Belenenses vs Benfica: Match preview, tips and odds

Predictions & betting tips for 17.08.2019

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The game between Belenenses and Benfica in the Portuguese Primeira Liga will take place on 17.08.2019 at 20:00. Thus the actual 8th of the table contests the top team of the league. At present, the betting providers are forecasting an away win for Benfica. The best odds for an away win are at present offered by 1xBet with ​​1.27. A tip of 10€ will result in a win of 12,70€ (which equals 2,70€ profit).

For bets on Belenenses bet365 provides the best odds so far with 12.00. The related predictions are victory Belenenses 8%, draw ​17% and win Benfica 82%. In the past direct comparisons Belenenses won one match and two matches was drawn, Benfica won five matches.

Current statistics of CF Os Belenenses

CF Os Belenenses played the last duel 0:0 against Portimonense. The hosts were able to decide 3 of their 14 games of the past 6 months in their favour. At their own stadium, Belenenses was able to win two matches, 2 times the duel ended with a tie and three matches were been lost. Belenenses has managed to win 0 out of 0 home games (0%) in the current season 19/20 so far. Zero matches ended in a draw and zero matches was lost at home. In total Belenenses won 0 out of 1 season games. While it was enough to draw one match, eleven zero matches ended without points.

​Coach Silas' team tends to score in the second half. Last season CF Os Belenenses scored an average of 1,47 goals at home. At the same time, the team conceded 1,53 goals per home match. Home games usually ended 0:1, 2:2 or 1:0 in the previous season.

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Current statistics of SL Benfica

In their last match, Benfica won 5:0 against Pacos Ferreira. In games in the foreign stadium six victories were achieved. Zero matches were lost while zero matches ended without a winning team. Last season's statistics show Benfica scoring 2,35 goals per away match, while there were counted 0,82 goals against the team. As guests last season the team played most often 1:0, 4:1 or 4:0.

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Betting tips on Belenenses vs Benfica

Considering the over/under average of both teams of 2,5, an Under 3.5 is likely. The best odds on the market for this bet is currently 1.57 at 1xBet. The bookies assume that a maximum of one team will score. The odds against 'both teams to score' are 1.80 (betfair).

The betting providers consider a 0:2-win for Benfica's (6.50​ at 888Sport) to be the most likely result of the match. Directly followed by a 0:1​-win for Benfica's (Best odds for a bet: 8.00​ at 888Sport).