Croatia – Hungary : Preview & Prediction
Croatia, leader of this group E with a 1 point lead over Slovakia and Hungary, can outperform the Hungarian selection if they win and get closer to qualification. Modric’s team-mates have just collected 7 points in the last three days against Wales (2-1), Slovakia (4-0) and Azerbaijan (1-1). Undefeated at home in the official competition since October 11, 2013 against Belgium (1-2), the Croatians will be in a strong position against a Hungarian selection that has won only once in its last eight official trips . Rossi’s Hungary is not at the top right now as the latter remain on 2 consecutive losses against Montenegro (1-2) in a friendly match and against Slovakia (1-2) at home on the last day. in these Eliminations, on September 9th. Unconvincing in these Qualifiers (2 defeats in 5 days), Hungary does not seem able to defeat Croatia at Poljut Stadion in Split.
Croatia has always won Hungary at home: 2 wins in 2 receptions.
Croatia will be revanchist after their defeat in the first leg (2-1).
Hungary are on a losing streak of 2 defeats in Montenegro and against Slovakia.
Croatia has just taken 4 points in the last two days in Slovakia and Azerbaijan.
Croatia is on a running series of 3 home-ranked successes in official matches against Spain, Azerbaijan and Wales.
Hungary has suffered six losses in its last eight official trips.
Croatia should continue its good home series by recording a new success against a Hungary not reassuring outside.
Croatia – Hungary : Betting Tips
Croatia – Win Odds: 1.35
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70