After defeating Portimonense 1-0 in the Primeira Liga, Benfica is looking to win again.

In that contest, Benfica had 71% of the possession and 12 of their 27 shots on goal were successful. Joo Mário (9′) was the lone player for Benfica to register a goal. Portimonense, their adversaries, had 1 shot at goal with 0 of them being on target.

In their last six games, Benfica have scored 20 goals against the opposition, boasting an impressive recent offensive record.

Benfica has also had a total of six goals scored against them in those contests.

In their previous eight home league games before this match, Benfica had never lost.

Sporting Lisbon will be hoping for a better outcome here after suffering a defeat in their previous match against Martimo in Primeira Liga action.

Sporting Lisbon had 65% of the game’s possession and made 10 shots on goal, with one of them going in. Martimo, their adversaries, had 9 shots at goal with 2 of them being successful. Martimo scored through Claudio Winck (55′).

Sporting Lisbon, led by Rben Amorim, have scored 9 goals overall in their last six games, averaging 1.5 goals per game thanks to their ability to convert their attacks into goals.

Looking at their most recent head-to-head matches dating back to January 17, 2020, we can see that Benfica has won 4 of them and Sporting Lisbon has won 2, with 0 of those games ending in draws.

In these games, they combined to score 19 goals, with 11 of those goals coming from Benfica and 8 from Sportinguistas. This results in an average of 3.17 goals scored per game.

1×2 Betting Odds

We have a tendency to believe that Sporting Lisbon will find it difficult to defeat this Benfica team, who we predict will win! As a result, we anticipate a very close game that ends with a narrow victory for Benfica.

Even the betting market agrees that Benfica playing on home turf are the favourites to win! Their market odds stand @ 1.81.

Sporting, who don’t have a good recent record against their opposition, are the underdogs in this @ 4.70.

The possibility of a stalemate and points shared, stands @ 4.10.

Total goals over/under

The odds that the total number of goals scored will be over 2.5, stands @ 1.81.

While the odds that the total number of goals will be under 2.5, stands @ 2.12.

Given Benfica’s recent record, the market expects them to win, but also expects them to win comfortably as reflected in their over/under odds!