Argentina head to their upcoming match as number 3 in the FIFA world ranking. Meanwhile, there is a pretty big gap to upcoming opponents Australia. They enter the game ranked number 38 in the world.
Argentina are heavy favourites with the bookmakers to top their group. Argentina have enough quality in their ranks to also reach the final of the World Cup.
Australia arrive at the World Cup with mischief on their mind, but seeing them get beyond the group would indeed raise some eyebrows.
Argentina vs Australia Prediction
Argentina took six points from their last three matches, but started off by losing 1-2 against Saudi Arabia. They responded by beating Mexico 2-0, and followed that up by winning 0-2 against Poland. Argentina have been pretty scary, winning eight of their last 10 games across all tournaments, while also managing to draw one of the games in the process. They suffered defeat one time.
Argentina scored 28 goals, conceded three and claimed a clean sheet eight times in their last ten outings.
In their last three matches, Australia lost against France by 4-1, beat Tunisia by 0-1 winning 1-0 against Denmark. Australia won seven of their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also losing three times.
Australia are currently decent goalscorers, as they managed a bearable 15 goals in the past ten outings for an average of 1.5 goals a game. Their opponents scored a total of 13 goals, and while Australia claimed a clean sheets four times, they conceded an average of 1.3 goals per match.
Qualification to the next round looks done and dusted for Argentina as they enter the match as heavy favorite. They will for sure try to keep things tight with the aim of securing further advancement without too much difficulties. Qualification to the next round looks done and dusted for Argentina as they enter the match as heavy favorite. They will for sure try to keep things tight with the aim of securing further advancement without too much difficulties.
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Argentina vs Australia Betting Tips
Mile Jedinak shows decent form right now for Australia, as he scored two goals in his last six games in the World Cup. The visitors need more from him, though, when facing Argentina, who are strong favourites this coming Saturday. Siding with Lionel Messi also look a nice prospect as he scored three goals in his last six World Cup matches.
Argentina claimed all three points eight times in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing one along the way. They endured defeat in one of the games in this run. Australia have won seven of their last 10 games, while drawing zero and losing three in this series of matches.
Australia scored at least one goal in their last 8 matches on the spin.
Argentina scored an average of 2.8 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened seven times. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Australia's previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.5 goals in these matches. Australia scored at least once in their previous 8 matches on the bounce.
Over 2.5 goals happened one time in the past two encounters between Argentina and Australia, with Argentina scoring 2.5 goals on average per game. Australia averaged one goal, while both teams scored one time.
Argentina scored the first goal of the game an impressive ten times out of the last ten games. Australia scored the opening goal in six of the last ten games. Argentina managed to open the scoreline in no less than ten of their previous 10 games. Their opponent from Australia performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in six of their last 10 games.