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Football Betting Preview – Friendly Matches (March 31 – Part III)

International Friendly Games  March 31, 2015

Another great set of friendly internationals are set to take center stage around the entire globe.

Prepare yourselves for another batch of cool and exacting football encounters that will surely boost your pockets if you manage to place the right wagers. There seems to be no rest for the weary as nations gear up to continue their run of matches right after going through difficult tests against other powerful sides.

• Turkey aiming to beat Luxembourg away
• Austria ready to play Bosnia & Herzegovina at home
• Ghana will go head to head with Mali

According to EU gambling news, Estonia will square off against Iceland at home hwere they maintain the upper hand. Later in the day Turkey will play Luxembourg away from home, however this game is set to be ambivalent considering the lackluster performances of both sides. Austria will square off against Bosnia & Herzegovina, while Mali will visit Ghana where they will be looking for a win.

Estonia vs Iceland and Luxembourg vs Turkey

Estonia currently sit in 87th place on the FIFA World Rankings after managing to accumulate 379 points so far. They are now usually considered to among the favorites for a clash due to their limited experience against top nations. Recently, they have dropped two positions which is part of the reason why they have received outsider odds 4.00 (3/1) against Iceland for tonight’s game, despite the fact that they’ll be playing at home.

The visiting team have not achieved much with their footballing efforts, however they almost qualified for the World Cup tournament last year. They faced Croatia in the play-offs for the elite competition, but eventually lost the battle 2-0 during two legs. But for the clash against Estonia they are the preferential side to win, with their chances being 1.95 (10/11). A tie on the other hand can also be likely 3.30 (23/10), as both teams are known to blunder on occasion.

Luxembourg have not managed to impress during the ongoing qualifiers for the 2016 Euro championship being held in France next year. At the moment they sit in 6th spot with only a single point to their name, after suffering 4 losses and recording only 1 draw. They also stand in 136th position on the FIFA World Rankings with an overall of 209 points. Mobile betting sites don’t have much confidence in them clinching a win against Turkey at home 8.50 (15/2).

The travelling team sit in 56th spot with a total of 594 points, and their qualifying efforts have not been great either. So far in Group A they have notched 5 points from 4 matches, which granted them 4th position on the table. They will have to work hard if they want to reach the competition in France. But that is why they are the preferential side to win 1.33 (1/3) the clash with Luxembourg. A draw for the game stands at an unlikely 5.00 (4/1).

Austria vs Bosnia & Herzegovina and Ghana vs Mali

Austria will play Bosnia & Herzegovina at home where they will be looking to do everything in their power to overcome their opponents. Up until now, Marcel Koller’s men have enjoyed sublime form clinching a nice string of wins. In their first qualifying game they tied against Sweden, however later they won all four of their games, granting them 1st place in Group G.

Bosnia & Herzegovina on the other hand are currently undergoing some dire times as they are unable to find themselves on the field. They sit in 5th place with only 5 points from 5 encounters in Group B. Although the upcoming match is just a friendly game they will be aiming to find their form. Their chances of winning are that of an underdog 3.60 (13/5), while a draw between them two stands at 3.25 (9/4). A win for the hosts is far more likely 2.10 (11/10).

Ghana will go head to head with Mali at 20:30 CET tonight, and judging by their recent performances they are maintain greater chances of success. The hosts have made remarkable strides in recent years as they now find occupy 24th spot on the World Rankings with a total of 887 points. The countries that are ahead of them include Slovakia (22nd) and Austria (23rd) with an overall points tally of 932 and 916 respectively.

Mali are all the way down in 51st spot with 626 points, so their chances of the emerging as victors of the upcoming encounter are slim, especially since they will be playing on the road. Online sportsbooks in Ghana favor the hosts 2.20 (6/5), whereas win for the visiting country stands at a high 3.40 (12/5). A tie 3.20 (11/5) for this clash does may also occur, is Ghana slips up.

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