Portimonense vs Maritimo
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Monday, 22 June 2020
Kick-off at 21:00 UK/ 22:00 CET
Venue: Estádio Municipal de Portimão.
Paulo Sergio’s men are placed in the relegation zone at the moment, and with just seven match-days remaining in the competition, they need a surplus of seven points in order to avoid relegation.
However, they have been performing well at home lately, whereas their counterparts have been a complete disaster on the road.
Importantly, Jose Gomes’s men are a direct competitor for the safe spots, and a win over them will doubly beneficial for the hosts of the day. As such, count on Portimonense to consider this match-up as a virtual final, and post the much-needed three points on the board.
Portimonense vs Maritimo: Head-to-head (h2h)
- Seven of the former eight matches had goals from both teams.
- Six of the previous eight encounters had three or more goals.
- The last time these two met on the pitch, spoils were shared with a 1-1 scoreline.
- Disregarding a single game, the hosts have a 100% winning record at this venue.
- Not once have the visitors kept a clean sheet at this stadium.
Portimonense vs Maritimo: Prediction
Gomes’s men are on a six-game winless run on the road, and they even lost four of their past five road trips. Going on, they were winless in 13 of their preceding 14 games away from home, and since March of 2019, they have won just thrice on the road.
On the other hand, their opposite number are unbeaten in their last three games, and they remained so in ten of their prior twelve appearances at this ground.
Importantly, at this venue, disregarding a single loss back in 2017, the hosts have a 100% winning record in h2h encounters. Considering these stats, and the desperation of Sergio’s men to avoid relegation, Portimonense are expected to secure a win this Monday.
Portimonense vs Maritimo: Betting Tips
Draw No Bet: Portimonense @1.50 (1/2)
Portimonense to Win Either Half @ 1.60 (3/5).