World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Argentina vs Uruguay prediction and betting tips (October 10)
Argentina plays Uruguay at home in their next qualifier match. The South American champions haven’t lost to the Uruguayans in five meetings. Who wins this tie? La Albiceleste or La Celeste?
Lionel Messi is the glue that makes Argentina work well
Lionel Messi is the glue that makes Argentina work well

Argentina takes on Uruguay in the next game of the World Cup qualifiers.

The match is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m ET on Sunday, 10 October 2021. The game time by GMT is 11:30 p.m. on Sunday evening. The match venue is Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

In this article, you get an in depth analysis of the betting tips and match predictions for the Argentina vs Uruguay (October 10) match. The latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups are previewed.

Argentina vs Uruguay (October 10) latest betting odds

Argentina to win is priced at 1.69 (-144 American; 25/36 Fractional). A draw is priced at 3.80 (+280; 14/5), while Uruguay to win is priced at 6.00 (+500; 5/1).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Argentina — 58%, draw — 26%, Uruguay — 16%.

Latest betting odds on Argentina vs Uruguay (10 October 2021):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.20 (+120; 6/5)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.78 (-128; 25/32)
  • Asian handicap (-0.75) on Argentina — 1.89 (-112; 25/28)
  • Asian handicap (+0.75) on Uruguay — 2.05 (+105; 21/20)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.20 (+120; 6/5)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.63 (-160; 5/8)

Argentina vs Uruguay (October 10) match preview and statistics

Argentina hosts Uruguay in their next qualifiers game on Sunday evening. They were held to a goalless draw withParaguay in the last match. Lionel Scaloni’s team now has the longest unbeaten run of 22 matches, after Spain ended Italy's 37 games run.

In the last match, La Albiceleste had 70% possession, 90% pass accuracy, 14 shots and nine chances. Eight shots were on target and four big chances were created. Lionel Messi put in a brilliant performance in the match, even though he couldn’t find the back of the net.

His game by numbers, 6/11 completed dribbles (most), four chances created (most), 104 touches (most), 11 duels won (most), five times fouled, 60 passes and three shots. Their last goals were scored by Messi in the game against Bolivia where he scored a hattrick.

They are second in the table with 19 points from nine games, behind Brazil who has 27 points from nine games. Both teams have a game in hand against each other.

The Argentine team is in good form, crazy that the most you can get from this team is a draw. Looking forward to the against Uruguay, they have the home advantage and should win the match.

Argentina team news: Lautaro Martinez is doubtful for this match.

Uruguay also drew 0-0 with Colombia in their last match. Both teams had an even game when you look at their stats after the match. Uruguay is fourth in the qualification spot with 16 points and a +3 goal difference, the same point as Ecuador who is third place but has a higher goal difference.

In the last match, La Celeste had 51% possession, 75% pass accuracy, three shots on target and six chances. It was not a great performance from the home team but a draw is better than a loss.

They are unbeaten in four consecutive games, with two wins and two draws. The Sky Blues have two big games upcoming against Argentina and Brazil. Both games are away, hopefully, they can pick up points against these sides.

Uruguay team news: no player is injured or suspended for the match.

Argentina vs Uruguay H2H

This is the first time both sides are meeting in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Both teams have gone head-to-head 195 times, Argentina has won 90 times, while Uruguay has won 56 times. Argentina hasn’t lost to Uruguay in five matches, with three wins and two draws. The former won one goal to nil in their last meeting. Guido Rodriguez scored and was assisted by Lionel Messi.

Argentina vs Uruguay (October 10) key players and lineups

Argentina projected starting lineup:

  • Emiliano Martinez
  • Gonzalo Montiel
  • German Pezzella
  • Nicolas Otamendi
  • Nicolas Tagliafico
  • Guido Rodriguez
  • Rodrigo De Paul
  • Giovani Lo Celso
  • Angel Di Maria
  • Lionel Messi
  • Angel Correa

The key player to watch for is Lionel Messi. He’s the glue that makes this side work well. Last match, Messi dropped a very good performance. This time around I’m banking on him to score a goal in this match.

Uruguay projected starting lineup:

  • Fernando Muslera
  • Nahitan Nandez
  • Diego Godin
  • Jose Gimenez
  • Matias Vina
  • Federico Valverde
  • Rodrigo Bentancur
  • Matias Vecino
  • Giorgian de Arrascaeta
  • Luis Suarez
  • Edinson Cavani

Federico Valverde is the key player to watch out for. He had a good game in the last match, created two chances, 3/5 dribbles completed, 2/3 tackles succeeded and won six duels. Looking forward to a top performance from the Real Madrid midfielder.

Argentina vs Uruguay (October 10) betting tips and prediction

Both teams didn’t have a great match in their last game, with draws in their respective games and unbeaten in four consecutive games. Argentina has the home advantage in this match and can win easily at home. A loss is not feasible, they hold a strong home record, unbeaten in 15 home games. La Albiceleste has not lost in five meetings, with three wins and two draws.

Betting prediction: Argentina to win & Under 1.5 goals

Odds: 2.20 (+120 American; 6/5 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Lionel Messi to score anytime

Odds: 1.95 (-105 American; 20/21 Fractional)

Football FIFA World Cup 2022 . CONMEBOL qualifiers. Matchday 5
Argentina — Uruguay
Argentina to win & Under 1.5 goals
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