Panama play Canada next in Round 14 of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
The match is scheduled to start at 9:05 p.m. on Wednesday, 30 March 2022. The game time by GMT is 1:05 a.m. on Thursday, March 31. The match venue is Estadio Rommel Fernández by Panama City, Panama.
Betting tips and match predictions for the Panama vs Canada (March 30) game are available in this article. A preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups is up next.
Panama vs Canada latest odds on betting sites
Panama to win odds at 4.30 (+330 American; 33/10 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.20 (+220; 11/5), while Canada to win odds are priced at 1.91 (-110; 10/11).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Panama — 23%, draw — 31%, Canada — 46%.
Latest betting odds on Panama vs Canada (30 March 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 2.50 (+150; 3/2)
- Under 2.5 goals — 1.50 (-200; 1/2)
- Asian handicap (+0.5) on Panama — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Asian handicap (-0.5) on Canada — 2.05 (+105; 21/20)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.20 (+120; 6/5)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.61 (-164; 25/41)
Panama vs Canada match preview and statistics
Panama are fifth in the qualifiers table with 18 points and a -3 goal difference. Los Canaleros won only one of their last five matches, lost three and drew one. They were thrashed 1-5 in the last game by the USA.
Match stats: 60% possession, 10 total shots, one big chance, two shots on target, 422 accurate passes, 82% pass accuracy, 15 fouls committed, three offsides, two corners, three yellow cards. Animal Godoy pulled one back for Los Canaleros in the 86th minute with a header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.
Christian Pulisic opened the scoring in the 17th minute for the Yanks as he converted the penalty into the high centre of the goal. Paul Arriola doubled the lead in the 23rd minute with a header from the centre to the top right corner, assisted by Antonee Robinson.
Jesus Ferreira made it 3-0 in the 27th minute from very close range to the bottom right corner, assisted by Paul Arriola. Pulisic bagged his brace on the stroke of halftime from the penalty spot to the top right corner. He completed his hattrick in the 65th minute with a right footed shot from the centre to the bottom right corner, assisted by Antonee Robinson.
Panama team news: no player is injured or suspended for this match.
Canada are top of the table with 28 points and a +17 goal difference. The Canucks have four wins and a loss in the last five games. They put four goals past Jamaica in their last match.
Cyle Larin opened the scoring in the 13th minute with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner, assisted by Stephen Eustaquio with a through ball. Tajon Buchanan doubled the lead in the 44th minute of the first half with a right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner following a set piece situation.
Junior Hoilett made it 3-0 in the 83rd minute with a right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Tajon Buchanan following a corner. Adrian Mariappa scored an own goal in the 88th minute making it 0-4 to the Canucks.
Team statistics: 54% possession, 20 total shots, three big chances, nine shots on target, 430 accurate passes, 84% pass accuracy, 14 fouls committed, one offside, nine corners.
Canada team news: no player is injured or suspended for this match.
Panama vs Canada H2H
In their last five meetings, Panama had one win, Canada had two wins and two draws. The Canucks won 4-1 in their last meeting.
Panama vs Canada lineups and key players
Panama projected starting lineup:
- Luis Mejia
- Michel Murillo
- Fidel Escobar
- Andres Andrade
- Eric Davis
- Adalberto Carrasquilla
- Anibal Godoy
- Edgar Barcenas
- Alberto Quintero
- Freddy Gondola
- Rolando Blackburn
Rolando Blackburn is the key player to watch out for. He has four goals for the Los Canaleros in the qualifiers. Blackburn needs to pick up his scoring boots for this match.
Canada projected starting lineup:
- Milan Borjan
- Richie Laryea
- Doneil Henry
- Scott Kennedy
- Sam Adekugbe
- Junior Hoilett
- Stephen Eustaquio
- Tajon Buchanan
- Jonathan Osorio
- Cyle Larin
- Jonathan David
Cyle Larin is the key player to watch out for. He had a good game in their last match and scored the match opener. Larin has the most goals in the qualifiers for the team (6), expect him to be on the scoresheet in the next game.
Panama vs Canada predictions and betting tips
Panama are not in good form ahead of their game against Canada. With zero wins in three straight attempts. They suffered a huge defeat in their last game, which is not a good sign as they play the Canucks next.
Canada have booked their spot in the 2022 World Cup following the big win in their last game. Being the No1. seed in the qualifiers, their form speaks volumes with four wins in their last five games.
Predictions for this match are Canada to win, and over 2.5 goals. In their last meeting, Canada thrashed Panama 4-1 and would likely win with a fine margin, seeing the momentum they carry.
Betting prediction: Asian handicap (-0.5) on Canada
Odds: 2.05 (+105 American; 21/20 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals
Odds: 2.50 (+150 American; 3/2 Fractional)