Porto – Benfica: prediction for the match. Goals to be scored by both teams

Team form

For the upcoming match Porto suitable for a streak of three wins in a row. In the Portuguese championship, the team managed to beat Braga (1: 0) and “Wiesel” (4: 0), and in the League Cup, the dragons defeated Rio Ave (1: 0) at their home arena with a minimum score.

In the Champions League, Sergio Conceição’s men were unable to make it through the group stage. In the decisive game, the representative of Portugal lost at home to Atlético (1: 3), going to the 1/8 finals of the Europa League from the third line.

Benfica, unlike his upcoming rival, will continue to play in the Champions League. In the final round of the group stage, the club from Lisbon defeated Dynamo Kiev (2: 0) at home, thereby beating Barcelona in the fight for the quartet’s second place.

At the same time, Benfica’s winning streak reached four matches in all competitions. In the Portuguese league, the Eagles consistently and massively defeated Famalican (4: 1) and Maritimo (7: 1), and in the group stage of the League Cup, Jorge Jesus’ charges dealt with Coviglia (3: 0) at home …

Outcome betting

Benfica have not been able to beat Porto in head-to-head matches since 2019. During this period, the rivals played six matches, in which the “dragons” took four victories, and the two previous matches ended in a draw with an exchange of goals (1: 1).

Therefore, in this game it looks interesting to bet on a double chance of the home team with the odds 1.35… But the bookmakers described the line of the main bets as follows: P1 – 2.22, draw – 3.56, P2 – 3.50

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Handicap betting

UEFA Champions League matches aside, Porto have won all nine home games this season, with their last two wins at Dragau without conceding goals, including a 1-0 win over Braga.

But Benfica in the last away matches of the Portuguese championships allowed themselves draws in the confrontations with Estoril (1: 1) and Guimaraes (3: 3). Therefore, in the handicaps, it is worth considering the bet on H1 (0), which comes with a quote of 1.62.

Goal Betting

Considering eight past head-to-head meetings of rivals, then in six of them goals were scored by both teams. Bookmakers accept bets on “both will score” in the upcoming game with odds 1.74

At the same time, bookmakers are not determined with the effectiveness of this game. Outcomes on TM (2.5) and TB (2.5) goals go in line with the same odds 1.96… That said, Benfica have made defensive mistakes and have scored goals in four of their past six away games.

Forecast and rate

We recommend a goal exchange bet on this match. Porto have arranged for her to win four of their last five home matches.

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