Santa Clara vs Braga Match Preview
The Archbishops are probably the best team in the competition at the moment, with an active four-game winning streak. On top of that, they have a terrific h2h record against this opponent as well, and are going after a European ticket. With the season entering its final stages, it's positive that Braga will be the better team on the pitch this weekend.
Santa Clara vs Braga Head-to-head (h2h)
The last time these two locked horns, the Archbishops won 2-0 at home.
Four of the previous five games saw the Archbishops scoring two or more goals.
The Azoreans had also lost four of the former five clashes.
It's been 18 years since the Archbishops have lost against this rival.
After 2002, the guests have scored two or more goals in all of their visits to this ground.
Santa Clara vs Braga Prediction
The Archbishops have been one of the best teams in the competition for a very long time, and have been usual contenders for European spots in the process as well. At the moment, they are placed in a podium spot, and do have a healthy lead at that position with just a handful of games remaining in the season.
They are also on a four-match winning run in the league, which is the best in the contest at the moment. They had also won 12 of their prior 15 overall fixtures - and the total two losses during the period had come in the Europa League. Also keep note that they had won six of their preceding seven trips away from home.
Once again the sole loss had come in the Europa League, against Rangers. Meanwhile, the Azoreans are on a three-game winless run in overall fixtures, and of these two were losses. At home, they had lost six of their past eight appearances, and had failed to score in three of their former six games here.
Finally, the Archbishops had won four of the last five h2h clashes, and they have been unbeaten against this opponent since 2002. Considering all these stats, it's more than evident that Braga are about to record a huge win.
Santa Clara vs Braga Betting Tips
Braga to Win @ 1.60 (3/5)
Over 1.5 Team Goals by Braga @ 1.75 (3/4).
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