Sparta Prague vs Dinamo Zagreb prediction, odds and betting tips 31/08/2023

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Sparta Prague - Dinamo Zagreb

UEFA Europa League Qualifying - Generali Arena

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

Sparta Prague take on Dinamo Zagreb at the epet ARENA in the Europa League qualifiers on Thursday, August 31st. Dinamo take a commanding 3-1 league to Prague for the teams’ second leg this week. Read our Europa League qualifiers predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Today's Predictions for Sparta Prague vs Dinamo Zagreb

A professional job by Dinamo Zagreb in Prague on Thursday will allow them to secure their place in the Europa League group stage. Read our top Sparta Prague vs Dinamo Zagreb predictions for this week’s fixture below.

Dinamo Zagreb Double Chance

  • Dinamo Zagreb enjoyed a 3-1 win over Sparta when the teams met in last week’s first leg.
  • Dinamo Zagreb avoided defeat in eight of their last ten fixtures overall.
  • Sparta Prague failed to win three of their last four assignments.
  • Dinamo Zagreb are unbeaten in eight straight competitive away matches.

Both Teams to Score

  • Both teams found the net when Sparta Prague and Dinamo Zagreb collided last week.
  • Six of Sparta Prague’s last seven fixtures have featured goals from both teams.
  • 100% of Dinamo Zagreb’s last four games have produced goals at both ends.
  • Dinamo Zagreb found the net in each of their last five skirmishes on the road.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Sparta Prague vs Dinamo Zagreb

View our list of key stats for Thursday’s clash featuring Sparta Prague vs Dinamo Zagreb below alongside a tool to help you choose the juiciest odds.

Head to Head

24/08/23

UEFA Europa League Qualifying UEFA

Dinamo Zagreb

Dinamo Zagreb

Sparta Prague

Sparta Prague

3

1

07/07/23

Europe Friendlies Europe

Dinamo Zagreb

Dinamo Zagreb

Sparta Prague

Sparta Prague

1

1

Last Five - Sparta Prague

19/07/24

Czech Republic First League Czech

Pardubice

Pardubice

Sparta Prague

Sparta Prague

1

2

W

13/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

FC Salzburg

FC Salzburg

Sparta Prague

Sparta Prague

2

2

D

10/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Brondby

Brondby

Sparta Prague

Sparta Prague

5

2

L

05/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

FC Spartak Trnava

FC Spartak Trnava

Sparta Prague

Sparta Prague

0

3

W

29/06/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

AIK

AIK

Sparta Prague

Sparta Prague

1

3

W

Last Five - Dinamo Zagreb

17/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

FC Kryvbas Kriviy Rih

FC Kryvbas Kriviy Rih

Dinamo Zagreb

Dinamo Zagreb

2

0

L

10/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

CSKA 1948 Sofia

CSKA 1948 Sofia

Dinamo Zagreb

Dinamo Zagreb

2

6

W

26/05/24

Croatia HNL Croatia

NK Rudes

NK Rudes

Dinamo Zagreb

Dinamo Zagreb

3

3

D

22/05/24

Croatia Cup Croatia

HNK Rijeka

HNK Rijeka

Dinamo Zagreb

Dinamo Zagreb

1

3

W

18/05/24

Croatia HNL Croatia

Slaven Belupo

Slaven Belupo

Dinamo Zagreb

Dinamo Zagreb

2

3

W

Let's take a closer look at the latest markets, Sparta Prague – Dinamo Zagreb odds and probability figures ahead of Thursday’s match below.

Sparta Prague odds: 47/50 (1.94) – 51.5%

Draw odds: 9/4 (3.25) – 30.8%

Dinamo Zagreb odds: 29/10 (3.90) – 25.6%

The bookies think home advantage will be significant on Thursday and they have made Sparta Prague their expected winners equipping them with a 51.5% probability of success. Bettors can grab odds of 20/23 (1.87) with a stake on the visitors in the +1.0 goal handicap department however, which has an implied probability of 53.5%, while a 1-1 draw comes in at 28/5 (6.60) in the correct score market.

Sparta Prague vs Dinamo Zagreb Team News & Injuries

Read all of the latest injury updates, Sparta Prague – Dinamo Zagreb lineups and team news for Thursday’s Europa League qualifiers battle below. If you’re looking for more of the best football betting tips today, make sure to follow the link.

Sparta Prague

Casper Hojer is missing at the back for Sparta, though the Dane is their only major absentee. Ladislav Krejci is suspended domestically, but he can play on Thursday. Sparta are expected to stick with their favoured 3-4-3 formation.

Predicted Lineup for Sparta Prague: Vindahl – Sorensen, Panak, Krejci – Sadilek, Kairinen, Wiesner, Zeleny – Birmancevic, Haraslin, Olatunji

Dinamo Zagreb

Dinamo Zagreb have only minor personnel issues to trouble them ahead of this week's second leg. The Croatians should be set out in their tried and trusted 4-2-3-1 formation.

Predicted Lineup for Dinamo Zagreb: Nevistic – Moharrami, Ristovksi, Peric, Ljubicic – Misic, Bulat, Spikic, Baturina, Ivanusec – Petkovic

Player to Watch – Bruno Petkovic

28-year-old striker Bruno Petkovic is generally a reliable source of goals for Dinamo Zagreb and the frontman has already notched a couple of times this term. Petkovic hit 14 goals in all competitions last season and he could put the finishing touch to a move or two on Thursday.

Starting Lineups

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

Sparta Prague

Sparta Prague
28
Tomas Wiesner
cz
6
Kaan Kairinen
fi
22
Lukas Haraslin
sk
27
Filip Panak
cz
1
Peter Jensen
dk
9
Jan Kuchta
cz
20
Qazim Laci
al
25
Asger Sorensen
dk
37
Ladislav Krejci II
cz
7
Victor Oluyemi Olatunji
ng
32
Matej Rynes
cz
Substitutes
29
Michal Sevcik
cz
14
Veljko Birmancevic
rs
39
Vaclav Sejk
cz
10
Adam Karabec
cz
5
James Gomez
gm
26
Patrik Vydra
cz
18
Lukas Sadilek
cz
30
Jaroslav Zeleny
cz
8
David Pavelka
cz
24
Vojtech Vorel
cz
21
Jakub Pesek
cz

Dinamo Zagreb

Dinamo Zagreb
13
Stefan Ristovski
mk
27
Josip Misic
hr
14
Robert Ljubicic
at
2
Sadegh Moharrami
ir
20
Antonio Marin
hr
77
Dario Spikic
hr
55
Dino Peric
hr
33
Ivan Nevistic
hr
Substitutes
41
Gabrijel Rukavina
hr
1
Danijel Zagorac
hr
6
Maxime Bernauer
fr
30
Takuro Kaneko
jp
18
Josip Drmic
ch
4
Bosko Sutalo
hr
12
Antonio Rajic
hr

Sparta Prague vs Dinamo Zagreb 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.