Feirense vs Pacos de Ferreira: Preview and Prediction

Feirense vs Pacos de Ferreira: Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips-22nd December 2016

Feirense vs Pacos de Ferreira
Portuguese Primeira Liga
Date: Thursday, 22nd December 2016
Kick-off at 19:00 UK
Venue: Estádio Marcolino de Castro.

The promoted club Feirense had hardly adjusted to the life in the Portuguese Liga as we approach the first half of the season. They are deeply immersed in a relegation battle after finding themselves at 17th position in the league table.

Feirense’s away defeat to Maritimo on matchday 14 is their 5th defeat in a row. They have only registered 3 wins this season, which all came inside the first 5 matchdays of the season. So they are currently without a win since September which stretches to a long 9 matches.

Pacos de Ferreira have registered only one win more than Feirense. They are 12th in the league table with a 15 point distance from their Thursday’s opposition. Ferreira defeated Belenenses 1-0 at home to pick their second win in three matches, which is half the number of wins they have earned in the first 11 matches of the seasons. The two recent wins have come at home, which left them on a 4 match losing streak away from home. They also failed to score in the last three away games.

Feirense vs Pacos de Ferreira: Head-to-head Stats

  • The teams had met only 8 times since 1997. Four of those matches are draws, with the teams sharing 2 wins each.
  • Pacos de Ferreira are unbeaten in the last 4, with the latest 2 wins over Feirense coming during that period.
  • At home, Feirense are unbeaten in their 4 matches with 2 wins and 2 draws.

Feirense vs Pacos de Ferreira: Head-to-head Stats

Pacos de Ferreira are the better team of the two by a small margin. They have picked up 2 wins from the last 3 and will be coming here with some confidence. This can be tipped off as a battle for survival for both teams as Feirense are already in the relegation zone and Pacos are just 5 points clear.

However, Feirense haven’t lost to Pacos to Ferreira in recent years, and therefore this is most likely to end in a draw.

Feirense vs Pacos de Ferreira: Bet Tips

Draw at 11/5 (3.20)
Correct Full-Time Score: 1-1 at 23/4 (6.75).

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