Euro 2016 Odds and Predictions: Italy vs Azerbaijan
Italy will be playing Azerbaijan at the Stadio Olimpico in their next Euro 2016 match on Friday evening.
The teams last played each other in 2003 when Italy won 4 – 0. Traditionally Italy has always been the far better team. Most recently Italy beat Norway 2 – 0 and before that they beat the Netherlands, also 2 – 0. Italy’s matches before that were in the World Cup where they had a mixed tournament.
Azerbaijan most recently lost 2 – 1 to Bulgaria and before that 4 – 0 to Russia. Prior to that they lost 2 – 0 to the USA but did beat the Philippines 1 – 0.
Therefore, it is not surprising that Italy is favourite to win with odds of 1/12 at most bookmakers. The best odds on Azerbaijan are 14/1 and a draw has been set at around 9/1.
William Hill Odds: 1/20 Italy to Win, 9/1 for a Draw and 16/1 Azerbaijan to Win.
Ladbrokes Odds: 1/12 Italy to Win, 7/1 for a Draw and 28/1 Azerbaijan to Win.
Bet365 odds: 1/12 Italy to Win, 9/1 for a Draw and 25/1 Azerbaijan to Win.