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Braga vs Santa Clara Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Braga backed at home in the Primeira Liga

  • Braga host Santa Clara in the Primeira Liga on Friday
  • Braga have seen BTTS in 4 of their last 5 matches
  • Santa Clara have scored 9 goals in their last 4 matches
  • The Azores club could be a tough nut to crack
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Braga host Santa Clara in the Primeira Liga on Friday (Getty Images)

Braga host Santa Clara in the Portuguese Primeira Liga on Friday. The hosts had a tough match in Porto last time out, can they get back to winning ways in Braga?

Braga Form


Braga played two preseason friendlies, a 2-1 defeat against Benfica and 2-2 draw against Real Valladolid.

Carlos Carvalhal’s side started the new Primeira Liga with a trip to Porto. André Castro gave them the lead but Porto took a 2-1 lead and made it 3-1 after Raúl Silva was sent off.

Braga Team News


Braga centre-back Raúl Silva is suspended and likely to be replaced by Vitor Tormena. Wingers Nicolas Gaitán and Wenderson Galeno are injured. 

Striker Paulinho is struggling with myalgia and could be replaced by Abel Ruiz. Left-back Nuno Sequeira was injured in Porto and is doubtful.

Santa Clara Form


Santa Clara had a positive preseason, beating Penafiel, Nacional and Moreirense before a 3-1 loss against Vizela. They started the Primeira Liga with a 2-0 win against Marítimo.

Thiago Santana scored both goals, following on from his six league goals last season. New manager Daniel Ramos will hope to see more goals from the Brazilian striker.

Santa Clara Team News


Centre-back Fábio Cardoso is injured alongside attacking midfielder Lincoln and winger André Mesquita.

Braga vs Santa Clara Head to Head


Braga have a 7-2 advantage against Santa Clara with three draws in 12 matches. Braga have won five of their last six home matches against Santa Clara.

Braga vs Santa Clara Odds


Braga are 1.33 favourites across the board with Santa Clara available at 11.00 with William Hill. A draw can be backed at 4.85 at Unibet.

Braga vs Santa Clara Stats


  • Braga have won 3 of their last 4 home matches (Primeira Liga).
  • Braga have seen BTTS in 4 of their last 5 matches (Primeira Liga).
  • Braga have seen over 2.5 goals in 6 of their last 8 matches (Primeira Liga).
  • Braga’s squad is valued at approximately €105m.
  • Braga have won 5 of their last 6 home matches against Santa Clara (all competitions).
  • Santa Clara have lost 2 of their last 3 away matches (Primeira Liga).
  • Santa Clara have failed to score in 2 of their last 3 away matches (Primeira Liga).
  • Santa Clara have scored 9 goals in their last 4 matches (Primeira Liga).
  • Santa Clara’s squad is valued at approximately €16m.

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Where is Braga vs Santa Clara being played?

Braga vs Santa Clara is being played at Estádio Municipal de Braga in Braga, Portugal.

When is Braga vs Santa Clara being played?

Braga vs Santa Clara is being played at 20:30 BST on Friday 25 September 2020.

What competition are Braga vs Santa Clara playing in?

Braga vs Santa Clara are playing in the Portuguese Primeira Liga.

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Verdict

Braga competed well in Porto and will find it easier at home against Santa Clara. Regardless, this is a danger match for the hosts with caution advised.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes BTTS @+130 at William Hill - 2 Units
Value Bet: Braga Win & BTTS Yes Win & BTTS @+260 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Braga Win 2-1 Correct Score @+800 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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