Betting Tips for Today: Table-topping Danes can keep Republic of Ireland quiet

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Having already secured promotion to Nations League A with a game to spare, Age Hareide's side can add gloss to their campaign with a routine victory

A 2-1 win over Wales in Cardiff ensured Denmark will finish top of Nations League B Group Four.

Monday evening sees the Danes host a Republic of Ireland side who have garnered just one point from their three matches in the campaign to date, albeit that did come in the reverse meeting.

Denmark are 11/20 (1.55) to win this match with 888Sport. Another stalemate between the sides is 13/5 (3.60) while Martin O'Neill's side are big outsiders at 13/2 (7.50) with the same firm.

Harry Arter Martin Braithwaite Ireland Denmark 2018

While Gareth Bale did eventually beat Kasper Schmeichel on Friday, the cornerstone of the Danes' impressive recent results has been a miserly defence. The Real Madrid forward's strike was the first Age Hareide's side had conceded in three Nations League matches.

Combined with Ireland's lack of firepower, under 2.5 goals looks to be priced correctly at 3/5 (1.60) while it's 4/7 (1.57) that at least one team fails to find the back of the net.

Instead, the best bet looks to be backing Denmark to win to nil at a much more attractive 6/5 (2.20) with 888Sport. While the home side don’t need to take anything from the game, the visitors have struggled to make an impact in this competition and there’s little to suggest that will change here.

Excluding World Cup matches where they were the nominated home team, it's been six games in all competitions since Hareide's men conceded a goal in front of their own fans.

Denmark v Republic of Ireland Betting Tips

Indeed, the hosts won four of those matches including impressive 2-0 victories over Austria and Wales in the last six weeks. They remain extremely defensively disciplined even outside of competition which doesn’t bode well for O’Neill’s side.

Ireland have lost three of their previous four games on the road and drew a blank on trips to France and Turkey earlier this year. Given Denmark's solid backline, a modest stake on another home win with a clean sheet looks the best bet at 6/5 (2.20).

For a longer price, the correct score line of 2-0 could be worth a smaller stake at 11/2 (6.50) with 888Sport.

Betting Banner - Best Bet Denmark to win to nil at 6/5 (2.20) for a 1pt stake with 888Sport

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