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Latvia vs Turkey: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

Latvia and Turkey do battle in European Championship qualification on Friday evening (7:45pm UK time) with both sides keen to make the finals in Germany 2024. 

Latvia vs Turkey: Betting tips

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Latvia vs Turkey: Predictions

Latvia vs Turkey: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 13/10 with BetUK
Correct score Latvia 1-2 Turkey 8/1 with BetGoodwin
First Goalscorer Umut Nayir 4/1 with Ladbrokes

Latvia have played one and lost one so for in qualifying suffering a 1-0 loss in Cardiff to Wales back in March so will be looking to get their qualifying campaign on track here. It is six without a victory (in 90 minutes) and they have won just one of their previous 22 UEFA European Championship qualifiers.

Turkey have had mixed start to qualifying recording a 2-1 success on the road to Armenia in the opener before going down to a 2-0 home loss to Croatia. The Turks were in the 2020 finals but lost each of the three fixtures in their group.

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Latvia vs Turkey match stats

Each of the last three Latvia home games (and five of the last seven) have seen both teams score so this looks a good bet especially as Turkey have not failed to net in an away game since November 2020. It also happened in both meetings between these sides in World Cup qualifying.

Another bet that catches the eye is this game to be level at half-time as this has been the case in three of the last four home matches for Lativa. It is also the case in the last two away for Turkey including being goalless at the interval against the Faroe Islands.

All three goals scored by Kerem Akturkoglu in World Cup qualifying were openers so this is something to look out for when the player markets open. These two sides have also met recently in 2022 World Cup qualifying with these meetings producing a total of nine goals.

Latvia vs Turkey: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Latvia 1-2 Turkey

Latvia vs Turkey head-to-head

11 Oct 2021 – Latvia 1-2 Turkey – FIFA World Cup qualification

30 Mar 2021 – Turkey 3-3 Latvia – FIFA World Cup qualification

03 Sep 2015 – Turkey 1-1 Latvia – UEFA European Championship qualification

13 Oct 2014 – Latvia 1-1 Turkey – UEFA European Championship qualification

28 May 2013 – Turkey 3-3 Latvia – International friendly

Six of the last seven meetings between the sides have finished all square with all of them seeing both teams finding the back of the net. Burak Yilmaz has netted in his two against Latvia with both of these coming from the penalty spot.


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