Spain vs Portugal Prediction: Statistical Analysis and Betting Inputs

Spain vs Portugal Prediction: Statistical Analysis and Betting Inputs
Spain vs Portugal Prediction:

When is Spain most likely to score a goal? 7 out of every 11 Goals scored by Spain are between the 45th and 90th minute. Therefore Spain is more likely to score in the 2nd half of the match.

When is Portugal most likely to score a goal? 7 out of every 11 Goals scored by Portugal are in the first half. Therefore, Portugal has an advantage in the first half.

Who has the highest probability of being shown a yellow card? Spain players are most likely to be carded.

Who is likely to win the match? Betting Markets are predicting a win for Spain.
All statistical analysis is based on historic performance. Player performance in the final may not necessarily replicate the recent performances.

International football would be back to entertain people worldwide when the UEFA nation’s league kick off in June. One of the most awaited contests of this year’s mega tournament is Spain vs Portugal.

Portugal and Spain are set to lock horns at Benito Villamarin stadium, Seville, Spain. Both star-studded teams are coming off an easy win in their previous fixture and would love to keep their momentum continuing leading up to the world cup, later this year.

Playing at home, Spain will have a home advantage, but Portugal won’t be an easy team to defeat. Portugal is the first team to win Nations League.

Spain vs Portugal Prediction: Goal Scoring Pattern

Spain: Last 10 Matches

 Goals ScoredGoals conceded 
First 15 minutes    
16-30 Minutes1  
31-45 Minutes 3  
46-60 Minutes2  
61-75 Minutes 3  
76-90 Minutes2 1 
Total11 1 

Portugal: Last 10 Matches

 Goals ScoredGoals conceded 
First 15 Minutes 3  
16-30 minutes1  
31-45 Minutes 31 
46-60 Minutes   
61-75 Minutes 21 
76-90 Minutes21 
Total113 

Yellow Card Statistics: Spain

 Yellow card per 90 Minutes 
Jordi Alba0.29 
Sergio Busquets0.28 
Sarabia0.16 
Alvaro Morata0.10 
Azlipuceta 0.07 

Yellow Card Statistics: Portugal

Yellow card per 90 Minutes
Pepe0.25 
Ronaldo0.22 
Cancelo0.20 
Bruno Fernandes0.19 
Bernardo  Silva0.10 

Spain vs Portugal Prediction: Player Stats

 Average shots on Goals per matchGoals per match 
Cristiano Ronaldo1.70.92 
Sarabia1.80.85 
Ferran Torres 1.60.32 
Alvaro Morata1.20.31 
Bruno Fernandes 0.90.25 

Spain vs Portugal Prediction: Goalkeeper Stats

 Unai SimonRui Patricio 
Goals conceded 0.911.1 
Clean Sheet1215 
Save %73.672% 

Spain vs Portugal Prediction: Team Stats

Stats     SpainPortugal 
Matches1414 
Goals per game2.21.85 
Goals Conceded Per Game 0.711 
Clean Sheets66 
Ball possession 57%51% 

UEFA Nations League 2022: Spain vs Portugal Prediction: Key MatchUps

Ronaldo vs Azlipuceta-  Ronaldo has a wood over Azlipuceta this year.  They both have faced each other once this year. Ronaldo came on top scoring one goal in a 1-1 draw.

Morata vs Cancelo:  Morata’s duel with Cancelo would be one to look after. Cancelo has been in good form this season. His duel with Morata for aerial supremacy would be worth watching.

Pedri and Gavi vs Bruno and Bernardo: This game’s outcome would very much depend on Midfield supremacy.  When it comes to playing for the national team: Gavi and Pedri have fared better than Bruno and Bernando.

Spain vs Portugal prediction and Betting odds

SpainPortugalPredicted Winner
SportsMoleGoal Prediction: 1Goal Prediction: 1Draw
OddscheckerOdds: 7/5Odds: 9/4Spain

UEFA Nations League 2022: Spain vs Portugal Prediction: Recent Form

Spain and Portugal, both have been in a red hot form for a while now. Spain has won 7 out of their last 10 and has been on a goal hitting spree; They have netted 20 goals in their last 10 matches. Recent being 5 goals drubbing of Iceland.

Portugal on other hand also been on a roll; winning 8 out of their last 10 matches. They have netted 22 goals in their last 10 games. Their recent win came against North Macedonia (2:0).

UEFA Nations League 2022: Spain vs Portugal Prediction: Team Stats (Past one Year)

SpainPortugalAdvantage
Goals Per Game2.12.3Portugal
Goals Conceded Per Game0.80.8
Clean Sheets78Portugal
Possessions61.2%51.7%Spain

Note:  the following data is the compilation of the last one year, which accounts for 15 matches per side.

UEFA Nations League 2022: Spain vs Portugal Prediction: H2H

Matches: 38: Spain: 16 Portugal: 6 Draw: 16

Recent 5 meetings: Spain: 1  Portugal: 1  Draw: 3

Last meeting: match ended in a draw(0:0) on 4 June 2021. The match was played in Madrid.

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UEFA Nations League 2022: Spain vs Portugal Prediction: Predicted Lineups

Spain: (4-3-3): U Simon, C azlipuceta, E Garcia, P Torres, J Alba,  Gavi, Sergio Busquets,  Pedri, P Sarabia, Morata, D almo

Portugal:(4-3-3): Costa, J Cancelo, Pepe, D Pereira, N Mendes, B Fernandes, J Moutinho,  B silva,  Ontavio,  Ronaldo, D Jota

UEFA Nations League 2022: Spain vs Portugal Prediction: Offensive and Defensive stats

Forward: When it comes to Portugal, you can’t look beyond the man himself-Cristiano Ronaldo. His form in this season’s premier league has been superb, netting 18 goals in 30 fixtures at a mouth-watering average of 0.6 goals per game.

Along with Diego Jota who himself has been in superb form Netting 15 goals this season, forms a fearsome partnership.

Morata remains the main man for Spain alongside D Almo -who has netted 19 goals in Bundesliga this season.

Midfield: Portugal’s midfield would be spearheaded by Bruno Fernandes who has an outstanding record with 10 goals, 6 assists and 80 per cent pass accuracy this season.

He alongside Bernardo Silva who himself has 8 goals, 4 assists and 89 per cent pass accuracy forms a dream partnership.

Gavi and Pedri remain the most in-form midfielder for Spain this season. Both have combined scored 8 goals with 8 assists this season in la Liga

Defence:  Joe Cancelo and Pepe remains the most vital cog in Portugal’s defence.

Joe Cancelo, Manchester city’s defender has been in great form this season winning 120 aerial duels, 132 tackles and 21 blocks. he and Pepe will be a force to reckon with for Spain’s forwards.

In the defence department, Azlipuceta and Jordi Alba remain the mainstay for Spain.

Azlipuceta did Farely well on blocks and clearances this season. Interception has been relatively poor according to his standards.  Barcelona’s stalwart, Jordi Alba has scored 2 goals and has won 57 aerial duels and 91 tackles this season.

UEFA Nations League 2022: Predicted Winner of the Match

The past record between Spain and Portugal gives Spain a major edge over the Cristiano Ronaldo led side. As a host Spain will enjoy home advantage and going into this match, they will be starting as favourites for this outing.

The prediction and betting platforms also have favoured the host, Spain over the visitors, Portugal in this match. The platform, FootballPrediction.net, predicts the match to end in 1-0 goals in favour of the host. The odds for Spain’s win at Oddschecker is 7/5 while the odds for Portugal defeating the host, Spain is 9/4.

Overall, it can be concluded that Spain has an edge in their upcoming UEFA Nations League matchup against Portugal.

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