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Michael Owen’s Betting Tips for England’s game against Malta

Former Manchester United and Liverpool forward Michael Owen claims that he is expecting Harry Kane to come up with first goal in the match against Malta.


England are against Malta in a World Cup qualification match and victory for Gareth Southgate’s team in this game will put them one step closer towards sealing a place to the World Cup 2018. England are expected to get a comfortable victory since Malta are one of the lowest ranked teams in the world. The opponents have been able to achieve no wins in the opening six matches of the season while they have also been able to score only two goals.

Malta, though, are considered as the weakest team in the group and England are expected to put past several goals against this opponent. However, Owen is going with Harry Kane in order to open the scoring. Even though the striker has not yet scored in the Premier league campaign with Tottenham, he remains the best option for England in the wake of Wayne Rooney’s early retirement. Owen says that Kane is available at an attractive price in order to open the scoring.

Since the odds to back England for a victory are extremely short, it is recommended to go with a selection like Harry Kane in order to open the first goal of the game.

“England are a 13/10 chance on the handicap against Malta on Friday, and I think they should beat the minnows by four or more goals accordingly.As mentioned, Harry Kane looks an automatic starter at the pinnacle of England’s attack and he seems a fair price at 9/4 to open the scoring. Kane is the 5/4 favourite to be England’s leading goalscorer in qualifying for next year’s World Cup and I think he represents terrific value,” said Owen.