Belgium vs Austria: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

Something will have to give when two sides with a 100% record in Group F do battle on Saturday evening (7:45pm UK time) as Belgium host Austria. 

Belgium vs Austria: Betting tips

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Belgium vs Austria: Predictions

Belgium vs Austria: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 10/11 with BetUK
Correct score Belgium 2-1 Austria 15/2 with BetGoodwin
First Goalscorer Romelu Lukaku 9/2 with Paddy Power

Belgium have begun a new era under German coach Domenico Tedesco with a 3-0 qualification defeat of Sweden and a 3-2 success over Germany in a friendly. Romelu Lukaku was unlucky not to net in the Champions League final and with four in two under Tedesco clearly is a player to watch.

Austria are also under new ownership, with the man in the dugout the familiar face of Ralf Rangnick. It is two qualifiers played and two victories for Austria who have defeated Azerbaijan 4-1 and Estonia 2-1. With Sweden just behind in third, the Austrians will most likely need at least a  point if they want to continue in the qualification places.

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Belgium vs Austria match stats

Four of the last six Belgium home games have seen both teams find the back of the net while it is three of five at all grounds for Austria. Both teams to score looks the play here.

Belgium have won their last eight UEFA European Championship qualifiers and these games have produced a total of 39 goals. Austria have netted in each of their last five so backing a home victory and over 2.5 goals appeals.

Romelu Lukaku has four goals in his last two internationals and is one to look out for in the player markets when these are released. The Inter forward has a phenomenal goalscoring rate at international level, finding the back of the net 72 times in his 106 caps – an impressive 0.68 goals per game.

For Austria, Marcel Sabitzer and Michael Gregoritsch have already bagged two goals each in qualifying.

Belgium vs Austria: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Belgium 2-1 Austria

Belgium vs Austria head-to-head

25 Mar 2011 – Austria 0-2 Belgium – UEFA European Championship qualification

12 Oct 2010 – Belgium 4-4 Austria – UEFA European Championship qualification

02 May 1979 – Austria 0-0 Belgium – UEFA European Championship qualification

28 Mar 1979 – Belgium 1-1 Austria – UEFA European Championship qualification

Remarkably these two sides have not met since March 2011 so it is hard to read too much in to the results between the sides. For what it is worth, three of their four meetings have finished all-square with Belgium coming out on top in the other.


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