Free betting tips: Spain v England

New Spain boss Luis Enrique has indicated there could be a few players making international debuts in his first game in charge.

Spain have a formidable home record and can put England to the sword in Monday’s UEFA Nations League clash…


Spain to beat England at 4/5
This looks like the bet of the week at the price, with Spain currently absolutely rampant and England in an experimental phase as they move on from their run to the World Cup semi-finals.

Spain had a weird and disappointing time in Russia, but have put it behind them in fine style. As well as a 2-1 victory over England at Wembley in this competition they’ve thrashed England’s World Cup conquerors Croatia 6-0 while their second string put four past Wales on Thursday night.

Quotes approaching even-money look must-bet material here and also offer a meaty start to any accas for Monday’s action.



Spain (-2) to beat England at 11/2
Let’s really go for it. Here are Spain’s home results since Euro 2016 (most recent first): 6-0, 1-1, 6-1, 5-0, 3-0, 3-0, 2-2, 4-1, 4-0, 8-0.

That’s eight wins from 10 games, all of them by at least three goals. Okay, an 8-0 win over Liechtenstein isn’t much of a guide here, but plenty of those other wins are. Italy were beaten 3-0, Costa Rica 5-0, Argentina 6-1 and, as mentioned above, Croatia 6-0.

You could argue all day about where England would rank among those teams, but they are broadly comparable and all have been summarily dispatched on Spanish soil. Throw in Thursday’s 4-1 win over Wales, the last hour of which was spent in cruise control, and 11/2 for Spain to prevail giving up a two-goal start looks tempting indeed.




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