Mexico vs Poland: Predictions, preview & betting odds
With both teams having excellent forwards, it could be useful to support them both to find the back of the net.
Mexico and Poland play their respective World Cup openers on Tuesday afternoon when they meet at Stadium 974 in what could be a vital Group C clash for both countries.
With Argentina overwhelmingly favorites to secure the top spot and Saudi Arabia likely to finish bottom, it would seem to be a direct battle between El Tri and the European nation for a place in the last 16.
Mexico vs Poland Latest Odds
There is nothing to choose between these teams in betting with bet365 offering a win for either nation at 9/5 (2.80)an unusual situation but one that underlines just how much a hotly contested game is expected.
Indeed, the odds for a draw are fair 2/1 (3.00) one of the lowest prizes for a stalemate we’re likely to see in the tournament, once again highlighting how balanced the teams are.
Mexico vs Poland first scorer odds
If there isn’t much to choose between the teams, then small things could make a big difference and having a striker of Robert Lewandowski’s caliber could tip the balance in Poland’s favor.
The Barcelona striker has been in exceptional form this season and is offered at 4/1 (5.00) to break the deadlock, far ahead of the Mexican Raul Jimenez who then comes on the market at 6/1 (7.00).
Arkadiusz Milik has four goals in seven starts for Juventus in Serie A this season and his price tag is 17/2 (8.50) while Hirving Lozano helped Napoli to an eight-point lead at the top of the Italian table and is priced at 8/1 (9.00).
Preview Mexico vs Poland
A close game seems to be in store in this Group C clash, and the chances of 53/100 (1.53) show that few goals are expected at the 974 stadium.
However, there could be an argument for investing in both teams to score, with neither country boasting an overly resolute defence.
In their recent UEFA Nations League campaign, Poland conceded five of their six games, with Belgium scoring six ahead of them.
Mexico, for their part, were rock solid in the CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers, but their last competitive game saw them draw 1-1 with Jamaica, while in recent fixtures friendly, they conceded against Sweden, Colombia and Paraguay.
Both teams have excellent forwards and it should be helpful to back them both up to find the net.
Mexico vs Poland Tips & Predictions
Both teams to score is available at the healthy price of 21/20 (2.05) while more than 2.5 goals are offered at 6/4 (2.50) which might also be interesting.
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