Portugal vs Spain betting tips
This article covers Portugal vs Spain betting tips and predictions.
Also included is a thorough Portugal vs Spain betting preview.
Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.
Portugal vs Spain: Match details
Match: Portugal vs Spain
Competition: International friendly
Date: October 7, 2020
Kick-off time: 7:45pm, October 7, 2020 (UK time)
Stadium: Estádio José Alvalade
Portugal vs Spain Betting prediction: Portugal 2-1 Spain
Portugal and Spain go head to head in a mouth-watering international friendly on Wednesday.
The two giants of international football collide for the first time since their thrilling 3-3 draw at the 2018 World Cup.
Portugal have been in excellent form over the last year having won seven of their last eight games since winning the Nations League.
Portugal vs Spain: What are the betting odds?
Portugal vs Spain – recent form and head to head statistics
Croatia vs Portugal - 2:3
Portugal vs France - 0:1
Portugal vs Andorra - 7:0
Portugal vs Sweden - 3:0
France vs Portugal - 0:0
|Latest match form, last 5 games:||
Spain vs Germany - 6:0
Switzerland vs Spain - 1:1
Netherlands vs Spain - 1:1
Ukraine vs Spain - 1:0
Spain vs Switzerland - 1:0
|November 17, 2020||UEFA Nations League 20/21||Croatia||2 - 3||Portugal|
|November 14, 2020||UEFA Nations League 20/21||Portugal||0 - 1||France|
|November 11, 2020||Int. Friendly Games 2020||Portugal||7 - 0||Andorra|
|October 14, 2020||UEFA Nations League 20/21||Portugal||3 - 0||Sweden|
|October 11, 2020||UEFA Nations League 20/21||France||0 - 0||Portugal|
|November 17, 2020||UEFA Nations League 20/21||Spain||6 - 0||Germany|
|November 14, 2020||UEFA Nations League 20/21||Switzerland||1 - 1||Spain|
|November 11, 2020||Int. Friendly Games 2020||Netherlands||1 - 1||Spain|
|October 13, 2020||UEFA Nations League 20/21||Ukraine||1 - 0||Spain|
|October 10, 2020||UEFA Nations League 20/21||Spain||1 - 0||Switzerland|
|16||Shots on goal||10|
|16||Shots off goal||11|
|37%||Average ball possession||30%|
|4||Goals by foot||1|
|2||Goals by head||0|
|1.57||Average Goals Scored||1.29|
|October 7, 2020||Int. Friendly Games 2020||Portugal||0 - 0||Spain|
|June 15, 2018||World Cup||Portugal||3 - 3||Spain|
|June 27, 2012||European Championship 2012||Portugal||0 - 0||Spain|
|November 17, 2010||International Friendly Games 2010||Portugal||4 - 0||Spain|
|June 29, 2010||World Cup 2010||Spain||1 - 0||Portugal|
Portugal vs Spain: Recommended bets
Bruno Fernandes to score first. Portugal have seemingly uncovered another star in Fernandes.
The Manchester United midfielder has been in superb goal scoring form in 2020.
He is at 10/1 to score the first goal on Wednesday.
Portugal vs Spain: Match preview
Portugal have been in superb form as of late winning seven of their last eight games since winning the Nations League.
Their last international break saw them record an emphatic 4-1 win over Croatia and also defeat Sweden 2-0.
Fernando Santos is starting to collect a group of players with a huge amount of talent ahead of next summer’s Euros.
The likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Joao Felix, Bruno Fernandes, Bernando Silva and Ruben Dias all started in a star-studded Portugal side against Sweden.
The Portuguese’s next match sees them take on France in the Nations League.
Spain’s mixed form
Spain have won just three of their last six games in all competition in an underwhelming run of form for the former world champions.
Luis Enrique’s side’s last outing saw them defeat Ukraine 4-0 with the young Ansu Fati getting on the scoresheet.
The 18-year-old has made a strong start to this season for Barcelona netting three goals in three games in La Liga.
During the previous international break, Spain also held Germany to a 1-1 draw.
Next up for Spain is Switzerland on Saturday and then Ukraine on Tuesday.
Portugal team news vs Spain
Mario Rui has been forced to withdraw from Portugal’s squad due to Napoli’s coronavirus outbreak.
Braga’s Nuno Sequeira has been drafted into the squad to replace him.
Ruben Semedo, William Carvalho, Daniel Podence and Rafa Silva have all been called back in the squad after missing out previously.
Spain team news vs Portugal
Spain will be without Dani Carvajal and Jordi Alba who have both suffered injuries.
Dani Ceballos has been called up to the Spanish squad following his good form with Arsenal.
Thiago Alcantara is not in the squad after recovering from coronavirus.
Portugal Predicted line-up vs Spain
Portugal predicted line-up vs Spain
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This article was edited by Benjamin Newman.