England vs Belgium Predictions and Betting : The International football is back in action with international friendlies occurring between the sides. With that concluding, the UEFA Nations League is set to resume after 4 weeks gap in Europe.
In League A Group 2, Belgium is all set to host England in what will be a thriller of a contest between two quality teams. Belgium is looking to retain their top spot after this game in contrast to England looking for some redemption to get back on track in this prestigious tournament.
Nonetheless, it will be a cracker of a game for the football fraternity.
England vs Belgium Predictions and Betting Summary
England vs Belgium Predictions and Betting : Recent form
Belgium finished 2nd in the Group 2 and failed to make it to the Nations League Finals when they played in 2018. Despite finishing 5th Belgium team is eyeing to win the Nations League with a strong team.
In the last 6 games, Belgium has managed to win 4 games and drew one in addition to that particular loss against England. They are currently topping the charts in Group 2 of League A with 3 wins and a loss moving closer to the next stage. A win on Sunday will consolidate their position at the top.
England did have a decent finish to the 2018 Nations League but they had to settle for the 3rd place after topping group 4 with 2 wins. But it hasn’t worked out in their favor so far this season as they are struggling to find some momentum.
They started off with a victory against Iceland followed by a draw against Denmark but managed to make a comeback with a 2-1 victory against Belgium. But their most recent appearance didn’t go their way as the hosts bowed down against Denmark pushing them to 3rd in the table.
If the side needs to make it to the next phase, it is important that they win this game.
Belgium vs England Predictions and Betting : Head-to-head
Recent meeting: England defeated Belgium 2-1 in a UEFA Nations League fixture.
Belgium vs England Predictions and Betting : Offensive and defensive stats
The England forward is led by the Spurs striker Harry Kane who has been in hot form recently with 8 goals and 9 assists in 15 games. He also has a 74% pass success and has won an average of 2.5 aerials per game along with 4.1 shots created every match.
Jadon Sancho is excellent in dribbling, finishing and taking set pieces. He has currently scored 5 times along with 2 assists and 86.6% pass success. Marcus Rashford has always brought quality into the attack with key passes and finishing skills. Along with 8 goals and 3 assists, he has 2.6 shots on target, 1.4 key passes and 1.5 dribbles per game so far.
For Belgium, Michy Batshuayi and Romelu Lukaku have been the X-factors to the team who have consistently scored for the side. Batshuayi has created 1.8 shots on target, 0.3 key pass and 0.8 dribbles per game along with 2 goals and an assist.
Romelu Lukaku has been an excellent striker for Inter Milan and has scored 12 goals along with 78% pass accuracy and 3.1 shots on target per game in 13 outings.
Jeremy Doku is someone who creates ample number of opportunities and has assisted on 3 occasions along with 3 goals in 18 outings. He also enjoys 86.9% pass success, 0.9 key passes and 2.7 dribbles per match that has made him an important component.
The trio of Denayer, Boyata and Alderweireld will have to play out of their skin to maintain a clean sheet in the upcoming game.
Jason Denayer is a quality defender who has 95.2% pass completion and is exceptional in aerial duels. He has 0.8 tackles, 1.3 interceptions and most importantly 2.3 clears per game that has made it tough for the opposition to attack.
Dedryck Boyata is an exceptional passer with 90.7% success rate with 0.4 tackles, 3.4 clears and 0.9 blocks per game so far. Despite him being weak in crosses, he will have to make sure he counter-attacks well so that they don’t concede.
The England has a formidable defense with Kyle Walker leading the backline after Gomez is out due to injury. Walker is an incredible passer and is an indirect set-piece threat who has 89.5% pass success along with 0.8 interceptions, 1.8 clears and 1.5 tackles per game.
Conor Coady will play as the center back who is good in tackling and interceptions. He enjoys 87.8% pass completion and has 1.4 tackles, 0.9 interceptions along with 2.6 clears.
Eric Dier will play as the right back and is someone who controls the pace of the game with exceptional dribbles and passes. He has so far averaged 3.2 aerial duels won and has 88.2% pass rate with 4.1 clears in every game.
Belgium vs England Nations League predictions and betting analysis:
The match between Belgium and England will be held on 15th November in the King Power Stadion at 5pm local time. The betting platform and the experts have predicted a very tight game between the teams with very little to separate.
But they have implied that Belgium have an upper hand in this battle despite the chances of a draw match is high.
According to Oddschecker, who gives the best odds by accumulating several odds are expecting Belgium to come out on top with odds of 29/20 while England have odds of 11/5 currently.
Bet365 has also put Belgium ahead in this clash whereas the English team needs to replicate their last performance to bag their 3rd win.
Another website FCTables has given 41% chance to Belgium whereas England are behind with a 30% chance. Even though Belgium have home advantage, England are a formidable opposition who cannot be taken lightly.