Santa Clara vs Belenenses Predictions and Match Preview

Santa Clara vs Belenenses
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Friday, 30th November 2018
Kick-off at 20.30 UK/ 21.30 CET
Venue: Estádio de São Miguel (Ponta Delgada).

Two sides from the mid-table take on each other in this exciting fixture. Belenenses travel to Ponta Delgada to play their 11th league match of the season with Santa Clara.

Belenenses occupy the tenth spot in the table after securing 12 points from their 10 games. Their record reads two wins, six draws and two losses. Belenenses managed to score seven goals and conceded eight in return.

Santa Clara is just above their opponents, in league standings. They have registered 14 points on the board. Clara won four matches, drew two and lost another four. They scored a comparatively better 17 goals and conceded 16.

Belenenses lost their last game, on the road, against FC Porto. The hosts kept a clean sheet in the game and scored two past the visitors. The final scoreline was 2-0 in favor of the hosts. A goal apiece in the first and second halves.

Santa Clara will be absolutely heartbroken that they lost at home, against quite possibly the worst team in the league. The final scoreline was 1-2 in favor of the guests. At half-time, Clara was trailing by a scoreline of 0-2, but they were lucky to add a consolation goal in the 57th minute.

Santa Clara vs Belenenses Head-to-head (h2h)

  • In head-to-head ties, the home sides have registered six wins, and two losses.
  • Santa Clara has won four of their last seven games.
  • Belenenses has won just one of their last 14 games.
  • Clara has lost only four of their last 21 home games.
  • Belenenses has won just two of their last 26 attempts on the road.

Santa Clara vs Belenenses Prediction

The home team looks the slight favorite to win this tie. In head-to-head matches, the teams having home advantage have shown clear domination. Santa Clara has won four of their last seven matches. And at home, they have lost only four of their last 21 ties.

Belenenses is on a terrible patch of games right now. They have just one win in their last 14 attempts. On the road, their form is even worrying. Just two wins from last 26 away matches.

Belenenses, though in the mid-table, has scored the least number of goals so far in the league. Moreover, they have not shown any indication so far that they are able to score in away matches consistently. There’s little chance that both teams will get on the scoresheet.

Santa Clara vs Belenenses Betting Tips

  • Santa Clara: Draw No Bet @ 1.60 (3/5)
  • Both Teams to Score: NO @ 1.80 (4/5).