Argentina vs Colombia Football Predictions Betting Odds: Argentina to win
After thrashing Ecuador in the quarter finals Messi and company’s next challenge is Colombia, who defeated a strong Uruguay in the quarter finals.
Both the teams performed well in their respective quarter final matches. Lionel Messi scored his 76th international goal and is now only one shy of Pele for the South American record and to get his team into the semi-finals.
For Colombia two penalty shootout saves by goalkeeper David Ospina put them in the semifinals of Copa America after going goalless in 90 minutes of play.
Argentina is desperate to win an international trophy under Lionel Messi whereas Colombia would also keep any no stone unturned to pull off an unexpected and shatter the Argentinian dreams.
Argentina have scored 10 goals in the tournament so far while conceding just two goals. Colombia on the other hand have scored just 3 goals in the tournament while conceding 4 goals. A huge advantage for Argentina
Argentina vs Colombia Football Predictions Betting Odds: Predicted winner
Predicted Goals: 2
Predicted Goals: 2
Win Probability: 55%
Win Probability: 17%
Argentina and Colombia will clash against each other in semi-finals of Copa America at Estádio Nacional de Brasília. Playing at neutral venue both the teams have equal chances of win. However, looking at the recent form and also taking in account the various predictions and betting odds, Argentina is favorites to win the upcoming semi-final match against Colombia.
As per Sportsmole, “Despite Colombia’s slow start to the qualifying campaign, the two sides both remain among the favourites to advance out of the group, and we expect this to be a close encounter with Argentina just having the edge.” They predict match to end in 2-1 goals in favor of Argentina.
The betting odds for Argentina at Betting experts is 1.79 while the odds for Colombia’s victory is 5.7.
At FcTables, the win probability of Argentina in semi-finals against Colombia stands at 55% while for Colombia chances of beating Argentina is mere 17%.
Argentina vs Colombia Football Predictions Betting Odds: Probable Line ups
Argentina – Emiliano Martinez, German Pezzella, Nicholas Otamendi, Marcus Acuna, Rodrigo De Paul, Leondro Parades, Angel Di Maria, Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Nicolas Gonzalez.
Colombia – David Ospina, William Tesillo, Davinson Sánchez, Yerry Mina, Daniel Munoz, Luis Diaz, Gustavo Cueller, Wilmar Barios, Rafael Santos Borre, Duvan Zapata, Luis Muriel
Argentina vs Colombia Football Predictions Betting Odds: Offensive and Defensive stats
Predicted Formation: Argentina- 4-3-3 Colombia- 4-4-2
Slight Advantage Colombia
Argentina attack has become one of the lethal attacks in World football currently. Lionel Messi leads the Argentinian attack. In the quarter final against Ecuador, he scored two goals and became the player of the match. He is currently the highest goal scorer in the tournament.
Messi is well supported by Nicolás González and Lautaro Martinez in the front. Martinez scored the second goal of the match against Ecuador.
Duvan Zapata and Luis Muriel lead the Colombian attack.
Zapata was brilliant against Uruguay. He had a pass accuracy rate of 53%, 6 out of 10 ground duels won, 1 clearance and 1 dribble past. Despite failing to score in regular minutes he was able to find nets in penalty shootout. His rating in the match was 7.3.
Luis Muriel has not scored any goal this season. He has maintained a pass accuracy of 83% and has rating of 6.7 at Sofascore.
Argentina midfield has also become pretty strong in recent times with the likes of Angel Di Maria, Guido Rodriguez and De Paul.
De Paul played exceptionally well against Ecuador with 94% pass accuracy rate also scored a goal. He had 3 key passes, 2 tackles and 1 interception. His rating was 7.9.
Giovani Lo Celso had also shown some form though he only played for 71 minutes, his pass accuracy rate was 89%, 1 key pass, 2 tackles, 5 out of 7 ground duels won with a rating of 7.0.
Colombia midfield has Cueller who had 95% pass accuracy rate against Uruguay, 6 out of 9 accurate longballs and 76 total touches. With 5 clearances, 4 tackles, 2 interceptions and 2 dribble past he maintained a rating of 7.3 in last match.
Apart from him they also have Wilmar Barrios who had a rating of 6.9 against Uruguay with 90% pass accuracy rate, 2 interceptions and 2 tackles.
Argentina defense is led Pezzella who had 86% pass accuracy rate, 3 clearances, 6 out of 7 ariel dues won and had a rating of 7.3. He got support from Acuna who had 2 tackles, 1 Dribble past, 62% pass accuracy rate and a rating of 7.2.
Colombia defense was tremendous against Uruguay with Yerry Mina leading the charge. He had 6 clearances, 1 blocked shot, 2 interceptions, 90% pass accuracy rate and a rating of 7.8.
He was supported by William Tesillo who had 4 clearances, 4 interceptions, 4 tackles and 4 dribble pasts, with a rating of 7.3.
Argentina vs Colombia Football Predictions Betting Odds: Recent form
Argentina stormed to the knockout stages after winning 3 of the 4 group matches. They started their campaign with a draw against Chile and went on to defeat Uruguay in very next match. They defeated Paraguay and Bolivia in next two matches. They conceded 2 goals while delivered 7 in group matches.
In the Quarter finals they defeated Ecuador thanks to a Messi Magic and now would be up against Colombia in the semifinals.
Colombia had a roller coaster ride in the group stages as they could manage to win only one and qualified at the third position. Their only win was against Ecuador while they drew against Venezuela. They lost to Peru and Brazil in Group stage. They conceded 4 goals while scored just 3 goals in group game.
In the quarter final they won a penalty shootout against Uruguay to get to the semi-finals where Argentina awaits them.
Argentina vs Colombia Football Predictions Betting Odds: Head-to-head
Argentina and Colombia have played a total of 40 matches against each other across all the tounaments. Argentina has 23 wins while Colombia have won 9 matches against Argentina. 8 matches between the two teams were drawn.
In last 5 matches Argentina has two wins against Colombia while Colombia defeated Argentina in 1 match. 2 matches ended in a draw.
The latest encounter between the two teams was back in June 2021 in FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The match ended in 2-2 goals draw.