India vs Macau
Asia Cup 2019 Qualification
Date: Wednesday, 11th October 2017
Kick off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Sree Kanteerava Stadium. Bangalore.
India can book their tickets to the Asia Cup 2019 with a win when they welcome Macau on Wednesday evening.
The Blue Tigers won their opening three games of the competition with clean sheets and are at the top of Group A with a 6 point cushion over Myanmar and Kyrgyzstan. They need a point from the remaining three to remain in the top two spots in the group and thereby confirm the qualification for the continental tournament for the first time since 2011.
This will be the first time that they enter the Asia Cup competition via qualification fixtures.
The team managed by English coach Stephen Constantine are unbeaten in their last 10 matches in all competitions with wins in 9 of them. The current home form is particularly impressive with the last six games producing 5 wins and a draw, scoring 16 goals in the process.
Macau are at the foot of the table after having lost all their three games so far without scoring a goal. The team also failed to score a goal in the competition.
It will be worth to note that Macau are positioned at 182 in FIFA rankings and this is the first time that they managed to reach the third round of Asian Qualifiers.
India vs Macau: Head-to-head
The reverse of the corresponding fixture played on 5th September is the lone meeting between the two sides. It was two second half goals that gave India a comfortable 2-0 win.
India vs Macau: Prediction
The momentum is with this Indian team and they are a few levels higher than Macau is quality. This is also helped by the team having a bunch of experienced players who are part of the national set up for around a decade.
Therefore, the hosts are perfectly poised to bag another comfortable victory in front of their noisy fans.
Correct Score Prediction: 4-0 India win.
India vs Macau: Bet Tips
India to score in both halves is a banker for 1.45 odds
While an equally good bet can be found in India to win both halves at 1.70.
Brave punters can also consider Over 1.5 first half goals at 1.90 odds.
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