UEFA Nations League Betting: SCO vs ARM & WAL vs NED – 06/08/22

Today’s action features Groups A4 and B1, and some teams could clinch a top-two spot with a victory today. The Netherlands and Poland sit on three points apiece, and securing another win will bring them to six points. Ukraine and Scotland play their first game of the tournament, while Belgium and the Republic of Ireland hope for a bounce-back result. This is the place to find everything, including team win odds, the over/under, and point spreads.

Moneyline: Scotland @ -300

After missing out on the World Cup, Scotland hopes to open up their UEFA Nations League with a sounding victory. They’ll aim to earn as many points as possible in a weaker B1 Group in hopes of a promotion. Armenia is coming off a remarkable 1-0 victory over the Republic of Ireland and is seeking to capitalize on their momentum. Despite their recent success, Armenia is a heavy underdog heading into today’s contest.

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Armenia may be riding high after their latest result, but a 9-0 loss against Norway last March still looms over their head. Head coach Joaquin Caparros scrambled to make adjustments, and they paid off in the short term. How long that will last remains to be seen, but it doesn’t look promising against a tough Scottish opponent. Take Scotland to break out of the Group Stage and pick up three points.

Prop Bet: Goals Over/Under (Under 2.5, -110)

Let’s go with the under for the total goals scored (U 2.5, -110), as neither team is an offensive juggernaut. Scotland will feel satisfied with a 1-0 or 2-0 result and sit back comfortably on a lead.

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Armenia struggles on the offensive side, both in possession and attempted shots, so a decent defensive effort should be enough.

Moneyline: Netherland @ -223

The Netherlands is coming off a 4-1 victory over Belgium and looks to continue running shotgun in Group A4. They’re the clear favourites to carry out the entire group and win out, as Poland, Belgium, and Wales are nowhere close to their talent level. They’ve faced Wales on eight occasions and have won every contest, so don’t expect that to change any time soon. The Oranje club will lean on capable scoring to storm through all the competition.

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Considering how many upsets have occurred early in this competition, some may feel intrigued by the +600 Wales victory odds but don’t feel tempted. They pose no threat to the Netherlands and should, at best, aim for a draw to earn some points in the standings. The Dutch not only represent the best team in their group but are one of the favourites to carry out the tournament. If you’re an extreme risk-taker and want to put some money down on Wales, proceed with caution.

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