Rio Ave vs Vitoria de Setubal Prediction & Match Preview

Rio Ave vs Vitoria de Setubal Portuguese Primeira Liga Predictions by LeagueLane

Rio Ave vs Vitoria de Setubal
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Saturday, 09 November 2019
Kick-off at 15:30 UK/ 16:30 CET
Venue: Estádio do Rio Ave (Vila do Conde).

Rio Ave will be looking forward to bouncing back from their previous defeat and keep their spot intact in the table. They will be hosting Vitoria de Setubal who looks less threatening to their quest.

Rio Ave vs Vitoria de Setubal Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The host has recorded four of the last five wins in their clashes.
  • Rioavistas had registered six of their eight wins as the host.
  • The guest has not tasted victory in any of their visits since 1999.
  • At this venue, 2.1 goals per match have been averaged in the last ten meetings.

Rio Ave vs Vitoria de Setubal Prediction

At home, it has been a mixed run for Rio Ave. The host lost two of the six home matches in this season. Also, the Rioavistas faced Moreirense at home before which accumulated into the fourth winless match with a 1-1 draw.

Eventually, a double substitution at the start of the second half, after losing in the first half, saw the super sub, Taremi M, score the equalizer for the home team.

On the other hand, Setubal has recorded only one win in their away games in this season. Along with that, they have 2 losses in the six away fixtures lately. Also, they are winless in the league away clashes until now. The guest had to face Santa Clara before traveling to Vila do Conde.

All the actions were confined in the first half with an early goal five minutes after the game commenced from the host. And the away side replying to the early blow 6 minutes later through their defender Pires B.

Based on their current performances in the league, the host has the upper hand. Also, Setubal has not won an away game in the campaign so far. Hence, with the added home ground advantage, the Rioavistas has a better chance of winning the game.

Rio Ave vs Vitoria de Setubal Betting tips

  • Full-time result: Rio Ave @ 1.57 (4/7).
  • Over 1.5 goals @ 1.40 (2/5).