Rio Ave 21/10 to beat Paços de Ferreira in Mondays Primeira Liga matchup
Competition: Primeira Liga
Market: Rio Ave to beat Paços de Ferreira
Odds: 21/10 @ Bet365
With just one game remaining in the 2017/2018 Primeira Liga season, teams are desperate to finish the year on a high. On that note, Rio Ave will be looking to end another successful season with three points when they travel to Paços de Ferreira on Monday night.
For the hosts, with just a single game remaining, it is make or break time for Pacos de Ferreira. After 32 games this season, Ferreira have won just seven, drawing eight and losing 32, scoring 32 and conceding 56 in return, they also boast the third worst defensive record in the Primeira Liga this year. With a points tally of 29, Ferreira only see their attacking stats keeping them out of the relegation zone. The hosts know that they must match or better Setubal’s result on the final game of the season. As for their recent results, despite showing signs of improving last month, Ferreira have now failed to win any of their last four, drawing one and losing three.
As for the visitors, after a successful season last time out, Rio Ave have embarked on an almost identical year and have all but confirmed Europa League football. After 32 games this season, Rio Ave have won 14, drawn five and lost 13, scoring 39 and conceding 42, no team outside the Top Four holds a better defensive record than Rio Ave. With a points tally of 47 with two games remaining, while they can not mathematically catch Braga in fourth, Rio do hold a three-point advantage in fifth. As for their recent form, the guests have now lost just two of their last six and have only been beaten by Ferreira once in their last 13 meetings.
Bet: Rio Ave to beat Paços de Ferreira in Mondays Primeira Liga matchup 21/10 @ Bet365>>