Tondela vs Maritimo Predictions and Match Preview

Tondela vs Maritimo
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Saturday, 22nd December 2018
Kick-off at 15.30 UK/ 16.30 CET
Venue: Estádio João Cardoso (Tondela).

Tondela opens their gate to Maritimo, in the 14th round of the Portuguese Primeira Liga. The match takes place this Saturday, at the Estádio João Cardoso. The sides are already engaged in a relegation battle.

Tondela lost on the road, last weekend, against Boavista. The referee had to use the yellow card six times, in this ill-tempered match. Matheus opened the scoring in the 16th minute, and a second goal came in the 34th minute, from the boots of Lopes.

The match went pretty uneventful after that, except for scuffles and tussles. The final scoreline was 2-0.

Maritimo lost against Benfica, in their last league fixture. Players from either side fiercely contested the match and were desperate for the three points. The deadlock broke in the 45th minute when the official awarded a penalty to Benfica.

Jonas calmly converted the spot-kick to take the lead before the halftime. The scoreline stood the same even after the halftime, until the final whistle.

Tondela vs Maritimo Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The 4-3 win by Tondela in 2016 is the highest-scoring win by a home team, in h2h matches.
  • Tondela was unbeaten in 11 of their last 20 games.
  • Maritimo is going through a 13-match winless run.
  • Tondela was unbeaten in 10 of their last 15 home-ties.
  • Maritimo is winless in their last seven attempts on the road and has just two wins in their last 23 away games.

Tondela vs Maritimo Prediction

The home side has better chances of securing the win in this match. Maritimo is going through one of the worst phases of any of the teams in the tournament.

The visitors are winless in their last 13 matches overall. On the road, they have not recorded a win in their last seven attempts and has just two wins to their name in the last 23 outings.

Tondela was unbeaten in 11 of their last 20 fixtures. At home, they remained unvanquished in 10 of their last 15 tries.

Tondela has recorded the highest-scoring win by an away team, in h2h matches.

In every h2h match at this venue, both teams got on the scoresheet. Every single one of these games also had more than 2.5 match goals. To be precise, the total four h2h games at this stadium, had a combined 19 goals between them.

Tondela vs Maritimo Betting Tips

  • Tondela: Draw No Bet @ 1.75 (3/4)
  • Both Teams to Score: YES @ 2.00 (1/1).

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