Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the European Championship match between England and Italy. Keep reading to get the latest team news, stats and betting tips.
England and Italy meet this coming Tuesday at Wembley, as the final rounds of the qualifying group stage approaches. While the home side still has a chance to reach the European Championship, the visitors are done and dusted. England won 2-1 against Italy, whereas Italy claimed a 1-0 win in their most recent matches.
Form: England vs Italy
England conquered seven points from their last three matches and started off drawing 1-1 with Ukraine. Next up was a 1-3 win against Scotland, before Australia were defeated in 1-0 win. England won five of their last six internationals, scoring 18 and conceding two along the way. They also drew one and lost zero as well.
Italy look well suited to take on any opponent with seven points to show off from three matches. They started off drawing 1-1 with North Macedonia, before downing first Ukraine by 2-1, then Malta in a 4-0 win. Italy recorded a very decent outcome of four wins from six internationals, in which they banged in 13 goals, whilst conceding eight. They also drew one and lost one.
Betting stats and facts for England and Italy
Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that England and Italy played across all tournaments.
- England have not lost 22 of the last 24 home matches
- England have not lost 11 of the last 12 matches
- England have won 7 of the last 9 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- England have won 3 of the last 4 home matches without conceding a goal
- England have scored in 11 of the last 12 matches
- In the last 4 matches in a row Italy played, both teams scored
- Italy have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
- In 8 of the last 10 Italy matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 3 away matches in a row Italy played, both teams scored
- Italy have scored in 7 of the last 8 away matches
In-form players: England vs Italy
Harry Kane look like value in the goal scoring market with five strikes to his name in six European Championship matches. The visitors are crossing their fingers Davide Frattesi adds to his three European Championship goals come on Tuesday.
Popular betting markets: England vs Italy
England claimed all three points five times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing three along the way. They endured defeat in two of the games in this run. Italy won five of their last 10 games away, while drawing two and losing three in this series of matches. England didn’t lose any of their previous 7 matches.
Both teams to score
England scored the first goal of the game an impressive eight times out of the last ten games. Italy scored the opening goal in six of the last ten games. England have won to nil in 3 consecutive home games. England managed to open the scoreline in no less than eight of their previous 10 games. Their opponent from Italy performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in six of their last 10 games. Both teams scored in the last 3 consecutive meetings between England and Italy.
England performed an average of 2.7 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out seven times. Of the last ten games for Italy, six had more than 2.5 goals, while they managed to score an average of 1.9 times goals per game. England scored at least once in their previous 10 matches.
Recommended tip: England vs Italy
To sum up, the upcoming match between England and Italy seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this European Championship game.