Sporting CP vs Benfica Prediction & Match Preview

Sporting CP vs Benfica Portuguese Primeira Liga Predictions by LeagueLane

Sporting CP vs Benfica
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Friday, 17 January 2020
Kick-off at 21:15 UK/ 22:15 CET
Venue: Estadio Jose Alvalade (Lisbon).

The table-toppers will be visiting Sporting CP in yet another Primeira Liga match as te favorites to win in the clash at Lisbon.

  • Sporting CP form: 16 matches – 9 wins – 2 draws – 5 losses – 29 points.
  • Benfica form: 16 matches – 15 wins – 0 draw – 1 loss – 45 points.

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

  • Four of their past eight meetings have ended in a draw.
  • Benfica has recorded four of the last five wins in their clashes.
  • Sporting has tasted success at home only twice in their last ten matches.
  • Their previous encounter gave a 5-0 home win for Benfica.

Sporting CP vs Benfica Match Preview

Sporting has managed to make a comeback in the league with their 1-3 win against Setubal in their previous league clash. It was their third win in the past five matches.

In the meantime, Benfica marked their 13th win in a row against Aves at home with a 2-1 scoreline in their previous encounter in the campaign.

Sporting CP vs Benfica Prediction

Being unbeaten in all but one clash in the campaign so far has given enough confidence for Benfica even on the road. Also, the visitor hasn’t even drawn a game in those unbeaten streaks.

Besides that, the table-toppers have been performing well at home and away. Currently, they are the best home and away side in the league.

Also, Benfica has not lost any of their away games in the campaign until now. This shows that Benfica has dominated in all conditions in this league season.

Apart from that, Sporting has lost their previous home match in the league. Also, they have won only four of their seven attempts at home.

As such, the host has little to ask from their home ground advantage. So, we can expect the visitor to show more composure in the clash. Hence, it is safer to go with a double chance in the game in favor of Benfica.

Sporting CP vs Benfica Betting tips

  • Double Chance: Draw or Benfica @ 1.40 (2/5).
  • Under 3.5 goals @ 1.40 (2/5).