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AEK Athens vs Braga Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Visitors to qualify with a draw in Greece

  • AEK host Braga in must win match in Athens tonight
  • Braga need a draw to guarantee qualification from the group
  • Massimo Carrera’s side have drawn 5 of their last 9 at home in the Europa
  • Carlos Carvalhal’s team have both scored & conceded in 3 of their last 4 matches
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Braga only need a point in Athens to ensure qualification (Getty images)

AEK Athens host Braga at the Olympiako Stadio Spyros Louis in the Europa League on Thursday. Braga need a point to qualify from the group whilst AEK Athens have to win to stand any chance of qualifying.

AEK Athens Form


In this season’s Europa League group stage AEK Athens have suffered three defeats and managed just one victory. 

AEK lost 3-0 at Braga, 2-1 at home to Leicester, beat Zorya 4-1 away and then lost 3-0 at home to Zorya. The score was 0-0 until Yevgen Shakhov was red carded after 48 minutes.

AEK Athens have been in good form in the Greek Super League of late with four wins in a row. They followed up a 4-1 home win against Larissa with a 2-1 win at Asteras Tripolis in their last match. Marko Livaja and Karim Ansarifard scored the goals.

AEK Athens Team News


Yevgen Shakhov is suspended for this match in central midfield after his red card against Zorya. Massimo Carrera has a full squad to choose from otherwise.

Braga Form


Braga have been in great form of late, winning nine of their last 11 matches in all competitions. In the Primeira Liga, they have won six matches in a row. 

That run includes a 3-2 win at Benfica and a 1-0 home win against Farense in their last match. Ali Elmusrati scored a late winner.

In the Europa League, Braga started with a 3-0 home win against AEK Athens and a 2-1 win on the road against Zorya. 

Braga then lost 4-0 away to Leicester before a 3-3 home draw against The Foxes in the return fixture. They led three times in that match but could not hold on to all three points.

Braga Team News


Braga coach Carlos Carvalhal has two long term injuries to contend with for this match. Both Rui Fonte up front and Francisco Moura at left-back will miss this clash due to cruciate ligament injuries.

The coach has a full squad to choose from aside from those absences.

AEK Athens vs Braga Head to Head


Braga hold a 1-0 advantage between these sides in one meeting.

AEK Athens and Braga met in October for the first time with Braga winning 3-0 in Portugal. Galen, Paulinho and Ricardo Horta were the goalscorers that evening.

AEK Athens vs Braga Odds


Braga are favourites to win at 2.05 with AEK Athens are priced at 3.10. A draw is currently paying 3.80.

Over 2.5 goals is available at 1.73 while under 2.5 goals is paying 2.10 with bet365.

AEK Athens vs Braga Match Up


AEK Athens will hope to exact revenge for a 3-0 defeat against Braga earlier this season. The home side have to go all out to take victory to keep their qualification hopes alive. 

Braga can afford to play defensively with a draw enough to see them qualify.

AEK Athens vs Braga Stats


  • AEK Athens have drawn 5 of their last 9 home matches (Europa League).
  • AEK Athens have seen BTTS Yes in 6 of their last 7 home matches (Europa League).
  • Braga have won 9 of their last 11 matches (all competitions).
  • Braga have seen BTTS Yes in 3 of their last 4 matches (all competitions).
  • Braga have kept 1 clean sheet in their last 5 matches (all competitions).

AEK Athens vs Braga FAQ

What is the best bet in AEK Athens vs Braga?

AEK Athens vs Braga are tipped to draw the match with 1-1 a likely outcome.

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Where is AEK Athens vs Braga being played?

AEK Athens vs Braga is being played at the Olympiako Stadio Spyros Louis in Athens, Greece.

When is AEK Athens vs Braga being played?

AEK Athens vs Braga is being played at 17:55 GMT on Thursday 3 December 2020. The game is taking place at the Olympiako Stadio Spyros Louis.

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What competition are AEK Athens vs Braga playing in?

AEK Athens vs Braga are playing in the UEFA Europa League. Braga beat AEK 3-0 in their previous meeting earlier in the Europa League.

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Verdict

I'm looking at Braga to get the point they need to qualify for the knockout round of the Europa League.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @280.00 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @650.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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