France U21 vs Italy U21 Prediction, Odds & Betting Tips 22/06/2023

France U21 vs Italy U21 Picks and Best Predictions

France and Italy are opening their U21 European Championships with great aspirations regarding the outcome.


  • France and Italy U21 teams have met eight times in the past, five games ended in a draw
  • Italy has won both of their preparation games this year
  • France only has a single win out of the last five games

Both Teams to Score

  • Italy has played three out of their past five games with BTTS
  • France is on a three-match streak with a negative on this side of the bet
  • Five out of eight times these sides met, the game ended with both teams scoring

Statistical Information with Market Odds for France U21 vs Italy U21 prediction

These are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.

How did they perform:

France U21's last five matches: DDLDW

Italy U21's last five matches: LDLWW

This is how the bookmakers view the current odds for this match:

France U21 odds: 1/1 (2.00) – 50%

Draw odds: 12/5 (3.40) – 29.4%

Italy U21 odds: 11/5 (3.20) – 31.3%

Looking at the France U21 vs Italy U21 odds, the bookies firmly believe that France is the expected winner. The probability of that happening is at even 50 percent while Italy has only just above 30 percent of a chance to win the game. Historically, most of the games these national teams played ended with them splitting the spoils. Bettors will make sure they check all the necessary options to select a good pick for this match, and you can view what is on offer on our football betting tips page. Here are some of your options for this France U21 vs Italy U21 clash: Elye Wahi to Score Anytime is valued at 13/8 (2.63) – 38.1% and France taking the lead after the First-Half will bring you odds up to 7/4 (2.75) – 36.4%.

France U21 vs Italy U21 Lineups, Match Preview, and Team Information

France U21

France has a great tradition of developing young players, but regarding the U21 European Championships, there was a troubling ten-year period when they failed to qualify. However, in the last couple of Championships, they lost in the semis and the quarterfinals, respectively.

Predicted lineup: Meslier, Kalulu, Lukeba, Larouci, Bade, Caqueret, Thuram, Le Fee, Gouiri, Kalimuendo, Wahi.

Italy U21

The Italians are one of the most successful U21 national teams ever winning the European Championships five times. However, it has been almost 20 years since their last title challenge.

Predicted lineup: Carnesecchi, Bellanova, Lovato, Okoli, Pirola, Rovella, Ricci, Tonali, Esposito, Colombo, Cancellieri.

Player to Watch: Amine Gouiri

The France U21 team is filled with talented players, the ones that have played a prominent role in Ligue 1 this season. One of them is the 23-year-old Amine Gouiri who is this generation's best scorer with eleven goals out of a record 24 appearances. Gouiri has played a terrific season for Rennes scoring 15 goals with five assists in 36 matches.

Gouiri has been scoring in every youth national team for France and he is one of the most efficient players ever when we count every young France squad. This is his last chance to win a big tournament with the U21 side and with the way his team has been selected, France will be one of the favorites to take the trophy.

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