Mexico - Nigeria betting tip & odds comparison 29.05.2022
In gameweek 0 of Friendly, Mexico will host Nigeria at AT&T Stadium. Kick-off is scheduled for 2:08 AM on May 29, 2022, and the fixture will be refereed by José Raul Torres Rivera. With our match prediction and odds comparison for Mexico vs. Nigeria you are guaranteed to get all the important facts and details for this fixture. First and foremost, we will take a close look at the teams' recent performances.
Mexico have won 2 of their last 5 league matches (2 wins, 2 draws, 1 defeat. In the previous 1 home games in the Friendly season 2022, Mexico have won 0 matches, 1 game ended in a draw, and 0 games in defeat. (Goal difference 0:0).
The Super Eagles will return to action in this weekend’s friendly match against Mexico. Having failed to join the train to Qatar, the Eagles need a lot of work to get back in shape. Hence, new man Jose Peseiro will be hoping to begin the work here.
For Mexico, this is a preparatory fixture ahead of the big show piece later this year after securing qualification in brilliant form losing just twice in the entire qualifying series.
The El Tri did well to qualify for the 2022 World Cup finals. In fact, they picked up eight wins, four draws and lost just two of their 14 games to collect 28 points and finish three points above third-placed USA, only behind first-placed Canada on goal difference.
Therefore, head coach Gerardo Martino’s side will use upcoming warm-up games to test as many players as possible for the showpiece tournament in Qatar.
Mexico, ranked 9th in the world, are unbeaten in 9 games, winning 4 and drawing 5. Considering their current form and how dominant they were in the last tie against Nigeria, the Mexicans will be oozing confidence here.
Nigeria head into this tie on the back of a 1-1 draw with the Black Stars of Ghana. That result saw Otto Ado’s Stars beat the Eagles to a place in the World Cup based away goals rule.
The Eagles are looking to rebuild after an early AFCON exit and failure to clinch a World Cup ticket. Having parted ways with Gernot Rohr, they hired former Venezuela coach Jose Peseiro.
The Portuguese was earlier this month confirmed as the new Eagles coach. The appointment came after interim Coach Austin Eguavoen stepped down in March following the team’s failure to qualify for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
Peseiro now has the task of guiding Nigeria to next year’s continental tournament. If he successfully navigates the qualifiers, he will be looking to help the Eagles clinch a first AFCON title since 2013.
POSSIBLE LINE UP
- COACH: Gerardo Martino
- MISSING PLAYERS: None
- COACH: Jose Peseiro
- MISSING PLAYERS: None
OUR PREVIEW AND BETTING TIPS FOR MEXICO Vs NIGERIA
The Eagles are desperate to return to winning ways and renew the faith of their fans in them. In addition, Peseiro will be hoping to get off to a winning start as he seeks to gather his crack squad with which he would prosecute the AFCON 2023 qualifiers. Since this is a friendly game with nothing at stake, we are Half Time Draw with Betwinner’s odd of 2.18.
Based on current form and squad quality, Mexico will be looking to get one over the Eagles and be in good shape as they countdown to another World Cup appearance. Therefore, we are backing the North Americans to win or draw with less than 4 goals scored. We have Nairabet’s odd of 1.58 for this double chance combo
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