Ace Football previews the European Championship round 10 match between Scotland and Norway and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.
Scotland had a good reading on Norway in their last two meetings, which they won by 1-0 and 2-1, respectively.
Team form: Scotland vs Norway
A single point is all Scotland have to show from their last three games, where they came up short, losing 2-0 and 4-1 against Spain and France respectively. Their latest match brought some consolation with a 2-2 against Georgia. Scotland claimed a modest two wins in their past six internationals. They also drew one and lost three, scored nine goals and conceded 11.
Six points is Norway have to show from their past three matches, as they beat Cyprus by 0-4. This was followed by a 0-1 defeat against Spain, before winning 2-0 against Faroe Islands. Norway recorded no less than five in their previous six internationals, as well as zero draws and one defeat. They hit the target 17 themselves while allowing three goals against.
Betting stats and facts for Scotland and Norway
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Scotland and Norway played across all competitions.
- Scotland have scored in 25 of the last 27 home matches
- Scotland have won 5 of the last 7 home matches without conceding a goal
- Scotland have won 6 of the last 7 home matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- In 10 of the last 12 Scotland matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Scotland have not lost 10 of the last 12 home matches
- In 21 of the last 23 Norway away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Norway have scored in 11 of the last 13 away matches
- Norway have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
- In 5 of the last 6 Norway matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 5 of the last 6 Norway away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
Players in form: Scotland vs Norway
It is difficult to look past Erling Haaland, when searching for a goalscorer, as he is seems in wonderful shape. He hit the target six times in recent European Championship matches for Norway, with a total for the season saying six goals scored in this European Championship campaign. With five goals lately for Scotland in the European Championship, Scott McTominay is also a player to look out for.
Popular betting markets: Scotland vs Norway
Scotland collected seven wins, drew one and lost two in the 10 most games across all tournaments at Hampden Park. Norway won five of their previous 10 away, drew two and lost three times.
Both teams to score
Scotland scored first in seven of their last ten home games. Norway scored the opening goal in seven of the last ten games. Norway have been ready from the outset, scoring the opening goal no less than seven times in their previous 10 outings. Scotland scored the first goal of the game in six of their last 10 games.
Scotland performed an average of 1.7 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out seven times. In the last ten games for Norway, six of them had more than 2.5 goals, and they scored an average of two times goals per game themselves.
Betting tip: Scotland vs Norway
To sum up, the upcoming match between Scotland and Norway seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this European Championship game.