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Sporting da Covilhã will be at Caixa Futebol Campus on Saturday for the LigaPro clash with home side Benfica B.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Benfica B v Sporting da Covilhã are shown below - plus the latest betting odds.
Benfica B will want to continue from where they left off last time out with the 0-2 LigaPro victory vs Oliveirense.
Benfica B have hit the target 7 times in their last 6 outings. The corresponding tally of goals that have been scored against them in those games amounts to 6.
A look at their previous results shows us that Benfica B:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Sporting da Covilhã in their previous 2 games.
- have not beaten Sporting da Covilhã in their last 3 league games.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches at home.
Sporting da Covilhã
In their previous fixture, Sporting da Covilhã drew 0-0 in the LigaPro tie with Leixões.
The attacking players from Sporting da Covilhã have failed to get amongst the goals in their past six encounters, contributing the disappointing return of only 4. In those matches, Leões da Serra have also seen the overall goal tally of their opponents equal 7.
Ahead of this clash, Sporting da Covilhã have not won away from home in their last 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head-to-head clashes going back to 27/09/2017 shows us that Benfica B have won 2 of them and Sporting da Covilhã 1, with the tally of drawn matches being 3.
An aggregate of 19 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 10 of them for Benfica B and 9 belonging to Leões da Serra. That is an average goals per game value of 3.17.
Team News: Benfica B
Daniel dos Anjos (Fitness), Tiago Araújo (Metatarsal Fracture), Paulo Bernardo (Unknown Injury) and Sandro Cruz (Unknown Injury) won’t be able to feature for Benfica B .
Team News: Sporting da Covilhã
Owing to a fully healthy squad available to choose from, Sporting da Covilhã manager Daúto Amade Faquirá does not have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this match.
We’re of the view that Sporting da Covilhã should be able to get a goal against this Benfica B team, however that probably won’t quite be as many as they will have scored against them.
We’re predicting both teams to score in a 2-1 winning margin for Benfica B when the full-time whistle blows. Definitely a tough call.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Caixa Futebol Campus (2,708)
Chairman: Luís Filipe Ferreira Vieira
Competitions: LigaPro position 7