World Cup – Qualification: Serbia vs Austria

Serbia vs Austria Betting Tip and Predictions. In the 3rd qualifying round for World Cup 2018, in Group D, Serbia host Austria at Rajko Mitić Stadium. Read below betting preview, betting tips, useful info and betting predictions for the match between Serbia vs Austria.


Serbia failed to win in the first round of the qualification for the World Cup 2018, against Republic of Ireland and the match was finished without winner 2-2, but they have improved their performance and took all three points against Moldova 0-3. They dominated on that match and maybe the result could be higher, but for them were more important to take three points before the match against Austria. After two rounds all candidates to qualify on World Cup 2018 have 4 points, Serbia, Austria, Wales and Republic of Ireland, so the situation in this group could be more than interesting. Serbia missed the last World Cup and they believe that this time they can reach their goal and qualify for the world championship on Russia. Home national team appointed Slavoljub Muslin as their new had coach and he’s doing good job for now. Southampton’s midfielder Dusan Tadic has exploded this season and he has already scored two goals and assisted for three goals. Without any doubt he will be the most dangerous player along Filip Kostic, who has scored two goals in two matches.

Austria started these qualifications with the victory over Georgia 1-2, while in the second round they’ve played against Wales and the match was finished without winner 2-2. Marko Arnautovic has played fantastic on the last match and scored two goals for Austrians. This match will be emotional for him because his father is Serbian and he is very close to their opponent, but despite that fact he could be one of the most dangerous players for Serbian defence. The match against Serbia is very important for visitors, but they are all optimistic and believe that they can take at least one point in Belgrade. Austria have already played against Serbia in the qualifications for the World Cup 2010 and Serbians beat them in both matches in group (1-0, 1-3). Meanwhile, Austria have improved their performance and they are playing much better than in the last 10-15 years. They played in the EURO 2016, but without many success after they failed to qualify in the knock-out round.

Team News

Home side have the almost full squad available, except Chelsea’s midfielder Nemanja Matic, who is still out due to suspension. On the other side, visitors will be without their first goalkeeper Almer and Harnik.

Serbia vs Austria Predicted Lineups

Serbia: Stojkovic, Ivanovic, Vukovic, Nastasic, Rukavina, Gudelj, Milivojevic, Kolarov, Kostic, Tadic, Mitrovic.
Austria: Ozcan, Klein, Dragovic, Hinteregger, Suttner, Baumgartlinger, Alaba, Sabitzer, Junuzovic, Arnautovic, Janko.

Serbia vs Austria Prediction

Home side have an advantage of home field and they are closer to take three points, but I can’t underestimate visitors who have very good team. Both teams have very good attacks, but on the other side their defences are very shaky, so on this match every result is possible. However, I expect interesting match between Serbia vs Austria and goals in both nets.

Serbia vs Austria Betting Tip: BTS/Yes @ 2.00 (Bet365)

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