December 31, 2021 | News | No Comments
class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>Having struggled for cutting edge recently, Al Hain-Cole thinks the Tartan Army will find life tough against Hjulmand's men in Copenhagen
Scotland will be hoping to close the gap on group leaders Denmark when they travel to Copenhagen for Wednesday’s World Cup qualifier.
Steve Clarke’s men are second in Group F, having taken five points from their three opening matches against Austria, Israel and the Faroe Islands.
Denmark vs Scotland latest odds
Scotland are available at 13/2 (7.50) with bet365 to give their chances of reaching Qatar 2022 a boost by pulling off an impressive win at the Parken Stadium.
Denmark are four points clear at the top after winning all three of their qualifiers so far and can be backed at 4/9 (1.44) to extend their lead with yet another victory here.
None of the last 13 encounters between this pair have resulted in draws, but you can get odds of 16/5 (4.20) on them cancelling each other out in this one.
TV channel, live stream & how to watch
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Denmark vs Scotland team news
John McGinn will miss the trip after testing positive for Covid-19, while Stuart Armstrong and Scott McTominay have both withdrawn from the squad due to injury.
Philip Billing is unavailable for the hosts due to illness, with Jannik Vestergaard, Rasmus Falk and Andreas Cornelius all pulling out with injuries.
Denmark vs Scotland preview
Although their long-awaited appearance at Euro 2020 was certainly not without its positives, the Tartan Army were knocked out at the group stage thanks largely to a failure to turn chances into goals.
Having hit the net just once in three group games at the Euros, they are unlikely to pose too much of a threat to a home side that have only conceded eight goals in their last 20 fixtures in their own backyard.
Indeed, McGinn’s absence is particularly damaging as he has scored three of his side’s seven goals in qualification so far and usually provides a key threat from midfield.
With Kasper Hjulmand’s team on a high after their impressive showing at Euro 2020, they will be extremely confident of extending their 100 per cent record in this World Cup qualification campaign when they take on a blunt Scotland side.
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Denmark vs Scotland predictions
In fact, odds of 6/5 (2.20) seem generous on Denmark winning to nil for the eighth time in 13 fixtures on home turf on current form.
All odds correct at time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.