Rep of Ireland vs Azerbaijan Betting Tip 1 – 04 September 2021

Irish eyes smiling with win over poor Azerbaijan

Ireland / Aviva Stadium ©IMAGO / Inpho Photography 04.09.2021

Republic of Ireland v Azerbaijan
04 September 1700hrs
Football – Europe – World Cup qualifier
Pick Rep Ireland win
Bookmaker Marathonbet
Odds: 1.57 odds taken 0012 GMT, Saturday 4th September

Saturday features action from the World Cup qualifiers with Republic of Ireland taking on Azerbaijan at the Aviva Stadium.

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Republic of Ireland Preview – Can Irish eyes smile again?

Following three straight defeats in these World Cup qualifiers to date, Republic of Ireland sit joint-bottom of Group A along with their visitors, Azerbaijan, ahead of this basement clash at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday evening.

Losses to Serbia, Luxembourg and Portugal have virtually dashed the Republic’s dream of a place in the World Cup finals as they now trail 2nd placed Serbia by a seven-point margin prior to the halfway stage of the group matches.

The Irish have recorded just one win out of their last 15 matches in all competitions but the hosts have lost just two of their last 11 games on home soil but although they’ve never played Azerbaijan before, Republic of Ireland should be able to break their duck here.

Our betting suggestion:
Both teams to score

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(odds taken 0012 GMT, Saturday 4th September



Azerbaijan Preview – Can Azerbaijan halt losing slump?

Azerbaijan have also suffered three defeats on the trot in their World Cup qualifying campaign and now look likely to be battling it out with their hosts to avoid the wooden spoon in Group A, having lost to Portugal, Serbia and Luxembourg respectively.

World Cup qualifiers haven’t been a happy hunting ground for Azerbaijan overall as the visitors have lost nine out of their last 10 games at this level with only a 5-1 hammering of minnows, San Marino, to show for their troubles back in 2017.

Overall results away from home have also been poor as Azerbaijan have recorded just one win from their last nine games on the road in all competitions.


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Key Facts – Republic of Ireland v Azerbaijan Tip

  • Rep Ireland have lost just 2 of their last 11 home games
  • Azerbaijan have won just 1 from their last 9 away games
  • These two nations have never met before


Republic of Ireland should just about get over the line here.

The best betting odds for Republic of Ireland v Azerbaijan

Rep Ireland to win: 1.57 at Marathonbet
Draw: 4.05 at Marathonbet
Azerbaijan to win: 7.10 at Marathonbet