Boavista – Nacional (Pick, Prediction, Preview)

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Boavista vs Nacional Prediction & Tips

Boavista and Nacional de Funchal face at Estádio do Bessa 21st century, 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 19‑09‑2020, the final result was a draw by (3‑3). At this stadium, the record of direct confrontations indicates balance between these two teams, since there has been 1 draw and 1 win for each team in the last 3 games. However, the last time these teams met at this stadium was on 14‑04‑2019, in a match for the Primeira Liga, Boavista won by (1‑0). The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.

The home team is currently in 16th place, with 14 points won, after 2 wins, 8 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, they won away to Portimonense by (1‑2). In the last match, they lost at home to Gil Vicente by (1‑2). This is a team that, curiously, has been stronger away than at home, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 2 wins, 7 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 3 wins, 2 draws and 10 losses at their stadium. For the league, Boavista won 5 points out of 24 possible points, after 1 win, 2 draws and 5 losses in the last 8 home matches.

In this competition, they haven’t won in their stadium for 5 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 17 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 8 times and only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard.

Boavista has been one of the worst performing teams in this edition of Liga NOS, especially given the weight of expectations generated at the beginning of the season, due to the strong investment that the checkered squad was targeted. At the entrance to round 18, the team led by Jesualdo Ferreira occupies the 16th and antepenultimate place in the general classification, with the same 14 points from Famalicão, penultimate ranked, and one point from Portimonense. After achieving his second victory, in the visit to Portimonense (1-2), Boavista returned to the defeats last Friday, in the reception to Gil Vicente (1-2), in a game where he lost (24 ‘) , drew at the edge of the break (against, at 44 ‘) and suffered the goal of defeat when falling from the cloth (85’).


The visiting team is currently in 9th place, with 18 points won, after 4 wins, 6 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home to Famalicão by (2‑1). In the last match, they tied (0‑0) against Rio Ave. This is a stronger team when playing at their stadium, as in the last 30 games they have recorded 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. In the last 8 away matches for the championship, Nacional de Funchal registers 1 victory, 3 draws and 4 losses, having won 6 points out of 24 possible.

In this competition, they haven’t won any of the last 7 away matches. 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. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, as he has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their away matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since 4 of the last 8 matches have ended ended with Under 1,5 goals. This is a team that scores a few times first and that only managed to open the scoring in 4 of their last 17 games in the First League, of those 4 they reached the break in advantage by 1 and won at the end of the 90 ‘in 2. In 17 games in this competition, he only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 10 games in which he suffered the first goal.

The Nacional da Madeira team has managed to make a relatively balanced campaign in the fight for permanence, in a season marked by their return to the Portuguese football elite. At the start of the first round of the second round of the Liga NOS, the team technically guided by Luís Freire occupies a comfortable 9th place in the league table, with a balance of 18 points (like Tondela), which give a four point advantage for the relegation zone. Before this visit to Bessa, Nacional is going through a good moment of form, since they haven’t lost for three consecutive games, two of which were held away from home. In the last round, the Madeiran team drew 0-0 when visiting Rio Ave.

Boavista – Nacional FREE TIPS

Boavista – Win @ 2.25

Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80

Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90