Republic of Ireland v Scotland predictions and football betting tips for today’s Euro 2016 qualifying match kicking-off at 5pm.
This Ireland v Scotland Euro 2016 qualifying match is almost a must win for both teams this afternoon as they currently sit behind Germany and Poland in their qualifying group.
Ireland currently sit in fourth place in Group D on eight points, two points behind Scotland and Poland, and a further point behind Germany. The group is a shoot-out between these four with two getting automatic qualification and one a play-off place.
Scotland come into the match in much better form, winning five of their last seven matches and only losing once, against England. They won the reverse fixture 1-0 in Scotland with a late winner and this could be another close affair tonight.
Republic of Ireland have only won one of their last five matches, but they have drawn three of those against Poland, Germany and most recently England.
For our first Republic of Ireland v Scotland betting tip we are backing a tight Ireland win today. The best odds are 7/5 but if you open a new Betfair account you will get a massive 7/1. Do this.
We are predicting the Republic of Ireland will win a tight match and so we are going for a correct score bet next. Four of Ireland’s last five matches have seen two goals or less so we are going for a 1-0 win.
Our next Republic of Ireland v Scotland prediction is for Republic of Ireland to win 1-0, the best odds are 6/1 at Ladbrokes who have the best odds for all correct score bets.
Finally we move to the first goalscorer market for our next weekend football tip on the match and a player that finished his Premier League season in fine form. That man is Shane Long and we are backing him to find the next today.
Our final Republic of Ireland v Scotland prediction for today is Shane Long to score first, the best odds are 7/1 with Ladbrokes who also have the best odds on every first scorer.
Republic of Ireland to win – get the exclusive 7/1 at Betfair.
Republic of Ireland to win 1-0 – get the best odds 6/1 at Ladbrokes.
Shane Long to score first – get the best odds 7/1 at Ladbrokes.
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