Moreirense vs Benfica
Portuguese Primeira Liga
Date: Saturday, 21 September 2019
Kick-off at 20:30 UK/ 21:30 CET
Venue: Parque Joaquim de Almeida Freitas (Moreira de Conegos).
Moreirense will be determined against their foes with the unbeaten streak at home games in the league. However, Benfica will be visiting with the same stats from their trips on road in this season of the league games.
Eagles have won four games and the host has recorded only two wins from the five matches each in their schedule. It will be an interesting match as the reigning champions will take on the home team in a good form.
Moreirense vs Benfica Head-to-head (h2h)
- Benfica had a ten-game unbeaten run until they were defeated in 2017 and now holds a three-game lossless streak at this venue.
- Moreirense has won only twice (W2 D3 L20) in the twenty-five meetings since September 2002.
- Benfica recorded three clean sheets from the last three matches in this stadium and scored seven goals from the bouts.
- An average of 3.3 goals per match has been recorded from their last ten meetings held here.
Moreirense vs Benfica Prediction
It is sure that the match will see a couple of goals from the opening minutes of the game itself. The teams combined holds an average of 3.3 goals per match from their last ten meetings at this venue. Besides that, the host has scored in four of five home matches recently. Along with that, the reigning champions have also shown their strength on road with scoring in the last six away games despite the result.
Benfica is unbeaten here in the last three meetings with Moreirense and has lost to their foes only once in the last five overall games. To note, the visitors have led in the first half for the past five matches in this venue. Besides that, their scoring has mostly happened in the first forty-five minutes lately.
As such, we can expect the fireworks to start at the early hours of the game itself in favor of the visiting side.
Moreirense vs Benfica Betting Tips
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.60 (3/5)
Half-time result: Benfica @ 1.80.