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Oliveirense face off with visiting opponents Benfica B at Estádio Carlos Osório in the LigaPro tie on Sunday.
All Oliveirense v Benfica B match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (plus the best game odds).
Oliveirense head into this fixture following a 0-0 LigaPro stalemate vs Cova da Piedade.
Oliveirense have struggled with their forward play of late. Their sum of goals equals just 2 against opposition teams during their previous six outings. In those games, Unionistas have also seen the number of goals against them come to 7.
Going into this one, Oliveirense are undefeated in their previous 3 league matches at home.
Previously, Benfica B drew 2-2 in the LigaPro tie with Penafiel.
Looking at their form, and Benfica B have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 7 goals in total. Defensively, Benfica B seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly. Nonetheless, we’ll just have to find out if that pattern will be replicated in this match.
Coming into this meeting, Benfica B haven’t won away from home in the past 10 matches in the league. Who knows how long it might last, too.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 13/01/2018 shows us that Oliveirense have won 1 of these games & Benfica B 5, with the number of drawn matches being 0.
Those games weren’t short on goals, either, with 23 in all at an average of 3.83 goals per meeting.
Team News: Oliveirense
Oliveirense boss Pedro Miguel will be grateful not to have any fitness worries at all ahead of this clash owing to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: Benfica B
Benfica B has multiple availability issues to deal with. Daniel dos Anjos (Fitness), Tiago Araújo (Metatarsal Fracture), Paulo Bernardo (Unknown Injury) and Sandro Cruz (Unknown Injury) are not ready for selection.
We’re of the opinion that Oliveirense will have to work hard as a team to find the net against this Benfica B team who we reckon should score one, at least.
That’s why our selection here is for a 0-1 winning score for Benfica B at the end of the 90.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Carlos Osório (1,435)
Captain: Manuel Godinho
Chairman: Horácio Bastos
Manager: Pedro Miguel
Competitions: LigaPro position 15