Rio Ave – Boavista PREDICTION & TIPS
Rio Ave and Boavista play at the Estádio do Rio Ave Futebol Clube in a match of the 19th round of the Liga Sagres. In the last clash between these teams in this competition, on 12-08-2017, Rio Ave won away by (1-2). The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, who in the last 3 matches won 2 and lost 1. However, in the last match at this stage, for the Liga Sagres on 11.05.2016, Boavista won by ( 1-2). The goals of the match were scored by Gil Dias (33 ‘) for Rio Ave and Renato Santos (25’) and Nuno Henrique (49 ‘) for Boavista. The home / off condition deserves special attention, since although this is a match between 5th and 8th of the overall standings, in fact this is a confrontation between the 6th place in home games and the º as a visitor.
Analysis of Rio Ave
The home team is currently in 5th place with 30 points earned after 9 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost out to Braga by (2-1). In the last match, he won out for the Belenenses by (1-2). This is a team little affected by the house factor, since it has achieved similar results at home and abroad. For the championship, Rio Ave won 16 points out of 27, after 5 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses in the last 9 games he played in his stadium. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 6 of their 9 matches. The team has conceded goals to their opponents in 9 of their last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 18 games in this competition, only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 15 home games in all competitions there are 1 periods in the standings: he suffered 7 of his 16 goals between the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Rio Ave arrives at this game with an important victory in the field of the Belenenses, by 1-2, returning the victories by the championship after the defeat against Braga. In this way, the vila-condense team is closer to the top of the leaderboard: benefited by the defeat of Braga. In this match at home coach Miguel Cardoso should maintain the usual tactical system, namely the 4-2-3-1, benefiting the possession of the ball and the attacks paused, however, in some moments of the game should only play in the counter- attack. We highlight the excellent moment of midfielder João Novais, who scored 7 goals in 13 games played in the championship. For this game the coach of the house does not have Nuno Santos and Cássio, both injured.
Analysis of Boavista
The visiting team is currently in 8th place with 24 points, after 7 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, it tied away for the Belenenses by (1-1). In the last match, won at home to Portimonense by (2-0). This is a team affected by the home factor, having won points as a visitor and 15 in their stadium, with 10 goals scored and 12 goals conceded at home, against 10 goals scored and 10 suffered as a visitor. In the last 9 out of the championship, Boavista has won 2, 3 draws and 4 losses, having won 9 points out of 27. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 5 of his 9 matches. His attack has marked regularly, since he managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 18 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 10 times and only got 2 turns on the scoreboard. In the last 6 away games for all competitions there has been 1 period that stands out: scored 4 of his 8 goals between minutes (61’-75 ‘).
Similar to his opponent, the Boavista comes to this game motivated due to victory in the last game, when they beat Portimonense 2-0 at home. It is worth mentioning that the team has not won two games for the championship. In this game against River Ave, a very complicated field, coach Jorge Simão should continue to bet on the usual tactical system, that is, 4-2-3-1, with Leonardo Ruiz being the most advanced man on the team. However, Angolan veteran Mateus is the best finisher with 4 goals scored. For this game the visiting coach can not count on Renato Santos, Bulos and Njie, players who recover from injury.
Rio Ave – Boavista FREE TIPS
Rio Ave – Win @ 1.95
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90