Rio Ave vs Pacos Ferreira
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Friday, 13 March 2020
Kick-off at 20:30 UK/21:30 CET
Venue: Estadio do Rio Ave (Vila do Conde).
Rio Ave will be closer to making it into the promotion group as they are 5 points behind the fourth team as the table stands. Awaiting relegation, Ferreira will not likely hinder the host’s recent unbeaten streak.
- Rio Ave form: 24 matches – 10 wins – 8 draws – 6 losses – 38 points.
- Ferreira form: 24 matches – 6 wins – 4 draws – 14 losses – 22 points.
Rio Ave vs Pacos Ferreira Head-to-head (h2h)
- Five of their last six matches have ended in a draw.
- Their previous encounter resulted in a goalless draw.
- Rioavistas has recorded four of the last five wins.
- The host is unbeaten at home in the prior seven fixtures.
Rio Ave vs Pacos Ferreira Prediction
Rio Ave is unbeaten in their last 8 fixtures, following a 1-1 draw on the road with FC Porto in their previous encounter in the campaign.
Pacos Ferreira has lost five of their prior seven matches. Their previous encounter was at home which they lost to Guimaraes with a 1-2 scoreline.
The host has not faced many troubles at home. They have lost only two of their past ten home matches in their schedule. In the league, they have lost only 3 of their 12 attempts so far.
In sharp contrast, the visitor has won only three of their last ten away fixtures. With 2 wins in their 11 league away matches, Os Castores are far from troubling the home team.
Besides, Rioavistas have stayed unbeaten at home in their past 7 h2h clashes with the visitors. It has to be noted that the host has 16 points more than Ferreira.
Based on these stats, it is safe to say that the home team has more chance of creating opportunities in the game with their home ground advantage.
There are few betting tips for the match and the home win in full time at 1.50 odds will be the best bet out of it for the punters.
Having scored an average of 1.3 goals per match in the league so far, Rioavistas is likely to score at least two goals in the match. Over 1.5 goals at 1.40 odds will thus be a good return in ninety minutes.
Rio Ave vs Pacos Ferreira Betting tips
Rio Ave to win @ 1.50 (1/2).
Over 1.5 goals @ 1.40 (2/5).