Braga vs Rio Ave – Prediction, and Match Preview

Braga vs Rio Ave – After losing to Vitória Guimares in their most recent match in the Primeira Liga by a score of 2-1, Braga will be looking for a better outcome today.

Braga had 49% of the control in that game and made four attempts on goal, scoring only one of them. lvaro Djaló was the lone scorer for Braga (88′).

Vitória Guimares made nine efforts at goal at the other end, and only two of them were successful. For Vitória Guimares, goals were made by Tiago Silva (31′) and Alisson Safira (41′).

In recent years, Braga has rarely demonstrated such defensive fortitude. In reality, Braga has conceded goals in five of their last six matches, allowing 11 goals overall.

After defeating Chaves 1-0 in their most recent match in the Primeira Liga, Rio Ave will enter the discussion on a winning note.

Rio Ave had 39% of the possession in that game and made three shots on goal, scoring only one of them. Fábio Ronaldo was the lone player for Rio Ave to register a goal (54′). The opposing team, Chaves, had six attempts at goal with none of them being on target.

Rio Ave’s recent six games have shown that they have struggled to score goals, which has contributed to the disappointing result of just 4.

In those games, Rio Grande has also observed that their opponents’ aggregate goal total has reached 5. Putting aside previous outcomes, we’ll just have to wait and see if that pattern continues in this upcoming game.

Braga vs Rio Ave – Betting Analysis

Looking back at their previous head-to-head matches from 03/03/2019, we can see that Braga won 4 of them, Rio Ave won 1, and there were 1 ties.

In total, 20 goals were scored during this time between them, with Os Arcebispos scoring 13 and Rio Grande scoring seven. That equals 3.33 goals per game on average.

The two teams’ most recent league matchup occurred on Match Day 6 of the Primeira Liga on September 11, 2022, with Rio Ave defeating Braga 2-3.

On that particular day, Rio Ave had 49% of the control and two of its five shots were successful. Emmanuel Boateng (81′) and Abdul-Aziz Yakubu (87′) scored the goals.

Three of Braga’s 11 total shots on goal were on target. Ricardo Horta (69′), Almoatasembellah Al Musrati (11′), and Iuri Medeiros all scored goals. Luis Godinho served as the judge for the game.

We believe Braga can and should control most of the possession and be able to score on a few of their opportunities.

What are the best odds for the game?

Checking the latest betting odds for this match in the 90 minute result market, victory for Braga can be had for 1.47, backing a drawn result is 4, and putting your money on the winner to be Rio Ave can get you 7.5. They’re the best returns that can be secured at present.

Braga vs Rio Ave – Head-to-Head

Braga vs Rio Ave

Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals

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