First Goalscorer Betting Tips Scotland v Germany

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Author: Paul Reece

Tags: Football EURO 2016 Free Bets

Published: 11:18 06/09/2015

Scotland welcome Germany to Hampden Park on Monday (KO 7.45pm) and must beat the reigning World Cup champions to stand any chance of reaching Euro 2016.

Friday's disappointing 1-0 defeat in Georgia has left Gordon Strachan's men fourth in Group after the Republic of Ireland thrashed Gibraltar 4-0. 

Anything less than three points against Joachim Löw's side could end their hopes of reaching the finals in France next summer. 

With so much riding on Monday's game, the first goalscorer market should be an interesting proposition for anyone watching the game and there is plenty to consider. 

Goalscorer Second Chance

Out of the four sides in Group D still in with a realistic prospect of reaching Euro 2016, Scotland are the lowest goalscorers. The home side have netted just 12 goals in seven games, with six of those coming against minnows Gilbraltar. 

Shaun Maloney, back in English football with Hull City, has netted four goals in seven games. The former Celtic striker netted the only goal as Scotland beat the Republic Ireland 1-0 at Hampden and the dramatic equaliser when the two met at the Aviva Stadium.

While Steven Fletcher, out of form at Sunderland, has three goals in seven games. All three goals, however, came against Gibraltar. 

The Germans, meanwhile, have Thomas Muller. The prolific attacker has netted six goals in six games in Group D, including both goals against Scotland in the reverse fixture last September. 

And the Bayern Munich forward arrives in fine form, netting the first goal as Germany beat Poland 3-1 on Friday night and scoring five goals in his first three league games for Bayern this season and the World Cup golden boot winner unsurprisingly heads the market at 10/3 to the opening the scoring.  

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