Porto vs Juventus Betting Preview, Champions League Betting Tips

Porto vs Juventus Odds – Wednesday 22nd February 2017 – 19:45 – BT Sport 2

Porto are 13/5 with the draw at 21/10 and Juventus are 13/10

Betting tips and match preview | UEFA Champions League

Porto welcome Juventus to the Estadio do Drago in a huge Champions League match, with a place in the Quarter-Finals at stake.

The Portuguese side come into this match on the back of a 4-0 win, at home against Tondela in an excellent win.

Valente da Silva (43) opened the scoring for the hosts from the penalty spot, with that goal giving them the lead going into the break.

Nevez (54) scored Porto’s second goal just after half time, to give Porto a great advantage and one they wouldn’t surrender.

Dos Santos (63) made it three just nine minutes later, with Diogo Jota completing the scoring in the 92nd minute.

The win is an excellent result for Porto and ensures they are top of the league, just what they needed heading into a game of this magnitude.

Dragons In Great Form

The Dragons come into this match in great recent form, with six successive wins in their last six matches.

Wins against Tondela, Vitoria, Sporting, Estoril, Rio Ave and Moreirense have all come in the Portuguese Primeira Liga.

Porto will be looking to transfer that form to the Champions League, with Juventus one of the toughest draws possible.

They finished as runners-up in Group G, with Leicester beating them by a slender two points after the final round of games.

Porto Underdogs

The Dragons go into this match as the underdogs, despite their excellent recent form and home advantage.

They will be looking to register their fifth win in the competition, with a place in the Quarter-Finals at stake.

Porto will be looking to complete their first ever Champions League win over the Italian giants.

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Juve In Stunning Form

Allegri’s side come into this match on the back of a 4-1 win away against Palermo, a thumping win.

Claudio Marchisio (13) opened the scoring early on for Juventus, with Juventus scoring two goals in both halves.

Dybala (40) scored his first goal just before the break, ensuring Juventus went into the break 2-0 up.

Gonzalo Higuain (63) scored his first goal of the game, to make it 3-0 after the hour mark and ensuring all three points.

Dybala returned for his second (89), before Chochev (90+3) grabbed a consolation goal for Palermo with the last kick of the game.

Juve Top Again

Juventus have been in good form of late, with six successive wins in their last six matches.

Allegri’s men currently sit in first place, seven points ahead of Roma who are in second place.

That means that with 13 games to go the title is theirs to lose, they will want to have a more successful Champions League campaign.

They topped their respective Champions League Group H, finishing three points above runners up Sevilla.

More Of The Same

The match against Porto sees Juventus emerge as favourites, with their excellent European form finding favour with the bookies.

A win will mean they are in the driver’s seat in this tie, an away goal will be key to their chances of progression.

This is the third meeting between the two sides, with Juventus unbeaten in both the previous encounters.

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Both teams are 1/1 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Porto are Andre Silva at 5/1 with Francisco Soares at 13/2. For Juventus, Gonzalo Higuain is at 100/30 with Paulo Dybala at 5/1.

The last time that these two sides met Juventus won 3-1 and the odds of the same results are 22/1.

Porto vs Juventus Odds

Tip 1 – Dybala to score first @ 5/1

Tip 2 – 1-1 draw @ 5/1