Scotland vs England: Preview and Predictions

Scotland vs England World Cup Qualifier Match Preview 10th June 2017

Scotland vs England
World Cup Qualifiers – Europe (Group F)
Date: Saturday, 10th June 2017
Kick off at 17:00 UK/ 18:00 CET
Venue: Hampden Park, Scotland.

One of the greatest footballing rivalries in the world will take place on Saturday as Scotland and England lock horns at the famous Hampden Park.

England are in pole position in Group F on 13 points and have a 4 point gap to 2nd placed Slovakia. England remain unbeaten in the group, have scored 8 goals and have yet to concede.

They already have beaten Scotland earlier in the group when at Wembley Stadium they easily ran out 3-0 winners.

Scotland have 7 points and if they were to win here would put themselves in a great position to qualify for their first World Cup in twenty years. Scotland have beaten Slovakia and drawn with Lithuania to remain unbeaten at home, but playing England will be a huge level up.

Scotland vs England: Head to Head Stats

These famous matches go back to 1872 and this will be the 114th game between the two nations. Scotland have not beaten England since 1999 and have not beaten England in Scotland since 1985. The last 3 fixtures have all seen over 2.5 goals.

Scotland vs England: Prediction

As always this will be a match with a lot of passion and commitment. Scotland will need to give their best to get anything from this game. As for England, they look polished and professional and are now a team that can score from very little and be able to change the game quickly. We think we will witness a cautious match that will open up in the 2nd half.

Scotland vs England: Betting Tips

  • Highest Scoring Half: 2nd Half at 2.10
  • Anytime goal scorer: Jermain Defoe (England) at 2.30
  • A red card (sending off) in game at 3.25 odds.

All betting odds from Bet365.

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