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Sporting vs Sturm Graz prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 14th December 2023
Kick-Off: 20:00Β UK
Venue: Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal

*These odds are correct at the time of writing but are subject to change*

Sporting CP will host Sturm Graz in the final leg of the Europa League group stages.Β  The Portuguese hosts won the reverse leg, a 1-2 away win that gave them a chance in the playoffs. This home game is expected to end in their favour. They want to finish strongly in the group and with a chance to finish the top of the table. We have the details in this post.

Sporting vs Sturm Graz – Top betting tips

Sporting vs Sturm Graz prediction
Credit: Icon Sport – Sporting Lisbon fans at the Jose Alvalade Stadium

The following are our top free Sporting vs Sturm Graz predictions ahead of the final group stage clash in the Europa League.

Match result prediction – Sporting CP to win

The first Sporting vs Sturm Graz prediction is a bet on the probable match winner. Sporting CP were the victors in the reverse meeting.Β  They dominated the first meeting away from home with a ball possession of 61% and had 7 shots on target against 2 shots on goal for Sturm Graz. At home, Sporting CP should do even better, which is why they are our pick to win the duel.

Total team goals prediction – Over 1.5 goals Sport CP goals

In another Sporting vs Sturm Graz prediction, our bet is on the hosts to score at least two goals. With that, we predict over 1.5 Sporting CP goals. They scored 2 goals in hostile territory, so a home game should come with even more goals.

Correct score prediction – 3-0 to Sporting CP

The final Sporting vs Sturm Graz prediction is a correct score betting tip. We predict a 3-0 Sporting CP win when they host Strum Graz on 14th December 2023. In the last five games across different competitions, Sporting CP scored at least twice on three occasions. You should expect more goals in this decisive clash with Sturm Graz. A win will be more important. But they could lose the second spot in Group D standings.

Sporting vs Sturm Graz – Team news

Sporting CP's Braganca is out with a thigh injury while Fresneda is ruled out of this game due to a shoulder injury. On the other hand, Wuthrich is not travelling with the Sturm Graz squad due to a knee injury.

Sporting Lisbon predicted lineups vs Sturm Graz

Adan, St. Juste, Diomande, Inacio, Esgaio, Hjulmand, Morita, Reis, Trincao, Gyokeres, and Goncalves.

Sturm Graz predicted lineups vs Sporting Lisbon

Scherpen, Gazibegovic, Affengruber, Borkovic, Schnegg, Horvat, Stankovic, Lavalee, Prass, Sarkaria, and Wlodarczyk

Sporting vs Sturm Graz – What the fans think

Sporting CP Gearing up for a decisive game against Sturm Graz

Sturm Graz lost to Rakow in round 5, which proved costly in playoff chances

How far will Sturm Graz fans travel?

It is a long journey to Lisbon from Graz, covering a distance ofΒ  2,799.3km. It means travelling fans will travel for more than a day, approximately 1 day, 16 hours via private means or up to 29 hours using a train. You can also fly to Lisbon and arrive at the match venue on time. Fans are advised to arrange their travelling schedule and purchase Sporting vs Graz tickets on time to avoid inconveniences.

Sporting vs Sturm Graz – Tickets

Tickets for Sporting vs Sturm Graz are currently on sale on the Sporting CP website. The prices for the match tickets vary depending on factors such as seating location, age and group tickets. Sturm Graz fans have only a limited number of seats allocated to them, so ensure to book your seat early if you plan to attend the Sporting vs Sturm Graz Europa League clash.

FAQs – Sporting vs Sturm Graz

  • Who will referee Sporting vs Sturm Graz clash on 14th December 2023? William Collum
  • Which team won the reverse encounter? Sporting CP won 1-2 away from home.
  • What is the capacity of the match venue? Jose Alvalade has a total of 50, 095 seats.
  • Who is the Sporting CP head coach? Ruben Amorim is the hosting coach. He averagesΒ  2.22 points in 180 matches of 124 wins, 27 draws and 29 defeats.
  • Who is the visiting coach? Sturm Graz head coach is Christian Ilzer. The visiting coach averagesΒ  1.82 points in 152 matches of 82 wins, 31 draws and 39 defeats.

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