* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change.
The upcoming match between Maccabi Haifa scheduled for Wednesday, November 2nd, is an important one for both teams and their final standings in Group H of Champions League. So, here's a closer look at this match.
Top Betting Predictions for Maccabi Haifa vs Benfica
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Benfica to Win
Both teams enter this game looking for a win since Benfica can finish at the top of the group, while Maccabi Haifa can finish third and get a place in the knockout stages of Europa League.
So, this can be a very exciting duel, but Benfica is clearly the better team and they've been in fantastic form since the season started, so we expect them to win this game.
Over 2.5 Total Goals
Although we only saw two goals in the first duel between Maccabi Haifa and Benfica, we expect this to be a high-scoring affair and the match to go over 2.5 total goals.
After all, Maccabi Haifa averaged 4.20 goals per game in the group so far, while Benfica averaged 3.20 goals per game in Champions League this season.
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Maccabi Haifa vs Benfica Preview: Probable Lineups, Team News, and Form
With both teams hoping for a win here, this can be an exciting duel. So, let's take a closer look at both teams before they meet:
Despite being the debutante in Champions League and being placed in a group with PSG, Juventus, and Benfica, Maccabi Haifa showed quality. Yes, they only have three points from a win over Juventus, but that alone is impressive enough, especially since that can help them finish in third place and secure a spot in Europa League at spring.
When it comes to team news, Maccabi Haifa will have to manage without injured Daniel Sundgren, Suf Podgoreanu, Dolev Haziza, and Mahmoud Jaber.
Maccabi Haifa Predicted Lineup:
Cohen – Seck, Batubinsika, Goldberg – Atzili, Mohamed, Lavi, Abu Fani, Cornud – Chery, Pierrot
With ten wins and one draw in eleven matches in Portuguese league, Benfica is firmly at the top. Meanwhile, the team is only behind PSG on goal difference in their Champions League group, after drawing twice with the French champions. In fact, Benfica, just like PSG, is still without a loss this season in all competitions.
Meanwhile, Felipe Morato and Julian Drexler remain out with injuries at the moment, but the rest of the team is in good shape.
Benfica Predicted Lineup:
Vlachodimos – Gilberto, Otamendi, Broos, Grimaldo – Fernandez, Luis – Neres, Silva, Mario – Ramos
Maccabi Haifa vs Benfica – Q & A
- When will the game be played? The game will be played 8 pm BST on Wednesday, November 2nd.
- Where will the match be held? The match will be held at Sammy Ofer Stadium in Haifa.
- What was the outcome of first duel in the group between these teams? Benfica beat Maccabi Haifa 2-0 in that duel.