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Euro 2016 play-off betting tips – Ireland can do a job in Bosnia

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Following the Euro 2016 play-off draw, Bookies.com bring you five brilliant tips worth backing during next month's exciting international fixtures.

For those nations that narrowly missed out on automatic qualifying positions for next summer’s Euro 2016 finals in France, they will now face the lottery that is the play-offs.

Four countries will join those already qualified for the tournament and now know who they will play in next month’s clashes, as Sweden meet Scandinavian rivals neighbours Denmark, while Ukraine tackle Slovenia, Norway contest Hungary and the Republic of Ireland face Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Following the play-off draw, here are five intriguing tips from Bookies.com for the first legs, which will be played between November 12-14.

Norway v Hungary
The Norwegians have won all three meetings with Hungary, stretching back to 2006, and these include two consecutive victories to nil.

For the first leg, the hosts are a best-priced 21/10 with BetVictor to win to nil once again this time out at the Ullevaal Stadium. This comes against a side who scored the second-least amount of goals in qualifying of all nations currently contesting in the play-offs.

BETTING TIP: Norway win to nil @ 21/10 with BetVictor.

Bosnia and Herzegovina v Republic of Ireland
Martin O’Neill’s Boys in Green proved they can overcome anyone on their day after that sensational triumph over world champions Germany in Dublin, with Shane Long netting the decisive strike.

The Southampton forward is currently injured but his boss has claimed he should be back in time for the play-offs. Long struck the winner the only time Ireland have met Bosnia back in 2012, so the Irish have plenty of firepower and experience, making them a tasty 16/5 with Coral to bag two or more goals on their travels.

BETTING TIP: Ireland score two or more @ 16/5 with Coral.

Ukraine v Slovenia
These two countries have not met since 1999, when Slovenia prevailed with a narrow 2-1 victory on home soil before an eventual draw on the road. Both teams will be confident of securing a place in France and in this first leg match-up, the visitors are a superb 12/1 with bet365 to win and both teams scoring.

BETTING TIP: Slovenia win and both teams score @ 12/1 with bet365.

Sweden v Denmark
With the one and only Zlatan Ibrahimovic in their ranks, Sweden are expected to cruise past Denmark in their play-off encounter, especially with a favourable home first leg. The PSG marksman claimed the France finals would be dull without him, so he is an appealing 18/5 with 888Sport to open proceedings on home turf and fire his nation to France.

BETTING TIP: Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores first against Denmark @ 18/5 with 888Sport

Back Norway, Ireland, Ukraine and Sweden in fourfold acca to qualify
With the Norwegians at 8/13, O’Neill’s Ireland at 6/5, Ukraine at 4/7 and the Swedes also 8/13, with all those prices to qualify available at William Hill, they make up a fantastic fourfold acca at just over combined odds of 8/1. A £5 wager will return £45.11 and over £40 profit here.

BETTING TIP: Norway, Republic of Ireland, Ukraine and Sweden all win in fourfold acca @ over 8/1 with William Hill.

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