Benfica has lost only one of their last five matches in the campaign. The host will try their luck for the second spot on the table from which they are six points short of this term as it stands. Their previous encounter was on the road and they defeated Portimonense with a 1-5 scoreline.
Santa Clara is in a mixed form in the league with just one win from their recent five clashes. The away team will come in on the back of a two-game winless run, following a goalless draw at home with Moreirense in the last league clash.
Saturday 98.85 Odds Won
Benfica vs Santa Clara Head-to-head.
Only one of their last five matches has ended in a draw. The host has recorded four of the last five overall wins. Both teams have scored in their recent four fixtures.Their previous encounter in 2021 resulted in a 1-1 draw. The away team has only one win in their meetings since 1999. The host has lost only one of their past six clashes at home.
Benfica vs Santa Clara Prediction
There is no doubt that the match is sizing to be a home win in full-time. But the odds are too low for any decent returns in that tip. So, it will be better to concentrate on the goals department. The bookies have been kind enough to keep decent odds for the tip of over 2.5 goals in ninety minutes.
With both teams having a strong base in scoring goals, the tip is likely to yield decent returns for the punters in the clash. Their recent meetings have also featured over 2.5 goals in most of them. Besides, the punters can also fancy their chances in the corner.
Benfica alone had 10 corners in their last meeting with the visitor in the reverse fixture. The host enjoys the ground advantage in the middle and will come in with all guns blazing. So, the tip for over 9.5 corners 2-way in full-time will probably be the best bet in the encounter.
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