You are seeing offers and suggestions based on your location

WorldChange

Back to tips page

Six Nations: Wales vs Scotland Betting Tips, Predictions, Odds

Starts: 10:15 on 31 October 2020

logo

There's no title up for grabs at the Principality Stadium on Saturday but both teams will be desperately seeking to sign off in style - Scotland to claim a third win and finish with a positive balance sheet, Wales to avoid a bottom-half finish for just the second time in nine years.

Under Wayne Pivac, Wales have now lost four matches in a row, their worst run since 2016 when their schedule included three Tests in New Zealand. Only one of those defeats was at home, a 27-23 defeat to France, and their only Cardiff outing this year was a 42-0 success against Italy in February, but fans have short memories and high expectations.

Scotland by contrast are on a run of three victories, although last week's 48-7 rout of Georgia was a little too easily gained to draw any conclusions from. But the Scots looked slick while Wales struggled to break down a well organised France defence in a 38-21 defeat.

Wales vs Scotland Betting Odds

Wales are 1/2 favourites for victory and have a record of nine Six Nations wins out of ten against the Scots at home. But the days of double-figure handicaps for the hosts have gone and there is less than a converted try in it as Wales are rated six-point favourites.

That is the lowest handicap there has been this century apart from two years ago when a highly-fancied Scotland team went to Cardiff in round one of the tournament with just a three-point start and were routed 34-7. Wales have beaten the Scots on their last ten visits in the tournament and just once has the margin been by less than seven points. Backing Wales to win by 11 to 20 points, a 3/1 shot this weekend, would have won on five of those ten occasions. 

Wales vs Scotland Team News

The teams are due to be named on Thursday. Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has the kind of conundrum coaches enjoy with the option of strengthening a winning team.

The Scots ran out convincing winners against Georgia last week without Exeter players Stuart Hogg, Jonny Gray and Sam Skinner,all of whom could now figure. Fly-half Finn Russell was brought back into the fold for that game from the bench.

Full-back Liam Williams and prop Tomas Francis are available for Wales but scrum-half Rhys Webb, who started against France, looks set to miss out.  

Wales vs Scotland Prediction

Scotland (+7) to win - BET NOW

This is a fixture that has belonged to Wales in past years and Scotland fell well short of the high hopes put in them when they last ran out in Cardiff in the Six Nations.

Nonetheless, this could not be a better time for the Scots to bite back. They have a strong squad with their Exeter contingent available while Wales appear uncertain over selection following four straight defeats. 

It's hard to imagine the Millennium Stadium without a fervent, noisy home crowd but that's what the teams will face and there's no doubt the Wales players feed off the passion of their fans. Scotland struggle for tries in their first two matches against Ireland and England but they looked sharp and positive last week. They can at least keep to within a single score.

Sign up to Easyodds to use our odds comparison service for all your betting choices!

You can grab any new customer offer in our free bets section to place a wager on this match. Thank you for reading and good luck betting today!

Get all the best Six Nations odds at our extensive rugby union betting centre.

Wales vs Scotland Bookmaker Offers

Sportsbet.io logo

Täglicher Preis Boost

Sei dabei und sichere dir Top-Quoten und super Angebote. T&Cs 18+

bet365 logo

View Open Account Offer

Up to £100 in Bet Credits for new customers at bet365.Min deposit £5. Bet Credits available for use upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply.

bet365 logo

T

DESC EDited

Wales vs Scotland Free Bets

Betfair Sportsbook logo

GET UP TO £100 IN FREE BETS

New customer offer. Place 5 x £10 or more bets to receive £20 in free bets. Repeat up to 5 times to receive maximum £100 bonus. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Exchange bets excluded. Payment restrictions apply. T&Cs apply.

Paddy Power logo

€10 Euro Risk Free First Bet

Place your FIRST bet on any Sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is €10. Only deposits made using Debit/Credit Card or Apple Pay will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply. Paddy's Rewards Club: Get a €10 free bet when you place 5x bets of €10+. T&Cs apply.

Wales vs Scotland Live Streams

You can watch Union live streams with these bookmakers. You may not be able to watch this event with bookmakers due to distribution rights regarding this competition. Make sure you have an account with funds or placed a bet within the last 24 hours to watch live streams with the following bookmakers. T&Cs apply. 18+

Wales vs Scotland Frequently Asked Questions

Q

Which ground will Wales vs Scotland be played at?

Parc y Scarlets.

A
Q

What time does Wales vs Scotland start?

14:15 on Saturday, October 31.

A
Q

Where can I watch Wales vs Scotland on TV or live stream?

BBC1 will be showing the Wales v Scotland match and it will also be shown on S4C in Wales.

A
Q

What are the odds on Wales winning?

1/2.

A
Q

What are the odds on Scotland winning?

11/5.

A