Vitoria Setubal vs Benfica: Preview and Predictions

Vitoria Setubal vs Benfica
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Saturday, 7 April 2018
Kick-Off at 20:30UK
Venue: Estadio do Bonfim (Setubal).

Vitoria Setubal is facing Benfica in the Saturday’s closing match of Portuguese Primeira Liga 29th round. Home side is searching for the surprise and the points which should bring them away from the danger zone, while the visitors want to remain top placed team.

The hosts have been putting some decent performances lately and two wins from the last five matches pulled them out of the relegation zone. They have booked only six victories, but they’ve also played a lot of draw matches. Although Jose Couceiro’s side is fairly good in the front, they need to improve their defensive record in order to maximize their chances of survival. Vitoria Setubal are in an excellent run of five home matches without being defeated and their home displays were significantly improved. Although this is going to be an extremely hard task for them, Vitoria Setubal is going to try staying undefeated in this one.

Thanks to Porto’s two defeats in the last three rounds, Benfica managed to climb on the top spot. They haven’t been defeated in the last 16 games in all competitions and they are enjoying a superb streak of eight straight victories. The visitors are one point ahead of their fierce rivals and they don’t want to spoil the chance of remaining on the 1st position. Jonas and the lads have been the most efficient side in the competition with 73 goals scored s far in the season. They are also excellent at away pitches where they suffered only one defeat.

Vitoria Setubal vs Benfica: Head-to-head

In the last three matches, Benfica remained undefeated and Vitoria Setubal were able to celebrate a victory in very rare occasions. Their matches are mostly moderate scoring ones.

Vitoria Setubal vs Benfica: Prediction

Benfica want to keep their top spot secure and they should be able to get back home with a valuable win.

The visitors managed to keep the clean sheet in the last four matches and they might be able to extend that streak.

Vitoria Setubal vs Benfica: Bet Tips

Benfica to Win @ 1.30

BTTS No @ 1.70

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