EURO Qualification Betting Pick: England vs Kosovo

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England are hoping to maintain the perfect record in Group A as they welcome Kosovo tonight, so have a look at our EURO Qualification Betting Pick for this clash. The Three Lions are massive favourites in this game after defeating Bulgaria 4-0 at Wembley, and another comfortable victory is expected. Kosovo, on the other hand, are one of the most pleasant surprises of the qualification round. They have a historic opportunity to make it to their first big tournament. However, the visitors are enormous underdogs and would be shocking if they escape St. Mary’s Stadium unbeaten.

England vs Kosovo EURO Qualification Betting Pick

• Euro Qualification

•  St. Mary’s Stadium, Southampton

•  Tuesday 10 September

•  20:45 CET

England Team News and Latest Form

England’s 4-0 victory over Bulgaria was their third UEFA European qualifying campaign (ECQ) win in a row where they have netted four or more goals, with the Three Lions leading at half-time in all three. Dominant at home, England have now won their last eight ECQ home fixtures, winning seven to nil.

Unbeaten in ECQ qualifying since November 2007 (W18, D3), Gareth Southgate’s men should hold no fear facing Kosovo (FIFA ranking #120). They’ve recorded an aggregate scoreline of 21-0 across their last six matches against nations currently ranked 100 or worse (3.5 goals on average per fixture).

Harry Kane hit a hat-trick against Bulgaria, with two coming from the penalty spot. Only one player has scored more penalties for England than Kane’s seven (excluding shoot-outs). England’s last four ECQ fixtures saw the opener scored within 25 minutes. Since the turn of the century, England have recorded 16 ECQ home victories, with 14 being won by at least a -1 handicap.

Kosovo Team News and Latest Form

Kosovo aren’t playing like a normal low-ranked nation, though. The visitors’ journey here after an impressive 2-1 win over the Czech Republic that made it 15 consecutive games unbeaten (W10, D5). What makes that run even more remarkable is that Kosovo have remained unbeaten despite both teams scoring in their last five games. All five fixtures coming against teams ranked higher than them.

A second-half winner got Kosovo all three points in that Czech victory, and fans won’t be surprised if they score late on here. The visitors have scored six of their last nine competitive away goals after the 60th minute.

Vedat Muriqi has scored in Kosovo’s last two ECQ games – his nation have won every game that he’s scored in (W6). There’s been an average of 10.75 corners per match across Kosovo’s ECQ fixtures so far.

England vs Kosovo Head to Head

England and Kosovo have never met before, and even though a lot of Kosovo’s players are pretty unknown to the Three Lions, Gareth Southgate’s scouting team surely did an excellent job in analysing the opposition.

England vs Kosovo EURO Qualification Betting Pick

Although Kosovo are without a loss in the last 15 games and are currently in the second position in the group behind England, the hosts shouldn’t have problems to secure another easy victory. England conceded only one goal in three matches so far, and even though I don’t exclude Kosovo from finding the back of the net here, the hosts should score at least three or four. My EURO Qualification Betting Pick for the tilt between England and Kosovo is England to win both halves and Over 2.5 goals at 1.70 (-142). Last time out, our betting prediction for the tilt between England and Bulgaria was the winning one, so stay with us for more betting picks in the days to come.

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