Wales vs Croatia prediction, odds and betting tips 15/10/2023

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Wales - Croatia

Euro 2024 Qualifying - Cardiff City Stadium

8th Round

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

Wales and Croatia meet at the Cardiff City Stadium in the European Championship qualifiers on Sunday, October 15th. Can Wales strengthen their bid for qualification with a victory over a strong Croatian outfit? 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 Wales vs Croatia

Croatia can reclaim their place at the summit of Group D with a win over Wales in the Euro 2024 championship on Sunday. Read our top Wales vs Croatia predictions for this weekend’s fixture below.

Wales Double Chance

  • Wales have avoided defeat in five of their last seven international fixtures.
  • Wales secured a point when they visited Croatia back in March.
  • Croatia lost 1-0 at home to Turkey in their last qualification test in midweek.
  • Wales have lost only one of their last 13 European Championship qualifiers on home soil.

Under 2.5 Goals

  • Under 2.5 goals were registered when Wales and Croatia last met in March.
  • Wales have scored just six times in five matches in Group D.
  • Croatia have conceded just two goals in five group matches.
  • Seven of Wales’s last nine home games featured under 2.5 goals

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Wales vs Croatia

View our catalogue of important stats for Sunday’s clash featuring Wales vs Croatia below alongside a great tool to help you choose the juiciest odds.

Last Five - Wales

21/11/23

Euro 2024 Qualifying Euro

Turkey

Turkey

Wales

Wales

1

1

D

18/11/23

Euro 2024 Qualifying Euro

Armenia

Armenia

Wales

Wales

1

1

D

15/10/23

Euro 2024 Qualifying Euro

Croatia

Croatia

Wales

Wales

1

2

W

11/10/23

International Match International

Gibraltar

Gibraltar

Wales

Wales

0

4

W

11/09/23

Euro 2024 Qualifying Euro

Latvia

Latvia

Wales

Wales

0

2

W

Last Five - Croatia

21/11/23

Euro 2024 Qualifying Euro

Armenia

Armenia

Croatia

Croatia

0

1

W

18/11/23

Euro 2024 Qualifying Euro

Latvia

Latvia

Croatia

Croatia

0

2

W

15/10/23

Euro 2024 Qualifying Euro

Wales

Wales

Croatia

Croatia

2

1

L

12/10/23

Euro 2024 Qualifying Euro

Turkey

Turkey

Croatia

Croatia

1

0

L

11/09/23

Euro 2024 Qualifying Euro

Armenia

Armenia

Croatia

Croatia

0

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

Wales odds: 14/5 (3.80) – 26.3%

Draw odds: 41/20 (3.05) – 32.8%

Croatia odds: 49/50 (1.98) – 50.5%

Croatia have been named as the expected winners this weekend with the probability of an away currently lodged at 50.5% ahead of Sunday’s fixture. The visitors are also listed at 8/11 (1.73) in the first team to score department, an outcome that has an implied probability of 57.9%. Elsewhere, you can back a draw in the half time result market at an interesting 19/20 (1.95).

Wales vs Croatia Team News & Injuries

Read all of the latest injury updates, Wales vs Croatia lineups and team news for Sunday’s European Championship qualifiers battle below. If you’re looking for more of the best football betting tips today, make sure to follow the link.

Wales

Aaron Ramsey, Matthew Smith, Brennan Johnson and Rabbi Matondo are all missing from the Wales squad at present. Charlie Savage and Regan Poole will hope to earn their second caps following their midweek debuts.

Predicted Lineup for Wales: Ward – Mepham, Rodon, Davies – Roberts, James, Ampadu, Williams – Wilson, James, Moore

Croatia

Croatia will be without Duje Caleta-Car, Luka Ivanusec, Andrej Kramaric, Ivan Perisic and Mislva Orsic on Sunday. Croatia will be eager to bounce back following their 1-0 loss at home to Turkey in midweek.

Predicted Lineup for Croatia: Livakovic – Stanisic, Sutalo, Gvardiol, Barisic – Modric, Brozovic, Kovacic – Pasalic, Brekalo, Musa

Player to Watch – Joško Gvardiol

Joško Gvardiol has made a solid if unspectacular start to his Manchester City career in England, though the powerful 21-year-old will hope to make more of a splash for Croatia on Sunday. The centre-half has already collected 24 caps for his country, scoring twice.

Starting Lineups

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

Wales

Wales
4-4-2
12
Danny Ward
gb
14
Connor Roberts
gb
6
Joe Rodon
gb
5
Chris Mepham
gb
4
Ben Davies
gb
17
Jordan James
gb
8
Harry Wilson
gb
15
Ethan Ampadu
gb
3
Neco Williams
gb
7
David Brooks
gb
13
Kieffer Moore
gb
Substitutes
16
Charlie Savage
gb
19
Joseph Low
gb
23
Nathan Broadhead
gb
18
Regan Poole
gb
21
Tom King
gb
10
Dylan Levitt
gb
11
Liam Cullen
gb
2
Tom Lockyer
gb
9
Tom Bradshaw
gb
20
Daniel James
gb
22
Joshua Sheehan
gb
1
Wayne Hennessey
gb

Croatia

Croatia
4-3-3
1
Dominik Livakovic
hr
22
Josip Juranovic
hr
21
Domagoj Vida
hr
4
Josko Gvardiol
hr
3
Borna Barisic
hr
10
Luka Modric
hr
11
Marcelo Brozovic
hr
8
Mateo Kovacic
hr
7
Lovro Majer
hr
18
Petar Musa
hr
14
Josip Brekalo
hr
Substitutes
20
Dion Drena Beljo
hr
2
Josip Stanisic
hr
6
Josip Sutalo
hr
23
Ivica Ivusic
hr
13
Nikola Vlasic
hr
15
Mario Pasalic
hr
19
Borna Sosa
hr
5
Martin Erlic
hr
16
Nikola Moro
hr
12
Nediljko Labrovic
hr

Wales vs Croatia prediction


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