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Uruguay vs Panama – Match Preview

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Uruguay is set to face Panama at the Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday, June 24th. The match kicks off at 01:00 GMT. This opening game of Copa America Grp. C sees both teams eager for a strong start. Uruguay, the favorites with odds of 1.30, aims to live up to expectations. Panama, with odds of 11.00, is ready to challenge and seek an upset. This clash promises intense competition from the outset.

Uruguay – Form

Uruguay’s performance has been inconsistent recently. They suffered a 0:4 loss to Mexico on June 6, 2024, in a surprising turn of events. Before this, they drew 0:0 with Costa Rica on June 1. Their match on March 26 ended in a 2:1 defeat to Ivory Coast. Despite their talented squad, scoring has been a challenge. They aim to improve their offense in the upcoming game.

Panama – Form

Panama has shown varied results in their recent games, with two victories and one defeat. They lost 0:1 to Paraguay on June 16, 2024, in an unexpected result. However, they previously secured wins against Montserrat and Guyana, scoring 3:1 and 2:0 respectively. Despite the recent loss, their earlier wins align with expectations.

Uruguay – Panama – Head to Head

The last match between Uruguay and Panama was on June 11, 2022. Uruguay won 5:0 in this friendly match. Uruguay has won all 10 of their last encounters, showcasing their dominance. In the last 5 matches, Panama has not scored against Uruguay. This underlines Uruguay’s defensive strength and Panama’s scoring difficulties.

Uruguay – Panama – Standings

Both teams are starting with a clean slate in Copa America Grp. C at the Hard Rock Stadium. Currently, they have 0 points each, with Uruguay ranked 4th and Panama 2nd due to alphabetical order. The standings show no clear advantage yet. Uruguay is favored to win this match, according to bookmakers. Both teams aim to establish an early lead in the tournament.

Uruguay vs Panama – Top scorers

Darwin Nunez leads Uruguay’s attack with 8 goals. Nicolas de la Cruz has also contributed 3 goals. Federico Valverde, Mathias Olivera, and Ronald Araujo have each scored once. This shows Uruguay’s varied scoring sources. For Panama, Jose Luis Rodriguez and Jose Fajardo are the top scorers with 3 goals each. Michael Murillo, Christian Martinez, and Edgar Barcenas have also scored, indicating Panama’s diverse attacking options.

Uruguay vs Panama – Full-Time Betting

Uruguay is the clear favorite with odds of 1.30 for a win. A draw is at 5.25, and Panama’s win is at 11.00. Uruguay’s strong home record and their wins over Panama make them the favorites. Panama faces a challenge, especially without Michael Murillo. For bettors, the “halftime-fulltime” bet on Uruguay offers odds of 1.80. The “draw-no-bet” for Uruguay is at 1.071. The “double-chance” bet for a Uruguay win or draw is at 1.05.

Uruguay vs Panama – Over/Under Betting

The odds for “Over 2.5” goals are at 1.75, and “Under 2.5” at 2.05. Uruguay’s offensive strength and Panama’s defensive struggles suggest a high-scoring game. The “Over 2.5” option at 1.75 is appealing for those expecting Uruguay to continue their scoring trend.

Uruguay vs Panama – BTTS Betting

Odds for ‘Yes’ in the BTTS market are at 2.20, and ‘No’ at 1.615. Uruguay’s defensive record and Panama’s scoring challenges suggest that ‘BTTS: No’ at 1.615 is likely. This reflects the expected outcome for this match.

Uruguay vs Panama – Prediction