Euro 2020 Qualifiers Bet Preview

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Euro 2020 Qualifiers

For 8 countries the prospect of qualifying and competing in the European Championships has been looming large for almost 6 months. The advent of the COVID 19 pandemic put pay to the regular qualification Euro 2020 format and also the competition itself. Attention now turns towards the rearranged competition in 2021 and there are plenty of big names in the running to complete the 24 team line up next summer. The stakes simply couldn’t be higher in these one-off games; win and you qualify, lose and you have to wait another 4 years for another shot at glory. With so much to play for, it promises to be a fascinating evening of football across Europe.

Georgia vs North Macedonia

Match Winner Odds:

Georgia – $1.76

North Macedonia – $1.91

Draw – $1.83

Georgia

Georgia stand on the brink of history as they look to qualify for their first ever major competition. Their nervy 1-0 win over Belarus in Tbilisi was a pivotal moment and they will be desperate to get the major tournament monkey off their back here.

North Macedonia

North Macedonia are also hoping to make it into unchartered territory here and they will fancy their chances of upsetting the odds on the road in Georgia. They showed real heart to beat much fancied Kosovo in the qualification semi-finals and they will have momentum going into this one.

Odds and Predictions

Despite the stakes being high, both sides will look to play on the front foot.

Both teams to score – YES – 1.14

This game could go the distance in Tbilisi and be decided by extra time and/or penalties.

The match to finish as a draw (after 90 minutes) 1.91

Score Prediction:

Georgia 1 – 1 North Macedonia – 4.41

Result Prediction:

This could be a very tight match, but North Macedonia look to be full of confidence and should qualify here.

North Macedonia to Qualify – 1.00

Hungary vs Iceland

Match Winner Odds:

Hungary – $1.40

Iceland – $2.12

Draw – $2.10

Hungary

With the prospect of playing at Euro 2020 and hosting games in Budapest, the stakes could not be higher for Hungary. They won well on the road in Bulgaria last time out and should be well up for this one.

Iceland

Following a run to the last 8 of Euro 2016, many would be surprised to see Iceland immersed in qualification for Euro 2020. They showed resilience to beat Romania in the semi-finals and will be keen to back that up here.

Odds and Predictions

Iceland are resolute defensively and should keep out Hungary here.

Both teams to score – NO – 0.70

Score Prediction:

Hungary 0 – 1 Iceland – 6.33

Result Prediction:

Hungary are a good side, but Iceland are proven at this level and should come through this huge game.

Iceland to win the match – 2.12

Northern Ireland vs Slovakia

Match Winner Odds:

Northern Ireland – $1.74

Slovakia – $1.85

Draw – $1.87

Northern Ireland

Following yet another impressive qualifying campaign, Northern Ireland have put themselves on the brink of history once more. Their win in Bosnia in the last round should also give them a real boost heading into this one.

Slovakia

Few sides in European football are as experienced as Slovakia, who will be keen to reach yet another major championship. They edged out the Republic of Ireland on penalties in the last round and they will be seeking a repeat performance here.

Odds and Predictions

This could be a very tight game at Windsor Park with so much to play for.

Both teams to score – NO – 0.60

Score Prediction:

Northern Ireland 0 – 1 Slovakia – 5.30

Result Prediction:

Northern Ireland are a good side, but Slovakia know how to get the job done at this level.

Slovakia to win the match – 1.85

Serbia vs Scotland

Match Winner Odds:

Serbia – $0.65

Scotland – $4.34

Draw – $2.51

Serbia

Few would have expected Serbia to have found themselves in a battle for Euro 2020 qualification, but they have endured a mixed campaign. An impressive win on the road in Norway last time out could set them up well here nicely though.

Scotland

Steve Clarke’s side are on the brink of their first major competition in over 20 years and a nation expects. They showed incredible heart to beat Israel on penalties in the semi-final and they are a side with momentum currently.

Odds and Predictions

Both teams should give this a real good go in Belgrade.

Both teams to score – YES – 1.21

Score Prediction:

Serbia 2 – 1 Scotland – 7.36

Result Prediction:

Scotland will push Serbia all the way, but the hosts have too much quality in key areas and should prevail here.

Serbia to win the match – 0.65

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