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Primeira Liga | Gameweek 34
May 17, 2024 at 8.45pm UK
Estadio do Rio Ave Futebol Clube
Benfica

Rio Ave
1 - 1
Benfica

Costinha (90+3' pen.)
Graca (23'), Patrick (45'), Oudrhiri (57'), Silva (86')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Kokcu (32')
Tengstedt (39'), Silva (86')

The Match

Preview

Sports Mole previews Friday's Primeira Liga clash between Rio Ave and Benfica, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.

Form, Standings, Stats

Last Game: Portimonense 2-2 Rio Ave
Saturday, May 11 at 3.30pm in Primeira Liga

We said: Rio Ave 1-4 Benfica

With a top-half finish still a possibility, Rio Ave should be raring to go on Friday night, however the visit of Benfica looks set to be a challenging assignment. The Eagles will be playing with no fear as the Primeira Liga title has already escaped them, meaning that the visitors should be relaxed enough to continue their rich vein of form in front of goal. Read more.

Data Analysis

Our analysis of all available data, including recent performances and player stats up until an hour before kickoff, suggested the most likely outcome of this match was a Benfica win with a probability of 61.61%. A draw had a probability of 21% and a win for Rio Ave had a probability of 17.36%.

The most likely scoreline for a Benfica win was 0-2 with a probability of 10.37%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 0-1 (10.36%) and 1-2 (9.95%). The likeliest drawn scoreline was 1-1 (9.94%), while for a Rio Ave win it was 1-0 (4.96%). The actual scoreline of 1-1 was predicted with a 9.9% likelihood.

Result
Rio AveDrawBenfica
17.36% (-2.429 -2.43) 21.03% (-1.206 -1.21) 61.61% (3.634 3.63)
Both teams to score 53.33% (-0.495 -0.5)
Goals
Over 2.5Under 2.5
56.8% (1.549 1.55)43.2% (-1.55 -1.55)
Over 3.5Under 3.5
34.4% (1.51 1.51)65.6% (-1.51 -1.51)
Rio Ave Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
61.66% (-1.781 -1.78)38.34% (1.78 1.78)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
24.9% (-1.749 -1.75)75.1% (1.747 1.75)
Benfica Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
86.49% (1.647 1.65)13.5% (-1.649 -1.65)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
59.46% (3.2 3.2)40.54% (-3.202 -3.2)
Score Analysis
    Rio Ave 17.36%
    Benfica 61.59%
    Draw 21.03%
Rio AveDrawBenfica
1-0 @ 4.96% (-0.611 -0.61)
2-1 @ 4.76% (-0.528 -0.53)
2-0 @ 2.38% (-0.425 -0.43)
3-2 @ 1.52% (-0.151 -0.15)
3-1 @ 1.52% (-0.253 -0.25)
Other @ 2.21%
Total : 17.36%
1-1 @ 9.94% (-0.573 -0.57)
0-0 @ 5.18% (-0.362 -0.36)
2-2 @ 4.77% (-0.224 -0.22)
3-3 @ 1.02% (-0.036 -0.04)
Other @ 0.13%
Total : 21.03%
0-2 @ 10.37% (0.507 0.51)
0-1 @ 10.36% (-0.09 -0.09)
1-2 @ 9.95% (0.025 0.03)
0-3 @ 6.93% (0.722 0.72)
1-3 @ 6.64% (0.397 0.4)
0-4 @ 3.47% (0.541 0.54)
1-4 @ 3.32% (0.378 0.38)
2-3 @ 3.18% (0.042 0.04)
2-4 @ 1.59% (0.111 0.11)
0-5 @ 1.39% (0.284 0.28)
1-5 @ 1.33% (0.219 0.22)
Other @ 3.06%
Total : 61.59%

How you voted: Rio Ave vs Benfica

Rio Ave
11.6%
Draw
4.3%
Benfica
84.1%
69
Head to Head
Jan 14, 2024 6pm
Gameweek 17
Benfica
4-1
Rio Ave
Di Maria (29'), Silva (61'), Leonardo (80'), Mario (90+1')
Kokcu (57')
Rodrigues (9')
Aderlan (49'), Patrick (90+3')
Aderlan (58')
Apr 2, 2023 6pm
Gameweek 26
Rio Ave
0-1
Benfica
Ramos (46')
Oct 8, 2022 6pm
Gameweek 9
Benfica
4-2
Rio Ave
Ramos (13', 45+1'), Luiz (19' og.), Musa (62')
Ronaldo (6'), Rodrigues (86')
Mar 1, 2021 7pm
Gameweek 21
Benfica
2-0
Rio Ave
Seferovic (59'), Pizzi (78')
Silva (72')
Oct 18, 2020 8pm
Gameweek 4
Rio Ave
0-3
Benfica

Pinto (81')
Waldschmidt (6', 45+4'), Gabriel (84')
Gilberto (78'), Otamendi (80'), Weigl (90+2')
rhs 2.0
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Tables header RHS
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CSporting Lisbon34293296296790
2Benfica34255477284980
3Porto34226663273672
4Braga34215871502168
5Vitoria de GuimaraesGuimaraes34196952381463
6MoreirenseMoreirense34167113635155
7AroucaArouca34137145450446
8FamalicaoFamalicao341012123741-442
9Casa Pia34108163850-1238
10SC FarenseFarense34107174651-537
11Rio AveRio Ave3461993843-537
12Gil Vicente3499164252-1036
13Estoril PraiaEstoril3496194958-933
14Estrela Amadora34712153353-2033
15BoavistaBoavista34711163962-2332
16PortimonensePortimonense3488183972-3332
RVizela34511183666-3026
RChavesChaves3458213172-4123


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