Croatia v Nigeria World Cup betting picks – Croats can land win

Posted on: 5th June 2018

It was a struggle for Croatia when it came to qualifying for the 2018 World Cup, with defeats away to Iceland and Turkey threatening to see them miss out on Russia, although a 2-0 win in Ukraine sealed second spot.

The Croatians then put Greece to the sword in the play-offs, with Zlatko Dalic keen to drive the team forward in this tournament and he can call upon some high calibre players to land the spoils.

Luka Modric is fresh from winning the Champions League with Real Madrid and will be joined in the midfield engine room by Ivan Rakitic, someone who is a regular for Barcelona.

A recent 2-0 friendly defeat against Brazil at Anfield saw the European side produce the better chances in the first half and we’re happy to back them to overcome a Nigeria side who were outplayed by England at Wembley recently.

The Three Lions led 2-0 before the African side charged back with something of a flurry to end up losing the game 2-1 and this should be a tough ordeal for the Super Eagles who have been handed a dog of a group.

There are a lack of obvious attacking options, with Ahmed Musa having managed just 13 goals in 71 international appearances, while Odion Ighalo is similarly low-scoring.

Croatia win to nil @ 9/5 with Ladbrokes
Croatia to win 2-0 @ 13/2 with BetVictor

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