Sporting CP vs Aves Predictions and Match Preview

Sporting CP vs Aves
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Sunday, 9th December 2018
Kick-off at 20.00 UK/ 21.00 CET
Venue: Estádio José Alvalade (Lisabon).

One of the best teams in the competition takes on a side trying to avoid the relegation zone. Sporting welcomes Aves to Lisabon to complete their 12th round fixture in the Portuguese Primeira Liga.

Aves is the 13th team in league standings after they posted 10 points on the board from their 11 games so far. They won three matches, drew one and lost the remaining seven. Their goal difference is -5, after conceding 18 and scoring just 13.

Sporting is the second-best team in Portugal as per league stats. They have 25 points from their 11 matches so far. They won eight games, drew one and lost the remaining two. The team scored 21 goals and let 11 goals past their defense.

Aves lost their last game, at home, against Nacional. The final scoreline was 2-3 in favor of the guests. Ponck and Blade got on the scoresheet for the home team.

Sporting defeated Rio Ave, on the road, in their last league match. The final scoreline was 1-3 in favor of the guests. After Sporting scored the first goal, Rio managed to equalize, but later Sporting added two more, and the hosts didn’t really have an answer for that.

Sporting CP vs Aves Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Sporting is unbeaten at home against Aves.
  • Aves has not scored a single goal against Sporting at this venue.
  • Sporting is unbeaten in their last six matches. They managed to win five games in this stretch.
  • Aves is winless in 16 of their last 21 ties.
  • Sporting has lost only two of their last 22 matches in front of their home crowd.
  • Aves is winless in 19 of their last 23 games on the road.

Sporting CP vs Aves Prediction

The home team is the absolute favorite to win this tie. They hold a 100% unbeaten record against Aves at this venue. Moreover, Aves has never scored a single goal against Sporting, while on the road. 100% clean sheets in h2h ties at this stadium.

Sporting is the second team in the league table and is trying to get the direct Champions League spot, while Aves is just one point away from relegation. They are fighting for survival in this group.

Aves in winless in 16 of their last 21 overall matches, and 19 of their last 23 games on the road.

Sporting is unbeaten in their last six matches and has lost only two of their last 22 home fixtures.

Sporting will win this tie, with a considerable winning margin. They will keep a clean sheet as well.

Sporting CP vs Aves Betting Tips

  • EH: (-1 for Sporting CP); Sporting CP to win @ 1.70 (7/10)
  • Both Teams to Score: NO @ 1.75 (3/4).