Boavista vs Benfica
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Friday, 6 December 2019
Kick-off at 20:30 UK/ 21:30 CET
Venue: Estádio do Bessa Século XXI (Porto).
Benfica are easily the best team in the country at the moment, and they are determined to deliver back-to-back crowns at the end of the season. They might be on the road this Friday, but taking into account the current struggles of Boavista, a win looks the likely outcome for Benfica.
Boavista vs Benfica Head-to-head (h2h)
- The last time these two met, Benfica recorded a massive 5-1 victory.
- Benfica are on a three-game winning run against this opponent.
- 13 of the former 15 wins went to this same team as well.
- In the last 12 years, only once have the hosts won at this stadium.
Boavista vs Benfica Prediction
Boavista recorded a 1-2 win over Santa Clara the last match-day, with aid of two early goals. Meanwhile, Benfica raced to a 4-0 win over Maritimo, in spite of the red card they were handed, the previous game week.
At the moment, Benfica are the best team in the country and have the stats to back the claim as well. Of the 12 matches they have taken part in the league so far, the team won 11, and their sole loss had come against Porto.
Also, they have scored the most number of goals in the competition, while conceding the least. In addition, they were unbeaten in nine of their last ten fixtures and managed to win eight of those. On the road, Benfica remained unbeaten in 13 of their last 15 and won 12 of those as well.
On the other hand, their opposite number were winless in seven of their previous nine match-ups and remained winless in seven of their last nine at home too.
Most importantly, Benfica won the last three h2h clashes and the latest one had a scoreline of 5-1, in their favor. They have also recorded 13 of the former 15 wins, and have lost just once at this venue in the last 12 years.
Considering all these factors, rightfully count on Benfica to stay at the top of the table with another dominating win this weekend.
Boavista vs Benfica Betting Tips
Benfica to Win @ 1.50 (1/2)
Over 1.5 Team Goals by Benfica @ 1.75 (3/4).