As part of the round-robin match of the men's Volleyball League of Nations, the players of the national teams of Italy and Argentina will come face to face. Which side will win this match? Our sports portal evaluates the chances of success of teams.
The Italian national team is one of the strongest teams on the planet. At the last League of Nations, Squadra Azzurra was able to reach the semifinals, losing to France with a score of 0:3. In the match for the third place, the Italians lost to Poland with a score of 0:3. In August-September, the team played at the Volleyball World Championship, where it passed all stages of the tournament, reaching the final. In the decisive meeting, Italy was able to defeat Poland with a score of 3:1, showing a solid level of play. The Italians are approaching this tournament in the status of one of the favorites.
The national team of Argentina at the Volleyball World Cup was able to reach the playoffs. "Albiceleste" managed to reach the quarterfinals stage. There the team met with Brazil, to which it lost with a score of 1:3. In preparation for the new League of Nations tournament, the Argentines met with Cuba, which they were able to defeat with a score of 3:0. In this match, the South American team is the favorite of the meeting and will try to defeat their opponent in a face-to-face confrontation.
Statistics and figures:
- Argentina is the favorite of the meeting;
- Italy won 8 matches in a row;
- Argentina has won three times in 5 games;
- The last face-to-face meeting of the opponents ended with a score of 3:1 in favor of Italy.
In this match, we will make a forecast in favor of the Italians' victory, despite the fact that they are not the bookmakers' favorites. I also bet on the passage of the basic betting total for a solid quote.