Lithuania vs Northern Ireland: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

Lithuania and Northern Ireland are desperate to get points on the board when they clash in Vilnius on Wednesday (7.45pm BST).

Lithuania vs Northern Ireland: Betting Tips

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Lithuania vs Northern Ireland: Predictions

Lithuania vs Northern Ireland: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? No 8/13
Correct score 0-1 9/2
First Goalscorer Shayne Lavery 11/2

The two nations are already playing catch-up in Group C, having registered just a single point between them from their opening two matches.

Pointless Lithuania have lost each of their last six in all competitions; Valdas Ivanauskas’ side scoring just once during that span.

Meanwhile, Northern Ireland boast only a single win in 90 minutes from their last 15 outings.

Ian Baraclough’s men have also been beaten four times in their five most recent away internationals.

That is something they must address to have any chance of securing a first appearance at the World Cup finals since 1986.

Lithuania vs Northern Ireland: Match Stats

Shayne Lavery is the man in form for Northern Ireland; the Blackpool striker scoring two goals in as many starts for the Seasiders this term.

Only one side has found the net in four of the Irish’s last five outings, while Lithuania have won just once in six home games.

Lithuania vs Northern Ireland: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Lithuania 0-1 Northern Ireland

Lithuania vs Northern Ireland: Odds

Lithuania vs Northern Ireland: Head to Head

24 May 1993 – Lithuania 0-1 Northern Ireland – World Cup Qualifier
28 April 1992 – Northern Ireland 2-2 Lithuania – World Cup Qualifier

It is almost three decades since the nations last met. Nevertheless, we can expect an equally tight affair this time around.


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