Rio Ave vs Arouca Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in Liga Portugal on Friday, 28 April 2023.
Arouca are placed fifth in the table at the moment, and are one of the few teams in the whole competition to have remained unbeaten in the last five game weeks.
Meanwhile, Rio Ave have been struggling to show consistency in the past several game weeks, and dropped quite a concerning number of points.
Rio Ave vs Arouca Head-to-head stats
The latest clash at this venue ended in a 0-2 win for Arouca, and they also lost just twice at this venue in the past decade. Do also note that three of the past four meetings at this ground have three or more goals.
Who will win the match between Rio Ave vs Arouca?
Arouca are unbeaten in the past eight games, and are one of the very few teams in the whole Portuguese top flight to do that. They also have a dominant h2h record against this rival over the years, and particularly so at this venue.
Meanwhile, Rio Ave have not won a single game since mid-March, and at home they have been winless in the past two months.
It appears that Arouca are about to deliver a winning performance this weekend.
How many goals can be expected?
Three of the past four h2h clashes at this ground had three or more goals. Moreover, two of the past three fixtures of Rio Ave had four or more goals.
It seems that the in-form guests will try to take advantage of the struggling Rio Ave, and as such, goals are expected in plenty.
Rio Ave vs Arouca Prediction
Arouca are unbeaten in the last eight fixtures in a row, and are amongst the small section of teams in the Liga Portugal to achieve that feat. They also won the latest h2h clash at this ground 0-2, and lost just twice here in the past decade.
On the other hand, Rio Ave are winless in the past two months at home, and are showing no signs of improvement.
As things stand, Arouca to Win would be a neat pick at 3.40 odd.
Going on, they scored two goals in the latest h2h meeting at this venue, while counterparts Rio Ave let in two or more goals in two of their previous three games.
By the looks of things, the Over 1.5 Team Goals by Arouca would be a promising option at 3.75 odd.
Rio Ave vs Arouca Betting Tips
Arouca to Win @ 3.40
Over 1.5 Team Goals by Arouca @ 3.75.