Bet of the day: Lisandro Lopez to score anytime for Benfica v Braga
Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | September 19, 2016
Coral’s bet of the day
- Defender Lopez already has two goals this season
- Argentine netted against Braga last campaign
- Lopez is a renowned goalscoring defender
- He is Benfica’s joint leading marksman this term
Lisandro Lopez to score anytime at 13/2
Primeira Liga high-flyers Benfica and Braga lock horns in the Portuguese top-flight on Monday evening in a tasty encounter, with the duo aiming to overtake Sporting Lisbon at the top of the table.
It is also from this match that Coral have picked their latest bet of the day, with thrilling odds of 13/2 available on goalscoring centre back Lisandro Lopez to net anytime at his side’s Estadio da Luz (Stadium of Light).
Read on to find out why this price too good not to take…
Lopez, not to be confused with former Porto and Lyon attacker and fellow Argentina international Lisandro Lopez, has become know as somewhat of a prolific scorer for a defender, having netted 17 times for his old team Arsenal de Sarandi.
He’s also been on target a number of times for current club Benfica and Getafe.
Lopez loves chipping in with goals
This season, the 27-year-old has already scored twice in four matches, making him the Eagles’ joint leading marksman along with Mexico striker Raul Jimenez.
Imposing centre back Lopez struck with his head against both Tondela and most recently Arouca, while he also has an assist to his name against Nacional – all of which were in victories for Benfica.
Villa Constitucion-born Lopez, who has claimed two league titles and two Taca da Liga trophies with the Eagles, is also relishing facing Braga again, having scored against them in a 2-0 triumph last season away.
In fact, Benfica have a great record against the Archbishops, having beaten them in six of their last seven meetings – including last time out at home in a 5-1 thrashing.
So, what are you waiting for punters? Take these tasty 13/2 odds for Lopez to score anytime again, for a great chance of reaping rewards!