Vitoria de Guimaraes vs Sporting CP Predictions and Match Preview

Vitoria de Guimaraes vs Sporting CP
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Sunday, 23rd December 2018
Kick-off at 20.00 UK/ 21.00 CET
Venue: Estádio D. Afonso Henriques (Guimarães).

Vitoria de Guimaraes hosts Sporting CP at the Estádio D. Afonso Henriques, this Sunday, as part of their 14th round in the Primeira Liga. Sporting is one of the top-performing teams in the league right now, and Guimaraes just falls short of the European spots.

Guimaraes is 5th in the league table. They have acquired 22 points so far from their 13 matches. The team won six of these 22, drew four and lost the remaining three. Vitoria scored 20 goals and conceded 15 in the process.

Sporting is second in league standings and has 31 points against their name. Their record reads 10 wins, one draw, and two losses. Sporting CP scored 30 goals and conceded 14.

Vitoria de Guimaraes recorded a win, over Boavista, in their last fixture. The final score was 0-1, in favor of the hosts. Sporting won against Rio Ave, at home, last weekend. Sporting scored five goals against the helpless Rio defense.

Vitoria de Guimaraes vs Sporting CP Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Sporting CP won the last h2h match between these teams.
  • Nine of the last 11 h2h wins belong to Sporting CP.
  • Guimaraes was unbeaten in 14 of their last 15 games.
  • Sporting won their last eight fixtures, in a row.
  • Vitoria de Guimaraes won two of their last five home-ties.
  • Sporting CP was unbeaten in eight of their last 10 attempts on the road.

Vitoria de Guimaraes vs Sporting CP Prediction

No team can boast a better-scoring frontline than Sporting in the entire league. The team is on red-hot form, and their terrific forwards play a major role in dominating the Primeira Liga. With help from them, Sporting has become the best team in the league, on basis of recent stats.

The side recorded five wins from their last five games. Sporting scored 30 goals from their last seven matches. The team also managed to find the net 13 times in their last three outings on the road. Sporting will easily score at least two goals in this match.

Sporting players take advantage of their superior fitness and outrun their tired opponents in the dying stages of the game usually. A lot of goals by Sporting come these way. The trend will in all probabilities go forward this week.

Vitoria de Guimaraes vs Sporting CP Betting Tips

  • Over 1.5 Team Goals: Sporting CP @ 1.70 (7/10)
  • To Score in Second Half: Sporting @ 1.50 (1/2).