Austria vs Wales: Preview and Prediction
Austria vs Wales
European Qualifiers – 2018 World Cup
Date: Thursday, 6th October 2016
Kick-off: 19:45 UK
Venue: Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna.
Wales opened their World Cup qualification games with a 4-0 win at home against Moldova, keeping them top of the group D table. Now they will travel to Ernst Happel Stadion to Face Austria for their second game.
Austria managed a 1-2 away win over Georgia in their first game, keeping them second in the table with 3 points. 2 first half goals from Hinteregger and Janko was enough give the desired 3 points. A win in this game will keep them top of the table as they are on same point with leaders Wales.
Wales 4-0 win over Moldova was a big advantage for them, Sam Vokes, Joe Allen’s goals and Bale’s brace were enough to hand them the win. They will be aiming for a win in this game to continue with their top spot in the group.
Austria vs Wales: Head to Head Statistics
Austria and Wales have played 6 games against each other, Austria have won 3 times while Wales have won twice. At home, Austria have won twice and lost none to Wales. Austria have scored 7 times against Wales and conceded 5 times. At home, Austria have scored 4 times against Wales and conceded just 2 goals. They played last in 2013 in an international friendly games, the game ended 2-1 in favour of Wales.
Austria vs Wales: Prediction
Wales are the favourites in this game, they have won 5 of their last 4 games in all tournament. They have scored at least 3 goals in 3 of their last 5 games. Furthermore, they have kept clean sheets in 3 of their last 5 games.
Austria have been poor recently, they have lost 3 of their last 5 games. They have conceded at least 2 goals in 3 of their last 5 games, and have also failed to score in 3 of their last 5 games.
The game will be a tough one, but Wales will come out winners after 90 minutes.
Austria vs Wales: Tips
- Wales win or draw at 1.70 (7/10)
- Wales to keep a Clean-Sheet at 3.40 (12/5).