Match Time: 9/8/2019 23:00 Sunday (GMT+8)
Rio Ave was in 7th place of league table last season. They performed steadily in past few seasons. The team invited Carlos Carvalhal to return the club. After the league season, the team had attended 6 friendly games, but they didn't get the positive results. In previous POR LC, the team won over Oliveirense with 6-1 at home field.
Vitoria Guimaraes needs to play games on UEFA EL Qualifier, so they only played 4 friendly games recently. The team got 3 wins from 4 games. Besides, Vitoria Guimaraes performed smoothly in UEFA EL, they got all wins and missed zero in 3 games. In addition, Vitoria Guimaraes won over Feirense in POR LC, succeeded to promote to next round.
Handicap Odds Analysis:
In past battles, Vitoria Guimaraes take advantage of it. Vitoria Guimaraes won 8 from 10 battles, which results in psychological advantage. The Asian handicap odd is Vitoria Guimaraes -0, hosts are not favorites of this clash. Vitoria Guimaraes was not better than Rio Ave in last season, but they were better in form than hosts. Besides, they took advantage of past battles. However, the bookies only offer odd to Vitoria Guimaraes -0, it may be lower to visitors. Generally, Rio Ave may avoid the defeat in this home game.
Rio Ave VS Vitoria Guimaraes
Handicap Pick: Rio Ave +0