Basel vs Porto Preview and Line Up Prediction: Draw 1-1 at 5/1
Basel and Porto will play in their first leg of the Round of Last 16 match of the Champions League at St. Jakob-Park on Wednesday, 18th February.
The teams have never played each other before. This is Basel’s second time in the knockout stages of the competition while Porto hasn’t made it past the last 16 since 2009/09.
Basel finished second in Group B with 7 points having won 2 games, drawn 1 and lost 3. They were eleven points below Real Madrid.
Porto finished top of Group H with 14 points having won 4 games and drawn 2. They were five points above Shakhtar Donetsk.
A 1 – 1 draw is the most likely outcome of the game with William Hill and Bet365 offering odds of 11/2 and 5/1 respectively.
Predicted Line Ups:
Porto: Fabiano, Danilo, Maicon, Marcano, Alex Sandro, Casemiro, Oliver Torres, Herrera, Brahimi, Quaresma, Martinez.
William Hill Odds: 11/5 Basel to Win, 11/5 for a Draw and 13/10 Porto to Win
Bet365 Odds: 23/10 Basel to Win, 9/4 for a Draw and 7/5 Porto to Win