Sporting Braga will welcome Benfica to Estádio Municipal de Braga for a matchday 28 fixture in Portugal Liga NOS. The last meeting on 7th November 2021 ended in a Benfica 6-1 win. Both sides have met thirty times in the most recent seasons. Sporting Braga has won 8 matches, and Benfica triumphed in 20. Recent outings average 3.10 goals, while both teams score 60% of the time.
Sporting Braga’s latest fixture against Portimonense ended in an away 2-1 win. Os Minhotos was very effective while counter-attacking. In the end, it was enough to make the difference between the two teams. Sporting Braga played outstanding football in the first half and scored in the 5th and 22nd minute.
Benfica’s recent game against GD Estoril Praia ended in a home 2-1 win. Águias dominated the game and deserved the win. Benfica had good chances in both halves and scored in the 34th and 53rd minute.
So far, Sporting Braga plays better on the road than at home. They win 1.85 points per away game on average compared to 1.79 points at home. Os Arcebispos’s good defensive display is key to their success. They didn’t concede in 43% of home games.
Benfica has picked up 14 points from the previous six league games. It is quite intriguing that they prefer playing on the road. Benfica has collected 2.46 points on average per away game, compared to 2.07 at home.
It is hard to choose a favourite in this one. Both teams look evenly-matched and have their strengths. I am not willing to take a risk and prefer a double chance bet. My prediction is Draw or Benfica.
I expect a thrilling contest with plenty of goals. Both sides score and concede on average 2.95 goals per game. Over 2.5 goals were scored in an average of 60% of Sporting Braga’s home and Benfica’s away games. My prediction is Over 2.5 Goals.
Both sides are dangerous going forward. Sporting Braga has scored in 71% of home games. Benfica is a decent match and has scored in all away games. My prediction is Both Teams to Score: Yes.
Sporting Braga vs Benfica Betting Tips
Sporting Braga vs Benfica Head to Head
Average stats between Sporting Braga and Benfica in most recent 30 outings in the Portugal Liga NOS.