Wales vs Ireland Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Match Wales vs Ireland will be one of the most interesting matches in this round, because both teams need points to secure their place in the World Cup. Only one point between them makes this match so important that both teams are entering with their strongest lineups.
Wales however will be weakened for the absence of their best player, Bale, who is injured and it can affect to their performances in this match, while on the other side Ireland are entering this match without any missing players. Wales is in such position, second placed at the table but not safe and cannot risk anything. Therefore they will play very closed, focusing mostly on defense and will try to use their speed to outrun opposition defenders and score. They will try to keep the ball as much as possible in their possession and slow down the game.
On the other side, Ireland is third placed team at the table, and if they fail in this match, they will fail to play in the World Cup. Unlike Wales, Ireland will start very aggressive trying to take over control over the match and crash Wales defense line. They will constantly attack and may even play risky in order to get to the goal and advantage in this match. Now, it’s not only great football that we are expecting. This match also brings us very good betting odds and plenty of different games to play, offered by major bookmakers and therefore this match should definitely find its place on your betting tickets.
When it comes to their mutual encounters, Ireland stayed undefeated in their last five matches against Wales in all competitions, however two teams played draw in three of their last four matches, including last two when there was no goals. In this match there will be no actual favorite to win, both teams will head for at least one point and we expect great battle especially around midfield. Don’t forget to read our other match previews and with our betting tips and predictions, try to earn some cash placing the right bets.
Wales do not have lots of missing players for the match against Ireland. Gareth Bale and Jazz Richards are injured and they will not play on Monday. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Ireland also do not have many missing players for the match on Monday night. Seamus Coleman and Jon Walters are only two players who will not play against Wales. All other players are ready to play and they will play aggressive from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Wales: Hennessey; Gunter, Chester, Williams, Davies; King, Allen, Ramsey, Lawrence, Ladley; Vokes
Ireland: Randolph; Christie, Duffy, Clark, Ward; Whelan, Arter, Hendrick; McGeady, Murphy, Long
Wales vs Ireland Prediction
What a great football match on Monday night when Wales takes on Ireland and this game is going to be a true football battle for the points. The winners at Cardiff City Stadium on Monday night will finish at least second in Group D and both sides are highly motivated for this game. Wales haven't lost in their last nine matches and all players will play aggressive from the first minute. The Dragons don't need a win on the final day of the group in order to advance to a playoff. Current group leaders Serbia are at home to fifth-placed Georgia, and that is crucially a game that could open the door for Wales or Ireland to qualify for the World Cup automatically. We will enjoy in fantastic football game and you shouldn't miss to bet on.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Wales vs Ireland Prediction: Both teams to score. On this match everything is possible so the best option is to place our bet on goals. Maybe we can try with risky bet on Correct score 2-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.