Vitória SC and Nacional will face each other in a Primeira Liga game in Portugal on Thursday, 2021-01-21, check the Vitória SC vs Nacional betting tip and prediction to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where Vitória SC vs. Nacional will occur
The game will be played in the Estádio Dom Afonso Henriques stadium, in the city of Guimarães.
Where to follow the live game
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Introduction to the Vitória SC vs Nacional betting tip and prediction
Vitória SC comes from a draw in the last match. The game against Moreirense, valid for the Primeira Liga, ended with a 2-2. The team coached by J. Oliveira Nunes Henriques entered the field in the last match with a 4-3-3 formation.
On the other hand, the visiting team arrives at this match after a defeat in the last round. In a dispute valid for the Primeira Liga, Nacional, who used a 4-1-4-1 formation, faced the Moreirense team with a final score of 0-1.
The team’s defensive line was far from their best in the contest. Lucas Kal had a terrible performance, failed at crucial moments, and became one of the leading players responsible for the negative result.
The last time these teams battled against each other in Primeira Liga, Nacional ranked 17th place while Vitória SC was in 6th place. Nacional took to the field with a 4-4-2 tactic, while Vitória SC deployed in a 4-1-4-1 formation.
Last time a draw between these teams, what to expect now?
The last time these teams met was for a Primeira Liga match, on 2019-05-05, referring to the 2018/2019 season, in a competitive game that ended with a 2-2 draw.
The Vitória SC team has 20 points, being in the 6th place in the Primeira Liga competition in Portugal. The overall balance is, 6 wins, 4 losses and, 2 draws. Which means that Marítimo team, at position 7, is in close pursuit with an advantage of 3 points, in the 12th round.
Best goalscorer the Vitória SC
Individually, the team’s most offensive player in the competition so far is A. Bras André. The Midfielder has scored 5 times in the current season and has helped Vitória SC come out with a positive result on several occasions.
Nacional arrives in this game with 13 points, and in 14th place in the Primeira Liga, having won 3 games in total and lost 6 times, making a total of 4 draws. This means that Gil Vicente team, in 15th place, is close behind in the 12th round with the same number of points.
The average shooting on goal for the [reference invalid] team in the league is not the best. There are only 3.31 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.
Team with a low scoring efficiency, the average goals scored does not exceed 0.85 per game. With a low score efficiency and playing away from home, this could be decisive for a bad result.
Best goalscorer the Nacional
Individually, the team’s most offensive player in the competition so far is J. Riascos Valencia. The Attacker has scored 4 times in the current season and has helped Nacional come out with a positive result on several occasions.
For punters some entries may be relevant for this game, namely:
Score market betting suggestions
It can also be interesting to bet on who will score in this match. The featured player of Vitória SC is A. Bras André, who has already scored 5 goals in the competition. On the other hand, the leading scorer of Nacional is J. Riascos Valencia, he has scored in 4 opportunities.
Some study shows us that between 15-30 minutes is where most goals occur, this can be a good bet for those who follow the live game.
Taking into consideration that Nacional suffers an average of 0.4 goals per match when playing away, we should consider the under 2.5 betting market, especially because this team usually does not suffer goals when playing out of their stadium.
Corners market betting suggestions
The number of corners of both teams when combine gives an average of 3.94 corners per game, something to explore to gain good betting results.
Cards market betting suggestions
On the Nacional side, we know that it is a more aggressive team having received the red card twice this season, very different from Vitória SC who only saw the red card once. Both the red and yellow cards market can be a good bet.
These teams have an average of 5.5 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 2021-01-21, Thursday.
The match will take place at the Estádio Dom Afonso Henriques stadium in Guimarães.