Cova da Piedade will visit Estádio Municipal de Arouca on Saturday for the LigaPro clash with home side Arouca.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Arouca v Cova da Piedade are shown on this page - plus the latest betting odds.
Arouca, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 0-4 LigaPro success vs Académico Viseu.
A recurring feature of recent Arouca games is seeing a zero in the scoreline.
Taking their prior sextet of matches before this one, in as many as 5 of them a wager on "Both Teams to Score" would have been a losing one. Historical results aside, we’ll just have to find out if that pattern might be maintained in this next match.
Coming into this fixture, Arouca have not been beaten in their last 3 league matches at home.
Cova da Piedade
In their last game, Cova da Piedade drew 1-1 in the LigaPro match with Chaves.
In their previous half-dozen outings, Cova da Piedade have bagged a tally of 6 goals. Pieadenses have also not failed to score on each one of those occasions. During that period, they’ve had 7 goals scored by their opponents.
Heading into this fixture, Cova da Piedade have not won away from home in their last 5 league games.
Team News: Arouca
Arouca manager Joaquim Machado will be grateful to have no fitness concerns at all coming into this clash owing to a completely injury-free squad to pick from.
Team News: Cova da Piedade
Due to a fully injury-free squad available to select from, Cova da Piedade boss João Alves has zero fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match.
In our opinion, Cova da Piedade have it in them to find the back of the net against this Arouca team, however it probably won’t quite be enough to prevent defeat.
We’re expecting a narrow 2-1 victory for Arouca after the 90. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Municipal de Arouca (5,600)
Captain: Deyvison de Sousa Bessas
Chairman: Carlos Alberto Teixeira de Pinho
Manager: Joaquim Machado
Competitions: LigaPro position 5