Scotland v Tonga Prediction, Odds & Betting Tips - RWC '23

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TournamentRugby World Cup 2023
Timetable4.45 PM - 24 Sep 23
PredictionScotland to win!
OddsScotland to Win @ 1.03
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Match prediction 23 of 48 of our Rugby World Cup 2023 betting series.

Steven's prediction accuracy 2023: ✔️ 84.00%.

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Week three's penultimate match will be Scotland v Tonga in Pool B of the Rugby World Cup. The match will be on Sunday, the 24th of September, with kick-off at 4.45 p.m.

Officiating this match will be referee Karl Dickson, helped from the touch lines by Nika Amashukeli and Craig Evans. Reviewing the key decisions from the bunker will be TMO Ben Whitehouse.

Scotland and Tonga have come head-to-head in the past a total of five times. The Scots have claimed 80% of those games, with the Tongans only managed the one win. The last time they played, at Murrayfield, the home crowd saw their opposition take a complete beating, 60-14. I'm sure the travelling Scottish fans would love to see the same again, but will Ikale Tahi give them the opportunity? I suppose we should find out with my Scotland v Tonga prediction.

💯 Scotland v Tonga Betting Odds Rugby World Cup

For betting fans out there, I have included what odds are on the market from my favourite rugby bookmakers in the following sections.

🥇 Scotland v Tonga Match Winner Odds

There's short, and then there's Scotland v Tonga match winner odds. Nevertheless, you can find out the full range of what the bookies are offering in the table below.


➕ Scotland v Tonga Handicap 3-Way Odds

A 25-point handicap margin isn't the largest we've seen in this Rugby World Cup, but it doesn't speak good things for the suspected performance of Tonga. See full handicap betting options in the table.


🏮 Scotland v Tonga Asian Handicap Odds

Those looking for a slightly different handicap margin may be pleased to discover the range of Asian handicap options below.


Odds are accurate as of time of writing. Odds are subject to change. Please visit each bookmaker's respective website for the latest offers.

🔍 Scotland v Tonga Winner Prediction

Pundits may call this game less of a test match and more of a test mismatch. Scotland have really proved their worth under Gregor Townsend and find themselves in fifth place in the world rankings compared to the minnows of Tonga in 16th. Furthermore, the Scots have managed to string together four wins from six in their last international matches whilst Tonga have managed the exact opposite, winning only two and coming up second-best four times.

We could look at recent Rugby World Cup form and decide that this could be a close game, based on the fact that both teams have lost their first and only games so far, but when you consider that Scotland managed a tight 18-3 game against South Africa, the defending world champions, and Tonga were hammered in their first game against Ireland, 59-16, the gap in quality may be more apparent than ever.

The one thing that could really lift the Tongans in this match would be a typical Tongan rowdy crowd. Given they will not have their usual influential fan base in France on Sunday and that Scotland will likely get the better deal of the 16th man, all hope seems gone.

Tonga will bully Scotland with their impressive pack, but I can see Scotland weathering the storm and putting the Sea Eagles back out to sea. I believe Scotland will win this game by 30 points.

My Scotland v Tonga winner prediction: Scotland to win!

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✔️ Scotland v Tonga Betting Tips

1️⃣ Match Winner: Scotland to Win

The match winner odds are short. The best option would be Scotland to win at 1.03 at Betway. At least the match will be interesting, even if betting on this market is not.

2️⃣ Handicap Winner: Scotland to Win (-25)

I think Scotland are going to hand out a pasting of 30 points in this match, so it may be worth considering Scotland to win (-25) at 1.91 at BoyleSports. Just remember that the Scots may opt to field a second team in this match, so any experimentation on that front could lead to less of a win for the Europeans. With that in mind, be sensible with what you are willing to bet on this market!

📰 Rugby World Cup News for Scotland v Tonga

Discover the latest news for both teams ahead of Scotland v Tonga.

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📺 Previous Scotland v Tonga Highlights

Enjoy all of the highlights from the last Scotland v Tonga game with the video below.

⚡ RWC Scotland v Tonga Prediction Overview

1️⃣ When is Scotland v Tonga kick-off?

Kick-off for Scotland v Tonga will be 4.45 p.m. IST on Sunday, the 24th of September 2023. The match will be played at Stade de Nice, Nice.

2️⃣ Who is my Scotland v Tonga winner?

I believe that Scotland will win this Rugby World Cup Pool B match by 30 points.

3️⃣ What are some Scotland v Tonga betting tips?

Out of the most popular rugby betting markets for Scotland v Tonga, I would offer the following betting tips:

  1. Match winner betting tip: Scotland to win at 1.03 at Betway.
  2. Handicap betting tip: Scotland to win (-25) at 1.91 at BoyleSports.

4️⃣ Can I get free bets for Scotland v Tonga?

Yes, a lot of my favourite bookies offer free bets that you can use for Scotland v Tonga. Find out more about Scotland v Tonga free bets in our dedicated bookmaker promotions section above.

Scotland to win!

✒️ Steven Brown - International Sports Writer and Tipster

This Scotland v Tonga prediction was written by Steven Brown. Steven is an internationally revered rugby coach and sports writer. Steven's technical knowledge of the game, built upon numerous coaching qualifications and experiences as a Director of Rugby for clubs in both hemispheres, make him invaluable to us at Channelling his extensive experience and keen analysis, his predictions are able to provide insight into aspects of the game that regular fans and pundits may have otherwise missed. It is Steven's dedication to his prediction-writing that has, so far, made him one of the top rugby writers in Europe.

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