Spain vs Russia Betting Tip
Statistics, predictions and bet tips with highest odds for the World Cup Match Spain vs Russia. Sounds analysis with head-to-head comparison and current performance by football experts.
Spain vs Russia | Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds
Spain take on World Cup hosts Russia in the Round of 16 on Sunday afternoon, with he 2010 winners looking to secure their place in the quarter finals with a win. However, with Russia having demonstrated their potential in the competition already, it promises to be an entertaining affair in Moscow, with many already predicting a feast of goals.
Group B winners Spain will go head-to-head with Group A runner’s up Russia in the third Round of 16 match at this summer’s World Cup, with the European duo both hoping to make it through to the quarter finals, where either Croatia or Denmark lie in wait. Spain may not have hit top form so far in Russia, with interim boss Fernando Hierro undoubtedly hoping for improvements from their draw with Morocco last time around. For those still unsure of who to back ahead of kick-off, it is well worth checking out our top betting tip below. However, let’s first take a closer look at the two teams, starting with Spain.
Spain News & Form
Spain needed a late goal from Iago Aspas in order to secure a point against Morocco in their final Group B match, meaning that they secured top spot due to the number of goals scored from their three matches. Manager Hierro has no injury concerns ahead of kick-off, with the interim boss likely to stick with a similar starting line-up that featured from the off last time around. As a result, the likes of Diego Costa, Isco and David Silva will help to make up a hugely skilful line-up, who will look to dominate possession against Russia.
Russia News & Form
Despite coming into the match off the back of a 3-0 defeat to Uruguay, Russia will be quietly confident of causing an upset in front of their home supporters, with the likes of Aleksandar Golovin and Denis Cheryshev in particular having impressed for the hosts.
Spain vs Russia Head to Head
The two nations have met six times in the past, with Russia still searching for their first ever win over Spain. Spain have four wins and two draws to their name from such encounters, however the host nation will take confidence from their 3-3 draw back in November last year, when they came back from two goals down to secure a point in a friendly encounter.
Spain vs Russia Odds and Predictions
Given their unbeaten record in the tournament so far, along with the sheer number of world class players within their squad, it perhaps comes as little surprise that it is Spain who are the favourites for victory on Sunday with the majority of major online bookmakers. The European giants are available to back at odds of 4/7 with William Hill, while opponents Russia are priced at 6/1 on the same platform to progress to the next stage of the competition after 90 minutes. Meanwhile, a draw after 90 minutes is also available at 3/1 with Paddy Power.
Our Top Betting Tip: over 2.5 goals
However, our top betting tip for the match is to bet on over 2.5 goals being scored during the 90 minutes in Moscow, a market is available at a best price of 11/10 with 888Sport.
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