Euro 2016 Qualifiers: Interesting Matches for Matchday 7Published September 3, 2015 by Sol FH
A long lineup of matches tonight with games across Europe in groups A, B and H of the Euro 2016 qualifiers, live from 17:00 GMT.
It's already Matchday 7 in the European Qualifiers and teams vying for a points to better their chances at a coveted playoff spot. The first leg of the playoffs isn't until November 12, but from now until then, there will be some incredible matchups across the board.
Punters have many chances to capitalize on the matches tonight with online sportsbook bet365 offering pre-game betting markets and in-play bets for every game on the ticket. In total, there are nine matches to choose from tonight and betting markets are both attractive and competitive leaving room to maximize profits.
Action begins at 17:00 GMT from Bakcell Arena, as Azerbaijan hosts Croatia. Croatia leads the Group with 16 points, while Azerbaijan are stuck in fifth out of six teams and cannot move onto the playoff round, but could still play spoiler for Croatia. Odds are set at 11.00 for the home team and 1.36 for Croatia.
The rest of the matches tonight begin at 19:45 GMT and punters can catch live audio and live in-play bets for all of them.
Group H action continues with Bulgaria (2.25) vs Norway (3.60) and Italy (1.025) vs Malta (81.00). The Italians are in second place with nine points followed by a tie for third between Norway and Bulgaria each with seven points, while Malta are in last position with a single point. It should be mentioned that a draw between the Italians and Malta features amazing odds at 26.00.
Group B features the highlights of the night with Israel (1.062) vs Andorra (34.00) and Cyprus (5.25) vs Wales (1.80). These are huge for Israel and Cyprus, because a win will mean sole possession of third place and if Belgium (1.50) somehow loses to Bosnia-Herzegovina (7.50), either Israel or Cyprus will move into second.
The last group to play tonight is Group A, and the action doesn't stop because there is a huge match between current group leaders Iceland (10.00), taking on the Netherlands (1.36) in Holland. The Netherlands needs to get back to their dominating ways and take down Iceland tonight. The other two matches are between Turkey (1.22) vs Latvia (18.00) and Group A second place Czech Republic (1.22) vs Kazakhstan (15.00).