England v Belgium 2018 World Cup betting preview


England supporters had cause for celebrations on Sunday when watching their team put six goals past Panama, with Harry Kane pilfering a hat-trick in this match.

The margin of victory when winning 6-1 means that the Three Lions are now marginally in the box seat when it comes to winning Group G, with bet365 offering odds of 2.90 that Belgium are defeated on Thursday.

It should be a captivating match, with the winner finishing top of the section and the Red Devils might be keen to come out on top themselves, with bet365 offering 2.80 that they claim the three points.

If the game is drawn, it’s likely to suit England considering that they’re ahead of their European rivals in terms of fair play, with odds of 3.10 available that the match ends all square.

It appears as though Harry Kane is likely to start the match and that means an opportunity to add to his five goals for the tournament, with bet365 going 4.50 that he opens the scoring.

It’s possible that Romelu Lukaku will be rested for the clash, although the Manchester United man is 5.00 to break the deadlock should he be fielded.

We’re expecting an open match and England to win with both teams scoring can be backed at 6.00 which looks an attractive price considering this has happened in both of their matches.

Odds of 6.00 are also available that the Three Lions win the game after the scoreline is level at half-time, while an England win to nil has been chalked up at 4.50.

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