Greece vs Spain: Predictions, odds & betting tips
class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>The Euro 2004 winners have been scoring regularly and there is value in backing goals at both ends when they host La Roja this week in a crucial game
Spain travel to Athens on Thursday evening to face Greece in their penultimate game in UEFA World Cup qualifying Group B.
La Roja need two wins from their final two matches to guarantee a place in Qatar next year, while the Greeks need a win to keep alive their slim hopes of making the World Cup.
Greece vs Spain latest odds
The two sides met in March in Granada, playing out a 1-1 draw and another stalemate can be backed at 3/1 (4.00) with bet365.
Greece, for their part, are unbeaten in their last 10 home matches in all competitions and are offered at 15/2 (8.50) while Spain can be backed at 9/20 (1.45).
Greece vs Spain first goalscorer
Alvaro Morata is the shortest priced player to break the deadlock, with the 29-year-old available at 3/1 (4.00) ahead of newcomer Raul De Tomas at 4/1 (5.00) and Dani Olmo at 11/2 (6.50).
Greece’s top scorer in the competition is Anastasios Bakasetas with three goals and the Trabzonspor forward is priced at 14/1 (15.00).
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Greece vs Spain preview
There is plenty of pressure on Luis Enrique’s side heading into this clash, with Spain knowing they have little margin for error. A strong showing in the Nations League Final Four last month will count for little if La Roja fail to secure top spot in the group, and it could be a nervy night in the Greek capital for the visitors.
Greece are not known for their attacking football but have been finding the back of the net regularly, scoring in nine of their last 10 games, including against the likes of Belgium, Switzerland, and Spain themselves.
Spain have kept just two clean sheets in their last eight games and, while they are clear favourites for the win, there could be some interest in opposing the visitors to keep a clean sheet.
Greece vs Spain tips & predictions
Both teams to score has paid out in the last four meetings between these nations is priced at a healthy looking 11/10 (2.10).
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.