Argentina take on Mexico in round two of the World Cup group stage. The upcoming game will take place at Lusail Stadium this coming Saturday.
Following the first round of the World Cup group stage, Argentina are number four on zero points, while Mexico have one point as number three. Argentina sit as number three, while Mexico enter their match this coming Saturday as number 13 in the FIFA world ranking.
Argentina are heavy favourites with the bookmakers to top their group. Argentina have enough quality in their ranks to also reach for a final at the World Cup.
Few people expect Mexico to be challenging for the title, but with the right amount of luck, they have enough spunk to squeeze into the next round.
Argentina vs Mexico Prediction
In their last three matches, Argentina beat Honduras by 3-0 and Jamaica by 3-0, before losing against Saudi Arabia by 1-2. 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.
There are no shortage of goals, when Argentina enter the pitch, as they pulled off a formidable average of 2.7 goals per game. An excellent total of 27 goals scored, while allowing four goals against. The latter makes an average of 0.4 conceded per game. During this run, they fought their way to a clean sheet seven times.
In their previous three matches, Mexico beat Iraq 4-0, lost 1-2 against Sweden and drew 0-0 with Poland. Mexico claimed three wins in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing three along the way. They endured defeat in four of the games in this run.
Mexico scored 12 goals, conceded ten and managed a clean sheet five times in their previous ten matches.
Missing out on three points in their upcoming World Cup group match will be next to scandalous for Argentina. Assuming a few more tough matches are coming up, securing a win here is essential. Mexico have a mountain to climb in the second round of the World Cup, judging by the prices with the bookmakers. Anything but a defeat will be a remarkable result.
Argentina vs Mexico Stats
- Argentina have not lost 36 of the last 37 matches
- Argentina have scored in 33 of the last 35 matches
- Argentina have won 7 of the last 9 matches without conceding a goal
- In 14 of the last 16 Argentina matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Argentina have won 5 of the last 6 matches while scoring more than 2.5 goals
- In 16 of the last 18 Mexico matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Mexico have scored in 6 of the last 8 matches
- In 3 of the last 4 Mexico matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Mexico have not won 5 of the last 7 matches
Argentina vs Mexico Lineups
Argentina vs Mexico Betting Tips
As the new World Cup campaign has recently started, we are still a bit in the dark, as to which striker will dominate the top scorer table for Argentina and Mexico this season. However, there might be some interesting prospects, when looking at the list of players who are in the best form at the moment.
In their last 10 matches across all tournaments Argentina won eight times, drew one and lost one time. Mexico claimed three wins, drew three times and lost four in their last 10 games across all tournaments.
Argentina have beaten Mexico in three consecutive meetings.
Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of Argentina’s last ten home matches across the tournaments. They scored an average of 2.7 goals in the process. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Mexico, who managed to score 1.2 times in those matches. Argentina scored at least one goal in their last 10 matches.
The last ten encounters between Argentina and Mexico saw over 2.5 goals scored six times, with Argentina averaging 2.4 goals a game. Mexico scored 0.7 goals on average in these, as both teams scored six times in this run.
The last three World Cup meetings between Argentina and Mexico had over 2.5 goals. Argentina managed to score at least one goal in their last three encounters in the World Cup against Mexico. Mexico scored at least once in their last three World Cup matches against Argentina.
Argentina scored the first goal of the match an impressive nine times in the last ten home games. Mexico scored the opening goal in four of a possible ten games. Argentina have been ready from the outset, scoring the opening goal no less than ten times in their previous 10 outings. Mexico scored the first goal of the game in four of their last 10 games. Both Team have scored in 3 last consecutive meetings between Argentina and Mexico.