Italy vs France: Predictions, Betting Tips & Odds

Rugby Union Six Nations Italy vs France 2019
Rugby Union Six Nations 2019 Italy vs France

Saturday, March 16th, 2019 @2:30 pm
Stadio Olimpico

Italy 4.50| Draw 29.00| France 1.25

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Predictions | Betting Tips | Odds | Statistics

With little to play for in front of a hostile Italian crowd in Rome, France take on Italy, looking to avoid being upset by a proud Italian Rugby side.


It will be a tough battle and hard-fought.

The Italians have been very brave in a few close defeats in this year’s Six Nations Championship, while France have been a little disappointing.

The Italians have absolutely nothing to lose, whilst the French have little to play for.

It’s reaching a little, however, we’re predicting Italy to record a famous upset over the French in Rome.

Betting Tips

Italy to win 

Best Value on Italy v France

  • France to lead a half-time, Italy to come home with the win at Full-time
  • France to win by 1-10 points 
  • Italy to win by 1-10 points
  • Italy to score the final points of the match

Best Special Bet on Italy v France

  • A tryless match


1 x 2 Odds

Italy Draw France



Played 40. France Won 37. Italy Won 3.  0 matches Drawn.

France lead in overall for-and-against points between the two teams, 1198 to 448.

France defeated Italy 34-17 in the 2018 Six Nations in Marseille.


  • France have won 8 of the last 10 matches between the two teams – the last Italian win came in Rome in 2013.
  • Italy last defeated a so-called Tier 1 Rugby nation in 2016 (a famous 20-18 victory against South Africa in Florence)
  • France won 18 straight matches between the two teams from 1937 to 1997.
  • Between them, Italy (8) and France (1) have shared 9 of the last 11 Six Nations Championships Wooden Spoons. Scotland won the other two.

Italy 4.50| Draw 29.00| France 1.25

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