Boavista vs FC Porto
Portugal- Primeira Liga.
Date: Saturday, 01 December 2018
Kick-Off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Estádio do Bessa Século XXI (Porto).
The Panthers will take on the high flying Dragons this Sunday as Porto meets Boavista in this season’s first O Derby da Invicta.
The Panthers are in the relegation zone after 10 matches are completed. They have lost 5 and only won twice. This state is due to their lack of defensive ability. A total of 14 goals has already been conceded. Meanwhile, they have scored under 1 goal per match.
At present they are unbeaten in the last 3 matches across all venues. They are fresh from a cup victory against Espinho. But the last 2 matches for them in the league was both goalless draws. Over 2.5 goals were scored in 3of their last 5 competitive matches.
At home, they lost and won 2 matches each from the recent 5 games. Under 2.5 goals came in 3 of those matches played in front of their home crowd.
The Dragons are at the top of the league with 8 wins and 2 defeats in the league. They have the best defense which has only gave away 6 goals till now. No one is better than them in terms of goals scored as well. The reigning champs have found the target 21 times already and are set for more in this upcoming game.
A blazing 9 match win streak in all competitions is going on for them. In this form, all opponents will have a hard time in a match against them.
In 4 of their last 7 matches, under 2.5 goals were scored in total. They have won 4 of their last 5 matches, the only defeats coming against Benfica. A similar record of under 2.5 goals came in 3 of those 5 matches as well.
With bragging rights on the cards, a win is a matter of pride for these city rivals.
Boavista vs FC Porto: Head-to-head (h2h)
- FC Porto is on an 8 match win streak against these opponents across all stadiums.
- Over 2.5 goals were scored in total on 4 of the last 7 Derby matches.
- Porto also has a 5 match win streak in this ground against these opponents.
- Under 2.5 goals came in 4 of the salt 6 matches between them here.
- Boavista last won this fixture at home back in April 2007.
Boavista vs FC Porto: Prediction
There is no possibility that Porto is losing this game. They have not lost to Schalke and Lokomotiv Moscow in UCL and are on a 9 match win streak. The Dragons will rain fire on the hosts and we can bet on Porto to win at both halftime and fulltime with 2.00 odd.
The recent 3 h2h between them saw over 2.5 goals. Also, the last derby at this ground saw the hosts lose 3-0. On the basis of Porto’s attacking prowess, we can bet on a score with more than 2.5 goals with 2.00 odd.
Boavista vs FC Porto: Betting Tips
HT/FT: FC Porto/FC Porto @ 2.00 (1/1).
Over 2.5 goals @ 2.00 (1/1).