Ireland vs Austria Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
One of the two important meetings within Group D will take place at Aviva Stadium in Dublin where Ireland welcome Austria. The two sides are competing for the two top positions of their group, so every point between the best four teams of group D could be pivotal in qualifying race.
Ireland is in the 2nd place with 11 points collected, same as Serbian national squad. Also, the hosts are fourth in the ranking of the second-placed teams. Ireland are among the three sides that remained unbeaten after 5 Group D games. Ireland are defensively-focused side as they conceded only four goal so fire while scoring 7. In the last match that was at the same time the first played in 2017, Ireland and Wales played a goalless stalemate. In Dublin, there was only one goal scored after two games – they are yet to concede as they only scored one when they beat Georgia back in October 2016.
Austria continue to disappoint after the EURO failure. They are fourth in the group as they share the same tally as Wales with 7 points. Their campaign started well with a victory in Georgia, but their form went in a downward trend after the Wales draw. Austria was beaten by Serbia in Belgrade 3-2 and also by Ireland in Vienna with the minimal lead. However, the visitors managed to bounce back as they outclassed Moldova with 2-0. Austria will be looking for a victory in order to preserve the chances for qualifying for next year’s World Cup, so we could see few goals on both sides on Sunday.
The two sides met 15 times already. Austria will rely on their past performances against Republic of Ireland as their record reads 9 wins, 3 draws, and 3 defeats. Also, Austria scored twice as many goals as Ireland in their head-to-head meetings (36 to Ireland’s 18).
Ireland vs Austria Prediction
What a great football game to place our bets and earn some money on Sunday. Ireland play very important game in front of their fans and all players are highly motivated to win all three points against Austria. Republic of Ireland usually play very cautious in first half time, and for sure they will play aggressive and offensive in second half time. On the other side Austria are not in top form and this game is must win for them. They will try to score from the first minute and we expect a true football fight for the points. We will enjoy in one dynamic and open game with lots of scoring chances on both sides.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Ireland vs Austria Prediction: Both teams to score. We expect lots of scoring chances here, and believe Austria will score first. If you want to take a risk and place your bet on higher betting odd then can try with risky bet 2/X. Maybe correct score will be 1-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.