Rio Ave and Sporting will be playing against each other on Wednesday, May 05, 2021, in a Primeira Liga football game in Portugal, check the Rio Ave vs Sporting betting tip 2020/2021 to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where Rio Ave vs Sporting will occur
The game will be played in the small Estádio do Rio Ave Futebol Clube stadium, in the city of Vila do Conde.
Where to follow the live game
Including statistics, events and odds, you can follow the match live at Betarena, with access to all the information to help with your sports betting.
Introduction to the Rio Ave vs Sporting betting tip 2020/2021
Rio Ave comes from a draw in the last match. The game against Portimonense, valid for the Primeira Liga, ended with a 0-0. The team coached by J. Azevedo Cardoso entered the field in the last match with a 4-3-3 formation.
Amid a performance below the average of Rio Ave, one of the few athletes that achieved distinction was Pawel Kieszek. With a good appearance and a few great passes, his performance was important so that the team did not come out defeated.
On the other hand, the visiting team arrives at this match after a victory in the last round. In a dispute valid for the Primeira Liga, Sporting, who used a 3-4-2-1 formation, faced the Nacional team with a final score of 2-0.
With outstanding performance, Pedro Porro was the big name in the team’s victory. Responsible for Sporting best moments, and with excellent passing performance, the midfield was a real executioner of the rival in the duel.
Sporting was in 1st place when they last went head-to-head in Primeira Liga against Rio Ave, who was in 10th place. Sporting formed a 3-4-2-1 arrangement while Rio Ave took to the pitch with a 4-2-3-1 formation.
Last time a draw between these teams, what to expect now?
Their last 2020/2021 Primeira Liga match which took place on 2021-01-15 was such a competitive game it ended in a 1-1 draw.
Teams varying in strengths and motivations.
Rio Ave comes into this game ranking in 15th place in the Primeira Liga. The team has scored 31 points, 6 wins, 11 losses and 13 draws. However, this is a negative balance. In the 31st round, the team has the same points that the Famalicão team who occupies position 14.
Best goalscorer from Rio Ave
The Sporting team with 76 points currently occupies the 1st place of the leaderboard, being in the qualifying place for the UEFA Champions League, with a campaign of 23 wins, 7 draws and 0 losses.
The average shooting on goal for the Sporting CP team in the league is not the best. There are only 4.5 per game. This turns out to be another good indication that the team does not usually score many goals or give much work to the opposing goalkeepers.
This is a top 5 team in the Primeira Liga that wants to keep up with the good performances!
Teams typically have some control over the opponents if they achieve ball possession above 50%. This is the reason why the Sporting team usually guns for an average ball possession of 57.93% to control the game.
The chances of an opposing team beating Sporting are low, with the latter having a balance of 12 wins, 0 losses, and 3 draws when playing away.
Sporting is In an excellent moment! With a sequence of 2 wins, there doesn’t seem to be any doubt of who is the favorite.
Sporting is hopeful in getting good results in this game coming in with 2 wins. This is despite the fact that Sporting is playing as visiting team and have had no losses in 15 games they were the visiting team.
Best goalscorer from the Sporting
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Score market betting suggestions
Some study shows us that between 75-90 minutes is where most goals occur, this can be a good bet for those who follow the live game.
Corners market betting suggestions
To obtain good betting results, remembering that there is an average of 5.2 corners per game when the corners numbers of both teams are combined.
Cards market betting suggestions
These teams have an average of 4.32 yellow cards, probably an interesting betting market to watch out for.
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Rio Ave vs Sporting betting tip 2020/2021: FAQ
The match will be played on May 05, 2021, Wednesday.
The match will take place at the Estádio do Rio Ave Futebol Clube stadium in Vila do Conde.
The last time these teams faced each other was in a Primeira Liga match, referring to the 2020/2021 season, and ended with a 1-1 draw.
For this match, the probability indicates that the net is more likely to swing between 75-90 minutes.
The bookmaker with the best odds for this match is Bet365!