Morocco Vs. Portugal Betting Odds, Predictions & Winning Tips (FIFA World Cup 2022 Quarterfinals, December 10)
Morocco and Portugal face each other in the knockout stages of the World Cup for the 1st time on December 10. The two teams might have started the FIFA World Cup 2022 as outsiders to win the trophy, but they have been growing in stature – among those who wager on football games – with every matchday.
Morocco vs Portugal (World Cup 2022) Quarterfinal Details
Morocco produced a remarkable defensive display to overcome 2010 champions Spain and reach the World Cup 2022 quarterfinal. The Portugal national football team made some big decisions that paid off handsomely against Switzerland. This Morocco vs. Portugal WC 2022 preview will focus on the top talking points ahead of what could be a scintillating game.
|Tournament:||FIFA Qatar World Cup 2022 Playoffs, Quarterfinal 4|
|Venue:||Al Thumama Stadium, Doha, Qatar|
|Date:||15:00 GMT on Saturday, 10 December 2022|
Morocco vs Portugal Match Preview and Statistics
Morocco vs Portugal Betting Odds
The Qatar 2022 Morocco vs Portugal odds expect a very one-sided match despite the African team’s incredible achievements. Portugal are the strong favorites to win the game at 1.70 (7/10). Morocco might have just knocked out Spain from the World Cup, but they are a distant 5.50 (9/2) to reach the semifinal after 90 minutes. A draw at full-time is available at an attractive 3.50 (5/2) from the top desktop and mobile apps for betting on football.
Morocco National Football Team
The Morocco national football team created history by reaching the quarter-finals of the WC 2022 Qatar. The African outfit have been able to comfortably better the previous record of reaching the round of 16 in 1986. Walid Regragui’s team, though, had to pay a big price for defending with utmost concentration for 120 minutes against Spain. There are key players unavailable for the upcoming match against Portugal. The Atlas Lions may very well go with the same defensive approach that has provided them with a lot of success.
Portugal National Football Team
Portugal manager Fernando Santos was delighted with the manner of the win over Switzerland in the round of 16. Morocco vs. Portugal predictions are likely to see Cristiano Ronaldo once again miss out on the starting line-up. Portugal did very well without Ronaldo in the starting line-up, and the aging superstar may be left out again. Goncalo Ramos showed a lot of positives in his 1st start at the World Cup as he came up with a hat-trick and an assist against Switzerland.
Morocco vs Portugal: H2H
- Portugal 1-0 Morocco (20 June 2018)
- Portugal 1-3 Morocco (11 June 1986)
Last Five Games
Morocco vs Portugal Betting Tips and Predictions
Goncalo Ramos to Score Anytime @ 3.25 (9/4)
The 2022 Morocco vs. Portugal betting tips expect Goncalo Ramos to retain his starting spot ahead of Ronaldo. The impressive hat-trick against Switzerland has put Benfica forward in the limelight. Despite being only 21, Ramos is expected to shoulder the burden of leading the line-up. Even if he does not start, there is good value in backing the 21-year-old to score anytime while trying to bet on football.
Total Goals – Under 2.5 @ 1.66 (4/6)
The Morocco national football team produced a brilliant defensive display to beat Spain. Portugal are likely to be much more threatening with their approach than Spain, who lacked creativity even with plenty of possession. Still, the game may not witness a lot of goals. Just one of the World Cup matches for Portugal may have witnessed under 2.5 goals, but the top prediction for those who bet on this quarterfinal match would be a tight game at the Al Thumama Stadium.
Both Teams to Score – No @ 1.70 (7/10)
The Morocco team clearly have a lot of leaders on the pitch. They were able to produce a top-notch defensive performance against Spain. Portugal have not been defensively strong enough to back in bets placed using iOS or Android betting applications.
Morocco vs Portugal Team News
The Morocco team paid a heavy price for the exertions against Spain, as Nayef Aguerd picked up a groin injury from the match. Romain Saiss is a big doubt for the match after suffering a hamstring injury in the round of 16.
Portugal will be without Nuno Mendes and Danilo Pereira, who return to PSG to cope with their injuries.
Recommended Betting Picks for Morocco vs Portugal Match
- Both Teams to Score – No @ 1.70 (7/10)
- Total Goals – Under 2.5 @ 1.66 (4/6)
The best Morocco vs. Portugal betting odds expect Santos and his team to progress into the semifinals comfortably. Would you go with such a straightforward choice when placing a bet on WC 2022 quarterfinal match?