Braga vs Setubal Predictions and Match Preview

Braga vs Vitoria Setubal
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Sunday, 4 November 2018
Kick-Off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Estádio Municipal de Braga (Braga).

The hosts are unbeaten in 13 games on the trot in all competitions. At the moment they are 2nd in the table, equal on points with leaders FC Porto, with 5 wins and 3 draws.

The Archbishops are the only team in the league to never lose a game this season and have scored a second-best 17 goals too.

In the last 7 games from all competitions, they have 5 wins. At home, they are unbeaten in 7 with 5 wins in them. Over 2.5 goals came in 5 of those 7 games at home.

The visitors come into this game with a 3 game winning streak in all competitions and 2 of those games have been away from home. All those games had above 2.5 goals scored at the final whistle.

They have lost only 1 match in the last 7 games across all venues and are undefeated in the previous 5 away games as well. On 3 of their 4 recent games on the road over 2.5 goals were scored.

The team managed by Lito Vidigal are currently 8th in the table with 3 wins and losses each, and also conceded a goal a game in all of their 8 matches.

The home side has been undefeated till now and the visitors need to put in an extra effort to deny them the win.

Braga vs Setubal: Head-to-head (h2h)

  • In the last 7 h2h games Braga has 4 wins while Setubal won the other 2.
  • In 5 of those games, a score of over 2.5 goals was produced.
  • None of their 17 recent matches were goalless draws.
  • Braga is unbeaten in 11 of the recent games at home against this opposition and is currently on a 7 game win streak there.
  • Over 2.5 goals were scored in 8 of the last 9 games played at Braga’s home turf.

Braga vs Setubal: Prediction

One can argue Braga only faced weaker teams until now, but right now there is only Porto who looks stronger. Having a 13 game unbeaten run is not easy in Europe, and at home they are unbeatable. On the back of these reasons, Braga will win this game with 1.44 odd.

Over 2.5 goals came in 6 of the last 8 matches that Abel Ferreira’s team played at home soil. The same trend follows in 4 of the last 6 games on road for Setubal. With forwards in form for both the sides, we can expect Sunday’s game to have more than 2.5 goals with 1.73 odd.

Braga vs Setubal: Betting Tips

  • Braga to win @ 1.44 (4/9).
  • Over 2.5 goals @ 1.73 (8/11).