Next Wednesday night, Estádio do Dragão will be the stage for the confrontation between FC Porto and Académico de Viseu, regarding the second leg of the Portuguese Cup semi-finals, after both teams draw, the 1-1, in the first game, held at Estádio do Fontelo. Sérgio Conceição’s team seeks to repeat their presence in the final of the competition, after losing last season.
Porto vs Academico Viseu Free Betting Tips
The morale at the start for this decision could not be better, after FC Porto won against Benfica (3-2), thus shortening the distance to the leadership in Liga NOS. The Académico de Viseu, who has not been able to meddle in the fight to rise to the top echelon in the Pro League, goes into the game after being defeated in the reception to Feirense (0-1), last Saturday, making a cycle of three consecutive games without winning. The team had great merit in avoiding defeat in the first leg and will have a complicated task here to try to eliminate the “dragons” in their own home.
Key statistics for the match Porto vs Academico Viseu
FC Porto is in a sequence of 9 consecutive victories, in home matches referring to the Portuguese Cup.
In the last 4 away matches, Académico de Viseu has 1 win, 1 draw and 2 losses.
The two teams drew 1-1 in the first leg, in a game where Sérgio Conceição made eight changes to the starting lineup, in view of the classic with Benfica.
Free Betting Tips Porto vs Academico Viseu
Four days after fulfilling the goal of getting closer to the leader in the Liga NOS, FC Porto will play at home again, now to stamp their presence in the final of the Portuguese Cup, needing only a draw to do so. Even so, the “dragons” should try to win and resolve the issue early, before an Academic who, outside of doors, will not have the same arguments, not least because there is the perspective of Conceição using a team closer to the maximum strength of this time. The best option, therefore, will be the bet on the Asian handicap (-1.5) of FC Porto, odds 1.44.
Betting Tips: FC Porto Asian handicap (-1.5)