Rio Ave VS Tondela ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )™
Rio Ave VS Tondela ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )™

Rio Ave VS Tondela ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )™

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Rio Ave

April 16, 2018 19:00 -
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PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Rio Ave vs Tondela

Rio Ave and Tondela are fighting at the Estadio do Rio Ave Futebol Clube in a game for the 30th round of the Primera Liga. In the last direct confrontation for this edition of the league, on 02-12-2017, Rio Ave won away by (1-3). The record of direct clashes between these two teams over the last 3 years indicates total balance as there has been 1 draw and 2 wins for each team in the last 5 games. The home factor may have an influence on the final result, although this is a meeting between 5th and 12th classified, in fact this is a game between the 6th place in home games and the 6th as a visitor.

Rio Ave Team News

The Rio Ave team is currently in 5th place with 43 points, after 13 wins, 4 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate game, won at home against Estoril by (2-0). In the last, lost out against Guimarães by (3-0). This is a stronger team in their field, where they won 29 points, against only 14 in their games as a visitor. For the championship, Rio Ave had 22 points out of 30, after 7 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses in their last 10 games at their stadium.

For this competition, you have not lost in your stadium for 7 games. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 7 of their 14 matches. The team conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In 29 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 13 times and only managed 2 rounds.

Rio Ave vs Tondela Stats

Rio Ave
starts for this match with a defeat in the field of Vitoria de Guimaraes, by 3-0, adding in this way the sixth snub in the last ten games played in the Portuguese championship. In this way, the Vila-Condenses let the Maritimo get closer in the fight for the 5th position of the championship. For this game coach Miguel Cardoso should continue to line up in 4-2-3-1 benefiting the possession of the ball and successive organizing attacks: Chico Geraldes is responsible for creating and organizing the offensive process. On the other hand, Hélder Guedes is one of the great highlights of Rio Ave with 9 cleared goals. Absences will not be a problem for this game.

Tondela Team News

The Tondelateam is currently in 12th place with 31 points, after 8 wins, 7 draws and 14 losses. In the penultimate game, drew away against the Boavista by (1-1). In the last game, tied at home against Portimonense by (2-2). This is a team that normally achieves more positive results as a visitor than at home, having won 16 points and 15 at home with 23 goals scored and 28 goals conceded at home against 10 goals scored and 14 conceded. For the championship, the Tondela won 11 points in 30 possible, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 games he played as a visitor. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point as he has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away games there is a tendency towards few goals, since 12 of their last 14 games for this competition finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 29 games in this event, he only achieved 1 turnaround in 15 games in which he suffered the first goal.

The Tondela starts for this game with a two-goal draw against Portimonense, thus adding the fourth game followed without proving the taste of victory in the championship. Note that visitors are in a comfortable position on the leaderboard. In this match against Rio Ave, coach Pepa should not run too far from his game model, benefiting the organization of his block and successive quick transitions. We emphasize the quality in the finalization of Tomané, player who has already scored 7 goals in this competition. For this game the coach does not have Murilo and Nicholas Ansell, both injured.

Rio Ave vs Tondela Predictions

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