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Spain go into the match seeking to be the only international side to win three tournament finals in a row. That's a considerable feat and it will be especially intriguing to see if they can do it, as most observers (neutrals included) seem confident that the momentum is definitely on the side of the Italians in this one.


The fixture certainly reasserts Mediterranean dominance over European football with the modern technical passing game played by Spain comes up against the defensive and organized Italian style that reigned supreme during the 1980s and 1990s. There is a lot to like about the contrast between the two sides and punters can cash in on what is set to be a very solid match from a money-making perspective.

Spain are considered the outright favourites by a solid margin – with bookmakers floating them around 11/10 to win the match within 90 minutes while Italy are trading at a 3/1 margin. The draw, seeing us through to extra time and possibly penalties, would reward at 21/10.

The outright winner market sees Spain's price nearly halved with an 8/15 listing against Italy's 6/4. Both of these odds will begin to drop sharply after half-time, unless there has been a few dramatic swings already, such as one side being up 2-0 at the half.

The bookmakers favour a lower-scoring affair with 1-0 to Spain being the lowest-priced correct score result. A 5/1 price is out there right now while a 1-1 draw pays out at 11/2 and 0-0 sits at 6/1. Italy to win 1-0 trades at 8/1. That tells you a lot about how the bookmakers really expect things to shape up.

Anybody expecting a barn-burner will do well to back either side to win within 90 minutes by a 3-2 result. This is priced at 50/1 for Spain and 80 for Italy.

Spain don't usually play with a recognized striker as of late but they've still got Fernando Llorente and Fernando Torres at 6/1 to score first and 7/4 for an anytime goal. Cesc Fabregas can be backed at 2/1 anytime though it would be advisable to see their starting line-up before making any substantial wagers on that.

Italy look interesting with most of their goalscoring traffic set to go through Mario Balotelli. He's 7/4 to score anytime and 13/2 to score first or last. He's 10/1 for two or more and 50/1 for a hat-trick. Antonio Di Natale looks interesting at 10/3 anytime and Sebastian Giovinco at a 4/1 margin.

The interesting plays seems to be for the match to go through to penalties at 4/1 while a Mario Balotelli/Italy 1-0 scorecast would reward at 40/1.   

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