If we said that a team hasn’t won for four games, has the second weakest attack in the South American series, and the second weakest home record, would you guess who we’re talking about?
If you haven’t guessed Argentina, we can’t blame you – nobody in the football world could predict they would look so bad during these qualifiers – and the Columbians will surely look to take advantage of this.
Argentina vs Colombia – 15/11/2016
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FT Result: Argentina 1.50 or 1/2 Draw 4.20 or 16/5 Colombia 8.50 or 15/2
Total Goals Over/Under 2.5: Over 2.15 or 23/20 Under 1.66 or 4/6
Both Teams To Score: Yes 2.37 or 11/8 No 1.53 or 8/15
Colombia is currently sitting 3rd, with 18 points, just 2 over their adversaries. They haven’t lost since the 1-2 defeat against Brazil 4 games ago, and seem in good shape at the moment.
They’ve shown very clearly that they can win anywhere when they are at their best, and also have players who can decide a game with an individual effort.
Overall, they are clearly one of the better teams in the series – and a draw against Argentina would also work for them.
On the other hand, we don’t even know where to begin when talking about how disappointing Argentina plays.
They’re coming after a 3-0 defat against Brazil, only have 2 home wins out of the 5 games they’ve played so far, and haven’t won any of their last 4 games – which include draws against Peru and Venezuela.
It’s safe to say that the Argentinians absolutely need a win against Colombia – both for their morale and for the fact that a defeat would send them ever further from top-4 spots.
Argentina vs Colombia Betting Tips
That being said, we wouldn’t want to go for any outright bets for this game, simply because the home team’s desperation can lead to anything from a 5-0 win to a 0-3 defeat.
We expect to see goals, so: over 1,5 goals is the safe bet, over 2,5 is a good idea, while ” both teams to score ” would be our pick for the day.
Messi will find himself on the scoresheet since an entire country is rooting for him. Will it be enough, though?
Total Goals: Over 2.5 @ 2.15 or 23/20
Both Teams To Score: Yes @ 2.40 or 7/5