A football match between Sporting CP and Rio Ave of the Primeira Liga will take place in Portugal on Friday, 2021-01-15, check the Sporting CP vs Rio Ave betting tip and prediction to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where Sporting CP vs. Rio Ave will occur
The game is set to be played in the well known Estádio José Alvalade stadium, in the city of Lisboa.
Where to follow the live game
You can follow the match live on Betarena, with access to all the information to help you with your sports betting, including statistics, events, and odds.
Introduction to the Sporting CP vs Rio Ave betting tip and prediction
Sporting CP arrives from a defeat in the last match they played. The contest against Marítimo, valid for the Taça De Portugal, ended with the score of 2-0 in favor of the rivals.
The Rio Ave team appears in the same condition as the rival. The team also arrives from a defeat for this match. In a Taça De Portugal game, the team faced Estoril, and the score ended with a 1-2.
Rio Ave was in 6th place when they last went head-to-head in Primeira Liga against Sporting CP, who was in 3rd place. Rio Ave formed a 4-2-3-1 arrangement while Sporting CP took to the pitch with a 4-1-4-1 formation.
Last time a draw between these teams, what to expect now?
The last time these teams met was in a Primeira Liga themed match that took place on the 2020-02-15 during the 2019/2020 football season, it ended in a 1-1 draw, a competitive one it was.
With 35 points won, Sporting CP is in 1st place on the leaderboard, which leaves the team in the UEFA Champions League zone. The team’s campaign so far is 11 wins against 0 losses, plus 2 draws. Which means that the team is over Porto team who is in the position 2 in the 14th round and has a 4 points disadvantage.
With an average of 5.38 shots on goal per game in the competition, we can consider that [reference invalid] is a very offensive team, which naturally increases the chances of conversion and victory.
The Sporting CP team usually tries to control the game with an average ball possession of 58.38%. Teams with ball possession above 50% typically have some control over the opponents.
Best goalscorer the Sporting CP
Individually, the team’s most offensive player in the competition so far is P. Pereira Gonçalves. The Midfielder has scored 11 times in the current season and has helped Sporting CP come out with a positive result on several occasions.
Rio Ave arrives in this game with 14 points, and in 10th place in the Primeira Liga, having won 3 games in total and lost 5 times, making a total of 5 draws. In the 14th round, the team has the same score that the Moreirense who occupies position 9.
Team with a low scoring efficiency, the average goals scored does not exceed 0.69 per game. With a low score efficiency and playing away from home, this could be decisive for a bad result.
For punters some entries may be relevant for this game, namely:
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
Good betting results could be obtained if one notes that there is an average of 5.23 corners per game.
Cards market betting suggestions
These teams have an average of 4.07 yellow cards, probably an interesting betting market to watch out for.
This is a match with several good betting entries to have some return on sports betting.
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The match will be played on 2021-01-15, Friday.
The match will take place at the Estádio José Alvalade stadium in Lisboa.
The last time these teams faced each other was in a Primeira Liga match, referring to the 2019/2020 season, and ended with a 1-1 result for Rio Ave.
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!