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Benfica vs Vitoria Guimaraes Prediction, Betting Odds and Free Tips 18/03/2023

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Benfica vs Vitoria Guimaraes Free Betting Tips and Predictions

The Benfica – Vitoria Guimaraes match sees the league leaders take on another top 5 side in what promises to be a high-quality contest. Below we have tried to give you our best free betting tips.

Over 1.5 Benfica Goals

Our first Benfica vs Vitoria Guimaraes prediction is for the best attack in the league to score at least 2 goals on home soil. Benfica had been in sensational form going forward lately, they scored 2 or more in 12 of their last 13 matches in all competitions.

Benfica also scored 2 or more goals in 3 of the last 4 matches against Vitoria. The Eagles average 3.08 goals per game at home in the league this season, so we believe they will easily score at least 2.

Benfica to Score First in First Half

Benfica scored first in all of their last 14 matches and in 11 of those games this happened in the first half. Vitoria conceded the first goal in 4 of the last 5 H2Hs between the teams, on all 4 occasions this happened in the first half. That is why we pick as our second Benfica vs Vitoria Guimaraes prediction for Benfica to score the first goal of the match and for them to do it in the first half.

Benfica Win & Over 2.5 Goals

Benfica are heavy favourites to win this match. We don’t doubt them considering they have been near perfect in their 12 home league games so far – (W11 D1). However, for better odds with our final Benfica vs Vitoria Guimaraes prediction we not only suggest that the Eagles will win, but also that there will be at least 3 total goals in the match.

With 4 of Benfica’s last 5 home games going well over 2.5 goals and 4 of the last 5 H2H clashes producing at least 3 goals we think this is a pretty safe bet.

Benfica vs Vitoria Guimaraes Lineups and Other News

Benfica

Benfica were hardly challenged yet again last weekend when they cruised to an easy 3-0 away win against Maritimo to maintain their 8-point lead at the top of the table intact.

The Eagles are clearly in top form right now. They are enjoying a run of 6 consecutive wins, with Benfica’s goal difference from these 6 victories the emphatic 17:2.

Ristic and Draxler remain sidelined. They both had been missing for months so the squad is well used to playing without them. With an international break coming after this match coach Schmidt is not expected to rest any of his stars and Benfica will unleash everything they’ve got on Guimaraes.

Vitoria Guimaraes

Vitoria saw their impressive 6-game unbeaten run (W5 D1) come to a painful end last weekend when a 0-2 home loss was suffered against Arouca. The display in that match was very poor and the defeat saw Vitoria’s lead in the race for the last available European visa reduced to just 3 points.

The shaky defensive display in this last game could be explained by the absence of the main goalie Varela. He remains out now again so the 19-year-old Rafa will have to fill in and he was very insecure last weekend. Vitoria are also missing Jorge Fernandez from the back line. Maga has been playing a lot since he is out, but again the youngster has shown mixed success.

Benfica vs Vitoria Guimaraes Odds, H2H and Stats

Everything you need to know about the game, including our odds-comparing tool that will give all the best odds and where to find them:

Head to Head

02/09/23

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Benfica

Benfica

Guimaraes

Guimaraes

4

0

01/10/22

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Guimaraes

Guimaraes

Benfica

Benfica

0

0

27/02/22

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Benfica

Benfica

Guimaraes

Guimaraes

3

0

27/10/21

Portugal League Cup Portugal

Guimaraes

Guimaraes

Benfica

Benfica

3

3

25/09/21

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Guimaraes

Guimaraes

Benfica

Benfica

1

3

Last Five - Benfica

17/05/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Rio Ave

Rio Ave

Benfica

Benfica

1

1

D

12/05/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Arouca

Arouca

Benfica

Benfica

0

5

W

05/05/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Famalicao

Famalicao

Benfica

Benfica

2

0

L

27/04/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Braga

Braga

Benfica

Benfica

1

3

W

22/04/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

SC Farense

SC Farense

Benfica

Benfica

1

3

W

Last Five - Guimaraes

18/05/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Arouca

Arouca

Guimaraes

Guimaraes

1

3

W

11/05/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Braga

Braga

Guimaraes

Guimaraes

3

2

L

04/05/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Rio Ave

Rio Ave

Guimaraes

Guimaraes

2

1

L

27/04/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Boavista

Boavista

Guimaraes

Guimaraes

0

1

W

21/04/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Sporting

Sporting

Guimaraes

Guimaraes

3

0

L

Frequently Asked Questions about Benfica vs Vitoria Guimaraes

Benfica vs Vitoria Guimaraes

What is the kick-off time of the match? The match will commence at 18:00 GMT.
Where the game will be played? Estadio da Luz in Lisbon.
Who is Benfica’s top goalscorer in the league? The Eagles currently have 2 players sharing that honour, both Goncalo Ramos and Joao Mario have scored 15 league goals each.


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