Benfica vs Santa Clara Predictions and Free Betting Tips from expert tipsters when they go head-to-head in Liga Portugal on Saturady, 27 May 2023.
Benfica are set to host Santa Clara at Estadio da Luz for their upcoming league fixture. Benfica enter the contest following a streak of excellent performances. They lead the standings after a 2-2 tie with Sporting Lisbon in their previous league encounter, and simply a draw here would be enough to secure the championship.
Their opponents, Santa Clara are in the exact opposite scenario, having already been relegated in spite of some good recent results. They remain bottom of the table in 18th place despite a 1-0 win over Portimonense last time out.
Benfica vs Santa Clara Head-to-head stats
The last time these two clubs met was in January. Benfica managed to deliver a 3-0 win that day.
Benfica are on a five-game unbeaten streak against this opposition. They have also won this fixture on four of those occasions.
Who will win the match between Benfica vs Santa Clara?
We are counting on Benfica to pull off a win here. They have an excellent form heading into this one. They are currently unbeaten in their last five league matches. Further winning four of those matches.
Santa Clara, on the other hand, have an abysmal record on the road. They are currently winless in their last ten away league matches. Nine of those matches ended in defeats as well.
Moreover, Benfica have an excellent h2h record in the recent history of this matchup.
How many goals can be expected?
We expect goals in this match. Benfica have bagged seven goals in their past two league matches. Also, five of Santa Clara’s past six away league matches have seen over 2.5 goals.
In addition, the last four h2h meetings between these two have had over 2.5 goals. By the looks of things, a high-scoring affair is expected this time out.
Will Both teams score in the match?
Both teams have been scoring a fine amount of goals in recent weeks. The hosts have bagged seven goals in their past two league matches. While the visitors have scored at least two goals in two of their last three league matches. Thus, we can expect both teams to find the back of the net.
Benfica vs Santa Clara Prediction
Benfica have excellent form heading into the match. They are unbeaten in their last five league matches. They also have an excellent record against Santa Clara. Furthermore, Santa Clara have had an abysmal away record going into the match.
Therefore, we will take the 1.75 odds offered for Benfica to win the first half by two or more goals.
Furthermore, the Both Teams to Score odds of 2.62 appear to be very promising. Taking into account both teams strong offensive displays and the recent goal involvement at both ends of the pitch.
Benfica vs Santa Clara Betting Tips
Benfica to win the first half in a -1.0 Asian Handicap @ 1.75
Both Teams to Score @ 2.62