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Braga vs Rangers Betting Tips - Braga tipped to overturn first leg deficit

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Sporting Braga take on Rangers FC in the UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg (Getty Images)

Braga vs Rangers Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Braga host Rangers in a Wednesday night UEFA Europa League match at Estádio Municipal de Braga. The Scottish club came back to win 3-2 in the first leg at Ibrox with another exciting match expected in Portugal.

Braga Form


Braga had won nine of their last 10 matches before a tough 3-2 loss at Rangers in the Europa League. Goals to Fransergio and Abel Ruiz put the Portuguese club 2-0 up after 59 minutes before a late collapse.

The Arsenalistas were unbeaten in nine matches after manager Rúben Amorim took over and bounced back with a 3-1 home win against Vitoria de Setubal. Ricardo Horta, Bruno Wilson and Trincão were on target in a comfortable victory.

Braga News


Central defender Vítor Tormena is injured but Wallace could return after leaving injured in the first leg at Rangers. Defenders Raúl Silva, Ricardo Esgaio and midfielder João Palhinha were all suspended against Vitoria de Setubal but are free to play against Rangers.

Braga Confirmed Line Up


Matheus, Raúl Silva, Ricardo Esgaio, Sequeira, Bruno Viana, David Carmo, Fransérgio, João Palhinha, Paulinho, Ricardo Horta, Francisco Trincão.

Subs: Rui Fonte, Tiago Sá, Galeno, João Novais, Tormena, André Horta, Abel Ruiz.

Rangers Form


Rangers pulled one out of the bag at Ibrox in a thrilling 3-2 come from behind victory against Braga in the first leg. Ianis Hagi scored either side of a Joe Aribo solo goal to complete a memorable result for the Scottish club.

Steven Gerrard’s side were held to a 2-2 draw at St. Johnstone in the Scottish Premiership on Sunday. Florian Kamberi came off the bench with a goal and assist for Joe Aribo before Saints scored a late equaliser.

Rangers News


Striker Jermain Defoe is the only injured player for Rangers.

Rangers Confirmed Line Up


A. McGregor, J. Tavernier, C. Goldson, B. Barišić, S. Edmundson, S. Davis, S. Arfield, R. Jack, I. Hagi, R. Kent, F. Kamberi.

Subs: G. Stewart, S. Ojo, A. Halliday, G. Kamara, N. Katić, W. Foderingham, J. Aribo.

Braga vs Rangers Head to Head


Braga met Rangers in a 2016 friendly match that ended 1-1 in Bergisch Gladbach. Their only competitive meeting was the 3-2 Europa League win for Rangers at Ibrox last week.

Braga vs Rangers Betting Odds


Braga are 1.90 favourites at Unibet, Rangers can be backed at 4.60 at betfair with a draw listed around 3.75. 

Rangers have seen over 2.5 goals in nine of their last 10 away matches in all competitions. Over 2.5 goals could be a popular pick at 2.00 with William Hill.

Braga have seen over 3.5 goals in three of their last four matches in all competitions which is listed at 3.60 at Paddy Power.

Braga vs Rangers Match Up


Braga are will consider themselves unlucky to come away from Ibrox with a defeat. The Portuguese club remain in top form and should be able to turn home advantage in their favour.

Braga vs Rangers Stats


  • Braga have won 10 of their last 12 matches (all competitions).
  • Braga have won 5 of their last 6 home matches (all competitions).
  • Braga have seen over 3.5 goals in 5 of their last 6 home matches (UEFA Europa League).
  • Rangers have seen over 2.5 goals in 9 of their last 10 away matches in all competitions.
  • Rangers have seen over 3.5 goals in their last 2 matches (all competitions).

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Where is Braga vs Rangers being played?

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

When is Braga vs Rangers being played?

Braga vs Rangers is being played at 17:00 GMT on Wednesday 26 February 2020.

Verdict

Braga will be hard to beat at home in what is expected to be another high scoring match.

Best Bet: Braga Win Win Market @1.90 at Unibet - 2 Units
Total Goals Tip: Over 2.5 Goals Total Goals Market @2.00 at William Hill - 2 Units
Value Bet: Over 3.5 Goals Total Goals Market @3.60 at Paddy Power - 1 Unit

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