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Italy and Belgium face each other to close out play in Group D. Italy was crushed by France 5-1 in the opening game behind a hat-trick by Grace Geyoro. They clawed back in their second game against Iceland with a late goal from Valentina Bergamaschi in the 62nd minute. Belgium lost to France by a goal and drew against Iceland. These teams’ matchup in a situation where a win could help them advance, but the French would need to help them achieve that feat.
A France win against Iceland would open the door for multiple scenarios that could see either Belgium or Italy to advance. Any result other than an Iceland win, the winner of this matchup secures their spot in the knockout stage. Caesars Sportsbook will have all the Euro 2022 games to wager on.
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The early 3-way lines at Caesars Sportsbook have Italy as the slight favorites at -125. A $100 wager on the Italy will return a profit of $80. Belgium comes into this matchup as a +295 money line underdog. Another way to bet this game would be to bet on a draw. Both Italy and Belgium drew against Iceland, and at Caesars Sportsbook a draw is at +280. A $100 on a draw would net a $280 win.
The current total at Caesars is set to 2.5 with a price of -110 on both the over and the under. Both Belgium and Italy have gone 1-1 on their totals in the first two games. The Caesars first bet risk free up to $1,500 can also be utilized on the total.
Needing a win, the starting lineup decisions may prove to be the biggest decisions for Milena Bertolini and Ives Serneels. Belgium is most likely going to name the same starters for the third game in a row. Belgium will be a little shorthanded without the services of Amber Tysiak. She received a red card in the 89th minute against France and will serve out a one game suspension.
Milena Bertolini could be presented with some reasons to make changes. Barbara Bonansea and Cristiana Girelli both appeared off the bench against Iceland, but after a strong showing could be presented with opportunities to start against Belgium. Bergamaschi, the lone goal scorer from last match will be in the lineup. She has two goals scored in her last 3 international appearances.
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