Czech Republic vs Portugal – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: September 21, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: September 21, 2022

The UEFA Nations League tie at Fortuna Arena on Saturday sees home team Czech Republic up against Portugal. Portugal got the better of Czech Republic in the last two h2h meetings, winning by 2-0 and 1-0, respectively. Home side Czech Republic enter this next international as number 32 in the FIFA world ranking. With the visitors from Portugal sitting as number 9, we have a rather big gap between the countries.

Czech Republic vs Portugal Stats

  • Czech Republic have scored in 27 of the last 28 home matches
  • Czech Republic have not lost 11 of the last 13 home matches
  • Czech Republic have conceded in the last 6 matches in a row
  • Czech Republic have not won 5 of the last 6 matches
  • Czech Republic have won 3 of the last 4 home matches
  • Portugal have not lost 12 of the last 14 away matches
  • Portugal have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Portugal have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Portugal have not won the last 3 away matches in a row

Czech Republic vs Portugal Lineups

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In their previous three outings, Czech Republic drew 2-2 with Spain, before losing 2-0 against Portugal and 2-0 against Spain. Czech Republic won three of their previous six matches at Fortuna Arena. They drew three and lost zero, scoring 16 goals to six against.

In the last three matches, Portugal beat Switzerland 4-0, won 2-0 against Czech Republic, and lost 1-0 against Switzerland. In their last six away matches, Portugal won twice, while also recording two draws. They endured two defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying four goals conceded and seven scored.

Czech Republic vs Portugal H2H

Portugal celebrated a 2-0 win as well as a 1-0 victory in the last two matches played against Czech Republic. Picking a winning bet based on their h2h is a bit of a lottery, and the punter with a keen eye for a long shot might opt for the high-value price here. Czech Republic claimed zero wins in their previous three matches against Portugal. The latter managed three wins in these three encounters against their coming opponent. The bookies best betting odds on a draw at full-time are at 3.75.

Czech Republic have conceded at least one goal in their last 6 matches.

Current table in the UEFA Nations League

Czech Republic delivered some rather mediocre results so far in the UEFA Nations League. As they enter their penultimate group match on four points, they know they most likely need three points to stay in the race for the next round. Adding three more points to their total of seven on Saturday could be vital for Portugal in their quest to reach the semifinals of the UEFA Nations League. We should see a highly focused home team.

Full Time Betting

Czech Republic claimed a modest five wins from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in three of the games, whilst losing two. Portugal won four of their last 10 games away, drew four and lost two of the games in this run. Czech Republic have not exactly been great at shutting out their visitors at Fortuna Arena. In their previous 10 league matches at home, they claimed just zero wins, while also holding on to a clean sheet.

Both Teams to Score

Portugal got the better of Czech Republic in their most recent meetings, as they first won 2-0, then 1-0.

Over/Under Tips

In the last three encounters between Czech Republic and Portugal over 2.5 goals came out one time, as Czech Republic averaged 0.33 goals a game. Portugal scored an average of two goals in these, while both teams scored one time. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of Czech Republic’s last ten matches across the tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.8 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 2.1 times in those matches.

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