Smart Acca Picks: Portugal vs Switzerland Could be One to Watch

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Gibraltar vs North Macedonia: Over 2.5 Goals - 11/20

The first tip on this list comes from Gibraltar against North Macedonia in League C Group 4.

Gibraltar enters this match without a win in their last five outings having been thumped 4-0 away at Georgia after back to back 0-0 draws with the Faroe Islands and Grenada, before this, they had been defeated 3-1 by Latvia and thrashed 6-0 by Turkey.

Meanwhile, North Macedonia were held to a 1-1 away draw with Bulgaria, which was their first match since failing to qualify for the World Cup when they were beaten 2-0 by Portugal after pulling off a stunning 1-0 win over Italy thanks to an Aleksandar Trajkovski strike in second-half stoppage time. Before this, they had hammered Iceland 3-1 and Armenia 5-0.

According to the Betting Hub app, over the course of each side's last five matches, there is a combined average of 2.8 goals scored per game, which is lowered due to Gibraltar only managing 0-0 draws against the Faroe Islands and Grenada.

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GIBRALTAR VS NORTH MACEDONIA: OVER 2.5 GOALS @ 11/20

San Marino vs Malta: Over 2.5 Goals - 10/11

Next up is San Marino versus Malta in League D Group 2, in a battle of 169th against 211th in the FIFA World Rankings.

Heading into this match, San Marino and Malta combined see 3.9 goals scored across their last five matches, and it is easy to see why when looking at their defensive records.

San Marino, who are officially the lowest-ranked nation in world football have lost their last two matches 2-0 to both Estonia and Cape Verde. Prior to these results, they were beaten 2-1 by Lithuania and thrashed 10-0 by England and 4-0 away at Hungary.

Meanwhile, Malta were narrowly defeated 1-0 by Venezuela last time out, despite winning back to back matches before this loss, defeating Kuwait 2-0 and Azerbaijan 1-0. These results would’ve somewhat boosted their confidence after being thumped 7-1 and 6-0 by Croatia and Slovakia.

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SAN MARINO VS MALTA: OVER 2.5 GOALS @ 10/11

Portugal vs Switzerland: Over 2.5 Goals - 23/20

2019 Nations League winners Portugal hosts Switzerland at Estadio Jose Alvalade.

Portugal enters this game after earning a 1-1 draw away at Spain, with two of their three World Cup qualifiers prior to this seeing the Over 2.5 Goals market land, as before beating North Macedonia, they had beaten Turkey 3-1 after suffering a shock 2-1 defeat to Serbia.

Three of Switzerland’s last four games have also seen Over 2.5 Goals in them since their 1-1 away draw with Italy, having thumped Bulgaria 4-0 in their final World Cup qualifier to confirm their place in Qatar, before losing 2-1 to England and the Czech Republic on either side of a 1-1 home draw with Kosovo.

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PORTUGAL VS SWITZERLAND: OVER 2.5 GOALS @ 23/20

Serbia vs Slovenia: Over 2.5 Goals - 11/10

Serbia and Slovenia meet on Sunday in the UEFA Nations League in League B Group 4.

The home side enters this match off the back of two defeats in a row to Norway 1-0 and Denmark 3-0. However, they had shown their true capabilities in three matches prior to these losses, having beaten Hungary 1-0, Portugal 2-1 and Qatar 4-0 with Sasa Lukic, Luka Jovic, Dusan Vlahovic and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic all getting on the scoresheet against the latter.

Slovenia were beaten 2-0 on matchday one of the Nations League by Sweden and come into this game in poor form, having drawn 0-0 and 1-1 with Qatar and Croatia after a narrow 2-1 victory over Cyprus. Prior to these results, Slovenia had also drawn 2-2 away at Slovakia.

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SERBIA VS SLOVENIA: OVER 2.5 GOALS @ 11/10

Czech Republic vs Spain: Over 2.5 Goals - 11/10

The final tip on this list sees League A Group 2’s other match take place, as the Czech Republic goes head to head with Spain.

The Czech Republic managed a valuable 2-1 home win over Switzerland last time out to send themselves to the top of the standings after Spain drew 1-1 with Portugal. Before their win over the Swiss though, the Czechs had drawn 1-1 and 0-0 with Wales and Sweden after beating Estonia 2-0 and Kuwait 7-0.

Before their draw with Portugal, Spain had thumped Iceland 5-0 and narrowly defeated Albania 2-1 after beating both Sweden and Greece by 1-0 scorelines.

According to the Betting Hub app, combined, these two sides' last five fixtures have averaged 2.6 goals in each of them.

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CZECH REPUBLIC VS SPAIN: OVER 2.5 GOALS @ 11/10

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