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Benfica B will visit Estádio do Varzim SC on Friday for the LigaPro fixture with home side Varzim.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Varzim v Benfica B are shown below including the latest game odds.
Varzim will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 0-1 LigaPro success vs Académico Viseu.
Over their past six fixtures, Paulo Alves's Varzim have found the net 6 times, an average number of goals scored per match of 1.
Coming into this contest, Varzim have not won against Benfica B in their previous 6 league games.
After being defeated in their last game at the hands of Cova da Piedade in LigaPro action, Benfica B and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
Looking at their form, and Benfica B have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 8 goals in all. Defensively, Benfica B have seen their frailties exposed. That kind of trend isn’t assured to be continued into this match, of course.
Looking at their past form shows that Benfica B:
- haven't been beaten by Varzim in away games against them for the last 2 matches in the league.
- are without a win away from home in their last 8 league games. Who knows how long it might last, too.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head results stretching back to 23/08/2017 shows that these fixtures have not been fruitful for Varzim. They have not managed to get themselves any wins whatsoever while Benfica B have been the better of the two, getting wins in 83 per cent of those games where they have faced each other.
A combined total of 16 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 5 of them for Lobos do Mar and 11 created by Benfica B. That is an average goals per game value of 2.67.
Team News: Varzim
Varzim manager Paulo Alves does not have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match with a completely injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: Benfica B
Benfica B manager Renato Paiva has some current player fitness concerns. Paulo Bernardo (Unknown Injury) and Daniel dos Anjos (Fitness) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
We’re of the view that Benfica B and Varzim could well both score and end up finding themselves in a fairly even game here.
It’s looking like it could well end up as a draw. We’re therefore predicting a very close game with a score draw at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio do Varzim SC (7,280)
Captain: Nelson Nelsinho
Chairman: Pedro Faria
Manager: Paulo Alves
Competitions: LigaPro position 14