Sporting CP vs FC Porto Prediction & Match Preview

Sporting CP vs FC Porto Predictions by LeagueLane

Sporting CP vs FC Porto Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in Liga Portugal on Sunday, 12 February 2023.

Porto are in terrific form, and are placed second in the table. They are giving the chase of their lives to catch toppers Benfica.

Meanwhile, Sporting are not far behind, and they too are in deadly form. A cracker of a fixture is expected between the two this weekend.

Sporting CP vs FC Porto Head-to-head stats

Porto registered a 0-2 win on the road just a week back, in the Taca de Portugal. They are on a four-game winning streak, and are also unbeaten in the past seven clashes.

Do also note that nine of the past fourteen h2h encounters had three or more goals, and so did five of the previous seven meetings at this venue.

Who will win the match between Sporting CP vs FC Porto?

Porto have a terrific h2h record against this rival, including a 0-2 win on the road a week back. They are also on a four-fixture winning streak, and the last they lost a league game at this venue was back in 2016.

Likely, guests Porto are expected to deliver a winning performance this Sunday.

How many goals will be scored in the match?

Both these teams are considered to be amongst the best offenses in the Portuguese top flight. Sporting slotted in 39 goals from their 19 fixtures so far, while their counterparts scored 45 from the same number of games.

Moreover, nine of the previous fourteen overall h2h clashes, and five of the past seven meetings at this venue had three or more goals. Expect more of the same this weekend as well.

Will Both Teams Score in the match?

Porto might be favorites for this encounter, but do note that the hosts are determined to not bow down without a fight. And importantly, they scored 29 goals from their last eight appearances at home.

Moreover, the guests failed to keep a clean sheet in six of the last seven h2h clashes at this ground.

Likely, chances are quite high for goals to come from either end of the pitch this Sunday.

Sporting CP vs FC Porto Prediction

Porto are on a four-game winning streak in the league, and they are on a four-fixture winning streak in h2h clashes. They just eliminated this same opponent in the Taca de Portugal, and that too on the road.

In fact, it has been seven years since they lost a league game at this venue.

As such, Porto to Win at an odd of 2.50 looks like a strong tip.

Going on, both teams love to score goals. The guests are the second-best offense in the Liga Portugal, after toppers Benfica. The team scored 45 goals so far in the competition, while the hosts slotted in 39.

Moreover, Sporting scored 29 goals from their past eight home appearances, while their counterparts scored two or more goals in 12 of their previous 15 fixtures.

Likely, the Over 2.5 Match Goals would be a good pick at an odd of 2.00.

Sporting CP vs FC Porto Betting Tips

  • FC Porto to Win @ 2.50
  • Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 2.00.