Ace Football previews the European Championship game between Croatia and Armenia who meet up this coming Tuesday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.
In Group D of the Euro 2024 qualifiers, Croatia will play Armenia at the Stadion Maksimir on Tuesday. The last time the pair played each other, Croatia came out the other side as 0-1 winners and surely won’t mind a repeat of that result.
Team form: Croatia vs Armenia
Croatia lost twice in their last three matches, as they were defeated 0-1 by Turkey and 2-1 against Wales. They turned the table by winning 0-2 against Latvia. Croatia show off three wins from their previous six internationals, while drawing zero. They also lost three and scored 13 while conceding eight times.
In their previous three games, Armenia lost 2-0 and 3-1 against Latvia and North Macedonia, respectively, before drawing 1-1 with Wales. Armenia only have one paltry win to show from the last six internationals. These six matches also produced a record of two draws and three defeats, as they were outscored by nine goals to five.
Betting stats and facts for Croatia and Armenia
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Croatia and Armenia played across all tournaments.
- Croatia have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
- Croatia have conceded in 11 of the last 13 home matches
- Croatia have not lost 8 of the last 10 home matches
- In the last 4 Croatia matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Croatia have scored in 8 of the last 10 home matches
- Armenia have conceded in 33 of the last 35 away matches
- Armenia have conceded in the last 16 matches in a row
- Armenia have not won 15 of the last 16 away matches
- Armenia have not won 14 of the last 16 matches
- In 7 of the last 9 matches Armenia played, both teams scored
In-form players: Croatia vs Armenia
When looking for in-form players to find the target, there are some interesting names popping up in both teams. Andrej Kramaric brings great form to the table, as he is now on four goals in six games. Surely, Croatia will start him against Armenia, who also have some appealing names to consider. Not least Lucas Zelarayan, who notched up three goals in his past six games.
Popular betting markets: Croatia vs Armenia
Croatia racked up four wins from a possible 10 across all tournaments at Stadion Maksimir, drew five, and lost one. Armenia won one of their previous 10 away, drew two, and lost seven times.
Both teams to score
Croatia scored the first goal in seven out of their last ten games. Curiously, Armenia only scored the opening goal of the match in two of the last ten away games. Armenia managed the first goal of the game in only four of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Croatia were first on target in seven of their last 10 outings.
Croatia witnessed over 2.5 goals in four of their previous ten matches in which they averaged 1.8 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Armenia, who managed to score 1.2 times in those matches. Astonishingly, Armenia failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 16 matches.
Betting tip: Croatia vs Armenia
To sum up, the upcoming match between Croatia and Armenia seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this European Championship game.