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Jamaica vs Venezuela – Match Preview

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On Saturday, July 1st, Jamaica will host Venezuela at Q2 Stadium for a crucial Copa America Grp. B match. The game is set to start at 00:00 GMT. Jamaica, at the bottom of the group with zero points, faces a tough challenge against Venezuela. Venezuela leads the group with 6 points. Jamaica aims to earn some pride, while Venezuela seeks to maintain their lead. Despite the odds favoring Venezuela, surprises can happen in football.

Jamaica – Form

Jamaica has shown strong form at home, winning their last two matches. They defeated Dominica 3:2 on June 9th and won 1:0 against the Dominican Republic. They also secured a 1:0 victory over Panama. The win against Dominica was unexpected, showcasing Jamaica’s potential. These results suggest Jamaica’s home performance could be key in their next game.

Venezuela – Form

Venezuela has improved their away performance recently. They won 1-0 against Mexico in their latest Copa America match on June 27, 2024. Jose Salomon Rondon scored the only goal. Before this, they beat Ecuador 2-1, ending a five-match winless streak. Their third latest match was a draw against Guatemala. These results mark a significant improvement for Venezuela.

Jamaica – Venezuela – Head to Head

The last match between Jamaica and Venezuela was on June 5, 2016. Venezuela won 1-0 in the Copa America. Venezuela has won three of their last four matches against Jamaica. These encounters have been low-scoring, with goals usually under 3.5. Jamaica has struggled, failing to score in three of the last four matches against Venezuela.

Jamaica – Venezuela – Standings

Jamaica is currently last in Copa America Grp. B, with no points from two matches. They have scored once and conceded four times. Venezuela is at the top with six points, having scored three times and conceded once. This performance difference makes Jamaica the underdog in this matchup.

Jamaica vs Venezuela – Top scorers

Shamar Nicholson leads Jamaica’s attack with 6 goals in the Copa America. Michail Antonio and Bobby Reid, along with defenders Dexter Lembikisa and Gregory Leigh, have also contributed. This shows a strong offensive team. Venezuela’s Jose Salomon Rondon has scored 3 goals. Darwin Machis and Eduard Bello have added 2 goals each. Yeferson Soteldo and Jefferson Savarino have also scored, highlighting a versatile attack.

Jamaica vs Venezuela – Full-Time Betting

The odds for the match at Q2 Stadium are: 4.20 for Jamaica, 3.40 for a draw, and 1.91 for Venezuela. These odds suggest Venezuela is the favorite. Jamaica’s challenge is greater due to Michail Antonio’s injury and their performance so far. Venezuela has won 3 of their last 4 matches against Jamaica.

Jamaica vs Venezuela – Over/Under Betting

The odds for “Over 2.5” goals are 2.30 and “Under 2.5” goals are 1.615. The history between these teams suggests a low-scoring game. Jamaica’s recent scoring record and Venezuela’s defensive strength support the “Under 2.5” option. However, “Over 2.5” could appeal to those expecting a change in the trend.

Jamaica vs Venezuela – BTTS Betting

The odds are 2.05 for “Yes” and 1.70 for “No” in the BTTS market. Jamaica’s difficulty in scoring and Venezuela’s defensive record make “BTTS: No” the more likely outcome. This reflects the teams’ recent performances and historical matchups.

Jamaica vs Venezuela – Prediction