England vs Italy betting tips: 6/5 and 13/2 scorer tips with open game foreseen

Italy are three points behind England and level with Ukraine in Qualifying Group C

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England can all-but-mathematically seal first place in European Championships Qualifying Group C with a win over Italy at Wembley, but Gareth Southgate’s side will face opposition that know anything less than a win could see them slip behind Ukraine in the race to secure a finals spot.

This could well lead to a slightly more open game than adherents of footballing cliché would expect from one involving the visitors and our England vs Italy tips factor in a back-and-forth encounter.

England vs Italy tips

Match result & both teams to score – England & Yes 31/10

Harry Kane to score anytime @ 6/5

Davide Fratesi to score anytime @ 13/2

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Game should open up with Italy under pressure to win

The England win/both teams to score double clicked in the reverse fixture in Naples back in March, when the men with three lions on their shirts prevailed 2-1.

If that game was more open than expected given the Italians’ notorious pedigree for pragmatism, the rematch should be a more attacking affair again.

The Azurri and Ukraine are level on 10 points, three points behind England and play each other in a Ukrainian ‘home game’ in the final round of group C fixtures.

Gareth Southgate’s side, meanwhile, can effectively seal top spot in the section with a win as it would mean they’d have superior head-to-head records against both nations.

In an open game England are taken to have the superior attacking individuals capable of creating and consuming more chances.

Tip: Match result & both teams to score – England & Yes

Odds-against anytime scorer odds on skipper a no-brainer

It may not be the most thrillingly ingenious bet of all time, or one with associated odds that have backers dreaming of big nights out, let alone retirement but backing Harry Kane to notch at Wembley at odds against is the most solid of solid wagers.

The national team captain has notched eight times in his last eight for his country, bagging in all bar one of those games and comes into this in strong club form having hit eight Bundesliga goals in seven outings for new club Bayern Munich.

Tip: Harry Kane to score anytime @ 6/5

Goalscoring Inter midfielder has been in prolific form the Azzurri

The expectation is that there will be goals at both ends in this clash and the name of Internazionale midfielder Davide Fratesi instantly stands out at the odds among his compatriots.

Fratesi played his way into the national team on the back of a seven-goal season for Sassuolo last term and has quickly set about chipping in with more strikes for the Azzurri.

The 24-year-old has struck four times in his last three games for Luciano Spalletti’s outfit and notched against Malta last time out despite only coming on for the last 25 minutes.

Tip: Davide Fratesi to score anytime @ 13/2