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Porto vs Rio Ave prediction, betting odds & free tips 18/02/2023

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

This is a Porto vs Rio Ave prediction which looks at the upcoming league meeting between the two clubs at the Estadio Do Dragao. The two teams cannot be in a much more contrasting situation coming into the game.

Porto vs Rio Ave – Free Betting Tips, Odds, & Predictions

Porto step into the game after a crucial 2-1 win over Sporting CP in the recent match. This was the ninth consecutive win for Porto in all competitions. This Porto vs Rio Ave prediction also comes up against a visiting outfit who picked up a crucial 2-0 win over Estoril.

Porto to score highest in the second half

Porto have been in sensational form in the second half of recent matches. The nine goals scored by the home team coming into this game have largely come in the second half. There have been just two first-half goals during this period from the team. Rio Ave’s disappointing defensive performances likely to see them suffer even further. Even though Rio Ave would end up providing a solid defensive end up in the first half, they may not be able to sustain the same for long, as per the Porto vs Rio Ave odds.

Total goals over 2.5

The Porto vs Rio Ave prediction expects a tight match to unfold in the upcoming match. Even though Porto have been on a nine-game winning sequence, they have not been able to get over 2.5 goals in any of the recent five matches. In such scenarios, there is a lot of value in backing over 2.5 goals considering that Porto are one of the strongest teams in the division.

Both teams to score – yes

There are a string of injury concerns for Porto vs Rio Ave. As a result, both teams are unlikely to be at the 100% best. This match may very well end up with goals at both ends.

Team News, Analysis, and Preview of Porto vs Rio Ave Match

Porto

Porto continue to struggle with a string of injury concerns that have limited the impact from the club in the recovery. The Porto vs Rio Ave line up is likely to be significantly different Francisco Meixedo, Evanilson, Gabriel Veron, Otavio, Galeno, and Mateus Uribe are the players unavailable because of an injury. Fábio Cardoso and Wendell are rated as doubtful.

Rio Ave

Rio Ave come into the encounter against a very poor in the form that has continuously seen them dropped on the table. The Porto – Rio Ave expectation for the game does not see a lot of joy for the newly promoted team, but this might be a crucial experience.

Everything about Odds, Stats, and H2H Numbers for Porto vs Rio Ave

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

28/08/23

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Rio Ave

Rio Ave

FC Porto

FC Porto

1

2

28/08/22

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Rio Ave

Rio Ave

FC Porto

FC Porto

3

1

15/12/21

Portugal League Cup Portugal

FC Porto

FC Porto

Rio Ave

Rio Ave

1

0

15/05/21

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Rio Ave

Rio Ave

FC Porto

FC Porto

0

3

01/02/21

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

FC Porto

FC Porto

Rio Ave

Rio Ave

2

0

Last Five - FC Porto

26/05/24

Portugal Cup Portugal

Sporting

Sporting

FC Porto

FC Porto

1

2

W

18/05/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Braga

Braga

FC Porto

FC Porto

0

1

W

12/05/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Boavista

Boavista

FC Porto

FC Porto

1

2

W

04/05/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Chaves

Chaves

FC Porto

FC Porto

0

3

W

28/04/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Sporting

Sporting

FC Porto

FC Porto

2

2

D

Last Five - Rio Ave

17/05/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Benfica

Benfica

Rio Ave

Rio Ave

1

1

D

11/05/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Portimonense

Portimonense

Rio Ave

Rio Ave

2

2

D

04/05/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Guimaraes

Guimaraes

Rio Ave

Rio Ave

1

2

W

27/04/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Vizela

Vizela

Rio Ave

Rio Ave

1

1

D

19/04/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Arouca

Arouca

Rio Ave

Rio Ave

1

1

D

FAQs on Porto vs Rio Ave game

Porto vs Rio Ave prediction

Where is the match going to take place? Estádio Do Dragão

When will this match start? February 18, 2023 at 18:00 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? Porto


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