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World Cup – Estonia vs Wales: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the World Cup qualifier between Estonia and Wales and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

A crucial encounter awaits as Estonia and Wales do battle in a 2022 World Cup qualifier on Monday.

Both teams head into the fixture with a game in hand over Czech Republic. Wales sit level on eight points with the second-placed side in Group E, meaning even a point on Monday would be acceptable. That said, Estonia are only four points behind and a home win would leave the battle for a playoff spot wide open.

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Stats and facts for Estonia vs Wales

Facts are calculated for World Cup

  • Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Estonia’s last 5 of 7 matches;
  • Estonia scored in the last 7 of 9 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Estonia’s last 3 of 5 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Estonia’s last 2 of 4 matches.
  • Wales unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
  • Wales scored in the last 8 of 10 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Wales’s last 3 of 5 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Wales’s last 2 of 4 matches.

Form – Estonia vs Wales

The Blueshirts out to extend fine run.

Estonia will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. Thomas Häberli’s side have seen it all in their last 3 matches. First, they went down 1-0 against N. Ireland, before picking up a 0-0 draw against Wales. Their latest match brought a 2-0 win in their encounter with Belarus.

Dragons hope to stop the rot.

Wales go into this encounter hoping to convert draws into more victories. In their last 3 games, Rob Page’s side defeated Belarus 3-2 before drawing 0-0 with Estonia. They drew again last week in a 2-2 stalemate with the Czech Republic.

Estonia vs Wales – Fixture history

Betting on the draw would have earned you a sound profit the last time Estonia played Wales at Cardiff City Stadium. The pair split the points in a 0-0 stalemate, where no one got the upper hand.

The bookmakers naturally have prices available on the upcoming encounter. Another draw will payout at 3.95, whereas a win for Estonia pays out at 9.00. The best price for a win for Wales returns you odds of 1.50.

Standings in World Cup

Man of the Moment

Gareth Bale is out with a hamstring injury, leaving the likes of Aaron Ramsey and Daniel James to pick up the goal burden for Wales.

As for Estonia, strikers Erik Sorga and Sergei Zenjov have been on target in the last 2 games.