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Latvia vs Moldova: Betting preview

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Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the UEFA Nations League round 5 game between Latvia and Moldova and offer team news, fixture history and the best betting suggestions for the match.

Latvia take on Moldova for a match in the UEFA Nations League this coming Thursday at Daugava Stadium. The last time Latvia played Moldova, they booked three points to their account and look well primed to secure another win on Thursday.

Current table in the UEFA Nations League

The current standings in Group D1 show us how Latvia and Moldova have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 5 clash on Thursday.

Current form and fixture history of Latvia vs Moldova

Latvia keep on winning

Latvia keep brushing aside all resistance adding more points to their tally last time out. Latvia are enjoying their football currently with three wins on the bounce, and it began with a 1-0 win against Liechtenstein. They went on to beat Moldova by 2-4, before also getting the better of Liechtenstein in a 0-2 victory.

Moldova hope to boost points tally

Results have been on par for Moldova in their past games, as they have performed more or less according to expectations. Moldova collected four points from a possible nine in their last three matches. An encounter with Andorra brought a 0-0 draw, which was followed by a 2-4 defeat at the hands of Latvia. Their most recent game had them back on the winning trail as they beat Andorra by a 2-1 scoreline.

Latest games between Latvia and Moldova

The last time the pair played each other, Latvia came away as 4-2 winners in the UEFA Nations League, back in June 2022. At the time of writing, the bookmakers are offering the following prices on this encounter: betting on Moldova will get you odds 5.80, meaning the bookies predict they are in with a 17% chance of beating Latvia. You can get a price of 1.77 should you wish to add Latvia to your accumulator if that is your preferred betting strategy.

Highlights from the last time Latvia and Moldova met:

Latvia vs Moldova Stats

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Latvia and Moldova. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Latvia have not lost the last 8 matches in a row
  • Latvia have won the last 5 matches in a row
  • Latvia have scored in the last 7 matches in a row
  • Latvia have conceded in 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • Latvia have scored in 8 of the last 10 home matches
  • Moldova have not won 30 of the last 32 away matches
  • Moldova have conceded in 18 of the last 20 away matches
  • Moldova have not won 13 of the last 15 matches
  • Moldova have conceded in 13 of the last 15 matches
  • Moldova have scored in 7 of the last 9 matches

Players to watch in Latvia vs Moldova

The standings of the top-scoring players in the last 6 matches in the UEFA Nations League show that Latvia might be relying on in-form Vladislavs Gutkovskis when it comes to scoring in the upcoming match. On the other side, Ion Nicolaescu has been one of the decisive players from Moldova recently. Both players are expected to be dangerous and difficult to stop this coming Thursday.

Best betting tips: Latvia vs Moldova

To sum up, the upcoming match between Latvia and Moldova seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with the main prediction for this game but also some alternative ones.