World Cup Group Games **Stat Attack** (20th-26th 2018)

Some great returns from the first week or so with our selected World Cup Group games so we are back for more!

Yes, we are now into the second World Cup Group games over in Russia – and, like before we pick out the best games and highlight the key head-to-head stats.

 

Let’s get going!

World Cup **Stat Attack** (14th-19th June 2018)

 

Wednesday 20th June 2018

Portugal v Morocco 13:00

– Met once before (1986), Portugal 1-3 Morocco
– FIFA World Rankings, Portugal 4, Morocco 41
– Portugal have lost just 1 of their last 19 games
– Portugal have kept a clean sheet in 3 of their last 6 games
– 5 of Portugal’s last 6 games went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 3 of Portugal’s last 5 games
– Ronaldo is Portugal’s current top scorer (84 goals)
– Morocco have lost just 1 of their last 13 games
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 8 of Morocco’s last 12 games
– El Kaabi is Morocco’s current top scorer (10 goals)

BEST BET: RONALDO TO SCORE ANYTIME @1.80

 

Thursday 21st June 2018

Argentina v Croatia 19:00

– Met 3 times before, Argentina 2, Draw 0, Croatia 1
– Last met (2014), Argentina 2-1 Croatia
– FIFA World Rankings, Argentina 5, Croatia 20
– The last 2 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams scored in the last 2 head-to-heads
– 5 of Croatia’s last 6 games went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 5 of Croatia’s last 6 games
– Croatia have drawn just 2 of their last 15 games
– Croatia have won 3 of their last 4 games
– Mario Mandzukic is Croatia’s current top scorer (30 goals)
– Argentina have lost 2 of their last 12 games
– Argentina have drawn 4 of their last 10 games
– 4 of Argentina’s last 7 games went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams scored in 4 of Argentina’s last 7 games
– Messi is Argentina’s current top scorer (64 goals)

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE  @1.95

 

Friday 22nd June 2018

Brazil v Costa Rica 13:00

– Met 10 times before, Brazil 9, Draw 0, Costa Rica 1
– Last met (2015), Brazil 1-0 Costa Rica
– FIFA World Rankings, Brazil 2, Costa Rica 23
– Brazil have won the last 2 head-to-heads 1-0
– 4 of the last 6 head-to-heads went OVER 4.5 GOALS
– Brazil are unbeaten in their last 12 games
– Brazil have let in just two goals in their last 9 games
– Brazil have won 4 of their last 5 games ‘to nil’
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 7 of Brazil’s last 9 games
– Neymar is Brazil’s current top scorer (54 goals)
– Costa Rica have won just 1 of their last 5 games
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 10 of Costa Rica’s last 11 games
– 5 of Costa Rica’s last 7 games went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Bryan Ruiz is Costa Rica’s current top scorer (23 goals)

BEST BET: BRAZIL WIN ‘TO NIL’ @1.57

 

Saturday 23rd June 2018

Belgium v Tunisia 13:00

– Met 3 times before, Belgium 1, Draw 1, Tunisia 1
– Last met (2014), Belgium 1-0 Tunisia
– FIFA World Rankings, Belgium 3, Tunisia 21
– 4 of Belgium’s last 5 games went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 5 of Belgium’s last 6 games
– Belgium have scored at least 3 goals in 4 of their last 5 games
– Belgium are unbeaten in their last 20 games
– Lukaku is Belgium’s current top scorer (35 goals)
– Tunisia have lost just 1 of their last 11 games
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 4 of Tunisia’s last 7 games
– Tunisia have drawn 3 of their last 7 games
– Wahbi Khazri is Tunisia’s current top scorer (12 goals)

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS @1.72

 

Germany v Sweden 19:00

– Met 7 times, Germany 5, Draw 2, Sweden 0
– Last met (2013), Sweden 3-5 Germany
– FIFA World Rankings, Germany 1, Sweden 24
– 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Germany have scored at least 3 goals in 3 of their last 4 vs Sweden
– Ozil (Germany) has scored in the last 2 head-to-heads
– 2 of the last 3 head-to-heads ended in DRAWS
– Sweden have drawn 4 of their last 7 games
– 8 of Sweden’s last 9 games went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Sweden have won just 1 of their last 7 games
– Marcus Berg is Sweden’s current top scorer (18 goals)
– Germany have lost 3 of their last 4 games
– Germany have won just 1 of their last 7 games
– Both teams scored in 4 of Germany’s last 6 games
– Thomas Muller is Germany’s current top scorer (38 goals)

BEST BET: UNDER 2.5 GOALS @1.95

 

Sunday 24th June 2018

England v Panama 13:00

– Have never played before
– FIFA World Rankings, England 12, Panama 55
– England are unbeaten in their last 11 matches
– England have let in just 3 goals in their last 9 matches
– 7 of England’s last 9 games went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 7 of England’s last 11 games
– Danny Welbeck is England’s current top scorer (16 goals)
– Panama have won just 1 of their last 8 games
– Both teams DIDN’T score in Panama’s last 6 games
– 5 of Panama’s last 7 games went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Panama have scored just 1 goal in their last 6 games
– Perez and Tejada are Panama’s current top scorers (43 goals)

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS ‘NOT’ TO SCORE @1.36

 

Poland v Colombia 19:00

– Met once before, (2006), Poland 1-2 Colombia
– FIFA World Rankings, Poland 8, Colombia 16
– Poland’s last 4 games went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 4 of Poland’s last 7 games
– Poland have scored at least 2 goals in their last 4 games
– Lewandowski is Poland’s current top scorer (52 goals)
– Colombia have drawn 2 of their last 3 games 0-0
– Colombia have lost 2 of their last 5 games
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 3 of Columbia’s last 5 games
– Falcao is Columbia’s current top scorer (29 goals)

BEST BET: LEWANDOWSKI TO SCORE ANYTIME

 

Monday 25th June 2018

Uruguay v Russia 15:00

– Met once before, Russia 1-1 Uruguay
– FIFA World Rankings, Uruguay 14, Russia 70
– Uruguay have lost just 1 of their last 10 games
– Uruguay have won their last 4 games ‘to nil’
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 5 of Uruguay’s last 6 games
– Luis Suarez is Uruguay’s current top scorer (50 goals)
– Russia have won just 2 of their last 9 games (last two)
– Russia have drawn 3 games in their last 9
– 5 of Russia’s last 7 games went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Fedor Smolov is Russia’s current top scorer (12 goals)

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS ‘NOT’ TO SCORE @1.80

– Never played before
– FIFA World Rankings, Spain 10, Morocco 41
– Spain are currently 22 games unbeaten
– Spain have drawn 4 of their last 7 games
– 4 of Spain’s last 6 games went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams scored in 5 of Spain’s last 7 games
– Spain have scored in ALL of their last 22 games
– David Silva is Spain’s current top scorer (35 goals)
– Morocco have lost just 2 of their last 14 games
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 9 of Morocco’s last 13 games
– El Kaabi is Morocco’s current top scorer (10 goals)

Spain v Morocco 19:00

  • Never played before
  • FIFA World Rankings, Spain 10, Morocco 41
  • Spain are currently 22 games unbeaten
  • Spain have drawn 4 of their last 7 games
  • 4 of Spain’s last 6 games went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
  • Both teams scored in 5 of Spain’s last 7 games
  • Spain have scored in ALL of their last 22 games
  • David Silva is Spain’s current top scorer (35 goals)
  • Morocco have lost just 2 of their last 14 games
  • Both teams DIDN’T score in 9 of Morocco’s last 13 games
  • El Kaabi is Morocco’s current top scorer (10 goals)

 

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS ‘NOT’ TO SCORE @1.70

 

Tuesday 26th June 2018

Denmark v France 15:00

  • Met 14 times before, Denmark 5, Draw 1, France 8
  • Last met (2015), Denmark 1-2 France
  • 4 of the last 5 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
  • Both teams DIDN’T score in 5 of the last 6 head-to-heads
  • France have won the last 3 head-to-heads
  • Denmark have scored just 1 goal in the last 3 head-to-heads
  • Giroud (France) has scored 3 goals in the last 2 head-to-heads
  • France have lost just won of their last 14 games
  • Both teams have scored in 6 of France’s last 8 games
  • 5 of France’s last 8 games went OVER 2.5 GOALS
  • Olivier Giroud is France’s current top scorer (31 goals)
  • Denmark are unbeaten in their last 16 games
  • Denmark’s last 9 games went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
  • Denmark have kept a clean sheet in 6 of their last 7 games
  • Both teams DIDN’T score in 6 of Denmark’s last 7 games
  • Eriksen is Denmark’s current top scorer (22 goals)

BEST BET: DRAW @3.50

 

Nigeria v Argentina 19:00

  • Met 8 times, Nigeria 2, Draw 1, Argentina
  • Last met, Argentina 2-4 Nigeria
  • FIFA World Rankings, Nigeria 48, Argentina 5
  • The last 4 head-to-heads went OVER 3.5 GOALS
  • Both teams scored in the last 4 head-to-heads
  • Nigeria have not won in their last 4 games
  • 4 of Nigeria’s last 5 games went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
  • Musa and Moses are Nigeria’s current top scorers (11 goals)
  • Argentina have lost 3 of their last 11 games
  • Argentina have scored in 7 of their last 8 games
  • Messi is Argentina’s current top scorer (64 goals)

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE @2.10