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Argentina vs Canada – Match Preview

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The Copa America is nearing its end, with Argentina and Canada preparing for a Semi Finals showdown. They will compete at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. The match is on Tuesday, July 10th, 2024, starting at 00:00 GMT. It promises to be an exciting match on neutral territory. Both teams are eager to reach the tournament’s final stage. Argentina is the bookmakers’ favorite and hopes to use their higher team rating and fan support to win. Canada aims to surprise everyone and progress in this prestigious tournament.

Argentina – Form

Argentina has shown strong form at home in the Copa America. They drew 1-1 with Ecuador on July 5, 2024, then won on penalties. This result met bookmakers’ expectations. They beat Peru 2-0 before that, showing a commanding performance. Their victory against Chile, a close 1-0 win away, continued their streak of expected outcomes. Lautaro Martinez scored the goal. These results show Argentina’s consistency and the confidence from bookmakers and fans.

Canada – Form

Canada’s recent performance has been varied. Their last game was on July 6, 2024, against Venezuela in the Copa America Quarter Finals. It ended in a 1:1 draw, leading to a win in the penalty shootout. This outcome was unexpected by bookmakers. Before this, they won 1:0 against Peru, thanks to a goal by Jonathan David in the 74th minute. Their match against Chile ended in a goalless draw. These results have matched the predictions for Canada’s last three games.

Argentina – Canada – Head to Head

The last game between Argentina and Canada was on June 21, 2024. Argentina won 2:0 in the Copa America. In their last 10 matches, Argentina has won 2 times, and Canada has not won yet. This shows Argentina’s clear advantage in these matchups. In the last 5 games, Argentina has won the last two without conceding a goal. This includes a 5:0 win in a friendly in May 2010.

Argentina – Canada – Standings

As the semi-finals approach, the focus is on the teams’ knockout abilities. The game will be at the neutral MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Standings are not a factor as both teams aim for the final. Argentina, with odds of 1.36, is the favorite. Canada, with odds of 9.50, hopes to achieve a historic win on July 10th.

Argentina vs Canada – Top scorers

Lautaro Martinez leads Argentina’s attack with 7 goals in this Copa America. Lionel Messi follows with 5 goals. Nicolas Otamendi has scored 3 goals from defense. Both Angel Di Maria and Alexis Mac Allister have added 2 goals each. For Canada, Jonathan David is the top scorer with 3 goals. Alphonso Davies has scored 2 goals from defense. Ismael Kone and Jacob Shaffelburg have each added 2 goals. Cyle Larin has scored once.

Argentina vs Canada – Full-Time Betting

Bookmakers favor Argentina with odds of 1.36 for a win. This is based on their record of not losing 59 of their last 61 matches. Canada, with odds of 9.50 for a win, faces a challenge, especially without key player Alphonso Davies. The odds for a draw are 4.75. The “halftime-fulltime” bet for Argentina leading at both intervals is at 1.909. The “draw-no-bet” option for Argentina is at 1.111. The “double-chance” bet for an Argentina win or draw is at 1.071.

Argentina vs Canada – Over/Under Betting

The odds for Over 2.5 goals are set at 2.00 and Under 2.5 goals at 1.80. Argentina’s dominance and high-scoring games suggest a match with many goals. Canada’s recent games also indicate they can contribute to the score. Betting on Over 2.5 goals at 2.00 could be valuable.

Argentina vs Canada – BTTS Betting

The odds for “Both Teams to Score” are 2.375 for “Yes” and 1.533 for “No.” Argentina’s recent clean sheets suggest a “No” bet. However, Canada’s ability to score in recent games makes “Yes” a tempting option. The safer bet, based on past matches, is “BTTS: No” at 1.533.

Argentina vs Canada – Prediction