Betting tips, predictions, and updates for Euro 2024 fixture

Here are key details such as the betting tips, predictions and updates ahead of the explosive Spain vs Italy Euro 2024 fixture.

Arguably one of the biggest fixtures in the group stage of the Euro 2024, fans and football analysts have all shown interest in what has been categorised as the battle of wits and tactics game, Spain vs Italy.

The teams competing have a combined total of five European championships between them. Three of these titles were won by Italy, including the most recent UEFA Euros championship. Spain holds the distinction of being the only team to win consecutive Euro titles in 2008 and 2012.

In the initial matches, the eighth-ranked Spain defeated an ageing Croatia team with a 3-0 scoreline, while the ninth-ranked Italy narrowly secured a 2-1 victory over a determined Albania.

Both matches saw the final scores determined by halftime, but Spain had a smoother run, establishing a three-goal lead before the break. In contrast, Italy had to overcome conceding the earliest goal in Euro history and then maintain their narrow lead for the rest of the match.

Fixtures Group Stage EURO 2024
Italy, the current Euro champions

Spain vs Italy head-to-head

Spain and Italy have faced each other 36 times at the senior level with La Roja winning 14 of these encounters and Italy has winning just 10, and the remaining 10 matches have ended in draws.

Their first meeting was an international friendly on March 9, 1924, which ended in a goalless draw.

Spain has won the last two meetings between the two nations, but Italy emerged victorious in the Euro 2020 semifinals via penalties on their way to the title.

However, Italy has not defeated Spain in regulation time since their 2-0 win at Euro 2016, marking a run of five consecutive winless matches.

  • Matches Played in all competitions: 36
  • Spain Win: 14
  • Italy Win: 10
  • Draws: 12
  • Goals scored by Spain: 41
  • Goals scored by Italy: 37

Spain vs. Italy: Where, how and time to watch

Here are key details on where, how and time to watch the highly anticipated Euro 2024 fixture, Spain vs. Italy which will be played today, Thursday, June 20, 2024:

  • Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2024
  • Kickoff Time: 8 p.m. local (3 p.m. ET /9 pm GMT/ 12 p.m. PT)
  • Location: Veltins-Arena (Gelsenkirchen, Germany)
Country TV channel Streaming
Nigeria DSTV DSTV Stream
USA FOX Fubo USA, Fox Sports GO, ViX
Canada TSN1, TSN3, TSN4, TLN, TVA Sports TSN+, TVA+

Spain vs Italy Euro 2024: Betting tips

Lamine Yamala celebrating a goal for Spain
Lamine Yamal | Football Espana

Here are key betting tips to consider ahead and during the Spain vs Italy UEFA Euro 2024 fixture to be played today:

Pick: Over 2 total goals

With both sides already scoring at least two goals each in their first fixture of the Euro 2024, it is expected that both sides score at least one goal each to take the tally of goals to 2 or more. Both Italy and Spain are attack-minded sides and as such youngsters such as Lamine Yamal, Fredico Chiesa and many more are expected to have an exciting game today.

Pick: Anytime goalscorer

Possible anytime goalscorers in the Italy vs Spain fixture based on current analysis can only come from Spain players like Alvaro Morata and Lamine Yamal standing out as possible candidates.

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