start to the group stages turned out to be quite exciting with the narrow victory over Estrela. Benfica will be hoping for a much more comfortable game in the upcoming match. The team will be without Fredrik Aursnes, who has been ruled out because of a muscle injury.

Penafiel

Penafiel come into the encounter with manager Filo struggling to get the team up to a consistent run. This will be only his second meeting against Benfica as a coach. Predictably, he has never tasted success against Benfica. Penafiel have not gone past the group stages in the last two seasons but the team do not have any injuries coming into the game.

Top Stats and Other Numbers for Benfica vs Penafiel

These are some of the best stats for the match along with the right tools to make you choose the best odds.

Head to Head

09/05/15

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Benfica

Penafiel

4

0

04/01/15

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Penafiel

Benfica

0

3

Last Five - Benfica3006

26/11/22

Portugal League Cup Portugal

3017

Penafiel

3006

Benfica

0

2

W

20/11/22

Portugal League Cup Portugal

744135

Estrela

3006

Benfica

2

3

W

13/11/22

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

3010

Gil Vicente

3006

Benfica

1

3

W

09/11/22

Portugal Cup Portugal

4500

Estoril

3006

Benfica

0

1

W

06/11/22

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

4500

Estoril

3006

Benfica

1

5

W

Last Five - Penafiel3017

26/11/22

Portugal League Cup Portugal

3006

Benfica

3017

Penafiel

2

0

D

17/11/22

Portugal League Cup Portugal

3014 1

Moreirense

3017

Penafiel

2

1

D

12/11/22

Portugal Segunda Liga Portugal

74465

Benfica B

3017

Penafiel

1

2

W

05/11/22

Portugal Segunda Liga Portugal

2998

SC Farense

3017

Penafiel

2

0

D

29/10/22

Portugal Segunda Liga Portugal

3013

Nacional

3017

Penafiel

1

1

N

FAQs on Benfica vs Penafiel game

Benfica vs Penafiel prediction

Where is the match going to take place? Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica

When will this match start? November 26, 2022 at 20:45 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? Benfica