Venezuela vs Bolivia: Match Preview and Predictions

Venezuela vs Bolivia: Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips-10th November 2016

Venezuela vs Bolivia
South American – FIFA World Cup Qualifiers
Date: Thursday, 10th November 2016,
Kick Off at 23:30 UK.
Venue: Estadio Monumental de Maturin, Maturin.

Venezuela and Bolivia are at the foot of the qualifying table and one of them have a chance to take a consolation win when they meet at the Estadio Monumental Stadium in Maturin stadium on Wednesday evening.

Venezuela are yet to register a win the 2018 South American World Cup qualifiers and are rock bottom of the table with 2 points from their 10 matches so far. While Bolivia have picked up a win and that was when they faced Venezuela at home on November 2015. Both teams are similar in goal scoring department as they scored 9 goals and conceded 26 so far, the joint-worst in the qualifiers with a goal-difference of -17.

Venezuela vs Bolivia: Head-to-Head Stats

  • The first leg clash between the two sides at La Paz on November 2015 ended in a 4-2 win for Bolivia.
  • Bolivia are unbeaten in the last 4 matches against Venezuela in all competitions with 2 wins and 2 draws. However, only one of the three fixtures were hosted by Venezuela.
  • Venezuela haven’t lost to Bolivia in the last 5 World Cup Qualifying matches at home, picking up wins in the last 4.
  • The latest Bolivian visit to Venezuela was for a friendly on September 2013, which ended all square at 2-2 score-line.

Venezuela vs Bolivia: Prediction

These two teams are in equally bad form, but Venezuela could go in as favourites to win this one on the back of their good head-to-head record at home against Bolivia. Also Bolivia have lost all their 5 away matches in the qualifying campaign this term. It is fair to say that they are win-less on the road since in qualifiers since calendar year 2000. Venezuela can be backed for a win and it is a worthy option at the odds of 1.60. This one could be used as a banker for combination and accumulator bets.

Considering the defensive vulnerabilities of both teams, we might well see over 2.5 goals on Wednesday.

Venezuela vs Bolivia: Betting Tips

Venezuela to win at 3/5 (1.60)
Over 2.5 goals at 8/11 (1.73).

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  1. What you fail to mention, is that Bolivia have had 4pts deducted!! So they have actually won 2 and drawn 2 qualifiers. They beat Peru 2-0 also 0-0 away at Chile. Undefeated therefore in 3 of last 4 qualifiers. Can’t see Venezuela winning this

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