Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia betting tips: World Cup match preview & predictions

Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia 101 Great Goals prediction: Uruguay 4-0 Saudi Arabia

Uruguay will be keen to build upon their victory in their opener, having defeated Eygpt.

Luis Suarez and company will fancy their chances given Saudi Arabia’s poor showing on the opening day of the tournament.

The Falcons will need a dramatic improvement from their opener against Russia having been convincingly beaten.

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Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia betting tips: Who will win?

The South Americans are clear favourites to claim three points with the bookies at 1/6.

A draw between the two sides is rated at 15/2.

Saudi Arabia causing an upset by bouncing back from their opening day humiliation with a win is at massive odds of 20/1.


RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – JUNE 28: Uruguay fans hold up and wear Luis Suarez masks ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil round of 16 match between Colombia and Uruguay at Maracana on June 28, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia match preview

Jose Giminez’s 89th-minute header started Uruguay off on winning ways following a tough encounter with Egypt.

Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani did not enjoy much luck against the African nation, however, their defensive pairing of Diego Godin and Giminez proved crucial.

La Celeste are currently sat second in Group A, level on three points with Russia. The 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia puts the hosts top of the group.

Saudi Arabia were hugely disappointing on the opening day of the World Cup as they conceded five against the hosts of the tournament.

Juan Antonio Pizzi’s defence looked extremely vulnerable and clearly tired as the game went on – conceding twice in stoppage time.

Huge improvements are needed from the Asian nation as they take on Uruguay’s attacking force.


MOSCOW, RUSSIA – JUNE 14: Aleksandr Golovin of Russia scores his sides fifth goal from a free kick during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium on June 14, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Uruguay team news vs Saudi Arabia

Despite a lacklustre showing from Uruguay, Óscar Tabárez could stick with the same line-up that defeated Egypt.

Uruguay have no fresh injury concerns or suspensions ahead of facing Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia team news vs Uruguay

Pizzi is likely to ring the changes on Wednesday following their opening day humiliation.

Saudi Arabia have no fresh injury concerns or suspensions ahead of facing Uruguay.

Uruguay predicted line-up vs Saudi Arabia

Uruguay predicted line-up vs Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia predicted line-up vs Uruguay

Saudi Arabia predicted line-up vs Uruguay

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All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

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