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Portugal will look to pick up a win over the Republic of Ireland when the two sides meet in the World Cup qualifiers this week. 

The two sides will meet on the 11th of November at 19:45 pm BST.

Portugal are just one point behind group leaders Serbia and they will be desperate to climb to the top of their group with a win here. They are in impressive form right now and the Portuguese will be the favourites to win here. 

Republic of Ireland have picked up just five points from six matches but they have been difficult to beat in their last few outings. 

Republic of Ireland vs Portugal team news

Republic of Ireland possible starting lineup: Bazunu; Omobamidele, Duffy, Egan; Doherty, Hendrick, Cullen, Browne, McClean; Robinson, Idah

Portugal possible starting lineup: Patricio; Dalot, Pepe, Dias, Cancelo; Moutinho, Palhinha, Fernandes; Felix, Ronaldo, Jota

Republic of Ireland vs Portugal form guide

Republic of Ireland are unbeaten in five of their last six matches across all competitions. However, they have just won twice in that period. 

Portugal are coming into this game on the back of five straight wins across all competitions. They have picked up two wins and two draws in their last five meetings against the Republic of Ireland as well. 

Republic of Ireland vs Portugal betting odds

Here are the latest betting odds for Republic of Ireland vs Portugal from Betfred:


• Republic of Ireland 17/2
• Draw – 18/5
• Portugal – 4/11

Total goals:

• Over 2.5 – 14/19
• Under – 5/4

Republic of Ireland vs Portugal prediction

Portugal are the better team here and they should be able to grind out all three points. Ireland have made themselves difficult to beat but they have struggled against Portugal in their recent meetings. 

Portugal have scored 7 goals in their last two matches against Ireland and this should be another comfortable win for them. 

Prediction: Portugal to win. 

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