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AccessBET Preview: England -Slovenia: Back the Three Lions to avoid defeat

18:16 BST 05/10/2017
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The Three Lions will be expected to fire on all cylinders as they hope for an early qualification to the global showpiece

England square up with Slovenia in the Fifa World Cup qualifying outing at Wembley Stadium on Thursday.

Gareth Southgate’s men are sitting atop the Group F with 20 points and a victory over their visitors will confirm their place in Russia next year.

The Three Lions will be coming into this duel on the back of the 2-1 win over Slovakia in their last game. They have been undefeated in their last five home games and will be expected to continue with the feat.

 Besides the English team have not lost in nine of their last 11 outings and fared better on head to head as they have triumphed in four of their previous five meetings as such AccessBET is offering (1.30) for them to come on top.

 Both sides recorded a barren draw in their last match and (5.20) is up for grabs for the same result to repeat itself here.

For the Slovenians, they will be expected to continue pushing for a ticket to the Mundial as they occupy the third spot on the group standing with 14 points.

Srecko Katanec’s side demolished Lithuania 4-0 in their last outing but they will have a mountain to climb when they clash with Southgate’s side. They have only managed to triumph in four of their last eight engagements as such; they are massive underdogs with AccessBET at odds of (11.25).

Goals will not be expected to be at a premium going by the strengths of both sides, therefore, the betting firm is offering (1.95) for under 2.5 goals.

Punters can place a stake on England to avoid defeat in this challenge as they have not lost their last four games on home soil.  AccessBET is pricing (1.04) for this to happen here.