Setubal vs Gil Vicente Betting Tip Setubal To Win – 11th February 2020

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PortugalSetubal vs Gil VicentePortugal
11th February 20:30hrs
Football – Portugal – Primeira Liga
Pick Home Win
Bookmaker Bet365
Odds: 6/4 odds taken 21:08 GMT, Wednesday 12 February

Friday’s night’s action from Primeira Liga is a mid-table clash. Setubal holds a three-point advantage in the standings over Gil Vicente and with a similar record on the board, there may be some very fine margins coming into play in this fixture.

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Setubal can do enough to win

The home record of Vitoria Setubal this season in the Portuguese top-flight is W3 D5 L2. Nothing much there to get excited about. In fact, the two defeats on home soil they have suffered have been in their last two played there.

But in a way, those can be scratched off as they were against current top-three sides Porto and Sporting. So other than that, they have handled themselves well on home soil.

In fact home and away combined, they haven’t lost a single game this season against anyone currently outside the top six in the standings. So at least they don’t look too likely to suffer a loss in this one.

But can they find the scoring touch to actually win the fixture? That’s the one for punters to ponder over.

Our betting prediction:
Under 1.5 goals
6/4

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(odds taken 21:08 GMT, Wednesday 12 February)

In their ten home games played this season, Setubal have managed to tally just five goals. That’s it. They are actually the lowest-scoring side outside of the bottom three. But on the flip side of that, they hold the joint second-best defensive record of all teams outside of the top five.

Setubal have taken a clean sheet in 70% of their home games, which is staggering. Surely this is a low-scoring game coming up.

 

Away form may let Gil Vicente down again

It has not been a profitable season by Gil Vicente on their travels in the top flight. They have only taken a W1 D3 L6 record on the road. Their lone away win happened at Aves who are rock bottom of the table.

We have already mentioned the lack of goal scoring threat by Setubal, there has been a lack from Gil Vicente too. At least away from home

Gil Vicente has returned only 7 goals from 10 away games played. They have conceded at an average of 1.5 goals per away fixture.

In total, they have managed just the one clean sheet away from home and are currently fumbling along on a five-match winless streak of form away from home in the Primeira Liga.

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In just one of their ten away games have they managed to open the scoring this season. There are only two teams in the division who have a worse away record than that of Gil Vicente this season.

They have also failed to score in five of their last six away games at Setubal as well. So it would be a massive surprise if they come up with the goods in this one.

Gil Vicente have won just one of their last eight league games home and away combined.

 

Setubal vs Gil Vicente Betting Advice

This has a low scoring game written all over it and then some. Under 1.5 goals jumps straight off the page for the fixture. With five clean sheets in their last six home games against Gil Vicente, it is Setubal who have to be backed here.

 

Key Facts – Setubal vs Gil Vicente Betting Tip

  • Setubal are unbeaten in six home games against Gil Vicente
  • 8 of the last 9 meetings have ended under 2.5 goals
  • Gil Vicente have won one away game this season

 

It may well be just the one chance needed for them to get the win. They certainly look strong enough defensively to keep the visitors off the board in the game. This may be a yawning war of attrition over the 90 minutes. Home win.

 

The best betting odds for Setubal vs Gil Vicente

Setubal to win: 6/4 at Bet365
Draw: 21/10 at Bet365
Gil Vicente: 19/10 at Bet365


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