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Santa Clara vs Braga Preview & Betting Tips - Braga backed in Portugal

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Santa Clara vs Braga Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips

Santa Clara and Braga meet at the Cidade do Futebol in Lisbon on Friday night. The Azorean club can’t play at home for the rest of the season with Braga deserved favourites to win this Primeira Liga clash.

Santa Clara Form

Santa Clara have been inconsistent this season but are 14 points above the relegation zone. João Henriques’ side lost 2-1 at Moreirense before a 2-0 home defeat against Porto.

Santa Clara’s last match was a 1-1 draw at Gil Vicente in March. They struggles to create chances with Lincoln assisting Thiago Santana for a late equaliser.

Santa Clara News

Santa Clara have no major players injured or suspended. They will play their remaining home matches at Cidade do Futebol in Lisbon due to the coronavirus.

Braga Form

Braga are sitting third in the Primeira Liga after winning nine of their last 10 matches in the competition. They were knocked out of the UEFA Europa League by Rangers but it didn’t affect their league form.

Brage won 2-1 at Maritimo and 3-1 at home against Portimonense before the break. They hit the woodwork three time but secured victory with goals to Trincão, 
Raúl Silva and Ricardo Horta.

It was manager Custódio’s first match in charge after replacing Rúben Amorim.

Braga News

Left back Nuno Sequeira has had time to recover alongside central defenders Wallace and Vítor Tormena. Right back Diogo Viana is another player that could return on the bench.

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Braga winger Trincao was in great form before the break (Getty Images)

Santa Clara vs Braga Head to Head

Braga have a 7-1 advantage against Santa Clara with three draws in 11 meetings. Braga won 2-0 at home in October with Wilson Eduardo and Ricardo Horta on target.

Santa Clara vs Braga Odds

Braga are 1.57 favourites at bet365 with Santa Clara priced at 6.00 at William Hill. A draw is listed at 4.00.

Santa Clara vs Braga Match Up

Santa Clara have been dealt a blow with the rescheduled fixture list in Portugal. They have to play their remaining home games in Lisbon due to travel restrictions which eliminated much of their advantage.

Santa Clara vs Braga Stats

  • Santa Clara have lost 2 of their last 3 matches (Primeira Liga).
  • Santa Clara have lost 3 of their last 4 competitive matches against Braga (all competitions).
  • Braga have won 9 of their last 10 matches (Primeira Liga).
  • Braga have seen over 2.5 goals in 4 of their last 5 matches (Primeira Liga).
  • Braga have seen over 3.5 goals in 3 of their last 5 matches (Primeira Liga).

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Where can I watch the Santa Clara vs Braga live stream online?

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Where is Santa Clara vs Braga being played?

Santa Clara vs Braga is being played at Cidade do Futebol in Lisbon, Portugal.

When is Santa Clara vs Braga being played?

Santa Clara vs Braga is being played at 19:00 BST on Friday 5 June 2020.


Santa Clara have no home advantage for the remainder of the season which could be a factor here. Braga have a far stronger side, are in better form and should win this match with ease.

Best Bet: Braga Win Full Time Result @1.57 at bet365 - 4 Units
Value Bet: Braga Win & Over 2.5 Match Result & Over/Under 2.5 Goals @2.40 at bet365 - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: Braga Win 3-1 Correct Score @13.00 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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Braga were winning 2-1 when defender Raúl Silva was sent off, going down 3-2 to Santa Clara.
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