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Sporting CP Benfica betting prediction


Betting suggestion:

The most likely scenario for this match will be the occurrence of some goals. This is the match that can decide who gets in the isolated leadership of the league table. So, it’s foreseeable that both teams will have an extra motivation and will provide a good show, with score chance. Note that it’s of all interest to Benfica to seek the victory, in order to "avenge" the last matches against Sporting.
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Preview

Sporting and Benfica meet at Estádio José Alvalade, in a match for the 25ª round of the Primeira Liga. Sporting got an away win by (0‑3), in the last league head‑to‑head, played in 25‑10‑2015. The head‑to‑head record at this stadium couldn't be more balanced, as it shows 3 draws and 1 wins for each team in the last 5 head‑to‑heads. Accordingly, in the last head‑to‑head played at this stadium, on 21‑11‑2015, for the Taça de Portugal, Sporting only reached the win by (2‑1), after extended time. I. Slimani (112' ) e Adrien Silva (45' ) scored for Sporting and K. Mitroglou (7' ) for Benfica.

Analysis Sporting CP

After 18 wins, 5 draws and 1 losses, the home team is in the 1ª position, havinf won 59 points so far. In the last match, they have tied in an away match against Vitória Guimarães by (0‑0), after in the previous match they have won (2‑0) at home, against Boavista.

In this competition, they haven’t lost any of the last 12 home matches. Their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 24 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 4 times, but have turned the score around in 2. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 12 home matches for this competition: they have suffered 4 of their 9 goals between minutes (76'‑90').

Sporting comes for this match after an away home goalless draw, against Guimarães. It’s foreseeable that Sporting will back to work in their usual 4-4-2, where the two players responsible for launching the panic in the opponent’s defense will be Slimani and Gelson Martins. It’s also foreseeable that the Lions’ midfield will be composed by William Carvalho, Adrien Silva, Ruiz and John Mario. In the defensive line will line Zeegelaar, Ruben Semedo, Coates and John Pereira, and the flank that will be used to create danger is the left, taking advantage of the depth offered by the winger Zeegelaar.

Confirmed Lineup: Rui Patrício, João Pereira, Jefferson, Sebastián Coates, Ewerton, William Carvalho, João Mário, Adrien Silva, Bruno César, Bryan Ruiz, Islam Slimani.

Analysis Benfica

The away team is currently in the 2ª position of the league, with 58 points won, after 19 wins, 1 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against o Paços de Ferreira, by (1‑3). In the last match, they won in a home match against o União Madeira, by (2‑0). In the last 10 away league matches o Benfica has a record of 9 wins, 1 draws and 0 losses, so they have won 28 points out of 30 possible.

In this competition, they have a sequence of 6 wins in the last away matches and they haven't lost any of the last 10 away matches. Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches for this competition. This is a team that likes to score first. They have opened up the score in 18 of the last 24 matches for the Primeira Liga, they have reached half‑time in front in 14 of those 18 matches and have held on to the lead until the end of the 90' in 17 of them. In 24 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 5 times but have turned the score around in 2. In the last 12 away matches for this competition there are 1 periods that stand out: they have conceded 3 of their 8 goals between minutes (76'‑90').

Benfica comes motivated for this match after a home win, by 2-0, against Madeira Union. Jonas scored twice in the match and allowed his team to reach the victory. Jonas and Mitroglou are the two players responsible for launching the panic in the opponent’s area, and the first is excellent in finishing. Benfica has become quite well from the psychical point of view, and achieved excellent results in the last matches. For this match, Jonas may have an extra motivation after scoring twice in the last match.

Confirmed Lineup: Ederson Moraes, André Almeida, Eliseu, Victor Lindelöf, Jardel, Andreas Samaris, Pizzi, Renato Sanches, Nicolás Gaitán, Konstantinos Mitroglou, Jonas.

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Frequently asked questions

👉 Which is the recommended bet for the Sporting CP Benfica match?

The tip and bet suggestion for the Sporting CP vs Benfica match, on 6 March 2016, of the preview written by the editors of Betting Academy Singapore, goes to: Over 1,5 goals ⇒ odd 1.39 at betfair.

👉 In which stadium will the Sporting CP Benfica be played?

The Sporting CP vs Benfica on 6 March 2016 will be played at Lisboa, Estádio José Alvalade.

 

Primeira Liga - 2015/2016

  • 100% 306 / 306 Games

  • Home team wins 43.46%
  • Draws 24.84%
  • Away team wins 31.7%
  • Over 1.5 70.59%
  • Over 2.5 50.33%
  • Over 3.5 33.66%
  • Goals 831
  • Goals /match 2.72
  • Goals /match home 1.51
  • Goals /match away 1.2
  • Both teams score 48.37%
  • Goals after 80' 16.37%
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