Benfica vs Famalicao Prediction & Tips
Benfica and Famalicão face at Estádio do Sport Lisboa and Benfica, in a match for the 18 th round of the Primeira Liga. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 18‑09‑2020, Benfica won away by (1‑5). The recent head ‑ to ‑ head record favors the home team, since they have a record of 3 wins and 2 draws in the last 5 matches. Although this is a game between 4th and 17th in the general classification, it is actually a game between the 4th classified in home games and the 11th as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 4th place, with 34 points won, after 10 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost away to Sporting CP by (1‑0). In the last match, they tied at home for Vitória SC by (0‑0). This is a team little affected by the home factor, since they have achieved similar results at home and away. For the league, Benfica won 20 points out of 27 possible points, after 6 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in the last 9 home matches.
In this competition, they haven’t lost any of the last 5 matches at their stadium. In the matches played at their stadium in the championship, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was the 1‑0, which occurred in 4 of their 9 games. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 8 of the last 9 matches for the competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 17 games in this competition, he managed to turn the score in 2 of the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Benfica comes to this round after practically saying “goodbye” to the possibility of regaining the title of national champion, at a very early stage of the season. At the start of the 18th round of the Liga NOS, the team led by Jorge Jesus appears in the 4th position of the league table, with the same 34 points from Paços de Ferreira, already 11 away from Sporting’s leadership. Last Friday, Benfica reached the fourth consecutive game without winning for the championship, returning to be blank after the defeat with Sporting (1-0, away). In the reception to Vitória de Guimarães, the reds did not go beyond 0-0, despite having been the team that most sought to win in the 90 minutes.
After 3 wins, 5 draws and 9 losses, the visiting team is in 17th position, having won 14 points. In the last match, they have lost against Moreirense at home by (0‑2), after in the previous match they have lost away, in a game against Nacional, by (2‑1). Interestingly, this is a team that has achieved better results away from home, as they have won 8 points as a visitor and only 6 at their stadium. In the last 8 away matches for the championship, Famalicão registers 2 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses, having won 8 points out of 24 possible. In matches played away in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which was verified in 4 of their 9 games. The team has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so they haven’t been very strong defensively. This is a team that scores a few times first: they only opened the scoring in 3 of their last 17 games for the Premier League, of those 3 they reached the break in advantage in 2 and won in the late 90 ‘in 1. In 17 games in this competition , suffered the first goal 13 times and only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard. In the last 17 away matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he scored 9 of his 23 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
The Famalicão team ended the first round of the championship with a clearly insufficient sample for their maintenance ambitions and reached this 18th round to occupy the 17th and penultimate place in the overall leaderboard, with the same 14 points from the Boavista, just one above Farense. Last Thursday, the Famalicense team debuted under the technical command of Jorge Silas, but far from the desired form. It is that, in the reception to Moreirense, Famalicão was defeated (0-2), in a game where objectivity and creativity were lacking in the levels of ball possession with which it ended. In this way, the Minho team takes three consecutive defeats before visiting Luz.
Benfica – Famalicao FREE TIPS
Benfica – Win @ 1.25
Both teams to score / NO @ 1.60
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.50