Benfica vs Tondela Prediction & Match Preview

Benfica vs Tondela Portuguese Primeira Liga Predictions by LeagueLane

Benfica vs Tondela
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Thursday, 4 June 2020
Kick-off at 19:15 UK/20:15 CET
Venue: Estádio da Luz (Lisbon).

The reigning champions of the Primeira Liga will enjoy their ground and title advantages in the clash with the bottom lying Tondela at Lisbon.

  • Benefice form: 24 matches – 19 wins – 2 draws – 3 losses – 59 points.
  • Tondela form: 24 matches – 6 wins – 7 draws – 11 losses – 25 points.

Benfica has been unbeaten in the last four matches with a flush of three consecutive draws. Their prior clash was on the road against Setubal, which ended in a 1-1 draw.

Winless in the past five fixtures with three losses in it, Tondela will visit after a 1-1 draw at home with Boavista in their previous encounter.

Benfica vs Tondela Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The host has recorded eight of the nine overall wins.
  • Their previous encounter awarded a 0-1 away win for Benfica.
  • Tondela has won only one of their five visits since 2016.
  • Both teams have scored in only four of their ten fixtures.

Benfica vs Tondela Prediction

The drop in points recently has cost Benfica their place on the top of the table. They are just one point behind the toppers, FC Porto, as it stands. And they are 34 points ahead of the visitors in the table.

Apart from the 2-3 win on the road in April 2018, Tondela has never won against the home team in any of the major competitions since 2015.

To make things worse, the Auriverdes has only one win in their last ten league fixtures. Besides, their away form is mixed with 5 losses in 12 appearances, in which four of them came within the last 5 trips.

Having lost only two of their 12 home matches in the campaign so far, Benfica will have more chances to create opportunities in the game.

The home win in full-time is at low odds. Hence, the tips with a combined home win and over 2.5 goals at 1.66 odds will be a suitable bet for the punters.

Since the host is in a pleasant form, we cannot count on Tondela to score. So, the tip for the non-BTTS encounter at 1.50 will be a probable option in ninety minutes.

Benfica vs Tondela Betting tips

  • Benfica to win/Over 2.5 goals @ 1.66 (4/6).
  • Both teams not to score @ 1.50 (1/2).
  • Alternate bet: Benfica to win with a -1 handicap @ 1.57 (4/7).

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