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European Championship Qualification: Turkey vs Croatia – Recommended bets

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Turkey face Croatia at Bursa Buyuksehir Belediye Stadyumu, which could turn in to being an exhilarating match. Kick-off is on Tuesday, it is one of the matches in the second round of the qualifiers for the European Championship. The latest encounter between these two teams was a belter of a 3-3 match. Are we in for a similar goal-fest this coming Tuesday?

As they enter their next group match as outsider, Turkey will have identified this European Championship game as one in which a positive outcome is within their reach. Losing this encounter makes it look very tough reaching the next stage. It was a nice and quiet opening to the European Championship group stages Croatia delivered. Getting away with a 1-1 draw in the opener is good enough to try to build on.

Form: Turkey vs Croatia

Turkey Form

In their last three outings, Turkey won 2-1 against Scotland, beat Czech Republic by 2-1 and hammered Armenia 1-2. Turkey put four wins on the board in their previous six internationals. They drew one and lost one, scored 15 goals while conceding eight.

Croatia Form

In their last three matches, Croatia lost 3-0 against Argentina, won 2-1 against Morocco, and drew 1-1 with Wales. Croatia won thrice in their last six internationals, as well as playing one draw and suffering one defeat. They produced nine goals and conceded six times.

Betting stats for Turkey and Croatia

Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when betting on the upcoming match between Turkey and Croatia. The facts are based on the data from matches played across all tournaments.

  • Turkey has won in the last 3 of 3 matches;
  • Turkey unbeaten in the last 5 of 5 matches at home;
  • Turkey unbeaten in the last 8 of 9 matches;
  • Turkey has won in the last 4 of 5 matches at home.
  • Croatia unbeaten in the last 13 of 14 matches;
  • Croatia unbeaten in the last 10 of 11 matches when playing away;
  • Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Croatia’s last 5 of 7 matches;
  • Croatia conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches.

Players under-the-radar: Turkey vs Croatia

Enes Unal netted twice in his six last European Championship matches for Turkey, who look to him to add a third on Tuesday. Ivan Perisic racked up three goals in his past six European Championship games going for Croatia.

Full-time result

In their last 10 matches at Bursa Buyuksehir Belediye Stadyumu across all tournaments Turkey won five times, drew three and lost two times. Croatia claimed eight wins, one draw and one defeats in their last 10 games away. Turkey did not lose any of their last 5 matches on home soil.

Both teams to score

Turkey scored the first goal in seven out of their last ten games. Croatia scored the opening goal in four of a possible ten games. Both teams have scored in last 5 consecutive Turkey games Croatia managed the first goal of the game in only four of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Turkey were first on target in seven of their last 10 outings.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of Turkey’s last ten home matches across the tournaments. They scored an average of 2.6 goals in the process. Over 2.5 goals came up in six of Croatia’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of two goals in these matches. Turkey are on a fine streak of scoring at least one goal in their last 19 matches.

Betting suggestion: Turkey vs Croatia

To sum up, the upcoming match between Turkey and Croatia seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this European Championship game.

Turkey vs Croatia: Who wins the game?