Ace Football team previews the European Championship clash between England and Malta and offers the latest team news, stats, and free betting tips with the best odds.
On Friday, England will be playing against Malta in Group C of the Euro 2024 qualifiers at Wembley. Their latest encounter was a belter of a game, which finished with a 0-4 scoreline. An uncommon result, but we would not mind a similar goal fest on Friday.
Form: England vs Malta
England are enjoying their football currently with three wins on the bounce, and it began with a 1-3 win against Scotland. They went on to beat Australia by 1-0, before also getting the better of Italy in a 3-1 victory. England won five of their last six internationals, scoring 19 and conceding three along the way. They also drew one and lost zero as well.
Malta endured a tough spell in their last three matches, from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 0-2 by North Macedonia, before Italy ran out 4-0 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against Ukraine, who came out 1-3 winners. Malta claimed just one win from the last six internationals. These also drew zero and lost five games, as they were outscored by 14 goals to two.
Betting facts for England and Malta
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between England and Malta. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.
- England have not lost 24 of the last 26 home matches
- England have scored in the last 11 matches in a row
- England have not lost 13 of the last 14 matches
- England have won 9 of the last 11 matches
- England have won 3 of the last 4 home matches without conceding a goal
- Malta have lost 8 of the last 10 matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- Malta have lost 8 of the last 10 matches
- Malta have not won 9 of the last 11 matches
- Malta have not won 9 of the last 11 away matches
- Malta have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
Players in form: England vs Malta
Harry Kane is showing good form for England, scoring seven goals in their last six matches. Paul Mbong scored once in his previous half-dozen outings for Malta.
Betting markets: England vs Malta
England are a tough nut to crack right now, with no less than eight matches without defeat. The Three Lions did great recently at Wembley, winning six of their last 10 home games across all tournaments. They also drew two while losing two. Malta won two of their last 10 away games, drawing one and losing seven in this streak.
Both teams to score
England scored the first goal of the match in five games from a possible ten. Curiously, Malta only scored the opening goal of the match in two of the last ten away games. Malta managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches.
Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of England’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 2.7 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Malta’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.4 goals in these matches. England scored at least once in their previous 11 matches on the bounce.
Suggested bet: England vs Malta
To sum up, the upcoming match between England and Malta seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this European Championship game.