Nacional welcomes Covilha in a match of the 24th round of the Portuguese Segunda Liga.
Nacional: The hosts are in the 8th position in the league, with 35 points won after of 9 wins, 8 draws and 5 losses. They suffered a loss (3-2) in an away match against Farmalicao. Also, in the last 10 games played, Nacional has got 4 wins, 5 draws and 1 loss. Since the start of the season, they have scored 37 goals and conceded 29. Furthermore, they have a decent home performance as they have lost only one game at their stadium so far.
Covilha: The away team is taking the 9th position of the table. So far, they have won 34 points after 9 wins, 7 draws and 7 losses. In the previous round, Covilha tied (1-1) in a match against Oliveirense, adding in this way the second consecutive match without a win. However, they are going through a positive stage as they have added up to five wins in the last ten matches. Covilha usually focuses on defence and plays tight at the back which has resulted with 20 goals conceded.
Conclusion: Despite coming after a defeat, Nacional should take advantage of their solid team and the home support to beat the rival. Also, bookmakers favour hosts giving them bigger chance to win the match. If we take into account teams’ form and performance we can predict a narrow home win, with few goals as a result.
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