Lithuania vs Scotland Preview and Prediction: Scotland to Win 1-0 at 5/1
Lithuania and Scotland will play their seventh World Cup Qualifier match at the Vilniaus LFF Stadionas in Vilnius on Friday, 1st September.
The last meeting between these teams was the reverse of this fixture in October last year and the game ended in a 1 – 1 draw. Before that they played in September 2011 and Scotland won 1 – 0.
Lithuania is currently fifth in their qualifying group with 5 points, just 3 points below Scotland. The team has lost all four of its last matches, against Slovakia, England, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. They are currently ninety-ninth in the FIFA World Rankings
Scotland are fourth in the qualifying group with 8 points, just 3 points below Slovenia. They are coming to this match with slightly better form, they drew with England recently and before that defeated Slovenia. They also drew with Canada earlier in the summer.
Both teams will be desperate for the points to try and improve their prospects of qualifying and it is sure to be an extremely hard fought match.
A 1 – 0 win for Scotland is the most likely outcome with Paddy Power and Boyle Sports offering odds of 9/2 and 5/1 respectively.
Paddy Power Odds: 7/2 Lithuania to Win, 11/5 for a Draw and 8/11 Scotland to Win
Boyle Sports: 4/1 Lithuania to Win, 9/4 for a Draw and 4/5 Scotland to Win