Our betting analysts at Ace Football preview the European Championship round 3 game between Cyprus and Georgia and offer team news, stats, facts and the best betting suggestions for the match.
The AEK ARENA will be the stage for a Euro 2024 qualifier between Cyprus and Georgia on Saturday.
Both teams failed to win their opening games in Group A. Georgia took a point against Norway to climb into third place, while a 3-0 defeat to Scotland has left Cyprus rock-bottom. The last matchup between these sides ended in a 1-0 victory for Georgia.
Form: Cyprus vs Georgia
Cyprus’ recent run of games saw them secure a thrilling 2-3 victory over Israel, suffer a disappointing 3-0 defeat to Scotland, and then salvage a 2-2 draw against Armenia.
Georgia’s recent performance includes a 1-2 victory against Gibraltar, a crushing 3-0 defeat by Morocco, and a hard-fought 1-1 draw with Norway.
Betting facts for Cyprus and Georgia
Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Cyprus and Georgia. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.
- In 16 of the last 18 Cyprus home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 8 of the last 10 Cyprus home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Cyprus have not won 8 of the last 10 matches
- In 6 of the last 8 Cyprus matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Cyprus have conceded in 7 of the last 8 matches
- Georgia have not lost 13 of the last 14 matches
- In 9 of the last 11 Georgia away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 6 of the last 7 Georgia matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 6 of the last 7 Georgia away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Georgia have not lost 6 of the last 7 away matches
In-form players: Cyprus vs Georgia
Out of the two teams, Georges Mikautadze is the only player to have scored in the Euro 2024 qualifying campaign. The Metz forward bagged a goal in Georgia’s 1-1 draw with Norway.
Popular betting markets: Cyprus vs Georgia
Cyprus have struggled in the past at AEK Arena, losing four out of their last 10 matches. However, they have managed to draw three and win three as well. Meanwhile, Georgia boast a more favorable record with five wins in their last 10 away games. Unfortunately, they also have one draw and four losses to their name.
Both teams to score
Cyprus and Georgia have been neck and neck in their last 10 games. Cyprus scored the first goal in four of them, while Georgia took the lead in six. But Georgia’s really been dominating on defense, keeping their opponents from scoring in five matches. Cyprus have only been able to do so in two. It’s anyone’s game!
Cyprus saw over 2.5 goals in six of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 0.9 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for Georgia, who scored 2.3 times on average in those matches.
Recommended tip: Cyprus vs Georgia
The match between Cyprus and Georgia should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this European Championship game.