Nacional vs Boavista Predictions and Match Preview

Nacional vs Boavista
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Sunday, 9th December 2018
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: Estádio da Madeira (Funchal).

Nacional opens their gates for the relegation-threatened Boavista in this Primeira Liga match. The tie is scheduled for Sunday, at the Madeira Stadium. The match completes the 12th round responsibilities for both the teams in the top division of Portuguese Football.

Boavista occupies the 16th spot in the table after securing just nine points on the table from their 11 matches. The record reads two wins, three draws, and six losses. The side managed to score eight goals and conceded 15 in return.

Nacional is the 12th team in league standings and has 12 points on the board. They won three matches, drew three and lost their remaining five fixtures.

Boavista will be absolutely crushed after their defeat at the hands of FC Porto in their last league fixture. The match was stuck at 0-0 till the end of regulation time. Further, in the injury time, the visitors, Porto, scored the lone goal and winner of the match via Hernani.

Nacional recorded an away win, against Aves, in their last league match. The five-goal thriller saw Nacional scoring three past Aves. The final scoreline was 3-2 in favor of the guests.

Nacional vs Boavista Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Nacional won the last head-to-head match, with a scoreline of 2-1. The match was at this venue.
  • The hosts, Nacional has lost only three of their last ten matches.
  • Boavista has just one win in their last five games.
  • Nacional has lost only four of their last 22 matches in front of the home crowd.
  • Boavista managed to record just four wins in their last 20 fixtures on the road.

Nacional vs Boavista Prediction

The home team is the absolute favorite to win this tie. They won the last h2h match, which was also at this stadium. Nacional has lost only three of their last ten matches.

They are a pretty intimidating opponent at their home. The team has lost only four of their last 22 matches at home.

Boavista, on the other hand, is a struggling team. Their recent record, as well as league standing, is sufficient testimonial for the fact. They have just one win in their last five games, and on the road, they have just four victories in their last 20 matches.

The home team will win the match and take both the halves.

Nacional vs Boavista Betting Tips

  • Nacional to win @ 2.50 (1/2)
  • Half Time/ Full Time: Nacional/ Nacional @ 4.00 (3/1).