Santa Clara vs Sporting CP prediction, odds, and free betting tips (07/01/2022)

Santa Clara hope to avoid yet another defeat against nemesis Sporting CP when they welcome the champions to the Estádio de São Miguel this weekend.

Santa Clara vs Sporting CP – Predictions, Odds, & Free Betting Tips

Santa Clara were once again let down by their poor away form after Pacos Ferreira picked up a 2-1 victory in the last league match. Sporting CP continued with their dominant trend in the league with a 3-2 win over Portimonense to conclude 2021.

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Total over 2 goals by Sporting Lisbon

Sporting Lisbon have been able to get at least two goals in each of their last six Primeira Liga matches. This impressive statistic is likely to trouble Santa Clara, who have ended up conceding a whopping 12 goals in the last six matches. Even with home advantage under their belt, Santa Clara will be powerless to stop Sporting CP as they have been unable to do so in the last few years.

Total goals over 2.5

The primary contributor of goals for this match is likely to be Sporting CP, who enter with 15 goals from the last six league matches. For their part, Santa Clara have been able to get the odd goal. It has meant that the last three recent meetings between these two clubs in Santa Clara’s home has produced over 2.5 goals.

Both teams to score – yes

Santa Clara have been able to find a way past opposition defences in the last five games without fail. They go up against a Sporting Lisbon outfit who have failed to keep clean sheets in the last two matches. In fact, Portimonense scored two past Sporting CP in the recent game.

Santa Clara vs Sporting CP: Another win on the cards for the visitors?

Santa Clara

Santa Clara’s biggest problem is getting results away from home, but the team has done relatively well at home with three wins from the last four games – including a famous win over Porto. For this match, Santa Clara will be without Costinha due to injury, while Rafael Ramos and Mikel Villanueva are suspended for the game.

Sporting CP

Sporting CP do not have major niggles coming into the game apart from the absence of the few players. The team continues to remain level on points with Porto while also opening up a substantial seven-point advantage over Benfica. Jovane Cabral, Gonçalo Inácio, Bruno Tabata, and Rúben Vinagre are unavailable due to injuries.

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Santa Clara vs Sporting CP Prediction

Where is the match going to take place? Estádio de São Miguel

When will this match start? January 7, 2022 at 18:30 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? Santa Clara

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