Pacos de Ferreira vs Benfica
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Saturday, 10 April 2021
Kick-off at 20:30 UK/ 21:30 CET
Venue: Estadio da Capital do Movel (Pacos de Ferreira).
It will be an interesting clash at Estadio da Capital do Movel with the teams in the top five spots locking horns with each other on Saturday. With both sides in need of the three points, expect a high-scoring affair at this venue in ninety minutes.
Pacos de Ferreira is at the fifth spot with a nine-point difference with the next to kin on the table. The host has lost three of their recent five fixtures in the campaign. They will return home after a similar 2-0 loss on the road against Famalicao last time out in their schedule.
Benfica is not likely to lose here as they are on a five-game winning streak in the league. The away team has conceded no goals and has averaged 2.0 goals in that period. They will visit on the back of a 1-0 win at home against the likes of Maritimo in the previous encounter.
Pacos de Ferreira vs Benfica Head-to-head (h2h)
- The visitor has been unbeaten for the past 11 meetings.
- None of their last six matches have ended in a draw.
- Their previous encounter gave a 2-1 home win for Benfica.
- The host has won only once in their last 33 games.
- Both teams have scored in two of their recent five fixtures.
- The home team has three wins from their 19 clashes at home.
Pacos de Ferreira vs Benfica Prediction
As mentioned at the start, expect a high-scoring affair in ninety minutes at Pacos. The home team enjoys the ground advantage in the middle and has lost none of their last 11 home matches. Still, defeating the team sitting above them on the table will be easier said than done for Ferreira.
Benfica is one of the strongest teams in Portugal and has lost none of their last five overall matches in the campaign. With their squad strength, the away win in full-time will probably be the best bet for the punters in the encounter. The tip for over 2.5 goals will also come in handy for the goals department in the fixture.
Pacos de Ferreira vs Benfica Betting tips
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.80 (4/5).
Benfica to win @ 1.44 (4/9).