World Cup 2018 – Qualifications: Italy vs Spain

Italy vs Spain Betting Tip and Predictions. In the second round for the World Cup 2018 Qualifications, Italy host Spain at Juventus Stadium in Turin. Read below betting preview, betting tips, useful info and betting predictions for the match between Italy vs Spain.


Italy started the qualifications for the World Cup 2018 very good after they beat Isreal 1-3 in the first round. In the second round they host Spain and the winner of this match will have an advantage and will become the main candidate to win the Group G and qualify on World Cup 2018 directly. Italy still remember the victory against Spain 2-0 in the 1/8 final of EURO 2016 and they believe that can repeat that success and take three points against Spanish side, but it won’t be an easy job because visitors have the same ambitions. Home national team had very good records against Spain when they are playing upfront their supporters and they expect at least one point. Italy have not lost a World Cup qualifier since October 2004 and they believe that can make positive result against La Roja.

Spain humiliated Liechtenstein 8-0 in the first round and they are full of confidence for the match against Italy. True, they didn’t have equal opponent at the beginning of these qualifications and they were class above Liechtenstein, so the upcoming match will be the real test for them. Visitors will be fully motivated to revenge Spain for the elimination on EURO 2016. Visitors didn’t lose a World Cup qualifier since March 1993 and they believe that can continue with good tradition. Their main goal is to make good result in this match and make an advantage to reach the top position and avoid play-off in 2017.

Team News

Home side have almost full squad available, except Chiellini who is out due to injury. On the other side, visitors will be without J. Martinez.

Italy vs Spain Predicted Lineups

Italy: Buffon, Ogbonna, Barzagli, Bonucci, Florenzi, Bonaventura, Parolo, Verratti, De Rossi, Pelle, Eder.
Spain: de Gea, S. Roberto, Pique, Ramos, Jordi Alba, Busquets, Koke, Vitolo, Alcantara, D. Silva, D. Costa.

Italy vs Spain Prediction

Italians know how to play on result and they have already played many matches like these. They have an advantage of home field and big support, but visitors also have quality team. I expect interesting, but very tough match between Italy vs Spain and believe that home side will take at least one point.

Italy vs Spain Betting Tip: Italy +0.5 Ah @ 1.50 (Bet365)

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