Benfica v Rio Ave Tips, Predictions and Odds
Benfica host Rio Ave in matchday 21 of the Primeira Liga on Monday 1st March, 7:00pm at Estádio da Luz. The hosts currently sit in 4th place in the table having beaten Rio Ave 2-0 last time out, while the visitors are in 10th after their 2-0 loss against Benfica.
PREDICTIONS & ODDS:
WIN/DRAW/WIN KEY STATISTICS:
Benfica have won 65% of their last 20 home league games and Rio Ave have lost 25% of their last 20 away league games.
The last time Rio Ave won away in the league was 1 game ago against V. Guimaraes. The last time Benfica lost a home league game was 7 matches ago against Braga.
Benfica last kept a clean sheet at home in their last game, and have kept 8 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Rio Ave last failed to score away in the league 2 games ago and have missed the net in 7 of their last 20 away league games.
Of the 13 league games Benfica has won at home, they scored first 11 times. Of the 5 away games Rio Ave has lost, they conceded first 5 times.View KickOff's top win/draw/win tipsters here >
LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS
Benfica's last starting line-up was:
|DEF:||Lucas Verissimo, Jardel, Alex Grimaldo|
|MID:||Rafa Silva, Julian Weigl|
|FWD:||Diogo Goncalves, Adel Taarabt, Everton, Haris Seferovic, Luca Waldschmidt|
In the Primeira Liga this season, this Benfica XI has played 147 matches and scored 23 goals.
This Primeira Liga line-up has 396 all-time Primeira Liga appearances and 95 goals.
Rio Ave's last starting line-up was:
|DEF:||Costinha, Toni Borevkovic, Aderllan Santos, Savio Antonio Alves|
|MID:||Filipe Augusto, Chico Geraldes, Pele|
|FWD:||Carlos Mane, Rafael Camacho, Gelson Dala|
In the Primeira Liga this season, this Rio Ave XI has played 137 matches and scored 10 goals.
This Primeira Liga line-up has 379 all-time Primeira Liga appearances and 38 goals.