Austria vs Latvia
Date: Friday, 6 September 2019
Kick-off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Red Bull Arena (Salzburg).
Austria will face a close encounter with Israel and Slovenia for the second spot on the group with Poland on the top for sure. Austria started the season with a double loss and went on to secure a double win in the tournament after that defeat. Latvia is currently at the last place on the table with zero wins so far from four games.
Austria has two wins and two losses from the fixture, scoring seven goals in the process. They are better at defense than Latvia as they conceded only six goals while Latvia opened up their nets thirteen times to their opposition in the same period.
Latvia facing their third game on the road with Austria hosting their third game have a less chance to win. Austria lost their first home game to Poland and came out victorious on the second attempt against Slovenia. Latvia lost both away fixture to Poland and North Macedonia in the tournament.
Austria vs Latvia Head-to-head (h2h)
- Latvia tasted victory within ninety minutes only once in the last seven matches since 1937 with Austria at all venues. They did outwit Austria in a penalty shootout at 2005.
- Their last meeting at 2011 International Friendly saw Austria bagging a 3-1 win in the end.
- Austria has not been defeated at their home yet by Latvia and the latter’s lone win came from the Latvian home ground in 1995.
- The teams combined scored an average of 3.6 goals per match at this current home ground.
Austria vs Latvia Prediction
The host’s ground has seen enough goals when the two met. They have an average of 3.6 in home games and 3.8 goals per matches at all venues. Other than that we also saw Austria scoring well with seven goals in four matches and Latvia conceding thirteen goals in the same period. This assures the game will certainly see a couple of goals in the ninety minutes.
Austria is more likely to win the game as per their stats and current form. Moreover, Latvia has not tasted victory at this venue in 82 years of football history. Austria has already lead the game in half time and after the final whistle in most of their clashes at home.
Thus, we can certainly predict that the match will end with Austria trailing over Latvian squad in the first half and also after the final whistle. They will win the game with over 2.5 goals produced within the ninety minutes of football.
Austria vs Latvia Betting tips
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.57 (4/7)
Half-time/Full-time: Austria @ 1.50 (1/2).