Italy vs France Live Soccer: Odds and PreviewPublished September 1, 2016 by Sol FH
Tonight's friendly matchup between Italy and France gets underway tonight at 20:00 GMT.
France and Italy are no strangers and even though tonight's match is a friendly it will most-definitely not be between friends. The neighboring countries despise one another on the pitch, but their matches are always memorable and tonight will be no different. Italy will host the French national team and will use the game to prepare for the World Cup Qualifying.
Earlier this year at the Euro was the best time to compare these teams. Italy, although being ousted by Germany only after 5 games, won 3 and only conceded two goals throughout the tournament. The only thing is that the French were even better. France lost to Portugal in the Final but won 5 games, had 1 draw before they lost. French fans are hungry for a win tonight and see their team as the best in the world right now.
Italy vs France: Tale of the Tape
France and Italy have played 37 games. The Azzuri have the advantage in wins over the French with 19 wins. France have won 10 matches. The French have been able to win on Italian soil 5 times, but they have lost 13. France definitely looks healthier with their key players Paul Pogba, Dimitri Payet and Morgan Schneiderlin are in their prime.
Betting Markets at bet365 Sports
Italy and France will have a ton of betting markets for punters to choose from. Prior to the match, bet365 has posted odds in favor of France by the slightest of margins at 2.62. The Italians are at 2.87 and a draw, which might be the best bet is at 3.00. With the match starting at 20:00 GMT, punters have the chance to play incredible in play markets that begin right after first touch. It is an excellent, interactive way to bet on the biggest matches with potential for lucrative cash.
Don't miss out on the match between Italy and France tonight and try your luck with an in-play market.