Braga vs Estoril – Following a 1-2 Primeira Liga victory over Chaves, Braga will be looking for more of the same after their previous performance.

In that contest, Braga had a 63% possession advantage and eight of their 18 shots on goal were successful. Abel Ruiz (59′) and Iuri Medeiros (16′) both scored goals for Braga.

Chaves had eight of their 14 attempts on goal at the other end of the field. Chaves’ goal came from Juninho (42′). Artur Jorge’s Braga have scored 11 goals in total over their previous six games, which works out to 1.83 goals per game on average.

According to the stats before the game, Braga has won their last eight league games without losing to Estoril. Quite a stretch, in fact. In their prior six home league games, they are unbeaten.

Estoril will enter the contest fresh off a 1-0 Primeira Liga victory in which Gil Vicente was defeated. Estoril had 37% of the possession in that encounter and made 7 attempts on goal, scoring on two of them.

Alejandro Marqués was the lone scorer for Estoril (1′). Gil Vicente had 14 attempts on goal at the other end, and 4 of them were successful.

Taking a look at their recent results, Estoril has allowed goals in 5 of their last 6 games, totaling 13 goals from the opposition. Estoril can undoubtedly play much superior defense.

Of course, there is no guarantee that this tendency will continue. Estoril had lost their last eight league games on the road coming into this match. Definitely very bad.

Braga vs Estoril – Betting Analysis

Analyzing their previous head-to-head matches dating back to 6/2/2017 reveals that Estoril has had terrible results in these games. They haven’t been able to win anything at all because Braga has been too strong for them, winning 67% of those draws.

In these games, the two clubs managed to score 18 goals, with 17 goals coming from Os Arcebispos and one from Canarinhos. Three goals are scored on average per contest.

On 22 October 2022, Estoril defeated Braga 0-2 in the Primeira Liga matchday 10 between these teams. Estoril controlled 52% of the ball during that encounter and attempted 5 goals, scoring on two of them.

Braga made 14 efforts at goal, seven of which were successful. Scores were recorded by Almoatasembellah Al Musrati (10′) and Vtor Oliveira (30′). André Narciso served as the umpire for the game.

There are no reported fitness issues for Braga boss Artur Jorge going into this game, and he has a fully healthy roster to choose from.

Os Arcebispos are most likely going to open the game with a 4-4-2 formation, with Matheus Lima, Victor Gómez, Sikou Niakaté, Vtor Tormena, Cristian Borja, Iuri Medeiros, Ali Elmusrati, André Horta, Bruma, Ricardo Horta, and Abel Ruiz receiving the ball first.

Ricardo Soares, the Estoril coach, only has to deal with one fitness issue from a group that is essentially at full strength. Lucas Frico (Unknown Injury) is unable to play in this contest.

It’s likely that Canarinhos will choose to omit D. Leite Figueira, Tiago Santos, Bernardo Vital, Pedro lvaro, Tiago Arajo, Mor Ndiaye, Joo Carvalho, Carlos Eduardo, Joao Marques, Tiago Gouveia, and Alejandro Marqués from their starting roster.

In our view, Braga appears poised to score the goals they require when they face Estoril, who may find it difficult to score a goal of their own.

What are the best odds for this match?

Checking the latest betting odds for this match in the full-time result market, victory for Braga is best priced at 1.33, backing the draw is 5.3 and putting your money on the win for Estoril can be had at 8.9. Those are the most competitive prices that can be secured right now.

Braga vs Estoril – Head -to- Head

Braga vs Estoril

Our Prediction: Home Win

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