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One of the international friendlies scheduled for Wednesday is the India vs Bahrain duel and while it might not be the most anticipated game, we have prepared a preview and some free betting tips for you.
Our free India vs Bahrain betting picks and predictions
If you are not certain what is the best bet for the India vs Bahrain duel, check our top betting tips for this match:
Bahrain to Win
Although India enters this game after winning SAFF Championship with a 3-0 win over Nepal, Bahrain is the clear favourite in this game – they are the better team on paper and they will play at home.
In addition to this, Bahrain beat Indian in their last four h2h meetings, although the two teams met in 2019 for the last time and before that in 2011 and in the 90s. So, it's a question how relevant those games are, but still, Bahrain is our choice to win this match.
Over 2.5 Total Goals
As we already mentioned, these two teams didn't meet often in the past couple of decades, but three of their last four head-to-head duels have gone over 2.5 total goals.
In addition to this, India and Bahrain will meet in a friendly game and that's another reason whey over 2.5 total goals sounds like a very reasonable bet.
Both Teams to Score – Yes
Since we expect to see at least three goals in this game, we can also see both teams scoring in this match. After all, both teams scored in two of the last four h2h duels between India and Bahrain.
Furthermore, this is a friendly match and we don't expect the teams to be overly cautious and focused on defending, so both teams scoring should be a good bet.
India vs Bahrain preview: Two similar teams to meet in a friendly game
Despite the fact that they are the second most-populated country in the world, India rarely had any success in football. In fact, the team never managed to qualify for a World Cup so far. India did have a bit more success in Asian Cup, where they were runner-ups back in 1964, but in recent years they often fail to qualify for this competition as well since they only appeared twice since 1988.
Just like their upcoming rival in the friendly game, Bahrain also never saw the main stage of a World Cup. However, Bahrain is the more successful football nation recently since they qualified for the last five Asian Cups in a row and they even finished fourth back in 2004, which is their greatest success on international stage.
The latest odds and useful stats for India vs Bahrain
If you are looking for the best India vs Bahrain odds, check our selection of odds from a few of the top UK bookies:
Frequently asked questions for India vs Bahrain
- Which team is the favourite? Bahrain is the favourite.
- When will the game kick off? The game will kick off at 4 pm BST on Wednesday, March 23rd.
- What is the venue of the game? The venue of the game is Madinet Hamad Stadium in Bahrain.