Welcome to our Portugal vs Turkey betting tips, prediction and odds analysis as they prepare to play each other in a World Cup qualifier on Thursday.
Head To Head
The teams last met for a friendly in June 2012. Turkey won 3-1.
Portugal have won six out of their last seven games against Turkey.
In eight games against Portugal, Turkey have only won twice.
Latest Portugal results
Portugal’s last game was a 2-1 defeat against Serbia.
Portugal are without a win in their last two games (they lost to Serbia and drew with Ireland).
Portugal have won five out of their last seven games.
Latest Turkey results
Turkey’s last game was a 2-1 win over Montenegro.
Turkey have won their last three games (against Montenegro, Gibraltar and Latvia).
Turkey are without defeat in four games. The last time that they lost was when Netherlands beat them 6-1 last September.
It could be a tough game as Turkey will dream of World Cup qualification for the first time since 2002. However, Portugal should be ultra-focused in this game and record a comfortable 2-0 win.
Anytime Goal Scorers
Portugal- Cristiano Ronaldo- Portugal need their captain and all-time leading goalscorer to guide them to World Cup qualification.
Turkey- Burak Yilmaz- Like Ronaldo, Yilmaz will also have to lead from the front if Turkey are to defy the odds and qualify for the World Cup.
Our Odds And Tips In Detail
Best Bet- Bet on Portugal to win- Playabets-odd-1.39
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