Benfica vs Aves
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Friday, 10 January 2020
Kick-off at 19:00 UK/ 20:00 CET
Venue: Estadio da Luz (Lisbon).
Benfica will be the favorite at Lisbon to win when facing Aves residing at the ultimate bottom of the league table.
Benfica form: 15 matches – 14 wins – 0 draws – 1 losses – 42 points.
Aves form: 15 matches – 2 wins – 0 draws – 13 losses – 6 points.
Benfica vs Aves Head-to-head (h2h)
The host is unbeaten in all their overall clashes since 2001.
Six of Benfica’s ten wins were recorded as the host in their clashes.
Aves has not scored in any of their last four visits.
Their previous encounter awarded a 0-3 away win for Benfica.
Benfica vs Aves Prediction
In their previous encounter, Benfica defeated Guimaraes on the road with a 0-1 score on the board. Also, the host has lost only one of their 15 league appearances so far. Meanwhile, Aves were defeated at home to the likes of Santa Clara with a 0-1 scoreline.
Apart from that, Benfica has been unbeaten in their last ten overall fixtures in the major competitions. On the other hand, Aves will be on the back of just a single win in their last 14 matches.
In the league games, Benfica has lost only one of their last eight home matches. Also, the host has scored 22 goals to 2 goals at their own turf.
All their outings in the campaign have ended in a defeat for Aves this season. Besides that, the visitor has scored only 8 goals while conceding 22 goals on the road.
With Benfica leading Aves with a massive 36 points lead in the league table, Aves has a rare chance of stealing the three points.
Frankly, there is no need for much interpretation to decide the winner of the match unless something magical happens at the Lisbon ground. As such, Benfica has more chance of winning the match in ninety minutes. We can expect the host to probably win even with a -2 handicap over Aves.
Benfica vs Aves Betting tips
Half-time/Full-time: Benfica-Benfica @ 1.40 (2/5).
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.40 (2/5).