Italy vs Greece Preview, Tips and Odds

Italy and Greece will face each other on Saturday for a game of Euro 2020 Qualifying campaign. The Italians are on top of group D, with a perfect record of six victories from as many matches and have 18 points, while their next opponents from Greece are down at 5th place, with a mere 5 points.

Italy vs Greece Head to Head

Head to Head Last Game Last Games Last games home/away
Italy Win 3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L 1 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
Greece Loss 0 W/ 2 D/ 3 L 0 W/ 1 D/ 1 L

Last game between the nations: 08.06.2019 Euro Qualifiers: Greece – Italy 0:3; Nicolo Barella 23′, Lorenzo Insigne 30′, Leonardo Bonucci 33′
Last game on Italian soil: 14.11.1981 World Cup Qualifiers: Italy – Greece 1:1

Worth mentioning: There are only five occasions, when Italy and Greece have met for a football game in the history so far. The first one dates way back to 1934, while the most recent one was played in June of this year, when Italy trashed Greece by 0:3 away from home. The balance in the H2H department is strongly on the Italians’ side, as they have never lost to Greece, winning three times and twice finishing in draw. Just two of the meetings featured over 2,5 goals, and also two witnessed goals at both ends.

Italy vs Greece Stats

As of 08.10 Last Game Last 10 Games Last 5 games home/away
Italy Win 8 W/ 2 D/ 0 L 4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
Greece Draw 2 W/ 2 D/ 6 L 1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L

Last game Italy: 08.09.2019 Euro Qualifiers: Finland – Italy 1:2; Teemu Pukki 72′ (penalty); Ciro Immobile 59′, Jorginho 79′ (penalty)
Next game Italy: 15.10.2019 Euro Qualifiers: Liechtenstein – Italy
Last game Greece: 08.09.2019 Euro Qualifiers: Greece – Liechtenstein 1:1; Georgios Masouras 33′; Dennis Salanovic 85′
Next game Greece: 15.10.2019 Euro Qualifiers: Greece – Bosnia & Herzegovina

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2,5 BTTS Clean sheets
Italy 21:4 5 4 6
Greece 9:15 4 4 2

Worth mentioning: Italy are undefeated in their last ten matches, and are currently on a seven game winning streak. The Azzurri did not concede more than one goal in any of those meetings. Each of Italy last five encounters produced over 2,5 goals, while only the recent three saw both involved nations scoring.
The Italians are unbeaten in eighteen matches on home turf, and have conceded just 7 goals in the process, never more than one per game.
Greece won only the first match for 2019, and since are without a triumph in six straight outings. The home draw in the most recent meeting with minnows Lichtenstein, ended their run of four consecutive defeats. Three of the Greek’s last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, and also three witnessed goals scored at both ends.

Italy vs Greece News

Missing players Italy: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Greece: No reports of injuries or suspensions.

Italy vs Greece Predictions

Over 1,5 goals for Italy – 1.40 @ bet365