Portugal Primeira Liga
(07 Apr 2019)
Sporting vs Rio Ave
Sporting meets Rio Ave in a match of the Round 28 of the Portuguese Primeira Liga. Home side enters this match motivated as they beat Benfica and progressed through to the Final of the Taca de Portugal on Wednesday night. Meanwhile, Rio Ave remains in mid-table after losing on Tuesday night. Also, another defeat today could see the visitors drop to as low as thirteenth and right into the ongoing relegation battle.
- Sporting has won 9 of their last 11 matches against Rio Ave in all competitions
- There have been under 2.5 goals scored in Rio Ave’s last 5 away games (Liga NOS)
Sporting vs Rio Ave Prediction
This week was perfect for Sporting. They are back in third in the league and qualified for the Portuguese Cup final. Rio Ave has only won one of their last six matches. Therefore, only a miracle can save them from losing against motivated hosts.
Football Prediction: Sporting wins the match @ 1.40