Bulgaria vs Hungary prediction, odds and betting tips 16/10/2023

Bulgaria
16/11/23 - 17:00

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Hungary

Bulgaria - Hungary

Euro 2024 Qualifying - Hristo Botev Stadium

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

Bulgaria and Hungary meet at the Stadion Hristo Botev in the European Championship qualifiers on Thursday, November 16th. Group G leaders Hungary are favourites to collect another three points when they visit rock-bottom Bulgaria this week. 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 Bulgaria vs Hungary

Unbeaten Hungary can strengthen their position at the summit of Group G with a victory over struggling Bulgaria on Thursday. Read our top Bulgaria vs Hungary predictions for this week’s fixture below.

Hungary to Win

  • Hungary have won four and drawn two of their first six assignments in Group G.
  • Bulgaria have yet to post a win in the section and have lost four times in six fixtures in Group G so far.
  • Hungary eased to a 3-0 win over Bulgaria when the nations last met back in March.
  • Bulgaria have lost three of their last four matches on home soil.

Over 1.5 Hungary Goals

  • Hungary rattled the net three times when they cruised to victory against Bulgaria in March.
  • Hungary managed to notch at least twice in four of their last five games.
  • Hungary bagged a brace in three of their last four tests on the road.
  • Hungary put three goals past Bulgaria in each of the nations’ last two encounters.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Bulgaria vs Hungary

Check out our selection of key stats for Thursday’s bout featuring Bulgaria vs Hungary below alongside a tool to help you choose the most attractive odds.

Head to Head

27/03/23

Euro 2023 Qualifying Euro

Hungary

Hungary

Bulgaria

Bulgaria

3

0

08/10/20

Euro 2020 Qualifying Euro

Bulgaria

Bulgaria

Hungary

Hungary

1

3

Last Five - Bulgaria

08/06/24

International Match International

Slovenia

Slovenia

Bulgaria

Bulgaria

1

1

D

04/06/24

International Match International

Romania

Romania

Bulgaria

Bulgaria

0

0

D

25/03/24

International Match International

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan

Bulgaria

Bulgaria

1

1

D

22/03/24

International Match International

Tanzania

Tanzania

Bulgaria

Bulgaria

0

1

W

19/11/23

Euro 2024 Qualifying Euro

Serbia

Serbia

Bulgaria

Bulgaria

2

2

D

Last Five - Hungary

19/06/24

Euro 2024 Euro

Germany

Germany

Hungary

Hungary

2

0

L

15/06/24

Euro 2024 Euro

Switzerland

Switzerland

Hungary

Hungary

3

1

L

08/06/24

International Match International

Israel

Israel

Hungary

Hungary

0

3

W

04/06/24

International Match International

Rep of Ireland

Rep of Ireland

Hungary

Hungary

2

1

L

26/03/24

International Match International

Kosovo

Kosovo

Hungary

Hungary

0

2

W

Let's take a closer look at the latest markets, Bulgaria vs Hungary odds and probability figures ahead of Thursday’s meeting below.

Bulgaria odds: 19/4 (5.75) – 17.4%

Draw odds: 13/5 (3.60) – 27.8%

Hungary odds: 8/13 (1.62) – 61.9%

Hungary are Thursday’s expected winners according to the bookies and the implied probability of an away win is currently hovering at 61.9%. Over 2.5 goals meanwhile – which landed in three of Hungary’s last four outings – can be added to your dockets at 11/10 (2.10 – 47.6%). Another 3-0 win in favour of the Hungarians could be an option to consider in the correct score market at 10/1 (9.10). That outcome has an implied probability of 11.8%.

Bulgaria vs Hungary Team News & Injuries

Read all of the latest injury updates, Bulgaria vs Hungary lineups and team news for Thursday’s European Championship qualifiers match-up below. If you’re looking for more of the best football betting tips today, make sure to follow the link.

Bulgaria

Defender Petko Hristov. midfielder Marin Petkov and striker Radoslav Kirilov are among those absent from Bulgaria's squad for the upcoming Euro 2024 qualifiers. Andrian Kraev is suspended meanwhile and won't be involved either.

Predicted Lineup for Bulgaria: Dyulgerov – Dimitrov, Antov, Gruev – Popov, Chochev, L. Petkov, Turitsov – Despodov, Delev, Borukov

Hungary

Hungary are missing some important players through injury this week including Willi Orban, Attila Fiola Laszlo Kleinheisler, Roland Sallai and Barnabas Varga. Soma Szuhodovszki will be among four players hoping to win a first senior cap.

Predicted Lineup for Hungary: Dibusz – Botka, Lang, Szalai – Nego, Garzdag, Nagy, Kerkez – Nemeth, Szoboszlai, Adam

Player to Watch – Dominik Szoboszlai

Dominik Szoboszlai has been in fine form for Liverpool in England’s Premier League at club level this season and the clever schemer will be expected to showcase his elite skills for Hungary on Thursday. The 23-year-old will skipper the Hungarians in Bulgaria.

Starting Lineups

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

Bulgaria

Bulgaria
4-3-3
1
Daniel Naumov
bg
2
Viktor Popov
bg
5
Alex Petkov
bg
6
Valentin Antov
bg
14
Anton Nedyalkov
bg
20
Filip Yavorov Krastev
bg
18
Ivaylo Chochev
bg
4
Ilia Gruev
bg
11
Kiril Despodov
bg
21
Martin Yankov Minchev
bg
9
Spas Delev
bg
Substitutes
13
Stanislav Ivanov
bg
16
Angel Lyaskov
bg
7
Georgi Rusev
bg
23
Ivan Dyulgerov
bg
17
Aleksandar Kolev
bg
12
Dimitar Mitov
bg
10
Dominik Yankov
bg
3
Simeon Petrov
bg
13
Khristo Yankov Ivanov
bg
22
Ilian Iliev
bg
15
Zhivko Atanasov
bg
19
Ivan Turitsov
bg

Hungary

Hungary
3-5-2
1
Denes Dibusz
hu
21
Endre Botka
hu
2
Adam Lang
hu
4
Attila Szalai
hu
7
Loic Nego
hu
8
Adam Nagy
hu
10
Dominik Szoboszlai
hu
17
Callum Styles
hu
11
Milos Kerkez
hu
9
Martin Adam
hu
23
Kevin Csoboth
hu
Substitutes
15
Mihaly Kata
hu
5
Botond Balogh
hu
13
Zsolt Kalmar
hu
11
Andras Nemeth
hu
22
Peter Szappanos
hu
19
Krisztofer Horvath
hu
14
Bendeguz Bolla
hu
18
Zsolt Nagy
hu
16
Daniel Gazdag
hu
3
Attila Mocsi
hu
12
Patrik Demjen
hu
6
Sandor Gabor Szalai
hu

 

Bulgaria vs Hungary 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.