Ace Football previews the international friendly match between Belgium and Croatia and offers betting tips, odds, and stats.
Belgium and Croatia meet for one last friendly on Sunday evening before both sides begin their respective European Championship campaigns.
The Red Devils are on a roll.
Belgium look to continue their current momentum with another positive result. In their last 3 matches, Roberto Martinez’s men split the points in a 1-1 draw against the Czech Republic, followed by an 8-0 win against Belarus. Their most recent match brought a 1-1 draw against Greece.
On the back of an absolutely stunning record of 5 wins from their last 6 matches, the Red Devils look a great bet for a win here.
Croatians won’t go down easy.
Croatia will enter the match hoping to cause an upset before beginning their European Championship campaign. In their last 3 matches, Zlatko Dalic’s side won 1-0 against Cyprus, followed by a 3-0 win against Malta. Their most recent match brought a 1-1 draw with Armenia.
But form has left a lot to be desired on the road in recent weeks and Croatia will need to dig deep to claim three points in a difficult match.
Belgium vs Croatia H2H
The two teams meet for the first time since a World Cup qualifier in October 2013. Belgium won 2-1 on that occasion, with Romelu Lukaku scoring both goals. Croatia, though, have the advantage in terms of head-to-head record. The visitors have boast 3 wins, 2 draws, and 1 defeat in seven meetings.
Croatia also defeated Belgium 1-0 in their last friendly back in 2010.
Season facts for Belgium and Croatia.
Facts are calculated for Friendlies
- Belgium unbeaten in the last 14 matches in a row;
- Belgium unbeaten in the last 11 matches in a row at home;
- Belgium scored in the last 26 of 28 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Belgium’s last 3 of 5 matches.
- Croatia unbeaten in the last 3 matches in a row;
- Croatia conceded in the last 14 of 16 matches;
- Croatia scored in the last 10 of 12 matches.
According to the bookies, Belgium are the favorites to win. The best price you will find on a home win is 1.94 as bookies predict the hosts to have a 55% chance of winning. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.75 on offer, while an away win for Croatia pays out at 4.80.