Nacional vs Rio Ave Prediction – Liga NOS – 05/19/2021

Nacional vs Rio Ave prediction on May 19, 2021. This year’s season witnessed a sudden decline from Rio Ave when a top team fell straight to 15th place. However, their opponent in this confrontation, Nacional, was even more miserable when they were at the top and finished at the bottom of the standings and almost had to receive the relegation ticket.

Nacional Overview

Although Nacional is trying very hard to stay relegated this season, it is difficult for this team to do this. After 32 rounds, they only got themselves 25 points and temporarily stood in the last position on the rankings, they are 6 points behind the safe position right now, so the chance for them to be able to successfully stay in the relegation is not much. The next match here, despite having a home-field advantage, it is difficult for them to beat Rio Ave, the team that is more appreciated.

Rio Ave Overview

Rio Ave is a highly appreciated team but has not played successfully this season. They are still struggling in the relegation battle when they are currently only 15th in the rankings with 31 points after 32 matches. The distance with the team behind is only 1 point, so they cannot successfully stay in the relegation at this time. Despite trying, Rio Ave’s recent performance is very bad. In the next match, they have to march away from home, but the opponent is at the bottom of the standings, 3 points are the target of the away team.


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Asian Bet – Nacional vs Rio Ave prediction

Nacional has lost to 12/15 of the last matches. Earning only 7 out of 45 maximum points, quite understandable when their position is there in the rankings. Although it is not official, everyone understands that Nacional will be the relegated name this season. With a 5-point gap with a play-off position while the tournament is only 2 rounds away, only a miracle can help Predrag Jokanovic at this time. With such a heavy competitive mentality, a loss of water is not unexpected by many experts before the match begins.

Nacional vs Rio Ave Prediction

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European Bet

Confrontation history is also leaning towards Rio Ave when they are unbeaten in the last 5 encounters with Nacional, including 3 victories and 1 draw. If they win all 3 points in this confrontation, Rio Ave is considered officially relegated and sent Nacional down to play in the second division.

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Over/Under Bet – Nacional vs Rio Ave prediction

Rio Ave’s decline is not small due to their attack. With only 23 goals scored after 32 rounds, the home team of the Estádio dos Arcos is the team with the worst attack in the tournament. Worse, coach Miguel Cardoso’s men were dead in the last 4/6 rounds and only scored exactly 2 goals in the remaining 2 rounds. With such a miserable performance, scoring more than 1 goal/game is indeed a luxury for Rio Ave at the moment.

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Nacional: Filipe; Rochez, Bessa, Borges, Danilovic, Gorre; De Souza, Cesar, Henrique, Kal; Riascos

Rio Ave: Kieszwek; Augusto, Guga; Amaral, Santos, Borekovic, Costinha; Gelson, Geraldes, Coentrao; Brandao.