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Rio Ave vs Chaves prediction, betting odds & free tips 26/02/2023

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

After coming close to an iconic result against Porto, Rio Ave go up against Chaves in the upcoming league match. The Rio Ave vs Chaves prediction focuses on the league meeting between the two teams at the Estádio do Rio Ave Futebol Clube.

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

Rio Ave produced a strong performance against champions Porto away from home but they had to settle for a 1-0 defeat just a few days after the victory over Estoril. Chaves lost for the first time in three league outings after a 3-2 loss against Sporting CP.

Draw

Chaves have produced some impressive performances over the last few weeks and the team have two point advantage over Rio Ave coming into this game. Crucially, this Rio Ave vs Chaves prediction has come across a string of recent away performances from Chaves, who have only lost one time in the last five matches on the road. These two teams were very evenly matched in the last September meeting when they played out a 1-1 draw.

Total goals under 2.5

The Rio Ave vs Chaves prediction expects a tight match with just two of the recent five meetings between the two teams producing more than 2.5 goals. On the pitch and on the form table, both these teams are very evenly matched.

Both teams to score – yes

The expectation of goals is quite low from this encounter. Even the Rio Ave vs Chaves odds are not in favour of a big victory for both teams. Defensively, there have been plenty of difficulties for Chaves and Rio Ave. There could be goals at both ends in this game.

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

Rio Ave

Rio Ave were able to get a confidence boosting performance against Porto even if the result turned out to be another loss for the team. It is very likely that the team are likely to approach the upcoming match with the same attitude. Manager Luís Freire comes into the game with Amine Oudrhiri, Joca, and Vitor Gomes being unavailable because of injuries. The trio will be unavailable on the Rio Ave vs Chaves line ups.

Luis Freire’s News:

There are not a great deal of issues when it comes to team selection, with only one solitary concern surrounding the health of Rio Ave’s manager, Luís Freire, which can be addressed thanks to a nearly fully fit squad of players. Unfortunately, Joca will be unable to participate in the game.

Chaves

The Rio Ave – Chaves match is likely to witness a spirited performance from Chaves, who came in with a spirited performance against Sporting CP in the recent encounter. There are a couple of injury problems that make life difficult for manager Vítor Campelos. Paulo Vítor, Nwankwo Obiora, Sidy Sarr, and Jonathan Arriba are unavailable.

Vitor Campelos´ News:

As a large proportion of the squad is in good condition, the Chaves manager Vítor Campelos only has one health concern for this match – the absence of Jonny Arriba. This is a source of gratitude for the manager, as having a healthy team is crucial for success. However, the absence of Arriba is causing some worry, as he is a key player who brings a lot to the team both on and off the pitch. Nonetheless, Campelos is confident that the rest of the squad will step up and fill the void left by Arriba’s absence.

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

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

13/08/23

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Rio Ave

Rio Ave

Chaves

Chaves

2

0

26/02/23

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Rio Ave

Rio Ave

Chaves

Chaves

1

0

15/05/22

Portugal Segunda Liga Portugal

Rio Ave

Rio Ave

Chaves

Chaves

3

0

10/02/22

Portugal Segunda Liga Portugal

Chaves

Chaves

Rio Ave

Rio Ave

2

1

24/07/19

Europe Friendlies Europe

Chaves

Chaves

Rio Ave

Rio Ave

1

0

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

Last Five - Chaves

18/05/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Sporting

Sporting

Chaves

Chaves

3

0

L

10/05/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Famalicao

Famalicao

Chaves

Chaves

1

0

L

04/05/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

FC Porto

FC Porto

Chaves

Chaves

3

0

L

27/04/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Casa Pia

Casa Pia

Chaves

Chaves

3

1

L

21/04/24

Portugal Primeira Liga Portugal

Estoril

Estoril

Chaves

Chaves

2

2

D

FAQs on Rio Ave vs Chaves game

Rio Ave vs Chaves prediction

Where is the match going to take place? Estádio do Rio Ave Futebol Clube

When will this match start? February 26, 2023 at 15:30 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? Rio Ave


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