Boavista vs Gil Vicente Prediction & Tips
Boavista and Gil Vicente face at Estádio do Bessa S 21st Century, in a match for the 17 th round of the Primeira Liga. The recent head ‑ to ‑ head record favors the away team, since in the last 3 matches they won 1 and tied 2. The last head ‑ to ‑ head between these two teams, on 29‑02‑2020, ended with Gil Vicente winning by (0‑1 ). The home / away condition deserves special attention, since although this is a game between 16th and 17th in the general classification, in fact this is a match between the 18th classified in home games and the 14th as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 16th place, with 14 points won, after 2 wins, 8 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Sporting CP by (0‑2). In the last match, they won away to Portimonense by (1‑2). This is a team that usually achieves more positive results as a visitor than at home, since they have won 9 points away, where they scored 11 goals and conceded 14, and 5 points in their stadium, with 5 goals scored and 13 conceded. In the last 7 home matches for the championship, Boavista records 1 victory, 2 draws and 4 losses, having won 5 points out of 21 possible.
In this competition, they haven’t won any of the last 4 home matches. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 16 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 7 times and only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Boavista’s team has been far below expectations, mainly due to the investment made in strengthening the main squad of chess players last summer. After 16 rounds, boavisteiros appear in the 16th place of the classification table, already in the area of possible relegation, with a balance of 14 points, the same as in Famalicão (15th). Last weekend, coach Jesualdo Ferreira finally managed to add his first victory since taking over the technical command of Boavista, with a great turnaround achieved in the visit to the Portimonense field (1-2). To the goal conceded at 36 ’, Boavista responded quickly, by Elis (45’), consummating the turn in the second half, through Paulinho (64 ’).
After 3 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses, the visiting team is in 17th position, having won 13 points. In the last match, they have lost at home against Paços de Ferreira by (1‑2), after in the previous match they have lost (1‑0) an away match against Sporting Braga. This is a team affected by the home factor, since they have won 5 points as a visitor and 8 in their stadium, with 6 goals scored and 8 goals conceded at home, against 5 goals scored and 11 conceded as a visitor. In the championship, Gil Vicente won 5 points out of 24 possible, after 1 win, 2 draws and 5 losses in the last 8 games he played as a visitor. 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 8 games. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, as he has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 4 of the last 8 matches have ended with Under 1,5 goals. In 16 matches in this competition, he has never been able to turn the score around in 7 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 18 matches played as a visitor for all competitions: he scored 6 of his 17 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
Gil Vicente’s team has been among the worst campaigns of the championship in the group of teams that fight to avoid descent to the second level. In the 17th and penultimate place of the general classification table, the team technically guided by Ricardo Soares appears with a mere 13 points to date, one point away from the maintenance zone, so a good result could throw the players into a place of greatest comfort. For that, Gil Vicente’s team will have to react to the bad moment they are going through. Last Tuesday, the team scored the fourth consecutive defeat in the championship, in the reception to Paços de Ferreira (1-2), shortly after last Friday’s setback against FC Porto (0-2), in the Copa de Portugal.
Boavista – Gil Vicente FREE TIPS
Boavista – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90