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Scotland vs Cyprus – Match Preview, Best Odds and Tips

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Get ready for some top-notch European Championship action in the game between Scotland and Cyprus. Our seasoned betting experts have got you covered with valuable insights into team stats, expert betting tips, and the hottest odds.

Scotland are back again for more European Championship action. The hosts begin their latest qualifying campaign by welcoming Cyprus to Hampden Park on Saturday in Group A.

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Scotland Form

Scotland collected four points from their last three matches, starting with a 2-1 win against Ireland. It was followed by a 0-0 draw with Ukraine and a 2-1 defeat against Turkey. Scotland won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the European Championship, while also drawing zero. They suffered three defeats, while they scored 12 and conceded ten goals.

Cyprus Form

Cyprus suffered a couple of disappointments in their last three matches as they were run over by Kosovo in a 5-1 defeat. Bulgaria also proved too hard to handle as they won 0-2, before Cyprus were able to strike back in a 2-3 win against Israel. In their last six European Championship away matches, Cyprus have three wins, they’ve drawn zero and lost one three. They scored ten while also conceding 11 times. They also experienced zero draws and three defeats.

Scotland vs Cyprus Stats

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

  • Scotland have scored in 21 of the last 23 home matches
  • Scotland have not lost 15 of the last 17 home matches
  • Scotland have scored in 14 of the last 16 matches
  • In 7 of the last 9 Scotland matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Scotland have won the last 3 home matches in a row while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • Cyprus have not won 16 of the last 17 away matches
  • Cyprus have conceded in 16 of the last 18 away matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 Cyprus away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In the last 3 away matches in a row Cyprus played, both teams scored
  • In the last 3 Cyprus away matches the sum of goals was over 3.5

Scotland vs Cyprus Betting Tips

Full-time result

Scotland claimed a modest seven wins from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in one of the games, whilst losing two. Cyprus won one of their last 10 games away, drew two and lost seven of the games in this run.

Both teams to score

Scotland scored first in six of their last ten home games. Curiously, Cyprus only scored the opening goal of the match in two of the last ten away games. Cyprus managed the first goal of the game in only four of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Scotland were first on target in four of their last 10 outings.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of Scotland’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.6 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Cyprus’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.9 goals in these matches.

Match predictions: Scotland vs Cyprus

To sum up, the upcoming match between Scotland and Cyprus seems to be a good betting opportunity.

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