Nations League Thursday Preview - The Gambling Times

Nations League Thursday Preview

The inaugural Nations League is back on Thursday, as some countries look to push ahead and qualify for the finals – whilst others keep an eye on relegation.

The only Group A encounter sees Poland host Portugal – who are the only side in their group with a win.

Alex McLeish’s Scotland look to keep up their winning start as they travel to Israel in Group C1.

We run through every game with odds from BoyleSport including a pick from their man Lawrence Lyons and a prediction from our Football Insider Graeme Bailey.

GROUP A3
Poland 19:45 Portugal

MATCH ODDS: Poland 15/8 Draw 2/1 Portugal 13/8
BoyleSports pick: 
Both teams to score @20/21
GRAEME SAYS: Really close game here, can’t separate them – has to be a draw…1-1

GROUP B2
Russia 20:45 Sweden

MATCH ODDS: Russia Evens Draw 9/4 Sweden 14/5
BoyleSports pick: 
Russia to win @Evens
GRAEME SAYS: Home looks the call here, as long as Russia can keep up the spirit we saw at the World Cup…2-0

GROUP C1
Israel 19:45 Scotland

MATCH ODDS: Israel 15/8 Draw 2/1 Scotland 8/5
BoyleSports pick: 
Draw @2/1
GRAEME SAYS: Tough trip for Scotland but I am going to back them to take the win…1-2

GROUP C4
Lithuania 19:45 Romania

MATCH ODDS: Lithuania 7/1 Draw 13/5 Romania 8/15
BoyleSports pick: 
Romania to win 1-0, 2-0 or 2-1 @7/5
GRAEME SAYS: Hard to see Romania not winning this, and think they will…0-2

Montenegro 19:45 Serbia

MATCH ODDS: Montenegro 3/1 Draw 11/5 Serbia Evens
BoyleSports pick: 
Serbia to win @Evens
GRAEME SAYS: Serbia are a very strong side, they will get the win here…1-3

GROUP D3
Faroe Islands 19:45 Azerbaijan

MATCH ODDS: Faroe Islands 19/10 Draw 2/1 Azerbaijan 8/5
BoyleSports pick: 
Under 1.5 goals @6/4
GRAEME SAYS: Azerbaijan to take the win for me, think they will just edge it…0-1

Kosovo 19:45 Malta

MATCH ODDS: Kosovo 1/4 Draw 9/2 Malta 12/1
BoyleSports pick: 
Kosovo to win & under 3.5 goals @20/23
GRAEME SAYS: Kosovo are a new nation but with plenty to offer and will win here…2-0

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