Porto vs Estrela prediction, odds & betting tips – 17/02/2024

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Porto vs Estrela prediction
Porto players pose for the camera during a game against Farense- Photo by Icon Sport

Here are our Portugal League predictions for Saturday's clash between Porto and Estrela. Porto might well have one eye on their upcoming Champions League game but still need to get back to winning ways in the Primeira Liga this weekend.

Porto vs Estrela predictions: are Porto too strong for Estrela?

Porto vs Estrela predictions
Our pick

⚽ Win to Nil prediction

Porto

⚽ Correct Score prediction

Porto 3-0 Estrela

⚽ To Score Anytime

Evanilson


Porto will be looking to get back to winning ways after only picking up a point from their last two matches, while Estrela will be hoping to end their baron run on the road following seven away games without a win in all competitions.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Porto big favourites to win

  • HOME: 2/9 (1.22) – 81.8%
  • DRAW: 23/4 (6.75) – 14.8%
  • AWAY: 14/1 (15.00) – 6.7%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

Porto have won three of their last five outings in the Primeira Liga but suffered a surprise defeat away at Aeouca last time out, while Estrela have only managed to win one of their last six in the league, losing three times and drawing twice.

Last five H2Hs: Porto have already beaten Estrela this season

Portugal Primeira Liga 15/09/23

Estrela

Estrela

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FC Porto

FC Porto

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Earlier this season, Estrela slipped to a narrow 1-0 defeat at home to Porto and the pair played one another in a pre-season friendly which ended in a 3-3 draw.

Team news and form guide

Porto: without a win in last two

Fabio Cardoso will miss out this weekend through suspension, while Ivan Marcano, Gabriel Veron and Alan Varela are injured.

Predicted lineup: Costa (GK), Pepe, Wendell, Zé Pedro, Mário, González, Eustáquio, Galeno, Aquino, Evanilson & Conceição

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Sporting

Sporting

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FC Porto

FC Porto

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Portugal Primeira Liga 18/05/24

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Braga

Braga

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FC Porto

FC Porto

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Portugal Primeira Liga 12/05/24

W

Boavista

Boavista

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FC Porto

FC Porto

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Portugal Primeira Liga 04/05/24

W

Chaves

Chaves

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FC Porto

FC Porto

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Sporting

Sporting

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FC Porto

FC Porto

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Estrela: picked up a win last time out

The visitors have no fresh injury concerns or suspended players ahead of their trip to Porto on Saturday.

Predicted lineup: Brígido (GK), Lima, Mendes, Varela, Gaspar, Santos, Souza, Cordeiro, Pinho, Jabá & N'Do 

Portugal Primeira Liga 18/05/24

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Gil Vicente

Gil Vicente

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Estrela

Estrela

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Vizela

Vizela

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Estrela

Estrela

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Arouca

Arouca

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Estrela

Estrela

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SC Farense

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Estrela

Estrela

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Boavista

Boavista

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Estrela

Estrela

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Our free expert picks: Porto the big favourite to win

Porto are the expected winners of this game with a probability of 81.8%, and we agree with the bookmaker's selection. For more football betting tips on the game, check out the Under/Over 2.5 Goals market.

You can back under 2.5 goals in this game at 6/4 (2.50) but the probability is only 40%, while a bet on over 2.5 goals has odds of 4/7 (1.57) with a probability of 63.6%.

Hot tip – Porto to Win to Nil

  • Porto have won three of their last five league games.
  • Porto have kept three clean sheets in their last five attempts, while Estrela have failed to score in their last two away trips.

Other tips

Porto 3-0 Estrela

  • Porto have scored three or more goals in two of their last four fixtures.
  • Estrela have struggled on the road of late, failing to score in three of their last four away games.

Evanilson to Score Anytime

  • Evanilson top scores for Porto with nine league goals.
  • The Brazilian is in great form right now with eight goals in his last six matches in all competitions.
Evanilson to score for Porto
Evanilson celebrates his goal against Farense – Photo by Icon Sport

Player to watch – Evanilson

Evanilson has been Porto's best player this season, scoring nine goals in the league alone.

Evanilson in great form

Evanilson found the back of the net against Arouca last time out, his eighth goal in his last six outings, but his defensive teammates had a nightmare, conceding three goals.


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