Argentina v Iceland betting tips, predictions, lineups and odds (World Cup - Group D - 16.6.2018)

  • Written by David Bet
Argentina v Iceland betting tips, predictions, lineups and odds (World Cup - Group D - 16.6.2018)
Argentina and Iceland get Group D proceedings underway when they face off at the Otkritie Arena on Saturday. Will Messi & co claim all three points? Read this post if you are looking for the best Argentina vs Iceland betting preview with predictions, betting tips, probable lineups, team news, best odds, betting promotions and no deposit free bets on the 2018 FIFA World Cup!

We are giving away a World Cup kit of your choice! Join the competition here!

Argentina v Iceland betting preview   

4/1 Argentina or 100/1 Iceland to win!

888sport offer 4/1 Argentina or 100/1 Iceland to win! Max bet £5!
Claim Here

Argentina booked their World Cup place at the last opportunity

Argentina struggled to even reach the finals in Russia, falling behind in a must-win game against Ecuador before being rescued by a brilliant Lionel Messi hat-trick. Their defense has been shaky in many important matches as the Albiceleste conceded twice to the likes of Ecuador, Venezuela, Peru and Bolivia in the CONMEBOL group. Furthermore, Jorge Sampaoli's men were hammered 6-1 by Spain earlier this year. They had a far from adequate preparation ahead of the World Cup - warm-up matches against Nicaragua and Israel were both cancelled, leaving their 4:0 win over Haiti as their only friendly test.

Argentina lost their first choice goalkeeper Sergio Romero to injury just before the tournament and Chelsea stopper Willy Caballero is likely to play between the posts. Jorge Sampaoli also had to make changes to the initial 23-men squad calling up Enzo Perez to replace the injured Manuel Lanzini. Lionel Messi and Gonzalo Higuain are likely to start up front, supported by the likes of Maximiliano Meza, Angel Di Maria, and Giovani Lo Celso. The likes of Ever Banega and Cristian Pavon provide further options as well as Pualo Dybala and Sergio Aguero in attack.

Iceland followed up their Euro 2016 heroics by topping a tough qualifying group

Iceland finished as group winners in their Russia 2018 qualifying group, above the likes of Croatia, Ukraine and Turkey, as they continued to ride the wave of success from their Euro 2016 campaign. Their recent form has not been very impressive as their last win came five matches ago against Indonesia. More recently, the Icelanders were beaten 3-2 by Norway before being held to a 2-2 draw by Ghana. Heimir Hallgrimsson’s side conceded as many as 11 goals during the thread of three defeats and a draw in last four friendly internationals.

Alfred Finnbogasson is expected to be the main attacking outlet after scoring in the last two friendlies. Gylfi Sigurdsson and Aron Gunnarsson are expected to be fit having all carried injuries with them over the past few months, whilst Kolbein Sighthorsson is definitely ruled out with a knee injury. Ragnar Sigurdsson and Kari Arnason have the toughest job of the night as they should try to stop Messi, Higuain, Di Maria & co.

70/1 World Cup enhanced acca!

Ladbrokes offer 70/1 for France, Argentina, Denmark and Croatia all to win + £5 free bet!
Claim Here

Argentina v Iceland Starting Lineups   

Argentina (4-2-3-1): Caballero: Mercado, Otamendi, Fazio, Tagliafico: Mascherano, Lo Celso: Di Maria, Meza, Messi; Higuain
Iceland (4-5-1): Halldorsson: Saevarsson, Arnason, R Sigurdsson, Gudmundsson: G Sigurdsson, Hallfredsson, Bjarnason, Finnbogason: Bodvarsson

Argentina v Iceland Best Odds 

BetAndSkill expert tipsters strive to provide you with the highest odds on all the World Cup fixtures we preview, and below are the best prices on Argentina vs Iceland match winner market. Wanna get price boost on the World Cup and boost your profits? Take a look at our today's enhanced odds offers!

  • 888 Sport Betting BonusArgentina5.00Bet
  • Bet365 Betting BonusThe Draw 5.50Bet
  • 888 Sport Betting BonusIceland101.00Bet

25/1 Argentina to beat Iceland with Betfair!

Get 25/1 Argentina to win vs Iceland with Betfair!
+ up to £100 in free bets!
Claim Here

Argentina v Iceland Betting Tips  

World Cup group matches generally are very tough to predict but BetAndSkill's experts have deeply analysed all the key stats and info about this clash! Find below our betting tip on Argentina vs Iceland. Back our recommended bets as singles or combine them via Bet365's Bet Builder tool! Our experts bring you winning picks on football everyday, and we are sharing the best World Cup Group D betting preview and World Cup predictions throughout the tournament!

  • 888 Sport Betting BonusArgentina to win     5.00Bet
  • BetVictor Betting BonusOver 2.5 goals  5.25Bet
  • 10Bet Betting Bonus3-1 Correct Score 13.50Bet
  • Coral betting bonusMessi anytime goalscorer   34.00Bet

Wanna win £1 million this summer? Try the new Paddy Power prediction game Beat The Drop! Alternatively, you can try to win your £1,000,000 with The Million Pound Bet at BetVictor! Wanna start betting on the FIFA World Cup without deposit? Take a look at our free bets with no deposit needed, select your free bets and combine them with our free picks on Argentina vs Iceland right now!

33/1 Messi to score vs Iceland!

Coral offer 33/1 Messi anytime goalscorer against Iceland + £5 free bet!
Claim Here

Argentina v Iceland Free Bets & Promotions  

Looking for the best free bets for UK and international punters players. We have selected for you the best offers, promo codes and welcome bonuses from trusted and reputable betting sites! Just click the image below to access the largest collection of free bets! Choose your favourite offer, click the 'Claim' button and enjoy your betting bonus in a few simple steps!

free bets
Let your friends know about this article! Share it on your favourite social media!

Follow Us

Any questions?
Please contact us at:
info [@]
Take Time To Thinkbegambleaware and Remote Gambling aim to promote responsibility in gambling. They provide information to help you make informed decisions about your gambling.

Problem gambling? Call the National Gambling Helpline: freephone 0808 8020 133 8am to midnight, 7 days a week.

We are committed to responsible gambling and have a number of ways to help you stay in control and keep gambling fun.

You must be 18 years old or over to use this site. Please bet responsibly.