Rio Ave – Tondela Soccer Prediction 16 April 2018

Rio Ave – Tondela Today’s Soccer Prediction

Rio Ave remains focused on holding the 5th place that has a good chance of giving access to the Europa League. This has been the goal of the Vila Condenses, and with more or less difficulty they have remained in this place. For that much has contributed games at home. A record almost unblemished in the last days, with 6 wins in 7 games played. Thus, in the Stadium of the Arches, the adepts of the River Ave await another victory, now before the Tondela. Pepa’s team must continue to score points to stay in this NOS League. They are 6 points ahead of the relegation line, which is still short, considering there are 15 points in contention. However, the draw will be a good result for the Tondela, given the difficulties that is to play in Vila do Conde. Will Rio Ave keep the winning track at home?


The Rio Ave numbers, at home, are the main “responsible” for maintaining 5th place. Only in the last 7 games, 6 wins and 1 draw.

The principles of play imposed by Miguel Cardoso are solid and bring a strong attacking dynamic. This is proven in the goals scored. At home, in the last 7 games they have scored 15 goals, which gives an average of more than 2 goals per game.

But the other side of this Rio Ave has been the form, sometimes easy, how it suffers the goals. However this tendency has been more in the condition of visitor.

The Tondela already has a few days to this part that changed a little the way to play. It was a much more offensive team, and now plays with great pragmatism. In the last 7 trips, in just one of them we had more than 2.5 goals. In 5 of those games were not more than 1 goal.

Prediction Rio Ave – Tondela

Seeing the way the two teams have performed, Rio Ave is expected to take on the game and want to win, and a Tondela worried, especially not to lose. The Tondelenses will play even with both results, draw or win, and should only risk more if they are at a disadvantage. A prolonged (0-0) will also expose the team of Miguel Cardoso, reason why even being a game with tendency to few goals, or even under, can even give the goal for both teams. Less than 3 goals, Asian handicap.

Prediction Today: Less than 3 goals, Asian handicap
Odds: 1.46

Prediction of the day: Both teams qualify
Odds: 1.91

Prediction Today: Correct score (1-1)
Odds: 7.0