FC Porto vs Nacional Prediction & Match Preview

Porto vs Nacional Portuguese Primeira Liga Predictions by LeagueLane

FC Porto vs Nacional
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Sunday, 20 December 2020
Kick-off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Estadio do Dragao (Porto).

Porto is on a three-game winning streak in the campaign, and a promoted team will be the last team they are likely to give away that streak in their schedule. They will come into the game after a 4-3 win at home against the likes of Tondela in the league.

Nacional had a decent start to their run in the top tier this season after promotion. But the visitor could not build on the early wins and is now in a two-game losing streak. They will visit after suffering a 1-3 loss at home against Santa Clara in the schedule.

Porto vs Nacional Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Their previous encounter gave a 0-4 away win for Dragons.
  • The host has been unbeaten for the past eight meetings.
  • None of their last six matches have ended in a draw since 2015.
  • Both teams have scored in only one of their last five fixtures.

Porto vs Nacional Prediction

There is no doubt that the match is sizing to be an easy home win in full-time. The three-game winning streak will be an extra push for the Dragons to go all out in the match. Besides, the away team is a promoted side in the mix, making it easier for Pepe and the team.

The host enjoys the ground advantage in the game and is likely to make good use of it. The Dragons will have improved morale since they have got into the Round of 16 in the Champions League. Also, the traveling side will visit on the back of a double loss in their schedule.

Expect nothing less of a high-scoring affair when the Dragon host Nacional at a weak stage in their competition this season. The tip for over 2.5 goals will come in handy from the goals area. Besides, the tip for Porto to win with a -1 handicap will probably be the safest bet to yield decent returns.

Porto vs Nacional Betting tips

  • Over 2.5 goals @ 1.50 (1/2).
  • Porto to win with a -1 handicap @ 1.75 (3/4).