Moreirense vs Braga Prediction & Tips
Moreirense and Braga play at Parque Desportivo Comendador Joaquim de Almeida Freitas, in a match for the 16 th round of the Primeira Liga. At this stadium, the record of direct confrontations indicates balance between these two teams, since there have been 2 wins for each team in the last 4 games. However, the last time these teams met at this stadium was on 29‑01‑2020, in a match for the Primeira Liga, Sporting Braga won by (1‑2). The goals of the match were scored by L. Rosić (71 ‘) for Moreirense and by Rui Fonte (10’) and Trincão (8 ‘) for Braga. The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since Braga presents significant differences between home and away results.
After 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses, the home team is in the 7th position, having won 18 points. In the last match, they have tied at home against Portimonense by (2‑2), after in the previous match they have won an away game, against Nacional, by (0‑1). This is a team that maintains its performance when playing outside its stadium, since in the last 30 games it registers 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 7 draws and 4 losses at their stadium. In the last 8 home matches for the championship, Moreirense has recorded 3 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss, having won 13 points out of 24 possible.
In this competition, they haven’t lost 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 15 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 7 times and never managed to turn the score.
The Moreirense team has made a balanced path in the fight for permanence, reaching this 16th round of the championship to occupy the 7th place of the classification table, with a balance of 18 points, which translate a five advantage for the zone of demotion. After four games carried out under the technical command of Vasco Seabra, coach who succeeded César Peixoto (who resigned following problems with the direction of the “canons), Moreirense has a balance of one victory, two draws and one defeat ( with Santa Clara, 1-2, in the Portuguese Cup). In the league, Moreirense comes from a draw (2-2) against Portimonense, where he scored through Rafael Martins (23 ‘) and Steven Vitória (35’), a defender who still wasted a penalty at 90 + 4 ‘that could have given victory.
After 10 wins and 5 losses, the visiting team is in 4th position, having won 30 points. In the last match, they have won at home against Gil Vicente by (1‑0), after in the previous match they have lost (2‑0) an away match against Paços de Ferreira. This is a team affected by the home factor, which is stronger when they play with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 8 wins and 7 losses as a visitor, with a total of 30 goals scored and 23 conceded. At home, he won 12 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss, with a total of 32 goals scored and 11 conceded. The team arrives in this match after a home win against Santa Clara by (2‑1). In the championship, Braga won 12 points out of 24 possible, after 4 wins and 4 losses in the last 8 matches played as a visitor. Their offense has scored frequently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 15 games in this competition, he has never managed to turn the scoreboard in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Braga team arrives in this round to occupy the 4th position of the general classification table, with a record of 30 points in 15 matches, which leave Braga to three points from Benfica, five from FC Porto and eight from the leadership Sporting. Last Friday, the team technically guided by Carlos Carvalhal received and beat Santa Clara (2-1), in the quarterfinals of the Portuguese Cup, a test where they managed to qualify for the semi-finals, where they will face FC Porto . In the last round of the Liga NOS, Braga suffered but managed to return to the victories after the defeat in the League Cup final (1-0 with Sporting). In reception to Gil Vicente (1-0), Iuri Medeiros scored the only goal of the game (72 ’), already after striker Paulinho missed a penalty (33’).
Moreirense – Braga FREE TIPS
Braga – Win @ 1.45
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90