• Home
  • Football
  • Portuguese Primeira Liga

Sporting CP vs Pacos de Ferreira Preview & Betting Tips - Sporting set to improve in Portugal

Sporting CP have won their last 7 matches against Pacos de Ferreira
Sporting CP vs Pacos de Ferreira

Sporting CP vs Pacos de Ferreira Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Sporting CP host Pacos de Ferreira in the Primeira Liga on Friday night. The hosts are attempting to salvage their season and are well placed to extend their winning record against Pacos at Estádio José Alvalade.

Sporting CP Form


Sporting CP are narrowly holding onto fourth spot in the Primeira Liga. The Lions were knocked out of the UEFA Europa League by Istanbul Basaksehir despite winning the first leg 3-1 at home. 

They returned to Primeira Liga action with a 3-1 defeat at Famalicao. Rúben Amorim became their third permanent manager of the season on March 3 after replacing Silas.

Amorim’s first match in charge was in a 2-0 home win against lowly Desportivo Aves. Aves saw two players sent off inside the opening 20 minutes.

Sporting CP resumed after the break with a 2-2 draw at Vitoria Guimaraes. Slovenian striker Andraz Sporar scored both goals to make it five goals in his last six matches.

Sporting CP Team News


Central midfielder Wendel is injured and Brazilian forward Luiz Phellype is likely to miss the rest of the season. 

Rúben Amorim has been giving youngsters a chance with 18-year-old defender Eduardo Quaresma and 21-year-old midfielder Matheus making their debuts in Guimaraes.

Pacos de Ferreira Form


Pacos de Ferreira have won three of their last four matches to ease away from the relegation zone. Pepa’s side still have some work to do to avoid the drop.

Pacos won 2-1 at home and 3-1 at Desportivo Aves before a 2-1 home defeat to Vitoria Guimaraes. They returned to action with a 3-2 win at Rio Ave on Sunday.

João Amaral and Douglas Tanque scored in the opening 14 minutes with left back Bruno Teles was sent off after half time. Bruno dos Santos made it 3-1 as Pacos de Ferreira held on for an important win.

Pacos de Ferreira Team News


Attacking midfielder Adriano Castanheira is Paços de Ferreira's only injury concern. Oleg Reabciuk returns from suspension and will replace the suspended Bruno Teles at left-back.

Sporting CP vs Pacos de Ferreira Head to Head


Sporting CP have a 29-9 advantage against Pacos de Ferreira with seven draws in 45 matches. Sporting have won the last seven encounters including a 2-1 away win in October.

Sporting CP vs Pacos de Ferreira Odds


Sporting CP are 1.36 favourites at Ladbrokes with Pacos de Ferreira priced at 9.00. A draw is listed at 5.00 at bet365.

Sporting CP vs Pacos de Ferreira Match Up


Sporting CP have dominated Pacos de Ferreira since 2016, especially at home where the Lions have won the last three meetings by 2+ goals.

Expect to see more improvement from Sporting under new manager Rúben Amorim.

Sporting CP vs Pacos de Ferreira Stats


  • Sporting CP have won their last 5 home matches (all competitions).
  • Sporting CP have won 11 of their last 13 home matches (all competitions).
  • Sporting CP have seen over 3.5 goals in 3 of their last 4 matches (all competitions).
  • Sporting CP have won their last 7 matches against Pacos de Ferreira (all competitions).
  • Sporting CP have won by 2+ goals in their last 3 home matches against Pacos de Ferreira (all competitions).
  • Pacos de Ferreira have won 3 of their last 4 matches (Primeira Liga).
  • Pacos de Ferreira have lost 6 of their last 10 matches in all competitions.
  • Pacos de Ferreira have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 5 matches (Primeira Liga).
  • Pacos de Ferreira have seen over 3.5 goals in their last 2 away matches (Primeira Liga).

Sporting CP vs Pacos de Ferreira FAQ

Where can I watch the Sporting CP vs Pacos de Ferreira live stream online?

Our live streaming calendar shows you where to watch the Sporting CP vs Pacos de Ferreira live stream online.

Where is Sporting CP vs Pacos de Ferreira being played?

Sporting CP vs Pacos de Ferreira is being played at Estádio José Alvalade in Lisbon, Portugal.

When is Sporting CP vs Pacos de Ferreira being played?

Sporting CP vs Pacos de Ferreira is being played at 21:15 BST on Friday 12 June 2020.

US

Verdict

Sporting CP should improve under new manager Rúben Amorim. The Lions have a great record in this fixture and can make it eight in a row against Pacos de Ferreira.

Best Bet: Sporting -1 Handicap Handicap @105 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Sporting & Over 3.5 Win & Total Goals @230 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: Sporting CP Win 3-1 Correct Score @1100 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

Top Betting Sites

special-offer-1Special offers

Upcoming Events

01 December 2020

  • Liverpool vs Ajax Specials
  • -
  • Soccer
  • Porto vs Man City Specials
  • -
  • Soccer

16 March 2021

Post bet analysis

Sporting CP beat Pacos de Ferreira 1-0.
12 Jun 2020

Sporting v Pacos Ferreira