Latvia vs Croatia prediction, odds and betting tips 18/11/2023

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Latvia - Croatia

Euro 2024 Qualifying - Skonto Stadium

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change

Latvia and Croatia lock horns at the Stadions Skonto in the European Championship qualifiers on Saturday, November 18th. Rock bottom Latvia are massive underdogs ahead of their Group D clash with Croatia this weekend. Read our European Championship qualifiers predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Today's Predictions for Latvia vs Croatia

Anything other than a victory for Croatia in Riga on Saturday will be considered a huge misstep for the visitors in Group D. Read our top Latvia vs Croatia predictions for this weekend’s fixture below.

Croatia to Win to Nil

  • Croatia beat Latvia to nil when the teams last met back in September.
  • Latvia failed to score in three of their last four Group D matches.
  • Croatia kept clean sheets in two of their last four Group D assignments.
  • Croatia secured clean sheets in two of their last four tests on the road.

Under 3.5 Goals

  • Under 3.5 goals landed in four of Latvia’s last seven matches.
  • Four of Croatia’s last five fixtures also featured under 3.5 goals.
  • Seven of Croatia’s last eight away tussles have produced under 3.5 goals.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Latvia vs Croatia

Check out our manifest of key stats for Saturday’s fixture below alongside a tool to assist you in choosing the best Latvia vs Croatia odds. Make sure to check out some more of our football betting tips today by visiting our dedicated page.

Head to Head

08/09/23

Euro 2023 Qualifying Euro

Croatia

Croatia

Latvia

Latvia

5

0

Last Five - Latvia

11/06/24

International Match International

Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands

Latvia

Latvia

0

1

W

08/06/24

International Match International

Lithuania

Lithuania

Latvia

Latvia

2

0

L

26/03/24

International Match International

Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein

Latvia

Latvia

1

1

D

21/03/24

International Match International

Cyprus

Cyprus

Latvia

Latvia

1

1

D

21/11/23

International Match International

Poland

Poland

Latvia

Latvia

2

0

L

Last Five - Croatia

24/06/24

Euro 2024 Euro

Italy

Italy

Croatia

Croatia

1

1

D

19/06/24

Euro 2024 Euro

Albania

Albania

Croatia

Croatia

2

2

D

15/06/24

Euro 2024 Euro

Spain

Spain

Croatia

Croatia

3

0

L

08/06/24

International Match International

Portugal

Portugal

Croatia

Croatia

1

2

W

03/06/24

International Match International

North Macedonia

North Macedonia

Croatia

Croatia

0

3

W

Let's take a closer look at the latest markets, odds and probability figures ahead of Saturday’s match featuring Latvia – Croatia below.

Latvia odds: 15/1 (16.00) – 6.3%

Draw odds: 15/2 (8.50) – 11.8%

Croatia odds: 1/8 (1.13) – 88.9%

Croatia are this weekend’s expected winners with the implied probability of a win for the visitors comes in at 88.9% mark. Croatia might also interest a few bettors at 4/9 (1.44) to beat a -1.0 goal handicap this weekend That option comes with an implied probability of 69.2%. In terms of correct scores, a 2-0 win for Croatia could be an approach to consider and that option can be backed at odds of 19/5 (4.80).

Latvia vs Croatia Team News & Injuries

Read all of the latest injury updates, Latvia vs Croatia lineups and team news for Saturday’s showdown below.

Latvia

Pāvels Šteinbors, Raivis Jurkovskis, Artūrs Zjuzins and Vladislavs Gutkovskis are the highest-profile absentees from Latvia's squad at present. Oskars Vientiess and Kirils Ijins will be among those hoping to win their first caps.

Predicted Lineup for Latvia: Ozola – Savalniks, Dubra, Balodis, Ciganiks – Tobers, Saveljevs, Jaunzems, Ikaunieks, Daskevics – Uldrikis

Croatia

Croatia are missing Borna Barisic, Duje Caleta-Car, Mateo Kovacic, Nikola Vlasic, Bruno Petkovic, Ivan Perisic and Josip Brekalo. Midfielder Martin Baturina and attacker Marco Pasalic are the only uncapped outfielders on the roster.

Predicted Lineup for Croatia: Livakovic – Juranoic, Vida, Gvardiol, Sosa – Modric, Brozovic, Majer – Pasalic, Kramaric, Pjaca

Player to Watch – Andrej Kramarić

Andrej Kramarić has scored three times in Group D so far, making him Croatia’s top scorer in their qualification campaign and the Hoffenheim star will be determined to add to his tally on Saturday. Kramarić was among the goal-getters when Croatia beat Latvia 5-0 in September.

Starting Lineups

Official lineups are usually released approximately one hour before kick-off.

Latvia vs Croatia prediction


Simon Winter is a professional football tipster and sports journalist with over ten years in the industry. Best known for his time with Racing Post, Simon has also had work published by Freesupertips, Bloomberg Sports, bet365, Paddy Power, Colossus Bets, These Football Times and more. Simon covers the Bundesliga and Serie A for Football Whispers.