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Cyprus vs. Slovakia Prediction, Betting Odds and Free Tips (24/03/2021)

Cyprus and Slovakia kick off their World Cup qualifiers in a rather tricky group, which includes World Cup finalist Croatia and quarterfinalists, Russia. Find out more about our match analysis and predictions for the World Cup qualifiers.

Top free predictions for Cyprus vs. Slovakia

Cyprus will host Slovakia at the Neo GSP Stadium. Given how the two teams have fared recently and their places on FIFA rankings, here are our top free predictions for the match:

Match Winner: Slovakia @ 19/20

Clean Sheet: Slovakia @ 5/4

Match Result and Goal totals: Slovakia + Over 1.5 @6/4

The match odds were correct at the time of writing this review. Visit bookmaker for updated odds.

Slovakia to Win the Match

There are no fitness worries for Slovakia manager, Stefan Tarkovic going into this match. Despite losing 2-0 to Czech Republic in the UEFA Nations League in November last year, they had an equal share of ball possession. A high pressing Slovakia managed two shots on target, four corner kicks and committed 9 fouls against Czech’s 21 fouls. We expect Slovakia to bag this one with a spirited fight.

Slovakia Clean Sheet

Cyprus has lost three of the last five games. The most recent game was 4-0 away loss to Montenegro in a match that was fairly even for both sides. Cyprus managed four shots, all of which were saved by Montenegro’s goalkeeper. They had 335 (79%) accurate passes against 374 (80%) for Montenegro but still couldn’t find the net against one of the worst teams in world football. It is why this fixture looks easy for Slovakia.

Slovakia to Win With a Clean Sheet

In the first leg of 2020 Nations league, Cyprus were beaten 2-0 at home by Montenegro. It was a time-low performance against a poor side. Slovakia faced fairly tough opponents in their previous fixtures, losing 3-1 and later 2-0 to Czech in both legs of 2020 Nations league. However, they managed to beat Scotland 1-0, and won 2-0 away in Northern Ireland in a previous match. While both teams look fairly at par, a win and a clean sheet for the visitors looks good books.

Match Preview: Cyprus vs. Slovakia

With Croatia and Russia in the group, Cyprus and Slovakia must stage an excellent performance from the go. In football, anything is possible. After all, not many expected Croatia to go all the way to finals in the last FIFA World Cup.

In their previous encounters since 2006, both teams have found the net. Moreover, the two teams have scored more than three goals in all their 21st Century meetings. There have been a total of 21 goals in the previous four meetings. Cyprus has won only one match in the last nine, drawing once and losing once. The away team has had a mixture of results, winning four of the last nine games, losing four and drawing one. Since 2018, Cyprus has only had two wins, against San Marino and Luxembourg, two teams that are lowly ranked in world football. San Marino is the last team in FIFA rankings. No doubt that Slovakia which is currently ranked 35th in world football by FIFA are the favorites in this fixture. Cyprus is currently ranked in position 100 by FIFA.

Cyprus vs. Slovakia: Top Betting Odds and Stats

Here are some top bookmakers in the U.K offering the best odds for Cyprus vs. Slovakia:

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Cyprus vs Slovakia

icon Head to Head

24/03/21
E-WCQ
Cyprus
Cyprus
0 - 0
Slovakia
Slovakia

Cyprus

Last 5

30/03/21
E-WCQ
Cyprus
Cyprus
1 - 0
Slovenia
Slovenia
27/03/21
E-WCQ
Croatia
Croatia
1 - 0
Cyprus
Cyprus
17/11/20
UNL
Montenegro
Montenegro
4 - 0
Cyprus
Cyprus
14/11/20
UNL
Cyprus
Cyprus
2 - 1
Luxembourg
Luxembourg
11/11/20
IM
Greece
Greece
2 - 1
Cyprus
Cyprus

Slovakia

Last 5

30/03/21
E-WCQ
Slovakia
Slovakia
2 - 1
Russia
Russia
27/03/21
E-WCQ
Slovakia
Slovakia
2 - 2
Malta
Malta
18/11/20
UNL
Czech Republic
Czech Republic
2 - 0
Slovakia
Slovakia
15/11/20
UNL
Slovakia
Slovakia
1 - 0
Scotland
Scotland
12/11/20
E2Q
Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
1 - 2
Slovakia
Slovakia

FAQs about Cyprus vs. Slovakia

Cyprus vs Slovakia tips

Some of the questions you may have about the match are answered below.

Where Will Be The Match Played?

Cyprus will be the hosts, and the match will be played at the Neo GSP Stadium.

Who Are The Favourites Coming Into This Game?

Slovakia is the clear favourites coming into the World Cup qualifier.

How Do The Teams In FIFA List?

The home team is number 100 on FIFA rankings. The visitors are number 35 on FIFA list.