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Topic: Académica vs Sporting Braga - Primeira Liga Rnd.33 07/05/16 18:30  (Read 124 times)

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      Analysis: Académica vs Sporting Braga (07 May 2016)
      « Reply #1 on: May 07 2016, 14:10 »

      Acadêmica and Braga face at Estádio EFAPEL, in a match for the 33ª round of the Primeira Liga. In the last league head‑to‑head, played in 06‑01‑2016, Braga got a home win by (3‑0). At this stadium, the head‑to‑head history favours the away team, since they have a record of 1 wins, 4 draws and 0 losses in the last 5 matches. However, the last time these teams met at this stadium, on 02‑11‑2014, in a match for the Primeira Liga they tied (1‑1). The goals of the match were scored by Aderlan (74' ), for Acadêmica, and by Éder (59' ), for Braga. Although this is a match between 18º and 4º of the league table, it’s actually a match between the 14º best in home matches and the 7º best in away matches.

      Analysis of Académica

      After 5 wins, 9 draws and 18 losses, the home team is in the 18ª position, havinf won 24 points so far. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against União Madeira by (3‑1), after in the previous match they have lost (1‑2) at home, against Porto. This is a team that usually plays better at home, where they have won 19 points, against only 5 points in away matches. For the league, Acadêmica won 14 points out of 30 possible points, after 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in the last 10 home matches.

      Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their home matches, as 15 of the last 16 for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 32 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 19 times and have only turned the score around in 1.

      Academica comes unmotivated for this match after an away home defeat by 3-1 against União da Madeira. Thus, in the championship the "Students" are going through a very bad period, and are condemned to fall to the second division. The Brazilian Ricardo Nascimento is the pillar on the Academic’s defense, however, won’t be able to act on this match for being sent off in the previous one. The experienced Portuguese Fernando Alexandre is the boss of the middle line, once that he’s responsible for defining and conducting the offensive thrusts of his team. Rafael Lopes will be absent because he is suspended after accumulating five yellow cards.

      Analysis of Sporting Braga

      The away team is currently in the 4ª position of the league, with 57 points won, after 16 wins, 9 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against o Paços de Ferreira, by (1‑0). In the last match, they won in a home match against o Vitória Setúbal, by (3‑2). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, since they have won 20 points in away matches and 37 at their stadium, with 41 goals scored and 13 conceded at home, against 13 goals scored and 18 conceded in away matches. In their last match, for the Taça da Liga, they got an away loss against o Benfica by (2‑1). In the last 10 away league matches o Braga has a record of 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses, so they have won 12 points out of 30 possible.

      In their away league matches the most frequent result at half‑time was the 0‑0 (9 out of 16 matches). Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 11 of the last 16 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 32 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 9 times and have only turned the score around in 1.

      Braga comes unmotivated for this match after an away home defeat, by 2-1, against SL Benfica, counting for the League Cup. The visiting team has outstanding notes in quick transitions, especially by the capacity of their wingers in unbalance the opposite defensive. Note that one of the great valences of this team is the dead ball situations, given the height of their players. Note that, when they play against weaker opponents, the visiting team chooses to invest mainly in organized attacks.

      Betting suggestion:

      The most likely scenario for this match will be Braga to win. It’s true that both teams no longer have goals in the league; however, the visiting team has more individual and collective arguments compared to the "enemy" of this match. It’s important to note that Academic is one of the weaker teams playing in the Portuguese first division.


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