Belgium-Serbia Betting Preview: In-vogue hosts to dominate

The eastern Europeans travel to their World Cup qualification rivals knowing only a win will realistically keep their hopes alive
The top spot in Group A of the World Cup qualification is still up for grabs with Belgium and Croatia fighting it out to land automatic qualification.

They both sit on 16 points, with Serbia trailing them in third by nine points. If Sinisa Mihajlovic's men have any chance of catching up the two sides, nothing less than a win this week will be good enough

Belgium come into this match is a fantastic position in the group and in great form.

Marc Wilmots' side are being heavily tipped to dominate European football in the next few years, with a number of young stars coming through the ranks.

The hosts have won five of their group matches so far, drawing with Croatia in the other. William Hill price them as overwhelming favourites at 8/13 (1.62) to win the match.

Serbia have struggled so far this campaign, unable to find consistent form. 

Despite beating Scotland 2-0 in their last match, this came after Mihajlovic’s men lost three on the bounce which all but ruled out any chance of qualification. William Hill price them at a short 7/2 (4.50) to take all three points. The same firm offers the draw at 5/2 (3.50).

A bet that stands out in this match is Belgium to win to nil at 6/4 (2.50). They have won in style this campaign, winning to nil in each of the five games they have won. If you add into fact that in the three games Serbia have lost in this years qualification, they have failed to score on those three occasions.

For those looking for more value, the handicap market provides a fantastic bet. Belgium to win -1 at 8/5 (2.60) provides a tasty priced for backers. Had you backed this bet in Belgium’s six group matches this year, it would have paid out on four occasions. The handicap bet would have also paid out against Serbia in two of their three losses.

Belgium to win to nil at 6/4 (2.50) with William Hill
Belgium to win -1 handicap at 8/5 (2.60) with William Hill

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