Uzbekistan vs Saudi Arabia
World Cup Qualification AFC
Date: Thursday, 14 November 2019
Kick-off at 12:00 UK/ 13:00 CET
Venue: Paxtakor Markaziy Stadion.
Uzbekistan will have a hard time keeping the visitors at bay when they face Saudi Arabia at Paxtakor Markaziy Stadion.
Uzbekistan vs Saudi Arabia Head-to-head (h2h)
- Overall stats: Uzbekistan- 3 wins, Saudi Arabia- 5 wins, Draws- 1.
- Their previous encounter in 2015 awarded a home win for Uzbekistan.
- All their meetings were won by the team that hosted the match.
- Saudi Arabia previously tasted victory in 2010 at home.
Uzbekistan vs Saudi Arabia Prediction
It was a defeat that welcomed Uzbekistan in their opening match on the road in the tournament. Their defeat came with Palestine and they are currently at the third spot in the table.
Uzbekistan with its 6 points in three appearances is leading Group D with Saudi Arabia trailing them by one point.
The hosting team does a favor in the home ground advantage. The host has lost three of the last ten home matches in their fixtures. Also, the host has won the last three home matches against the likes of Yemen, Singapore, and Kyrgyzstan.
White Wolves will be hosting the second qualifiers game this season. Their previous home match in the tournament was with Yemen (5-0) which ended in their favor. Since Yemen is not a strong side in the mix and is currently at the ultimate bottom, the host will not be building too much from that match.
Saudi Arabia is unbeaten in the contest with one win and two draws in the three matches. They have been stingy in conceding goals with just 2 goals conceded against the 5 goals scored.
Saudi Arabia will also be on the lookout of entering the World Cup. Their farthest achievement being the Round of 16 in the 1994 World Cup. Even so, the Green Falcons have been down in their away fixtures.
The visitor has won only one of the last ten away fixtures in their schedule. However, they have at least tied both the away games in the qualifiers this season. It was a 2-2 draw with Yemen in the opening away clash and later a goal-less draw with Palestine on the road.
As such, the host has more composure at home than what Saudi Arabia exhibits in its away encounters. Hence, considering their form in the contest, Uzbekistan has more chance of winning at home.
Uzbekistan vs Saudi Arabia Betting tips
Draw no bet: Uzbekistan @ 1.44 (4/9).
Over 1.5 goals @ 1.50 (1/2).