Iran – Iraq Free Betting Tips
After 11 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses, the home team is currently in the 1st position, with 16 points won. In the last match, they have won by (0‑3) away against Syria, after in the previous match they have won by (1‑2) away against Lebanon. This is a team that curiously presents more positive results away from home than at home, since in the last 30 matches it has recorded 12 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses as a visitor, with 34 goals scored and 6 suffered, against 11 wins, 3 draws and 1 home defeat, with 42 goals scored and 7 conceded. In the last 5 World Cup Qualifiers home matches – Asia Iran has a record of 4 wins and 1 draw.
In this competition, they haven’t lost in their stadium for 6 matches. The defense has been in good shape and has only conceded goals in 3 of the last 10 matches, and their offense has scored regularly, as they have always scored at least one goal in the last 10 matches for this competition. This is a team that often scores first: they have opened the scoring in 11 of their last 14 matches for the World Cup Qualifiers – Asia, of those 11 they have reached the break with a lead in 7 and managed to keep the lead until the end of the 90′. in 10.
Iran starts this round with a 0-3 victory in the trip to Syria, thus adding the second consecutive triumph in this qualifying phase: the team’s goals were signed by Ali Gholizadeh, Ehsan Hajsafi and Sardar Azmoun. In this match against Iraq, coach Dragan Skocic should keep the 4-3-3 with Mehdi Taremi, Vahid Amiri and Ali Gholizadeh being the most offensive references of the team. Midfielder Ehsan Hajsafi is the great organizer of the offensive sector, having great technique and vision of the game. All players are available for this game.
After 5 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses, the away team is currently in the 5th position, with 4 points won. In the last match, they have lost by (0‑3) at home against Korea Republic, after in the previous match, they have tied by (1‑1) at home against Syria. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches it has registered 6 wins, 8 draws and 1 loss as a visitor, with a total of 15 goals scored and 6 conceded. At home, they won 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses, with a total of 22 goals scored and 16 conceded. The team comes to this match after a home win against Uganda by (1‑0). In the last 4 World Cup Qualifiers – Asia away matches, Iraq has won 1, tied 2 and lost 1.
For this competition, they haven’t won any of the last 7 matches. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 6 of the last 8 matches have ended with Under 2,5 goals. This is a team that scores a few times first and that has only opened the scoring in 3 of its last 14 matches for the World Cup Qualifiers – Asia, of those 3 they reached half-time with an advantage in all and won at the end of the 90′ in all. In 14 matches for this competition, they have only turned the score around in 1 of the 7 matches in which they have conceded the first goal.
Iraq enters this game with a 1-0 victory against Uganda, in a preparation game for the next official games. In the last match of this qualifying phase, the Iraqis lost against South Korea by 0-3. Playing away from home, coach Zeljko Petrovic should focus on defensive organization and quick transitions, especially through the flanks. It should be noted that Iraq has some problems in maintaining possession of the ball. All players are available for this game.
Iran TO WIN – Odds: 1.45