Sports Betting. Holland vs France [10.10.16] : Les Bleus and Oranje devoted to score[ 08.10.16 ]
2018 FIFA World Cup, qualification
UEFA, Group A
Bet: Both Teams To Score: Yes
Holland national football team couldn’t qualify to Euro 2016 that’s why it had a long period without official fixtures. Since then KNVB approved Danny Blind approved as the head coach of Oranje. In order of sports betting predictions The Flying Dutchmen started new qualification campaign very optimistically by gaining four points in two matches. In September the Dutch drew 1-1 in Sweden and in first October game defeated Belarus at home 4-1. So as bets say Holland in now on the top of Group A ahead of France and Sweden by goal difference.
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At the same time France national football team managed to get to final of it home Euro 2016 where Les Bleus sensationally lost that game to Portugal 0-1 in additional time. Notwithstanding such disappointment Didier Deschamps retained its head coach job regardless expert’s betting predictions. But in September the French started 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign with the draw 0-0 in Belarus. In October Les Tricolores shattered Bulgaria at home 4-1 although they conceded the first. Thus, choosing bets, France in on the second place with for points just after Holland.
As betting experts stated all top national teams usually start in September weakly enough. It is explained by early beginning of the season and players aren’t in good mood. That’s particularly referred to France that competed against Portugal in July. By the way Les Bleus managed to keep its lineup after Euro 2016 but for October key defender Samuel Umtiti and forward Olivier Giroud are injured. So it’s obvious that Deschamps will make bets in defense on Raphaël Varane and Laurent Koscielny. Atletico Madrid strikers Antoine Griezmann and Kévin Gameiro will form pair in attack. As for Holland it will miss Arjen Robben with another injury but Oranje are learning to play without him. All the others in orange lineup seems to be ready for the battle.
It’s not surprisingly that bookmakers name French as favorites: Holland – 3.40; Draw – 3.10; France – 2.25. Les Bleus are more powerful than Oranje. For example in March in friendly match France overcame the rival in Holland 3-2 although Deschamps side was losing during match 1-2. So it is reasonably to take “Both Teams To Score: Yes” (2.00). Both teams like to attack and have problems in defense. For risky player we can advise “France win and Both Teams To Score” (4.80). And conservative gamblers could consider “Total Match Goals Over 2.5” (2.25).