Porto vs Sporting Lisbon Betting Tip: Porto to win & BTTS – 15 July 2020

A very important clash between Porto and Sporting Lisbon, a match that often brings the best of Portuguese football.

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Porto vs Sporting Lisbon
15th July 2130hrs
Football – Portugal– Primeira Liga
Pick Home win both teams to score
Bookmaker Bet365
Odds: 13/45 odds taken 1500 GMT, Tuesday 14th July 2020

Porto aims to extend its hold on the title going against third-placed Sporting Lisbon. Who needs a win to try and clinch Champions League football for next season.

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Porto Preview – Are Porto destined to win the title back with a win against Sporting?

Champions elect Porto to have the prospect of winning the league from the hands of bitter rivals Benfica as they prepare to face Sporting Lisbon on Wednesday night. This fixture will confirm whether Porto claims the title with three games left to play.

They currently stand with 76 points at the summit of the table, eight points ahead of Benfica and 17 points in front of their opponents on Wednesday.

Our betting prediction:
Porto Win Both teams to score

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(odds taken 1500 GMT, Tuesday 14 July)


This season Porto has been in stellar form, and their current outings have seen the same sort of results as the first half of the season. Unbeaten in six, winning five games and drawing just the one.

In their last four matches, Porto has netted 13 goals. An average of 3.25 goals a game.

The league position is not just based on their attacking prowess however, conceding 19 goals all season is six fewer goals than their nearest rivals.


Sporting Lisbon Preview – Can Lisbon halt Porto’s title challenge and edge closer to Champions League qualification?

There’s no question that Sporting’s quest for Champions League next season is hanging by a thread, and the loss of Bruno Fernandes is a blow to the Lisbon sides chances. Yet their recent form suggests that they will pursue the elite competition regardless.

With six wins and two draws in their last eight games, Lisbon is proving a hard team to beat in the latter stages in the season.

Showing some grit in some games with four clean sheets in that time period, with only four goals conceded.

The outside prospect of reaching the Champions League is an extra incentive to get a result against Porto.


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A massive part of the unbeaten streak that Sporting has created lies within the purple patches of attackers Cabral and Sporar, who have five goals and four goals respectively in that duration. Other players in the Sporting squad such as captain Coates and Wendel have also picked up the goalscoring mantle to chip in with goals.

If Sporting will have any chance of qualifying for the Champions League, this all-round form of production from the team is vital for their chances.

Porto vs Sporting Lisbon Betting Advice

Games between these two clubs can generate quite a cagey affair. Being two of the three teams in the first division to compete in every season since its formation, there is always an element of intense rivalry. In a back and forth game in the reverse fixture a clinical finish by Soares with 15 minutes to go meant Porto came away with a 2-1 victory. That Scoreline in the league has been a recurring figure with four of the last six matchups between the side has been a 2-1 victory for Les Dragoes. Logic and form would suggest a similar scoreline come Wednesday night.


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  • Sporting unbeaten in last eight games
  • Porto have averaged 3.25 goals per game for last four matches
  • Porto have lost one home game all season


Wednesdays clash is bound to be entertaining regardless of the outcome due to the dynamics of what’s at stake. Porto is set to win the league with a win, and should Lisbon leave with the three points it leaves the door slightly open for them to catch Benfica ahead of them. Former history is pointing towards the direction of Porto, but in games as intense and these form and history is not usually a contributing factor.

With the individual form of players however, it will be no surprise to see both teams score in this tie.


The best betting odds for Porto vs Sporting Lisbon

Porto to win: 3/4 at Bet365
Draw: 13/5 at Bet365
Sporting to win: 18/5 at Bet365