Vitoria Setubal vs Benfica Predictions & Match Preview

Vitoria Setubal vs Benfica
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Saturday, 8th December 2018
Kick-off at 20.30 UK/ 21.30 CET
Venue: Estádio do Bonfim (Setúbal).

Two top teams come together in this exciting fixture for the weekend. Setubal welcomes Benfica at the Bonfim to take part in the 12th round of the Portuguese Primeira Liga.

Setubal occupies the seventh spot in the table after securing 17 points from their 11 matches. Their record reads five wins, two draws, and four losses. The team managed to score 14 goals and conceded 11 in return.

Benfica, on the other hand, is at the fourth spot after registering 23 points on the board. They won seven games, drew two and lost the remaining two. The side scored 23 goals and conceded 11 in the process.

Setubal defeated Maritimo, on the road, last weekend. The final scoreline was 0-1. The match appeared to be heading towards a draw till late into the game. But Mendy scored the lone goal and the winner in the 85th minute to present his team with three valuable points.

Benfica completely dismantled Feirense, at home, with a 4-0 scoreline. The match was stuck at 0-0 till halftime, but Benfica shifted gears in the second half. Four different players got on the scoresheet for the Benfica.

Vitoria Setubal vs Benfica Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Benfica has recorded 28 of the last 32 h2h wins.
  • Setubal was winless in eight of their last 14 matches.
  • Benfica was unbeaten in 24 of their last 30 fixtures.
  • Setubal has lost three of their last five games at home.
  • Benfica has lost only three of their last 21 games away from home.
  • Benfica has scored the most goals in the Primeira Liga at this point of the season. 23 goals from 11 matches.

Vitoria Setubal vs Benfica Prediction

Benfica is the favorites in this match-up. They have dominated h2h games to such an extent, 28 of the last 32 wins belong to them.

Setubal was winless in eight of their last 14 matches, and at home, Setubal has lost three of the last five attempts.

Benfica was unbeaten in 24 of their last 30 matches, and on the road, Benfica has lost only three of their last 21 ties.

Benfica will win the match and take control of both the halves as well.

Vitoria Setubal vs Benfica Betting Tips

  • Benfica to win @ 1.40 (2/5)
  • Half Time/ Full Time: Benfica/ Benfica @ 2.00 (1/1).
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