Porto vs Roma Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
The fans are in for a real treat as Porto host AS Roma at the Stadio Olimpico. This is a clash that no football fan should miss as it is bound to provide plenty of chances, goals, and most importantly, interesting options to bet on.
Porto got to the best of 16 phase by finishing first in Group D. Sergio Conceicao’s team dominated the Champions League group stage this season and managed to stay finished unbeaten. During the course of six matches, they got sixteen points from five wins and a single draw. Out of the previous five home games in all competitions, they have a record of three wins and two losses. Despite the result of the previous round, when taking into consideration their form, they still have a chance of a turnover.
AS Roma came to the knock-out phase of the elite European competition from the second spot in G. They accumulated nine points from three wins and three losses. Roma had a winning streak in Champions League that lasted a year. This came to an end with the loss to Real Madrid in the final group stage game. From the recent away clashes, they’ve managed to get two wins, two losses, and a single draw.
The two clubs have a total of thee games between them. Of the three, AS Roma have won one, same as Porto, and the first clash that they’ve played ended as a 1-1 draw. In them, they averaged 2.66 goals and in two of them, we have seen both teams score. In the first leg of the tie, AS Roma won by the result of 2-1. The first half started out slow and not much was seen in it. In the second, Zaniolo scored twice for AS Roma and on the other side, Adrian got a goal of his own, thus keeping the hopes of a comeback alive.
Porto don't have lots of missing players for the match against Roma. Vincent Aboubakar is injured and he will not play in rematch against Roma. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Roma also don't have big injury concerns before the second leg match with Porto. Kostas Manolas is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are available to play and they will play aggressive from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Porto: Casillas; Telles, Pepe, Felipe, Militao; Brahimi, Herrera, Pereira, Corona; Soares, Marega
Roma: Olsen; Florenzi, Manolas, Fazio, Kolarov; Cristante, Rossi, Pellegrini; Zaniolo, Dzeko, Shaarawy
Porto vs Roma Prediction
Very good football game to place our bets and win some cash on Wednesday night. Both teams have a chance to go through and this game is going to be a true football battle. Porto like to play strong and aggressive in defending and their main objective for this game will be to keep a clean sheet. But they have played last five CL games with over 2.5 goals scored. It is a must win game for them, and all players know that need to score if want to qualify. On the other side Roma have a positive score from the first leg and have a good chance to go through. They will play aggressive in the midfield and we will see lots of fouls and yellows. Roma lost 3-0 away to Lazio in the last round, but all players believe in success on this important match.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Porto vs Roma Prediction: Porto to win. We expect from the hosts to score exactly one goal more, and our risky bet goes on correct score 2-1. So we expect to watch penalties on this game. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.