It has been a disappointing qualifying campaign for both of the sides in Group J who are basically scrapping for second place along with Slovakia and Luxembourg with Portugal way out ahead in first.

Only wins will do for these two now, but they have been hard to come by with Iceland winning just once in their last 11 outings, and Bosnia-Herzegovina losing four of their last five fixtures in competitions.

A nervous contest looks likely in Reykjavik on Monday where there could be further disappointment for the home side.

Iceland vs Bosnia & Herzegovina Tips

  • Bosnia-Herzegovina to win @ 6/4
  • Over 1.5 Bosnia-Herzegovina goals @ 13/8

Team news

Iceland’s Horour Magnusson was sent off in the 3-1 defeat to Luxembourg on Friday so will miss this crucial contest. Alfons Sampsted looks set to replace him but Iceland otherwise have a clean bill of health.

Bosnia-Herzegovina have no injury concerns and are likely to stick with the side who beat Liechtenstein 2-1 on Friday.

Bosnia-Herzegovina to win @ 6/4

Bosnia-Herzegovina have never qualified for the European Championships and their chances of making next summer’s finals in Germany are hanging by a thread following two wins and three losses in the current campaign.

However, this looks a good opportunity to keep their hopes alive while all-but eliminating one of their rivals to finish second to Portugal.

Iceland thrilled in the 2016 finals but their fortunes have faded in the following years and they look set to miss out on Euro 2024. Only a win will do here but, having won one of their last 11 matches, it is hard to have too much faith in Age Hareide’s men who were well beaten by Monday’s opponents back in March.

It was 3-0 to Bosnia-Herzegovina on that occasion in Zenica, and although it may not be as comfortable this time around, another Bosnia win is expected.

They got back on track with a 2-1 win over Liechtenstein on Friday and a similar scoreline could go in their favour in Reykjavik on Monday.

Over 1.5 Bosnia-Herzegovina goals @ 13/8

Wins have been hard to come by for both of the sides but Bosnia are averaging a goal a game in this qualifying campaign but they are fancied to score at least twice in Reykjavik on Monday evening.

They bagged two against Liechtenstein on Friday and they will be doing everything they can to secure a vital victory. Veteran striker Edin Dzeko will likely lead the line for Bosnia-Herzegovina and he showed he can still do the business with the opening goal against Liechtenstein.

Iceland have conceded nine times in this qualifying campaign, including three against Bosnia in March so a bet on Monday’s visitors to score last least twice could yield a decent return.

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