The Socceroos play
their first home match on the Quest for Qatar, taking on Nepal in Canberra.
their campaign with a 3-0 away to Kuwait, Graham Arnold’s men will be eager to
put on a show for their first match in the nation’s capital since defeating
Kyrgyzstan 3-0 in 2015.
We have previewed the match and found our recommended betting plays for this World Cup Qualifier here.
October, 7:30pm, GIO Stadium, Canberra
All things considered,
this should be a walk in the park for the Socceroos, Nepal lost its first game
to Kuwait 7-0 before responding with a 2-0 win to Chinese Taipei, who Australia
plays next Tuesday.
With their main rivals
for the group Jordan in action at home to Kuwait, this is a good opportunity
for the Socceroos to put up a big score early and help out their goal
Even though they did
get by Kuwait, their attack did seem a little bit lacklustre and there is no
doubt that Graham Arnold would like his side to show a bit more ruthlessness in
front of goal.
Adam Taggart is likely
to get the call to lead the line in this game, making the most of his
spectacular K-League form which has seen him score 16 goals this season.
Although his recent
numbers aren’t great, it’s been nearly two months since his last goal for his
Plus in situations like
this, the goalscorer markets don’t really offer a lot of value considering the
relative mismatch between the two sides so don’t force a bet in that one unless
there’s someone you really want to back.
Instead, look for the
Socceroos to win with a clean sheet and to score plenty, especially early on.
Back Australia to Win to Nil @ $1.95
Back Over 2.5 First Half Goals @ $2.70
Back Australia Over 4.5 Goals @ $2.40