Sweden vs Greece: prediction for the 2022 World Cup qualifier
Sweden national team put up a decent performance at Euro 2020, they went past the group stage, finishing ahead of Slovakia and Poland, but in the playoffs they were stopped by Ukraine (1:2 a.e.t.).
In five rounds of World Cup qualification Yellow-Blues picked up 12 points and they are currently at the 2nd spot in the group. They are also just one point behind Spain with a game in hand. After a defeat to Greece (1:2) Janne Andersson's men recorded an easy victory over Kosovo (3:0).
Greece national team is improving with every single season. Champion of Euro 2004 got off to a great start at the current World Cup qualification tournament - team is undefeated so far.
Greeks have three consecutive draws and two victories - over their today opponent (2:0) and over Georgia (2:1). Defensive line of the team is looking solid - John van 't Schip's men conceded only four goals.
In five most recent matches of Sweden both teams scored
In five most recent home games Sweden scored eight goals
This bet won in 2 out of 4 most recent matches of the visitors
This is a crucial match for both teams, because it might decide, who will claim the second spot in the group. Moreover, hosts can rise to the first spot in case of a victory. In our opinion, hosts will take the ball and will try to take Greeks by storm. We are expecting a victory from Yellow-Blues, because they are a more classy and experienced team.
Our prediction - Sweden to win
Not too many head-to-head matches were high-scoring, but today any mistake can prove to be fatal, so opponents will be extremely cautious on defense.
Our second bet is on total under 2,5 goals