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Porto vs. Arsenal 2024 Champions League Odds & Preview (Feb. 21)

By Hank Blaine

One of the hottest teams in any UEFA League throws down against a traditionally strong Champions League opponent when Arsenal heads to Portugal to take on Porto playing their best soccer of the season. The Gunners are on fire while Porto steps it up in the CL. Which teams gets it done in one of the most anticipated soccer matches of the week?

Nitrobetting shares the latest news, soccer odds, and special features throughout the 2023-24 UEFA Champions League season. Let’s get a closer look at the upcoming Porto vs. Arsenal face-off in this preview.

Porto vs. Arsenal 2024 Champions League Round of 16 Leg 1 Info

Why is Porto a safe bet to win?

Porto is in terrific form. The home team in this has won 3-of-5 with a draw and a loss. What’s important to note about the loss is that it happened versus a decent squad in Arouca.

Also, it’s important to note that Porto bounced back from the loss with a 2-0 victory over Estrela in their last. In addition, Porto always steps it up in the Champions League. So we should expect Porto’s best.

Possible Line-Up

  • Costa
  • Otavio
  • Pepe
  • Sanusi
  • Mario
  • Pepe
  • Gonzalez
  • Varela
  • Evanilson
  • Galeno
  • Conceicao

Porto’s Last 5

  • Win: 2-0 vs. Estrela
  • Loss: 3-2 vs. Arouca
  • Draw: 0-0 vs. Rio Ave
  • Win: 1-3 vs. FC Arense
  • Win: 5-0 vs. Moreirense

Why is Arsenal a safe bet to win?

The Gunners don’t always play their best in the CL but based on Arsenal’s recent form. The Gunners may not have to plays their best to win this.

Arsenal outscored West Ham and Burnley by a combined 11 goals to 0 in their last 2 matches. Three matches ago, Arsenal beat Liverpool, the current Premier League Standings leader, 3 goals to 1. The Gunners are blasting opponents.

Possible Line-Up

  • Raya
  • Gabriel
  • Saliba
  • Kiwior
  • White
  • Rice
  • Havertz
  • Odegaard
  • Trossard
  • Martinelli
  • Saka

Arsenal’s Last 5

  • Win: 0-5 vs. Burnley
  • Win: 0-6 vs. West Ham United
  • Win: 3-1 vs. Liverpool
  • Win: 1-2 vs. Nottingham Forest
  • Win: 5-0 vs. Crystal Palace

Porto vs. Arsenal Betting Prediction

Every season, FC Porto is an excellent road underdog to back against, often, their more popular opponents. That’s not the case in this matchup, though.

FC Porto is playing well. Arsenal is playing like a team possessed with winning. The Gunners aren’t just taking home Ws. They’re taking home wins by absolutely destroying their opponents.

Also, the teams Arsenal has beaten, like West Ham and Liverpool, are quality clubs. The Gunners get the regulation win.

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*All stated odds are subject to change without prior notice.

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