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Argentina vs Peru – Match Preview

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Argentina is set to host Peru at the neutral Hard Rock Stadium on Saturday, June 30th. The game kicks off at 00:00 GMT. Argentina leads Group A with 6 points and has yet to concede a goal. Peru, however, is at the group’s bottom with just one point and is struggling to score. This match is crucial for both teams. Argentina aims to secure their advancement, while Peru seeks a win to keep their hopes alive. Bookmakers predict a win for Argentina, highlighting the challenge Peru faces.

Argentina – Form

Argentina has shown commendable form at home, securing three consecutive wins. They beat Chile 1:0 on June 26, 2024, in a Copa America match. Lautaro Martinez scored the only goal. Before this, they defeated Canada 2:0 with goals from Julian Alvarez and Lautaro Martinez. Their winning streak continued with a 1:0 victory over Ecuador in a friendly match, albeit with a slimmer margin than expected.

Peru – Form

Peru has had mixed results in their last three games. They faced a 0:1 defeat against Canada in the Copa America on June 25, 2024. The team then drew 0:0 with Chile in another Copa America match, defying expectations. Before these tournaments, they secured a 1:0 win over El Salvador in a friendly match. Despite varied outcomes, these results were in line with bookmakers’ predictions.

Argentina – Peru – Head to Head

The last encounter between Argentina and Peru was on October 18, 2023. Argentina won 2-0 in a World Cup Qualification CONMEBOL match. In their last 10 meetings, Argentina has won 6 times. Peru has not won any, and 4 matches ended in draws. This shows Argentina’s dominance. In the last 5 matches, both teams scored in only 1 game. Argentina has not lost to Peru in their last 17 encounters, winning the last 3 without conceding a goal.

Argentina – Peru – Standings

As Round 3 of the Copa America Group A approaches, Argentina leads with 6 points. They have scored 3 goals and conceded none. Peru is in 4th place with just one point. They have not scored and have conceded once. The teams are separated by 3 ranks and 5 points, highlighting Peru’s challenge in their next match.

Argentina vs Peru – Top scorers

Lionel Messi and Lautaro Martinez lead Argentina’s attack, each scoring five times. Angel Di Maria, Nicolas Otamendi, and Enzo Fernandez have each added two goals. This shows the depth of Argentina’s scoring ability. Peru’s goals have been more spread out, with Gianluca Lapadula, Edison Flores, Piero Quispe, Sergio Pena, and Joao Grimaldo each scoring once. This suggests a team that relies on a collective effort.

Argentina vs Peru – Full-Time Betting

Bookmakers favor Argentina with odds of 1.50 for a win. A draw stands at 4.10, and an away win for Peru at 7.00. Argentina’s strong form and head-to-head record make them favorites. Peru’s challenge is amplified by their difficulty in securing away wins. Despite this, Argentina’s depth is expected to offset the absence of key players like Gonzalo Montiel and Lisandro Martinez.

For alternative betting markets, the “halftime-fulltime” bet on Argentina is at 2.10. The “draw-no-bet” option for Argentina offers a refund on a draw at 1.167. “Double-chance” bets for an Argentina win or draw are at 1.10, appealing to those balancing risk and reward.

Argentina vs Peru – Over/Under Betting

The odds for “Over 2.5” goals are at 2.20, while “Under 2.5” goals are at 1.667. Argentina’s defense has been strong against Peru, with recent victories featuring less than 2.5 goals. Peru has struggled to score, making “Under 2.5” goals at 1.667 a compelling option for bettors.

Argentina vs Peru – BTTS Betting

Odds for “Yes” in the BTTS market are at 2.25, and “No” at 1.571. In the last 10 head-to-head matches, both teams scored in 3 games. Argentina’s recent defensive record and Peru’s scoring struggles suggest “BTTS: No” at 1.571 is likely.

Argentina vs Peru – Prediction