Porto vs Sporting Braga Prediction & Match Preview

Porto vs Sporting Braga Prediction and Match Preview Portuguese Primeira Liga by LeagueLane

Porto vs Sporting Braga
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Sunday, 12 December 2021
Kick-off at 20:30 UK / 21:30 CET
Venue: Estadio do Dragao (Porto).

Both the teams are in top 4 with Braga in the zone for Europa Conference League qualification while Sporting is in the zone for Champions League promotion. Braga is looking for a hat-trick win this Sunday while the hosts have won in 8 back to back Primeira Liga games till now. The match is set at Estadio do Dragao in Porto.

Porto vs Sporting Braga Head-to-head

  • Past 7 h2h games saw Braga won 4 of those while Porto won only once while the number of draws stands at 2.
  • They scored 22 goals from those meetings with 3.14 goals per game on average.
  • Their latest meeting in March saw Braga won by 3-2 at Taca de Portugal.

Porto vs Sporting Braga Prediction

The Archbishops is at the 4th spot on the league with 25 points from 13 matches. They lost to only 2 fixtures while drawing on 4 occasions. They won 7 games in total with their goals to conceding ratio stands at 23:15.

Over the last 6 outings, Braga has scored in all occasions adding up to 14 while the defenders saw 13 goals go past them. They won the previous 2 matches against Estoril and Vizela by scoring 6 in total while letting in only 1.

FC Porto is a the table top in the 1st position with 35 points from 13 games. The have never lost in the Primeira Liga this season while drawing 2 times and winning on 11 fixtures. They have an outstanding scoring numbers with 33 in total while conceding only 8 from the 13 fixtures.

The Dragons are dominant in the league unbeaten in 41 Primeira Liga games of which 21 were held at home. From the previous 6 matches, they have hit the target a total of 10 times, with that being an average number of goals scored per match resulting at 1.67.

Out of the 30 previous meetings, Porto have won 18 matches while Sporting Braga won 6. Another 6 matches between the two have ended in a draw. The home form of hosts is the best in the league while the away performance of Braga is decent.

However, a win for the home side is much anticipated as they have gone 8 straight wins so far along with winning all home games played in this season.

Porto vs Sporting Braga Betting tips

  • HT/FT Porto/Porto @ 2.30 odds.
  • Over 2.5 goals @ 1.72 odds.