From the semi-finals struggle for the Taca de Portugal trophy, Porto are likely to sponsor Braga on Tuesday evening from the first-leg match.
Following two straight draws in the Primeira Liga that let Benfica getting back into the title race, the hosts were able to bounce back with two wins in a row. They’re four points ahead of the fierce rivals and Sergio Conceicao’s side stabilized their match and defence as they were able to keep the clean sheet in these two victories.
Porto have been fairly confident in front, while their defence was rock-solid at the top flight. Home side suffered just one defeat in front of the fans and they were able to observe in all other ten games.
Following two straight defeats in Portuguese top flight, Braga dropped the speed in the title battle. They’re sitting on the 3rd place being eight points behind their opponents as well as the people are trying to find the wat back to the winning track.
They’ve been pretty decent in the trunk, while Dyego Sousa and the lads are generating enough goals. Braga do well when playing away from home and they were able to snatch five successes at away grounds.
Porto vs Braga: Head-to-head
Porto are much more successful in their head to head clashes recently as they have not dropped to Braga five times in a row.
The hosts are enjoying a streak of three straight wins over their rivals and they would like to keep up in precisely the identical fashion.
Their clashes have been low-scoring ones and the audience was able to see more than two goals only once in the past five occasions.
Porto vs Braga: Prediction
Home side is in better momentum and they need to be regarded as the favorites in this game. Porto need to challenge the double this year and we believe they’re likely to secure the benefit in the first-leg clash.
Both teams are doing an excellent job in the trunk and their defences aren’t very easy to crack. Since their head to head clashes are fairly inefficient recently, we’re expecting another close match that ought to stay under 2.5 margin.
Porto vs Braga: Bet Tips
Home win @ 1.55
Under 2.5 FT @ 1.95