Republic of Ireland vs Nigeria Prediction, Odds and Betting Tips 31/07/2023

Republic of Ireland Women
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Women's World Cup - Suncorp Stadium

3rd Round

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

Republic of Ireland and Nigeria clash at the Brisbane Stadium to contest a Women’s World Cup fixture on Monday, July 31st. A point against already eliminated Ireland would take Nigeria into the next phase of the competition. Read our Women’s World Cup predictions along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Today's Predictions for Republic of Ireland vs Nigeria

Can Nigeria seal top spot in Group B with a positive result against plucky Ireland on Monday? Read our top Republic of Ireland vs Nigeria predictions for this week’s fixture below.

Republic of Ireland Double Chance

  • Ireland were unlucky to lose each of their first two Group B games after competitive performances.
  • The Brisbane crowd will have a huge Irish element which could make a difference.
  • Nigeria have failed to win eight of their last 12 international fixtures.

Both Teams to Score

  • Both teams found the net in Ireland’s last group game against Canada.
  • Both teams registered in Nigeria’s last Group B test against Australia.
  • Ireland have notched at least once in ten of their last 15 international fixtures overall.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Republic of Ireland vs Nigeria

View our list of key stats for Monday’s fixture featuring Republic of Ireland – Nigeria below alongside a tool to help you choose the top odds. Click the link to view more of our football predictions today.

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Let's take a closer look at the latest markets, Republic of Ireland vs Nigeria odds and probability figures ahead of Monday’s tussle below.

Republic of Ireland odds: 9/4 (3.25) – 30.8%

Draw odds: 11/5 (3.20) – 31.3%

Nigeria odds: 113/100 (2.13) – 46.9%

Nigeria are the clear expected winners and odds-on favourites this week with the implied probability of a win for the Africans sitting at 46.9%. Ireland however, are an interesting prospect at 4/6 (1.67) to make the most of a +1.0 goal handicap, while Katie McCabe, who scored against Canada last time out, is 3/1 (4.00) in the anytime scorer’s market again this week. The option has an implied probability of 25%.

Republic of Ireland vs Nigeria Team News & Injuries

Read all of the latest injury updates, Republic of Ireland vs Nigeria lineups and team news for Monday’s Women’s World Cup showdown below.

Republic of Ireland

Ireland have no injury issues to contend with ahead of Monday's game. The Girls in Green are already out of the tournament; however, they have pride to play for on matchday three and should be dangerous.

Predicted Lineup for Republic of Ireland: Brosnan – Fahey, Quinn, Connolly – O'Gorman, O'Sullivan, Littlejohn, McCabe – Quinn, Farrelly, Carusa

Nigeria

Deborah Abiodun is still suspended for Nigeria following her straight red on matchday one, though the African nation have no injuries to trouble them ahead of their pivotal game on Monday.

Predicted Lineup for Nigeria: Nnandozie – Alozie, Ohale, Demehin, Plumptre – Ucheibe, Ayinde, Ajibade, Payne, Kany – Onumonu

Player to Watch – Katie McCabe

Ireland captain Katie McCabe is an inspirational figure for the Girls in Green and the Arsenal starlet scored the nation’s first-ever World Cup goal directly from a corner against Canada on matchday two. McCabe will be a potential match-winner again on Monday.

Starting Lineups

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

Republic of Ireland Women

Republic of Ireland Women
3-4-3
1
Courtney Brosnan
ie
5
Niamh Fahey
ie
4
Louise Quinn
ie
6
Megan Connolly
ie
12
Lily Agg
ie
8
Ruesha Littlejohn
ie
11
Katie McCabe
ie
10
Denise O'Sullivan
ie
18
Kyra Carusa
ie
17
Sinead Farrelly
ie
Substitutes
2
Claire O'Riordan
ie
19
Abbie Larkin
ie
22
Isibeal Atkinson
ie
9
Amber Barrett
ie
20
Marissa Sheva
ie
3
Chloe Mustaki
ie
15
Lucy Quinn
ie
21
Ciara Grant
ie
23
Megan Walsh
ie
13
Aine O'Gorman
ie

Nigeria Women

Nigeria Women
4-2-3-1
22
Michelle Alozie
ng
3
Osinachi Ohale
ng
14
Oluwatosin Demehin
ng
2
Ashleigh Plumptre
ng
18
Halimatu Ayinde
ng
15
Rasheedat Ajibade
ng
7
Toni Payne
ng
12
Uchenna Kanu
ng
Substitutes
21
Esther Okoronkwo
ng
19
Onyi Echegini
ng
23
Yewande Balogun
ng
11
Gift Monday
ng
4
Glory Ogbonna
ng
5
Onome Ebi
ng
17
Francisca Ordega
ng
9
Desire Oparanozie
ng
1
Tochukwu Oluehi
ng

Ireland vs Nigeria 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.