Gil Vicente vs Sporting Prediction & Tips
Gil Vicente and Sporting face at Estádio Cidade de Barcelos, in a match for the 18 th round of the Primeira Liga. Sporting CP won at home by (3‑1) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 28‑10‑2020. The recent head ‑ to ‑ head record favors the away team, since they have a record of 3 wins and 1 loss in the last 4 matches.
After 4 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses, the home team is in 13th position, having won 16 points. In the last match, they have won an away match against Boavista by (1‑2), after in the previous match they have lost (1‑2) at home, against Paços de Ferreira. In the last 8 home matches for the championship, Gil Vicente recorded 2 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses, having won 8 points out of 24 possible.
In this competition, they haven’t won any of the last 4 games 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 0‑0, which occurred in 4 of their 8 games. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since 6 of the last 8 matches have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 17 games in the competition, he never managed to turn the score in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Gil Vicente’s team has had a walk with several ups and downs in their fight for permanence and reaches this round to occupy 12th place in the league table, with the same 16 points from the record of Belenenses and Rio Ave. The advantage for dividing places it is only two points at the entrance for this next appointment. In the last round, the team technically led by Ricardo Soares finally returned to the victories and managed to leave the relegation zone, in the visit to the Boavista field (1-2), where he reached his goals through Sandro Lino (in the conversion of a penalty, at 24 ‘) and Baraye (85’).
The visiting team is currently in 1st place, with 45 points won, after 14 wins and 3 draws. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Benfica by (1‑0). In the last match, they have won an away match against Marítimo by (0‑2). In the last 9 away matches, Sporting has recorded 8 wins and 1 draw, having won 25 points out of 27 possible.
In this competition, he has won his last 4 games as a visitor and has not lost any of the last 9 that he played as a visitor. In their games as a visitor there are some frequent results: at the interval 0‑1 (4 in 9 games) and at the end of the game 0‑2 (5 in 9 games). Their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches for this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their away matches, as 9 of the last 9 for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. This is a team that does not usually find it difficult to open the scoreboard: it scored the first goal in 15 of the last 17 games for the First League, of those 15 it reached the interval in advantage in 10 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 12.
Sporting has walked with very firm steps to fight for the conquest of the national champion title until the end of the championship and reaches this 18th round of the League to occupy the 1st place of the classification table, with 45 registration points, which give six ahead of FC Porto, their most direct pursuer. After successfully defeating the derby of the Portuguese capital against Benfica (1-0) with a goal in discounts, the team led by Rúben Amorim reached his fifth consecutive victory, last Friday, after visiting the Marítimo’s home (0 -2), where he won with another “bis” by Pedro Gonçalves. This is the result of a consistent display in defensive terms and in a game where the “lions” were almost always dominant.
Gil Vicente – Sporting FREE TIPS
Sporting – Win @ 1.65
Both teams to score / NO @ 1.80
Under 2.5 Goals @ 1.60