Braga vs Aves
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Saturday, 4 July 2020
Kick-off at 21:30 UK/ 22:30 CET
Venue: Estadio Municipal de Braga (Braga).
Braga has 50 points in the league table with string hopes of making it into the Europa League.
Meanwhile, Aves is at the ultimate bottom of the table with just 19 points from their 29 appearances. The host will aim for an easy win at home and expect a high-scoring affair.
Braga vs Aves Match preview
Braga has encountered three losses in their last five fixtures in the campaign. They are three points ahead of Rio Ave and will need all three points to stay afloat in the hopes of the qualifiers.
Their previous encounter was on the road against Rio Ave, which ended in a 4-3 loss for the former.
The host has lost three of the last 14 home fixtures in the campaign. They have three wins in their last five clashes and are with a win on their back from the last home game.
CD Aves is winless for the last ten clashes in the campaign with just two draws in it. They are on a two-game losing streak in the league and haven’t scored in the last six encounters in their schedule.
They lost at home to Moreirense with a 0-1 scoreline in their last league match.
The visitor has lost 12 of their 14 attempts on the road until now in the campaign. Their lone away win had come within the recent five tours in their schedule. But that was against Maritimo, and Braga is a bigger fish to catch in the mix.
Braga vs Aves Head-to-head (h2h)
- The host has recorded four of the last five wins.
- Their previous encounter gave a 1-0 home win for Braga.
- Two of their recent five fixtures have seen both teams score.
- The host is unbeaten at home in all clashes since 2000.
Braga vs Aves Prediction
Even though Aves had the bragging rights at home in the reverse fixture this season, Braga will have more comfort in creating chances at their own turf.
The home win will not have decent returns with the low odds. The tip for Braga to win within a -1 handicap will be a suitable option for decent returns in the game.
We can also expect the host to win both halves of the clash and the tip for it at 1.66 odds seems probable.
Since we can expect a high-scoring affair, the tip for over 2.5 goals in total and over 1.5 goals by Braga with 1.66 and 1.40 odds, respectively, will be a probable bet for the punters to yield decent returns from the encounter.
Braga vs Aves Betting tips
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.66 (4/6).
Braga to win with a -1 handicap @ 1.60 (3/5).
Over 1.5 goals by Braga @ 1.40 (2/5).
Half-time/Full-time: Braga-Braga @ 1.66 (4/6).