Ace Football previews the European Championship game between Turkey and Latvia who meet up this coming Sunday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.
Turkey won the last two meetings against Latvia, as they followed up a 2-1 win by beating their upcoming opponent by a 3-2 score.
Form: Turkey vs Latvia
Their last three matches saw Turkey drawing 1-1 with Armenia, losing 4-2 against Japan before beating Croatia by 0-1. Turkey won three of their previous six internationals. They drew one and lost two, scoring nine goals to nine against.
Latvia suffered a couple of disappointments in their last three matches as they were run over by Croatia in a 5-0 defeat. Wales also proved too hard to handle as they won 0-2, before Latvia were able to strike back in a 2-0 win against Armenia. Latvia managed to win just once in their past six internationals. They also drew zero and lost five, while scoring 13 time and letting in five.
Betting facts for Turkey and Latvia
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Turkey and Latvia played across all competitions.
- Turkey have scored in 23 of the last 24 matches
- In 8 of the last 10 matches Turkey played, both teams scored
- Turkey have scored in 11 of the last 12 home matches
- Turkey have not lost 10 of the last 12 home matches
- In the last 5 Turkey home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Latvia have conceded in the last 10 matches in a row
- Latvia have lost the last 7 matches in a row
- Latvia have not won 9 of the last 10 matches
- Latvia have lost the last 3 matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- Latvia have lost the last 3 away matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
Players in form: Turkey vs Latvia
Having scored just once in six European Championship matches, Abdulkerim Bardakci hope to rediscover his scoring instincts on Sunday. Simultaneously, Latvia hope to see Janis Ikaunieks adding to his recent strike of a single goal in six European Championship outings.
Popular markets: Turkey vs Latvia
Turkey racked up six wins from a possible 10 across all tournaments at Konya Buyuksehir Stadyumu, drew two and lost two. Latvia won four of their previous 10 away, drew two and lost four times. Turkey have not lost to Latvia in 4 consecutive meetings.
Both teams to score
Turkey scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Interestingly, Latvia scored the opening goal of the match in just two of their last ten games. Latvia managed the first goal of the game in only two of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Turkey were first on target in five of their last 10 outings. Latvia have scored in 5 consecutive league meetings with Turkey.
In Turkey’s last ten games, there have been over 2.5 goals in six of them. They managed to average 1.6 goals goals per match across all tournaments. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Latvia’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of one goal in these matches.
Betting prediction: Turkey vs Latvia
To summarize, the upcoming European Championship clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Turkey vs Latvia mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.