Pedras Rubras vs Felgueiras tips and odds

Felgueiras have taken just one point from their last three Portugal. Campeonato Nacional de Seniores matches, following last weekend’s 3-1 defeat away to their opponent. Felgueiras are still seventh overall in the table, but the distance between them and the Continental qualification positions is slowly getting bigger. Saturday’s match at home to reigning champions Pedras Rubras should prove no easy feat either – Felgueiras haven’t won against any Portugal. Campeonato Nacional de Seniores leader since September 2008 and, notably, are without a win against any side currently within the top eight so far this season.

Pedras Rubras have turned around their “unconvincing” run in style over the past 7 days. Pedras Rubras dominated and humiliated their opponent with a 8-0 win at home last weekend, which also saw their striker net his first hat-trick of 2017, to become the Portugal. Campeonato Nacional de Seniores’s joint top scorer (19 goals) in the process, before easing their way through to the semi-finals of the national cup at home to opponent during the week (3-0 win).

Pedras Rubras are clear favourites here at 4/9 with bet365, but we feel that backing “both teams to score” at 21/20 has some decent potential for the following reasons:

Most people know about Pedras Rubras and their striker, and for good reason too. He is a world class striker and currently in top form, with seven goals from his last four competitive outings. He’s also scored three goals in Pedras Rubras’s last four on the road so you’d fancy him to continue this run as an anytime goalscorer at 4/7 with bet365. However, Felgueiras are not without a weapon of their own in French striker.Not to mention that he scored against the visitors earlier this season when Felgueiras took a point away from Pedras Rubras (1-1 draw).

Notably, Pedras Rubras’s recent domination has in fact come from matches at home. Pedras Rubras have failed to keep a clean sheet in three of their last four Portugal. Campeonato Nacional de Seniores away matches, including against some much weaker teams than Felgueiras, and the added strain following their mid-week national cup match, where the league leaders fielded a full strength squad, should add even more value to Felgueiras getting one against them.

Regarding a correct score bet, though Felgueiras are unbeaten at home this season (W5 D5), Pedras Rubras hold the best away record in the Portugal. Campeonato Nacional de Seniores (W8 D2 L1). Felgueiras’s poor track record against much stronger sides, combined with Pedras Rubras’s return to goal-scoring form, means we feel the Pedras Rubrasns could sneak another win here. As such, we feel there’s decent value to be had backing a 2-1 Pedras Rubras win at 15/2 with bet365.

Pedras Rubras vs Felgueiras tips and odds

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