Nations League 2022-23: Austria vs France prediction and betting tips (June 10)
France are looking to return to winning ways as they face Austria at the Ernst Happel Stadion. The French team has a point from two games. Will Les Bleus pick up a much-needed win in this fixture?
Karim Benzema (France) was on the score sheet in the game against Denmark
Karim Benzema (France) was on the score sheet in the game against Denmark

Austria and France clash in the third group game of the 2022-23 UEFA Nations League.

This match is scheduled to start at 6:45 p.m. on Friday,10 June 2022. The match venue is Ernst Happel Stadion, Austria.

Betting tips and match predictions for the Austria vs France (June 10) game are analyzed below in this article. Let's check out the latest betting odds, key statistics, team news, and projected starting lineups.

Austria vs France latest betting odds

Austria to win odds are priced at 4.50 (+350 American; 7/2 Fractional), the odds for a draw are valued at 3.5 (+250; 5/2), while France to win odds are priced at 1.80 (-125; 4/5).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Austria — 22%, Draw — 28%, France — 50%.

Latest betting odds on Austria vs France (10 June 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.04 (+104; 26/25)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.89 (-112; 25/28)
  • Asian handicap (+0.75) on Austria — 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
  • Asian handicap (-0.75) on France — 1.96 (-104; 25/26)
  • Both teams to score (YES) — 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
  • Both teams to score (NO) — 1.91 (-110; 10/11)

Austria v France match preview and statistics

Austria currently occupy the second position in Group A. The Austrians have picked up a win and a draw from their first two games. Former Manchester United boss, Ralf Rangnick began his Austrian coaching career with an away win against Croatia.

Goals from Arnautovic, Gregoritsch, and Sabitzer made sure Austria picked up three points in their first group fixture. The Austrians tasted their first group defeat on Monday at home to Denmark. The Danes were the better team in that fixture.

Despite the loss, Austria showed good attacking prowess. Denmark opened the scoring through Pierre-Emille Hojberg's strike two minutes to the half hour mark. After a series of missed opportunities, Austria would grab a 67th minute equalizer.

The equalizer came through a left footed shot from Xaver Schlager, assisted by Marko Arnautovic. Austria would go on to lose the game, conceding late in the second half. Christian Eriksen set up Jens Stryger Larsen to restore Denmark’s lead.

Austria team news: Martin Hinteregger misses the game through a hamstring injury.

France are favorites to finish as winners in Group A. The current world cup champions have not lived up to expectations. They have conceded three goals in the last two games. Despite the drop in form, France still maintained a good attacking threat.

Les Bleus have scored eleven goals in their last five games. Didier Deschamps' team was eight minutes away from a win against Croatia. France took the lead seven minutes into the second half. Adrien Rabiot’s second international goal for France gave them the breakthrough.

Jonathan Clauss’ introduction wasn't a memorable one for Deschamps. The Lens defender brought down Kramaric in the penalty box. After a VAR review, Croatia were awarded a penalty, with Andrej Kramaric leveling things up from the spot.

France team news: No player is injured or suspended for this tie.

Austria vs France H2H

France have won four of the last five meetings between these teams. The last meeting between Austria and France ended in a 3-1 victory for the French. Les Bleus have found the back of the net in all five fixtures against Austria. Sixty percent of the last five meetings between these teams have ended with a total of three goals or more.

Austria vs France key players and lineups

Austria projected starting lineup:

  • Patrick Pentz
  • Christopher Trimmel
  • Stefan Posch
  • David Alaba
  • Marco Friedl
  • Xaver Schlager
  • Nicolas Seiwald
  • Konrad Laimer
  • Marcel Sabitzer
  • Ljubicic Dejan
  • Arnautovic Marko

Marko Arnautovic is the key player to watch out for. The Austrian striker has a goal contribution in both games for Austria. Arnautovic opened the scoring for Austria in their first group game against Croatia. He started on the bench against Denmark but was introduced at the halftime break. Arnautovic assisted Xaver Schlager twenty minutes after coming on. He also hit the woodwork in the game against Denmark. Marko Arnautovic finished the game with two chances created, an assist, and two recoveries despite playing only 45 minutes.

France projected starting lineup:

  • Hugo Lloris
  • Jules Kounde
  • Raphael Varane
  • Lucas Hernandez
  • Kingsley Coman
  • Ngolo Kante
  • Aurelien Tchouameni
  • Theo Hernandez
  • Antoine Griezmann
  • Karim Benzema
  • Kylian Mbappe

Karim Benzema is a key player to watch out for. The Real Madrid man was on the score sheet in the game against Denmark. Benzema was rested in the second game. The French forward is one of the best attackers in Europe this season. Karim Benzema scored a total of fifteen goals guiding his team to champions league glory. Benzema has three goals in his last three games for France national team. He was on the score sheet in three consecutive games.

Austria vs France predictions and betting tips

Recently, France have been uncharacteristically porous at the back. The World champions have kept just one clean sheet in the last four games. Les Bleus still maintain a good attacking threat with eleven goals in their last five games.

Austria have found the back of the net in five consecutive games, scoring a total of eleven games in their last five appearances. Both teams are in very great goalscoring form. They are averaging more than two goals per game in their last five games. This run of form and the recent results between these teams suggests a high-scoring contest.

France has a very good record against Austria. Les Bleus have won three of the last four games against Austria. They are in urgent need of a win and should easily pick up all three points.

Betting prediction: France to win

Odds: 1.80 (-125 American; 4/5 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Odds: 2.04 (+104 American; 26/25 Fractional)

Football UEFA Nations League . Group stage. Game 3
Austria — France
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Over 2.5 goals
2.04
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