Argentina vs Mexico Prediction - 2022 World Cup: Who Will Win?

Argentina vs Mexico Prediction
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TournamentWorld Cup 2022
TimetableSaturday 26/11 at 19:00
PredictionArgentina to Win!
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Follow the results of one of the favourites to win the tournament with our Argentina vs Mexico prediction for Group C. This match, which will be played on 26/11/2022 at 19:00, is just one of the many World Cup 2022 predictions we have prepared for this edition. This is a historic match, so we have carefully analysed all the statistics available on both teams. We also explored the main bookmakers in the UK to tell you which ones offer the highest odds to bet on this Argentina vs Mexico match.

⚽ Argentina National Team

After winning their first title in more than 30 years, the Argentina national team will go to Qatar in search of their third star. After winning the Copa America, the Argentines are third in the FIFA rankings.

👟 How Did Argentina Qualify?

The Argentina national team qualified easily during the CONMEBOL Qualifiers. They came second, only behind Brazil. However, they did so undefeated.

Their final tally was 11 wins and six draws. They played one game less than the rest of the teams, as their match in Brazil was cancelled after problems with the Brazilian football federation.

🔝 Argentina's Players to Follow

Argentine players average 27.4 years of age. This is not surprising, as this is a team full of players who will be playing in their last World Cup (although there are some promising young players).

These could be the most valuable players during the World Cup for Argentina:

  • Lionel Messi (PSG)
  • Ángel Correa (Atlético de Madrid)
  • Cristian Romero (Tottenham)
  • Lisandro Martínez (Manchester United)
  • Lautaro Martínez (Inter)

Lionel Messi knows: if he wins this World Cup, he will be considered the greatest player in the history of football. This is the last chance for a golden generation full of great players.

⚽ Mexico National Team

Despite no longer being the CONCACAF giants, Mexico is still the best team in the region in terms of FIFA rankings: it is ranked 13th, above the United States and Canada.

👟 How Did Mexico Qualify?

Mexico started the CONCACAF Qualifiers in the 2nd round. They got the direct ticket by finishing in second place behind Canada. They tied on points, but the Canadians had a better goal difference.

It was one of the most closely contested qualifying rounds in CONCACAF history. Mexico finished with 28 points, just three more than the United States and Costa Rica. One false step could have left them out of the World Cup.

🔝 Mexico Players to Follow

A very interesting aspect of the Mexican national team is that its players come from Liga MX and the best leagues in Europe. This is an excellent combination. That said, the average age is a bit high: 27.6 years.

These could be the most valuable players during the World Cup for Mexico:

  • Alexis Vega (Chivas)
  • Hirving Lozano (Napoli)
  • Raúl Jiménez (Wolves)
  • Edson Álvarez (Ajax)
  • Érick Sánchez (Pachuca)

Despite being the all-time leading scorer for the Mexican national team, Javier Hernández will not be on Tata Martino's list of call-ups. This is undoubtedly a very delicate loss considering the current form of other Mexican strikers.

🤔 Markets and Predictions Argentina vs Mexico

If you are interested in using our Argentina vs Mexico predictions for betting, consider that there are hundreds of options available. Below, you will find 3 of the most interesting ones for this duel:

📍 Who Will Win Argentina vs Mexico

Our free prediction is that Argentina will beat Mexico with ease to put one foot in the last 16. This is a more evenly matched duel than it might appear on paper.

Of course, there is always the possibility of Mexico pulling off a surprise against Argentina. Below, you'll find a table where you can see the highest odds for each of the outcomes:

Outcome:1X2
LeoVegas Argentina vs Mexico fifa world cup prediction odds
TBATBATBA
Betfred Argentina vs Mexico fifa world cup prediction odds
1.553.756.00
Parimatch Argentina vs Mexico fifa world cup prediction odds
1.573.705.75

There may be changes to odds.

📍 No Draw Bet

If you think there is a chance of a draw, but you don't want to bet on this outcome, there is a solution. Bet within the "Bet without a draw" market during the match.

This way, you only have to bet on one of these two teams to win and, in the event of a draw, you will get your money back. Let's take a look at the sites with the highest odds for this case:

Bet Without a Draw: Argentina Mexico
LeoVegas Argentina vs Mexico fifa world cup prediction odds
TBATBA
Betfred Argentina vs Mexico fifa world cup prediction odds
1.224.00
Parimatch Argentina vs Mexico fifa world cup prediction odds
1.184.40

There may be changes to odds.

📍 First goal

We are expecting a match with a lot of goals. Therefore, one of the most interesting markets is the "First Goal" market. Simply try to predict which of the two teams will open the scoring.

Here is a table with the best odds for this market:

First goal: Argentina Mexico No goals
LeoVegas Argentina vs Mexico fifa world cup prediction odds
TBATBATBA
Betfred Argentina vs Mexico fifa world cup prediction odds
1.503.108.50
Parimatch Argentina vs Mexico fifa world cup prediction odds
1.453.308.25

There may be changes to odds.

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🆚 Argentina vs Mexico History

Of all the group stage matches, this Argentina vs Mexico prediction is the one with the most history to consider. The two teams have been meeting for almost 100 years.

Argentina and Mexico have met 31 times, with 15 wins for the Albicelestes (Argentina National Team), four for El Tri (Mexico National Team) and 12 draws. This includes a long list of friendly matches (the last of which was in 2019).

They have met 8 times in official tournaments, with a largely favourable balance for Argentina: 6 wins, 1 draw and just 1 defeat. They only failed to win against El Tri in the Copa América.

This is the record of Argentina 🆚 Mexico in the World Cup:

Tournament: Result: Date:
World Cup 3-1 (Argentina)27/06/2010
World Cup 2-1 (Argentina)24/06/2006
World Cup 6-3 (Argentina)19/07/1930

According to the record, Mexico should be worried about not getting beaten by Argentina to try to fight for second place in the group. The Albiceleste have not lost to El Tri since 2004.

📙 Argentina vs Mexico Prediction: Probable Line-Ups

If you want to understand our Argentina vs Mexico prediction in which we say the Albiceleste will win, just look at the likely line-ups. There is no point of comparison.

This could be the starting line-up for Argentina vs Mexico:

🧤 Goalkeeper: Lautaro Martinez
🛡️ Defence: Moline - Otamendi - Romero - Tagliafico
🧠 Midfield: Paredes - De Paul - Di María
⚽ Forward: Messi - Lo Celso - Martínez
🤔 Coach: Lionel Scaloni

This could be the starting team for Mexico vs Argentina:

🧤 Goalkeeper: Guillermo Ochoa
🛡️ Defence: Arteaga - Araujo - Montes - Sanchez
🧠 Midfield: Guardado - Álvarez - Herrera
⚽ Forward: Vega - Jiménez - Lozano
🤔 Coach: Gerardo Martino

The only way to know for sure the starting 22 for Argentina vs Mexico is to wait for the coaches to share their official rosters. This should happen a few minutes before kick-off.

💸 Statistics for Argentina Mexico Predictions

As we have already mentioned, we do not leave out any data to prepare these Argentina vs Mexico predictions. We see no way the Mexican national team can get the 3 points.

Take into consideration these 3 facts:

  • Argentina are two games away from equalling Italy's record as the team with the most consecutive matches without loss. The Albiceleste have gone 35 games without defeat since doing so in the 2019 Copa America.
  • Lionel Messi has returned to the level he was at when he played for Barcelona. In his first 17 games for PSG, the Argentine cracker was involved in 25 goals (12 goals and 13 assists).
  • Mexico have a dismal record against Argentina: 15 defeats, 12 draws and 4 wins; only one of them in an official tournament. They have met 3 times in the World Cup, with 3 wins for the Albiceleste.

The history and current form of both teams makes us think that the Albiceleste will take the 3 points with relative ease. Especially considering that Mexico had the luxury of leaving Chicharito at home.

🗞️ Argentina vs Mexico Betting News

If you want to keep up to date with any news regarding these two teams, be sure to follow them on Twitter. This is something that will also help you when placing your Argentina vs Mexico bets.

📰 Argentina Team News

📰 Team Mexico News

Frequently Asked Questions

⚽ Who Will Win Between Argentina and Mexico?

The favourite to win this match is Argentina. Not only do they have a vastly superior team with players like Messi and Lautaro Martinez, but the record is largely in their favour. It will be the fourth time they have met in a World Cup and, so far, the Albiceleste have always won.


⚽ When Is Argentina vs Mexico Being Played?

The Group C second leg match between Argentina and Mexico is scheduled to be played on Saturday 26/11/2022 at 19:00 (GMT). The action will be broadcast from the Lusail Stadium.


⚽ Where to Bet on Argentina vs Mexico?

If you're looking for a bookmaker to bet on Argentina vs Mexico, your best betting option is Parimatch. Although you shouldn't rule out Betfred and LeoVegas Sports.


Argentina to Win!

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