Uruguay vs Ecuador: prediction for the World Cup qualifier
Uruguay put up a decent performance in Copa America, team advanced into the knock-out stages, but lost to Colombia in the quarter-final match.
In three most recent rounds Oscar Tabarez' men had two draws against Venezuela (0:0) and Peru (1:1) and then recorded a victory over Bolivia (4:2). Team has a weak defensive line, they conceded more than one goal per game.
Ecuador national team also put up a successful performance in Copa America, they managed to advance into the playoffs. But The Tricolors were eliminated in the round of 16, where they were beaten by Argentina (0:3).
In the qualification for the 2022 World Cup Gustavo Alfaro's men have four victories and 13 points after eight matches, which brought them a third spot in the standings. In the most recent match team had a draw against Chile (0:0).
Two out of five most recent head-to-head matches ended with that score
In five most recent home matches team scored three goals after half-time
In all four most recent home matches of Uruguay this bet won
In head-to-head matches teams exchanged home victories for the most of the time, so we are expecting another victory for the home team. Both teams are looking great, but hosts have a better squad.
Our prediction - Uruguay to win
Head-to-head matches between those teams are usually high-scoring. We are expecting the same result in this game, so we offer to place a bet on total over.
Our second bet is on total over 2,5 goals