The 2022 World Cup Quarter-finals in Qatar start today with two exciting matches the top 4 teams in the world. As we get closer the World Cup finals, it becomes even tougher to predict the outcome of each game. However, we feel pretty confident about our Netherlands vs Argentina Betting Pick and analysis for the World Cup Quarter-finals.
Argentina playing against the Netherlands is one of the most compelling quarterfinal matchups to watch. This is because both nations were the clear favorites to win their groups making for a very tight close game. While the sports betting sites are in favor of Argentina winning at +110, it is by no means a certainty. Furthermore, the sports betting odds for this World Cup matchup have been constantly changing.
On the other hand, there is no cleat underdog for this matchup despite the Netherlands being at +265. In this game, only one thing is for certain. Local and offshore sportsbooks do not expect this game to go over 2.5 points with the Under being at -175.
Netherlands vs Argentina World Cup Betting Odds
- Argentina: +110
- Draw: +205
- Netherlands: +265
Netherlands vs Argentina Betting Prediction and Analysis for 12/09/2022
Netherlands and Argentina will be going against each other at 2 PM at the Lusail Iconic Stadium in Lusail. According to football betting statistics, both teams place more emphasis on attacking rather then defense. Expect some fierce competition as this is probably the last chance for Lionel Messi to get a World Cup Trophy. Furthermore, the same goes for Louis van Gaal, the head coach of the Netherlands football national team.
The Netherlands made it pass the knockout stage after defeating the U.S. squad in a 3-1 victory. However, what made this victory even more impressive was how they were able to keep the American offense in check. In this dominating victory, the Dutch team had control of the ball 42% of the time. Furthermore, they had a total of 11 shots with 6 of them being on goal.
In terms of defense, football betting insiders said they to face a total of 17 shots with 7 being on goal. Even though their performance was mediocre during the group stage, they did not lose any matches. Since then, their performance has gotten better considerably.
On the other hand, Argentina is coming to the game after defeating the Australian team. Even though a 2-1 win is a win, this particular victory was not as dominating a performance on their part. However, they were able to keep Australia from scoring the equalizer late in the match.
During their match against Australia, Argentina had possession 61% of the time. During that time, they got a total of 14 shots with 5 of them on goal.
Netherlands vs Argentina Betting Pick
Game time: 12/09/2022 at 2:00 PM EDT
Bet on the Netherlands at +265
According to the World Cup qualifying results, Argentina is the better side to take. However, they have been having Attack problems consistently in Qatar. Furthermore, Lionel Scaloni has had problems getting Messi in places where he can have the most impact on the match.
The Dutch manager is notorious for making tactical adjustments to take on his opponent ahead. Thus, they should be able to funnel Messi into deeper areas and shunt the Argentina attack into wide positions. Therefore, we predict the Netherlands will win with a final score of 2-1.