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Portimonense welcome Benfica to the Estádio Municipal de Portimao hoping for a second consecutive win over this opponent. The top betting tips for this game will be presented by this preview.
Portimonense vs Benfica – Best Betting Tips, Odds, & Predictions
Portimonense were involved in a fourth consecutive 1-1 draw in the league. The latest result came against Vizela as Willyan’s goal was cancelled out by Guilherme Schettine. Benfica recovered from back-to-back 2-2 draws with a huge 3-0 win over strugglers Vitoria Guimaraes. Goncalo Ramos opened the scoring in the 23rd minute before Darwin Nunez continued his streak with a brace.
- Half with Most Goals – Second Half @ 20/23 (1.87)
- Total Goals – Over 2.5 @ 4/6 (1.66)
- Both Teams to Score – Yes @ 5/6 (1.83)
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Second-half to witness more goals
In the last six matches, Benfica have managed to score 7 goals in the second half compared to five goals in the first half. The disparity is higher in the case of Portimonense, who have actually come up with 7 goals in the second half and just four before the break. This game is likely to be decided in the second half with Benfica keen for a revenge for the recent defeat.
Total goals over 2.5
Portimonense might be winless in the last 10 matches in all competitions, but they have been incredible with at least a goal in nine of these matches. Benfica have witnessed over 2.5 goals in seven consecutive matches and the defensive problems faced by Nelson Verissimo’s team is likely to result in plenty of goals.
Both teams to score – yes
Benfica were able to keep a clean sheet against Vitoria Guimaraes but Portimonense are looking to score in a sixth consecutive league match. Despite being struggling with poor form throughout the season, Portimonense could continue to get goals.
Portimonense vs Benfica: Primeira Liga Preview and Team News
Portimonense manager Paulo Sergio has had a disappointing run against Benfica so far in his career with just two wins in 13 matches. However, the team responded in brilliant fashion to the 5-1 defeat by Benfica back in April by getting a 1-0 win in October. Portimonense are without Achraf Lazaar and Ricardo Matos for the game.
Benfica have now stretched their unbeaten run to five matches after the big win over Vitoria Guimaraes. Manager Nelson Verissimo is yet to sort out the club’s defence that looks out of shape. The third placed outfit will also be without Haris Seferovic, Rodrigo Pinho, and Lucas Verissimo due to injury.
H2H Numbers, Recent Form, and Stats for Portimonense vs Benfica
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FAQs on Portimonense vs Benfica game
Where is the match going to take place? Estádio Municipal de Portimao
When will this match start? March 05, 2022 at 18:00 GMT
Who is the favourite team to win the game? Benfica