Argentina v Croatia Prediction & Betting Tips

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Argentina v Croatia Prediction

Thursday, 7:00 pm
21-06-2018
Nizhny Novgorod Stadium (Nizhny Novgorod)

The second round of Group D kicks-off as group leaders Croatia go head to head against Argentina at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.

The Croatians top the group after an impressive (2-0) win against the Super Eagles of Nigeria, while Argentina in third place were held to a (1-1) draw by Iceland.

Croatia will progress to the last 16 if they win and the match against Nigeria and Iceland ends in a draw.

A win for Argentina will see them top the group as they edge closer to progressing to the next round.

Players to Watch

Five times world best player Lionel Messi missed a crucial spot kick against Iceland, but he still remains the main man for the Argentine.

Mario Mandzukic will spearhead the attack, while Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic will control the rhythm of the Croatian side.

Head to Head

This two nations have met four times, with Argentina winning twice, drawing once and losing once. They met in the 1998 World Cup were Argentina won (1-0). The Argentine’s also won their recent encounter (2-1) in a 2014 friendly.

Prediction: Either to win | 12 WON 0-3

Reason for Argentina v Croatia Betting Tips

They have played three consecutive head to head encounters without a draw.

Croatia have played five straight games without a draw.

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