Sporting vs Benfica: Match preview, tips and odds

Predictions & betting tips for 17.01.2020

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The Portuguese Primeira Liga game between Sporting Lisbon and Benfica will take place on 17.01.2020 at 22:15. So the table-toppers of the table is guesting at the actual 4th. So far, the betting providers expect Benfica to be in the lead. The best odds for an away win are at the moment offered by 1xBet with ​​2.09. A bet of 10€ will result in a win of 20,90€ (equals 10,90€ profit).

The highest odds for a tip on a victory at home for Sporting Lisbon are so far 3.60 at bet365. Based on this prediction, Sporting Lisbon will win to 28%, Benfica to 49% and to 29% the match ends in a draw. Sporting Lisbon won one match in the last direct encounters, Benfica won three games and four games ended in a draw.

Current statistics of Sporting CP

Sporting CP recently won a match 1:3 against Setubal. In the past 6 months, the home team was able to win 9 out of 16 matches. At their own stadium, Sporting Lisbon was able to win four matches, 0 times the duel ended with a tie and three matches were been lost. In the current season 19/20, Sporting Lisbon has managed to win 4 out of 7 home games (57.14%) so far. Zero games ended in a tie and three games are lost at home. In total Sporting Lisbon won 9 out of 16 season games. While it was enough to draw two games, eleven three matches ended without points.

​In the first half, coach Silas' team can achieve more goals on average. Sporting Lisbon's current record shows an average of 3,00 goals per home game, of which 1,71 are their own goals and 1,29 are goals scored against them. Last season Sporting CP scored an average of 2,24 goals at home. At the same time, the team conceded 0,76 goals per home match. Home games usually ended 2:1, 3:0 or 2:0 in the previous season. The most common final score in their own stadium last season was 1:2, 1:0 or 2:0.

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Current statistics of SL Benfica

In their last game, Benfica won 2:1 against Aves. This season the team has been victorious in 7 out of 7 away games so far (100%). During that period Benfica won seven away games while the team lost zero games at away stadiums and zero games ended in a draw.

​2,29 away goal scored the eleven of Bruno Lage on average this season, most of these were achieved in the second half time. On average, 2,71 goals are scored when Benfica guest in foreign stadiums. Last season, von Benfica played away with an average of 2,35 goals for and 0,82 against the team in in other stadiums. Benfica's most commonly played away 1:0, 2:1 or 4:1 in the running season.

In the last season, matches away most often ended 1:0, 4:1 or 4:0.

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Betting tips on Sporting Lisbon vs Benfica

Considering the over/under average of both teams of 2,0, an Under 2.5 is likely. The best odds on the market for this bet is currently 1.99 at 1xBet. The forecasts of the betting providers show that both clubs are believed to be capable of scoring goals. The highest odds for both teams to score offerns 1xBet with 1.73.

The betting providers consider a 1:1-tie (6.50​ at bet365) to be the most likely result of the match. Directly followed by a 0:1​-win for Benfica's Best odds for a bet: (8.50​ at bet365.