International Champions Cup 2016: Betting Previews, Odds & Tips
The Australia & Oceania feature of the International Champions Cup 2016 will have a great game on the 26th of July, between two teams which showed great football in recent times – Italian champions Juventus and Premier League runner-ups Tottenham. Both teams will be eager to show off their summer signings and prepare their squads for the next season, in which both teams aim to win the title.
26 July – Melbourne, Australia
Juventus are one of the most active teams in this transfer window. After Morata’s departure for Real Madrid, they managed to sign some great players: Daniel Alves, Benatia, Pjaca, Pjanic and Lemina.
The press all over the world are speculating that Morata’s replacement will break the transfer record of the club – and Gonzalo Higuain is the most likely target. The only other question mark is around Paul Pogba – will he stay or will he leave? Depending on this, Juventus then must start building and blending their squad for next season.
On the other side, Tottenham have not been very active in this year’s transfer window. They have concentrated more on keeping their key players, like Kane and Eriksen, and less on making big-name signings.
Pochettino only made 2 signings so far, AZ striker Vicent Janssen and Southampton’s defensive midfielder Victor Wanyama. Their team showed great quality last season – clearly, they don’t need lots of new players in order to compete for the title again.
This game is not the easiest in the world to predict. The only thing we can be relatively sure of is that the game will not feature lots of goals. Both teams are just starting to play games again and creativity will most probably lack.
Meanwhile, we do believe that Juventus will score at least once. The bet we back up most for this game is an under 2,5 or 3,5 goals – depending on your risk appetite. After their first game, we’ll be able to provide more in-depth analysis.
Total Goals – Under 2.5: 1.80 or 4/5
International Champions Cup 2016 Predictions, Odds & Tips
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