CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021 Semi-Finals Betting Predictions
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CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021 Semi-Finals Betting Predictions

Four countries are left in the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup as we enter the Semi-Finals on Thursday, July 29. Plus an update on futures on the remaining nations in our Gold Cup Semi-Finals betting preview.

Canada remains in the CONCACAF Gold Cup, along with Mexico, the United States, and Qatar. The four countries each look to advance to the Gold Cup Finals, although there is no easy path for any of them. Get ready for the penultimate round of the tournament with our CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021 semi-finals betting predictions and who will thing wins it all this weekend.

Canada vs. Mexico Betting Betting Preview

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Mexico1.51Draw (3.75)5.80Canada

When the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup started, we gave Canada a good chance at winning the tournament. After an impressive Group Stage – things got worrisome for the country’s prospects after losing Cyle Larin and Ayo Akinola to injuries for the rest of the tournament (and Akinola for the remainder of the Toronto FC season).

However, the players stepped up against Costa Rica – leading the team to a win and a date with Mexico in the Semi-Finals. Stephen Eustaquio scored his third goal for Canada, while Junior Hoilett scored his second goal of the tournament to open up the scoring against Costa Rica in the 2-0 victory.

But that was Costa Rica – not Mexico – and the challenge facing Canada on Thursday is much greater. Canada’s success against Mexico is nearly non-existent. They are 3-10-23 all-time against Mexico, currently riding a four-game losing streak. Their last draw was in 2008, while Canada has not beaten Mexico since a 2-1 victory during the 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup (the only year Canada won the Cup).

As the tournament progresses – Mexico continues to look better. They have shut out all opponents during the tournament – including Honduras in the Quarter-Finals (who had seven goals in the Group Stage).

If Canada’s roster was fully healthy and intact (they also left a few players off the roster, specifically Alphonso Davies, for rest), we could see them challenging Mexico and actually pulling off an upset. However, the Mexican defence will smother the Canadian forwards – and the team does not have the depth to counterattack this strategy. Take Mexico to win in a low-scoring affair.

Mexico To Win the Match
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The United States vs. Qatar Betting Betting Preview

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Qatar3.95Draw (3.20)1.87USA

Even though the United States did not bring their full contingent of stars to the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup, they have been the best side in all four games they have played in this tournament. However, this is their biggest challenge yet – a Qatar side that has put up 12 goals and gone 3-1-0 to reach the semi-finals. This game is the first time these two nations have ever played in soccer.

Some may point to Qatar’s offence (three goals per match) against the United States’ defence (one goal and a +8 goals differential in four games) as the biggest story of the game – but they may be overvaluing the Qatar side. Qatar has played some horrendous defences this tournament – and if not for it, they may not have made it this far.

Qatar allowed three goals to Panama – who did not advance in the tournament – and two goals to El Salvador in the Quarter-Finals. El Salvador also scored twice against Guatemala – who finish the tournament with the third-worst goal differential of all 16 countries. Go with the USA and their more rounded team to knock Qatar out of the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

USA To Win the Match
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CONCACAF Gold Cup Futures Update and Predictions

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Once again, it looks like a battle between the United States and Mexico for what country to bet win will the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Before the tournament, the soccer odds to win were close but we gave the edge in this rivalry to the United States. Of course, that was before they announced they were leaving a few of their best players off the roster for rest.

While the United States did not seem to need those players to reach the Semi-Finals – assuming they win against Qatar and play Mexico in the Finals, it will be hard for them to beat Mexico – even though they are playing at home.

Mexico and the United States played an exciting Finals not even two months ago in the CONCACAF Nations League. The game was decided in extra time by a late goal from Christian Pulisic. Pulisic – the best American player – is one of the stars left off the roster for the tournament.

When the Americans have their entire roster, any time they play Mexico is a toss-up. However, without everyone, Mexico is the better country and our pick to win the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Mexico To Win the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup
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