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Slovenia vs Denmark – Match Preview

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The European Championship kicks off with Slovenia facing Denmark at Stuttgart Arena on Saturday, June 16th. Both teams are entering EURO Grp. C for their first match. They aim to start strong at 16:00 GMT. With no previous games in this year’s competition, it’s a fresh start for both. Denmark is the favorite with odds of 1.73 for a win. Slovenia is seen as the underdog, highlighting the teams’ perceived strengths and the importance of a good start.

Slovenia – Form

At home, Slovenia has shown resilience, winning two and drawing one of their last three games. They drew 1:1 with Bulgaria in a “Friendlies” match on June 8, 2024, surprising many. Before that, they won 2:1 against Armenia and achieved a notable 2:0 victory over Portugal on March 26, 2024. These results demonstrate their capability to win against strong teams.

Denmark – Form

Denmark’s performance away from home has been inconsistent. Their last away game resulted in a 2-0 defeat to Northern Ireland on November 20, 2023. Yet, they secured a 3-1 victory over Norway and a 2-1 win against Sweden in their recent home matches. These outcomes met the expectations set by bookmakers.

Slovenia – Denmark – Head to Head

Denmark won 2:1 against Slovenia in their last meeting on November 17, 2023. Denmark has won three of their last four matches against Slovenia, with one ending in a draw. This shows Denmark’s recent dominance. In their last five encounters, both teams scored in three matches, indicating a trend of open play. Slovenia has found it challenging to win against Denmark, losing three times and often scoring less than 1.5 goals.

Slovenia – Denmark – Standings

As they prepare for their EURO Grp. C opener at Stuttgart Arena, Slovenia and Denmark are starting on equal footing. Both teams have yet to play a match, ranking them 4th and 1st with 0 points. The standings don’t offer a historical advantage, but Denmark is favored by bookmakers. Both teams aim to secure an early lead in the group.

Slovenia vs Denmark – Top scorers

Adam Gnezda Cerin leads Slovenia’s scoring with two goals. He is supported by Josip Ilicic, Timi Elsnik, Andraz Sporar, and Benjamin Sesko, who have each scored once. This shows Slovenia’s offensive diversity. For Denmark, Pierre-Emile Hoejbjerg has scored three goals. Christian Eriksen, Yussuf Poulsen, and Jannik Vestergaard have also contributed. Despite Andreas Christensen’s efforts, he has yet to score. Denmark’s scoring comes from various positions on the field.

Slovenia vs Denmark – Full-Time Betting

Denmark is favored to win with odds of 1.73, while Slovenia’s victory is less likely at 5.25. A draw is set at 3.50. Denmark’s winning track record against Slovenia supports their favored status. Slovenia’s strong home performance could make them a tough opponent, even on neutral ground. The “halftime-fulltime” bet on Denmark to win both halves is at 2.375. The “draw-no-bet” option for Denmark offers a return if the match ends in a draw. The “double-chance” bet allows for a Slovenia win or draw at 2.05.

Slovenia vs Denmark – Over/Under Betting

The Over/Under market suggests “Under 3.5” goals at 1.25 as a safe bet, based on past encounters. The “Over 2.5” goals at 2.20 might offer value, considering both teams’ scoring abilities. Bettors must consider Slovenia’s defense and Denmark’s scoring form when making their choice.

Slovenia vs Denmark – BTTS Betting

Odds for “BTTS: Yes” are at 2.00, and “BTTS: No” at 1.727, reflecting a balanced view on both teams scoring. Given their history and recent form, “BTTS: Yes” could be tempting. However, Slovenia’s difficulty in scoring against Denmark might make “BTTS: No” a safer bet.

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