Scotland v England 11/18/2014 International Soccer Friendly Preview Odds and Prediction
England vs Scotland
Tuesday 18th November 2014 20:00(GMT)
The Line: Scotland 11/4 Draw 12/5 England 1/1 See the Latest Odds
TV: ITV, Sky Sport, ESPN3
Celtic Park will be the venue for the Oldest Rivalry in football on tuesday as the Auld Enemy Scotland and England come head to head for the 118th time. England will be in a confident mood having won all their qualifying matches thus far in their group. Wayne Rooney had his 100th cap on Saturday and marked it with a goal from the penalty spot as England cruised to a 3-1 win over Slovenia after conceding a goal just after half time. Danny Wellbeck netted the other two as the Arsenal center forward continued his strong International form. Wellbeck has proven to be an out and out goalscorer when playing through the center for England. Manchester United captain Rooney has been the key man for England for many years now and will again be the central figure when England take on Scotland on Tuesday.
For Scotland this game comes four days after beating their Celtic cousins Ireland, that game was played at a hectic pace and scotland eventually got the goal through a well worked set piece involving Celtic's Scott Brown and Shaun Maloney. Stephen Fletcher will cause the English defence problems. This Scotland team will play with energy and a high intensity game. Gordon Strachan will know many of the English players well from his time managing in England and his team will also be playing against players they have faced at club level. The Scottish crowd will create an amazing atmosphere in Celtic Park.
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I am going to take both teams to score here. The draw is probably worth backing and 1-1 in particular. I think both sides will start with a strong team and then bring in wholesale changes. this is the type of game I dont generally like betting on as literally anything could happen but just for interest I will have something on both teams to score.
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