Ace Football previews the World Cup round 3 match between Poland and Argentina and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Poland take on Argentina at Stadium 974 in their third match at the World Cup. The last game of Group C takes place on Wednesday.
Poland have four points as number one after the first two rounds of the Group C games, with Argentina ranked as number two with three points. Poland arrive at this match placed as number 26 in the FIFA world ranking, while Argentina sit as number 3 in the world.
Winning their group might be too much to expect; however, it would be a big surprise to see Poland packing their bags before the knock-out stage. They currently sit above Argentina in Group C and are hopeful of making it to the knockouts.
Current position in the World Cup table: Poland vs Argentina
One win and one draw is a thoroughly acceptable outcome from the two first World Cup games this season. Poland won’t be short on spirit ahead of their next encounter. Having so far lost and won a match in Group C, Argentina still have the next round firmly in sight. A win here would go a long way to keep that target in sight and get through to the next round.
Team form: Poland vs Argentina
In their last three matches, Poland won 1-0 against Chile, before settling for a point in a 0-0 draw against Mexico. They were back on top last time out, defeating Saudi Arabia 2-0. The Eagles claimed five wins in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing two along the way. They endured three defeats in this run.
Six points are Argentina have to show from their past three matches, as they beat Jamaica by 3-0. This was followed by a 1-2 defeat against Saudi Arabia, before winning 2-0 against Mexico. The Albiceleste have been pretty scary, winning eight of their last 10 games across all tournaments, while also managing one draw of the games in the process. They were defeated one time in this run.
Betting facts for Poland and Argentina
Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Poland and Argentina. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.
- In the last 6 Poland matches, the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 10 of the last 12 Poland matches, the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Poland have won 3 of the last 4 matches without conceding a goal
- In 3 of the last 4 Poland matches, the sum of goals was under 1.5
- Poland have not lost the last 4 matches in a row
- Argentina have not lost 37 of the last 38 matches
- Argentina have won 8 of the last 10 matches without conceding a goal
- Argentina have scored in 34 of the last 36 matches
- In 15 of the last 17 Argentina matches, the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Argentina have won 9 of the last 11 matches
Players to watch: Poland vs Argentina
As the new World Cup campaign has recently started, we are still a bit in the dark, as to which striker will dominate the top scorer table for Poland and Argentina this season. However, there might be some interesting prospects, when looking at the list of players who are in the best form at the moment.
Popular markets: Poland vs Argentina
Poland claimed all three points five times in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing two along the way. They endured defeat in three of the games in this run. Argentina have won eight of their last 10 games, while drawing one and losing one in this series of matches. Argentina were on the scoreboard at least once in their previous 11 matches. Argentina are on a serious roll of now 14 away matches on the spin without defeat.
Both teams to score
Poland scored the first goal of the match in five games from a possible ten. Impressively, Argentina scored the first goal in ten out of previous ten games. Poland have not conceded a goal in 4 consecutive games. Argentina were able to win eight of these matches without conceding a goal. Perhaps a number worth keeping in mind for an accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Poland saw over 2.5 goals in three of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.1 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten games for Argentina, who scored 2.7 times on average in those matches. Poland performed a clean sheet in three World Cup matches on the trot. Argentina scored at least once in their previous 11 matches on the bounce.
Betting tip: Poland vs Argentina
To summarize, the upcoming World Cup clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Poland vs Argentina mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.