Rio Ave vs Sporting CP Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in the Liga Portugal on Monday, 6 February 2023.
Sporting CP will be hoping to maintain their current winning run of two games further. They have managed to climb into the fourth spot with a total of 35 points, 15 points away from Benfica sitting at the top of the table.
Their Monday’s opposition Rio Ave are having an inconsistent form in the league lately. The team is currently positioned 14 points below Sporting, 11th spot in the league standings.
Rio Ave vs Sporting CP Head-to-head Stats
Sporting can also rely on the recent tradition since they won the previous three encounters against Rio Ave. The latest match-up ended in a 0-2 win for Sporting.
At this venue, Sporting CP won four of the last five encounters against Rio Ave. They have netted in a total of 9 goals from those five fixtures.
Who will win the match between Rio Ave vs Sporting CP?
Rio Ave are inconsistent even at home lately. They are on a two-game winless streak at the moment.
Sporting is also having a two-game winless streak on the road, but they faced Benfica, sitting at the top of the standings.
On top of that, Sporting owns an upper hand in the recent tradition at this venue. Thus, we expect a win for Sporting on Monday.
How many goals will be scored in the match?
Sporting have the most number of involvement high-scoring matches this season. Around 78% of the matches played by them saw the landing of over 2.5 goals option. Thus, we expect this match to have over 2.5 goals.
Will Both teams score in the match?
Sporting have allowed goals in their past six league fixtures on the road. On the other side, Rio Ave have managed to score goals consistently at home too. Therefore, we expect a both teams scoring display here.
Rio Ave vs Sporting CP Prediction
Sporting CP’s form in both league fixtures and h2h tradition forces us to back them to seal a win here. We expect them to seal a 1-2 win here at 8.50 odds.
For the second tip, we like to place the over 2.5 goals option at 1.67 odds considering the goal trend of these two of late.