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World Cup – Belgium vs Estonia: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the World Cup match between Belgium and Estonia and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

Belgium take on Estonia at King Baudouin Stadium on Saturday hoping to book their spot in the 2022 World Cup finals.

Five wins from six games have put Belgium on top of Group E with 16 points. The unbeaten Red Devils have a five-point lead over the second-placed Czech Republic in the standings. Estonia, in contrast, have collected only four points from as many matches. Given their frail backline, they’ll do well to avoid another hammering here.

Our tip

Facts and figures for Belgium vs Estonia in World Cup.

  • Belgium has won the last 4 matches in a row;
  • Belgium unbeaten the last 7 matches in a row;
  • Belgium has won the last 9 matches in a row at home;
  • Belgium unbeaten the last 21 matches in a row at home.
  • Estonia scored in the last 7 of 9 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Estonia’s last 3 of 5 matches;
  • Estonia conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Estonia’s last 3 matches in the row.

Current form — Belgium vs Estonia

The Red Devils hope to get back to best form

Belgium enter this match on a mixed run of results. Roberto Martinez’s side have been a bit bleak in their last 3 matches, although it opened with a 1-0 victory against Belarus. Unable to follow that up, they went down 3-2 against France, before handing over all 3 points in a 2-1 defeat against Italy.

The Estonians are performing to expectations

It is difficult to point a finger on recent results for Estonia, as they have performed according to their level. In their last 3 matches, Thomas Häberli’s side drew 0-0 with Wales before defeating Belarus 2-0. They lost 1-0 to Wales last time out.

Belgium vs Estonia — fixture history

Belgium left Estonia begging for mercy when they clattered them 5-2 and 2-0 in their previous meetings in the World Cup.

Over 2.5 goals only came out as a winning bet 3 times in the past 7 matches between them. Both teams found the back of the net 3 times in those 7 matches. In 7 matches between the clubs, Belgium have been the dominant force winning 6 times in 7 matches against Estonia in the World Cup.

Current table in the World Cup

Top goalscorer

Romelu Lukaku is still unavailable due to an ankle injury, meaning Belgium will need other players to step up. One such star could be Eden Hazard. The skipper needs to prove a point here after falling out of favor at Real Madrid. This game could be an opportunity for him to kick-start his season.