Ace Football previews the European Championship game between Israel and Switzerland who meet up this coming Wednesday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.
As the European Championship qualification stage nears its end, Israel and Switzerland will be locking horns at Pancho Arena this coming Wednesday. Switzerland ran out 3-0 winners the last time these two rivals played each other and are in pursuit of yet another three points. Rest assured, the latter have their target aimed at getting one back.
Team form: Israel vs Switzerland
Despite a loss in their previous match, Israel look in good shape. In their last three matches, they first drew 1-1 with Romania. They were back as winners last time out, when they took out Belarus 1-0, before losing 1-to to Kosovo. Israel claimed three wins in their previous six internationals. They drew one and lost twice while scoring five goals and letting in seven.
In their last three matches, Switzerland drew 2-2 with Kosovo, beat Andorra by 3-0, and drew 3-3 Belarus. Switzerland claimed three wins from six internationals in which they drew three and lost zero. They also banged in 15 goals, whilst conceding eight.
Betting stats and facts for Israel and Switzerland
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Israel and Switzerland played across all competitions.
- In 11 of the last 12 home matches Israel played, both teams scored
- Israel have scored in 24 of the last 25 home matches
- In 12 of the last 14 matches Israel played, both teams scored
- Israel have conceded in 25 of the last 27 matches
- Israel have conceded in 19 of the last 21 home matches
- In the last 8 Switzerland matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 9 of the last 10 Switzerland away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Switzerland have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
- Switzerland have conceded in 10 of the last 11 away matches
- Switzerland have not lost the last 6 matches in a row
Players in form: Israel vs Switzerland
With two goals in six matches, Oscar Gloukh has been a regular feature on the scoresheet in recent matches, making him a tempting betting prospect, when going up against Switzerland and their defense. The visitors hope Zeki Amdouni adds another to his current tally of five goals in his latest matches.
Popular markets: Israel vs Switzerland
Israel won six of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, drawing three and losing one as well. Switzerland won four from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew one and lost five in this run. Switzerland didn’t lose any of their six most recent games.
Both teams to score
Israel scored first in seven of their last ten home games. Impressively, Switzerland scored the first goal in eight out of the previous ten games. Switzerland should feel cheery over the chances of getting at least one goal in this coming Wednesday, as Israel only managed one clean sheet in the previous 10 matches. Switzerland claimed four clean sheets in their last 10 games.
Israel performed an average of 1.6 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out seven times. Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of the last ten games for Switzerland, who managed to hit the net 2.2 times on average in these games. Switzerland scored at least once in their previous eight matches on the bounce.
Betting suggestion: Israel vs Switzerland
To sum up, the upcoming match between Israel and Switzerland seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this European Championship game.