France vs Bahrain by GameChanger
First of I need to say that there wasn't much info like I wanted it to be but I managed to collect enough information to consider this to be "safe" value bet.
France is European U19 Handball Champion and Bahrain is Asian Handball Champion but if we dig deeper we could see a huge quality differental in these achivements.
First of France won that Championship two years in the row and as we know they have amazing handball academies and schools which are producing top tier players every year, also they looked almost invicible couple of years now and I don't think that they will lose quality, especially now when French handball league is growing every year.
Bahrain won Asian Handball Championship U19 but there were some suspicious under that Championship, mostly because refereeing and Bahrain being a host that wasn't very strange. Except that they had a lot close matches and they won 2 goals difference agains Saudi Arabia and Japan in final but before that they went with draw against Japan in groups so they weren't so dominante as France was in Europe. Also, it's worth mentioning that they were fourth in 2014 Asian Handball Championship which is a big difference considering quality of Asian handball teams.
I didn't have a lot of info about Bahrain players but I had about France national team. They have couple of big names in that squad including Dourte who is a 19 years old pivot with 206 cm height and 105 kg weight which should represent great threat to unexperienced young Bahrain players. Also Dyaln Nahi will be in a team and he is very young (16 years old) and promising PSG player who should be one of the best handball players in France in a couple of years and fact that PSG bought him when he was 15 years old says a lot about him.
All in allI think that France has a lot more quality than Bahrain, they have players with more experience and they are playing in a lot better clubs which have great trainers. Also, France had a good preparation games with good Croatia in which they won 2 times and lost 1 time but have in mind that Croatia was in 2016 European U18 Handball Championship so they are very good team and I personally think that them playing against such a strong opponent should help them in this opening game and these players played a lot more tough games than Bahrein players who are playing mostly in Bahrain national league.
Pick: France wins with 11 or more goals difference (-10.5 handicap)
|France -10.5||Unibet||1.85||10||42-20 WON (+8.5 units)|
* Odds as of post published time and are subject to change.