Portugal Vs. Switzerland Betting Odds, Predictions & Winning Tips (FIFA World Cup 2022 Playoffs, December 6)
The round of 16 games is well underway, and the late kick-off on December 6 features Portugal and Switzerland. The two teams had a contrasting end to the group stages, but they are likely to be focused on the future, with a place in the quarter-finals of the FIFA WC 2022 Qatar awaiting the winners of this game.
Portugal vs Switzerland (World Cup 2022) Match Details
Despite topping the group, Portugal lost the final group match. Switzerland might not have won the group, but they finished with a thrilling win over Serbia. Such a contrasting form welcomes the two teams into the round of 16 games at the World Cup 2022 playoffs.
|Tournament:||FIFA Qatar World Cup 2022, round of 16, Match 7|
|Venue:||Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail, Qatar|
|Date:||19:00 GMT on Saturday, 6 December 2022|
Portugal vs Switzerland Match Preview and Statistics
Portugal vs Switzerland Betting Odds
Portugal are the big favorites to win this game as per the Qatar 2022 Portugal vs Switzerland betting odds. Portugal are at a price of 1.90 (10/11) to win the match, while Switzerland can be backed for the same outcome at 4.50 (7/2). A draw at full-time is priced at 3.25 (9/4) by both established and new bookmakers.
Portugal National Football Team
Portugal finished as the group leader despite South Korea losing in the final game. However, the 2-1 loss to South Korea has undoubtedly robbed the team of crucial momentum. The past editions of the World Cup have been a major disappointment for Portugal, who have not reached the quarterfinal and beyond since 2006.
Switzerland National Football Team
The Swiss were able to come away from the group stage with good results. The last time Switzerland reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup was in 1954. Murat Yakin’s team have an excellent opportunity to end this miserable record. This Portugal vs Switzerland WC 2022 preview expects a more mature performance from Switzerland, having come up against top opposition like France at the recent Euros.
Portugal vs Switzerland: H2H
Football betting enthusiasts will be keen on the head-to-head stats between two evenly-matched teams. Portugal have the upper hand with three wins in the last four meetings with Switzerland.
- Switzerland 1-0 Portugal (12 June 2022)
- Portugal 4-0 Switzerland (5 June 2022)
- Portugal 3-1 Switzerland (5 June 2019)
- Portugal 2-0 Switzerland (10 October 2017)
- Switzerland 2-0 Portugal (6 September 2016)
Last Five Games
Portugal vs Switzerland Betting Tips and Predictions
Late Goal – After 71:59 @ 1.83 (5/6)
Portugal vs Switzerland predictions expect a lot of action towards the end of the match. There have been late goals in all three group matches for Portugal, with the last two games even witnessing two injury-time goals. Even though Switzerland have not scored after the hour mark in any of the three group matches, the free online tips for those who are about to bet on WC 2022 playoffs expect more late drama in this game.
Total Goals – Over 2.5 @ 2.20 (11/10)
Portugal’s matches at the World Cup have been filled with entertainment. The Navigators have witnessed over goals in two of the three group matches. The Switzerland matches, which were available on all betting applications, started off slowly before witnessing a five-goal thriller against Serbia. In the recent three meetings between Portugal and Switzerland, there have been over 2.5 goals in two matches, which could be one of the winning football bets in the game.
Both Teams to Score – Yes @ 2.00 (1/1)
The 2022 Portugal vs Switzerland betting tips expect a very competitive match from both teams. The attacking talent of Portugal is considerably better, and they should be able to get on the scoresheet with little difficulty. Meanwhile, Switzerland have been very solid going forward, and the scoring form of Breel Embolo has been very good, with the 25-year-old getting two goals in three matches.
Portugal vs Switzerland Team News
The Portugal team will be without Danilo Pereira and Nuno Mendes. Otavio is a big doubt for the game as he has not recovered fully in time for this match. Switzerland’s national football team is sweating on the fitness of Renato Steffen, who has a muscle tension issue.
Recommended Betting Picks for Portugal vs Switzerland Match
- Both Teams to Score – Yes @ 2.00 (1/1)
- Total Goals – Over 2.5 @ 2.20 (11/10)
The best Portugal vs Switzerland odds for these two markets are rather sweet. Keep it calm when choosing the sports betting predictions, and your winnings are almost guaranteed!