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Venezuela vs Canada – Match Preview

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The Copa America quarter-final brings an exciting match between Venezuela and Canada. It will take place at the AT&T Stadium on Thursday, July 6th. The game starts at 01:00 GMT. Both teams are starting on equal footing, aiming for a semi-final spot. Victory means moving one step closer to the title, while defeat ends their journey. This match is a crucial showdown on the international stage.

Venezuela – Form

Recently, Venezuela has shown impressive form, winning three consecutive Copa America matches. They secured a 3:0 victory against Jamaica on July 1, 2024. Eduard Bello, Jose Salomon Rondon, and Eric Ramirez scored the goals. Before this, they narrowly defeated Mexico 1:0, with Rondon scoring a penalty. Their winning streak began with a 2:1 victory over Ecuador. Jhonder Cadiz and Eduard Bello scored, overcoming the odds against the slightly favored Ecuador.

Canada – Form

Canada’s recent away form has been inconsistent. Their last match, on June 30, 2024, against Chile, ended in a 0:0 draw. Before this, they won 1-0 against Peru, with Jonathan David scoring the decisive goal. However, their visit to Argentina resulted in a 2-0 loss, in line with expectations and Argentina’s strong performance.

Venezuela – Canada – Head to Head

The last time Venezuela and Canada faced off was on May 29, 2010. The match ended in a 1:1 draw during an international friendly. The last 10 matches have all ended in draws, showing a closely matched history. In the last 5 head-to-head clashes, both teams have always scored. This upcoming match is their first in 14 years, with the previous two also ending in draws.

Venezuela – Canada – Standings

As the Copa America Quarter Finals approach, standings are not a factor. Both teams are competing on neutral ground for a semi-final spot. Bookmakers favor Venezuela slightly, with odds at 2.55. A draw is at 3.10, and a Canadian win at 3.00. This suggests a close match is expected at the 1:00 AM GMT kickoff on July 6th, 2024.

Venezuela vs Canada – Top scorers

Venezuela’s attack is led by Jose Salomon Rondon with 4 goals. Eduard Bello follows with 3 goals, contributing significantly. Darwin Machis, Yeferson Soteldo, and Eric Ramirez have also scored. For Canada, Jonathan David leads with 2 goals. Cyle Larin, Alphonso Davies, Ismael Kone, and Stephen Eustaquio each have one goal, showing a diverse scoring ability.

Venezuela vs Canada – Full-Time Betting

The odds are 2.55 for Venezuela, 3.10 for a draw, and 3.00 for Canada. Venezuela’s strong form and home advantage might give them an edge. However, Canada’s inconsistent away form and the absence of key player Alphonso Davies could impact their performance. The history of draws in previous encounters may influence bettors to consider a draw.

Alternative betting markets include “halftime-fulltime” odds, with Venezuela at 3.25 and Canada at 3.75. The “draw-no-bet” market offers Venezuela at 1.727 and Canada at 2.00. “Double-chance” bets are at 1.364 for a win or draw, offering a range of betting options.

Venezuela vs Canada – Over/Under Betting

The “Over 2.5” odds are at 2.38, while “Under 2.5” is at 1.57. Given Venezuela’s form and Canada’s away game struggles, “Under 2.5” might attract bettors. Those expecting a more open game may find value in “Over 2.5”.

Venezuela vs Canada – BTTS Betting

Odds are 2.00 for “BTTS: Yes” and 1.75 for “BTTS: No”. Venezuela’s strong defense and Canada’s scoring challenges suggest “BTTS: No” might be more likely.

Venezuela vs Canada – Prediction