Portimonense vs Maritimo Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in the Liga Portugal on Saturday, 18 February 2023.
Three of the past five league fixtures had finished in a defeat for Portimonense. These negative outcomes have increased the gap between them and the safe zone to 10 points.
Their Saturday’s opposition Maritimo have been going through a disappointing form since the beginning of this season. The team is currently positioned at second from the bottom of the table.
Portimonense vs Maritimo Head-to-head Stats
Portimonense can also rely on the recent tradition since they won the previous two encounters against Maritimo, including a 0-1 victory in the reverse fixture.
They have met six times at this stadium and Portimonense won three while Maritimo won two.
Who will win the match between Portimonense vs Maritimo?
The inconsistent run of Portimonense have affected their recordings at home too. However, the team had managed to record two back-to-back unbeaten games here and are following it at present.
Meanwhile, Maritimo have been recording unimpressive displays on the road since the beginning of this campaign. They won just once on the road so far in the season.
By the looks of things, Portimonense looks to have a comparatively better form. Therefore, we expect a win for the hosts on Saturday at Estadio Municipal de Portimao.
How many goals will be scored in the match?
The past two home matches of Portimonense had goals under 2.5 ft. Meanwhile, Maritimo has been allowing goals in a worrying fashion on the road lately.
However, we don’t expect Portimonense to have the advantage of facing a weak defense. Under 2.5 goals is our expected number for this match.
Will Both teams score in the match?
Maritimo’s offensive side have scored just 6 goals out of 10 away games they played so far in the season. With such an attacking side, we can’t expect them to score here. Thus, we don’t expect a both teams scoring scenario here.
Portimonense vs Maritimo Prediction
Maritimo is the second worst team of this season. They are sitting inside the danger zone and have not been able to display impressive performances. Portimonense should be able to beat this Maritimo on Saturday.
We therefore like to back Portimonense to win at 2.30 odds as the main betting option here. For the second tip, under 2.5 goals at 1.67 odds seems ideal considering the recent goal trend of both.