FIFA World Cup 2022: Argentina vs Saudi Arabia - Match Preview, Betting Odds and more

In head-to-head fixtures, Argentina and Saudi Arabia played two draws while Argentina claimed the victory in two matches

Tanishq SharmaAuthor

Updated - 22 November 2022 01:38 AM


Lionel Messi-led Argentina are currently on a 36-game unbeaten streak and are scheduled to take on the likes of Saudi Arabia in the FIFA World Cup 2022 on Tuesday, November 22 at the Lusail Stadium. Argentina and Saudi Arabia are placed in the Group C alongside Mexico and Poland.

Argentina are currently on a five-game winning streak and will look to continue their winning run when they face Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. On the other hand, Saudi Arabia have lost just one of their last five international games and finished at the top of the Group B in the third round of the AFC World Cup qualifiers.

Argentina vs Saudi Arabia: Match Preview


  • Argentina and Saudi Arabia have faced each other on four occasions, twice in 1988, and once in 1992 and 2012.
  • Both the teams played two draws while Argentina claimed the victory in two matches. Their first and last head-to-head fixtures were resulted into a draw.

Top Players:

  • Argentina include Lionel Messi, Angel Di Maria, Lisandro Martinez, Emiliano Martinez, Lautaro Martinez as their top players.
  • Saudi Arabia include Nasser Al-Dawsari, Salman Al-Faraj, Saleh Al-Shehri, Firas Al-Buraikan as their top players.

Predicted halftime scores: (Argentina 3-0 Saudi Arabia)

  • 1st Half: 1-0
  • 2nd Half: 2-0

Argentina vs Saudi Arabia: Betting Odds (FT)

Handicap (Spread): 1.5 points (Argentina -1.5)
Over/Under: 2.5 (Over)
Prediction: Argentina 3-0 Saudi Arabia

Money Line:

  • Argentina have -500 odds to pick up the win, while Saudi Arabia are listed at +1800 to claim victory.
  • The draw between Argentina and Saudi Arabia has been listed at +600 odds.

Handicap (Spread):

  • Argentina scored joint second-highest goals with Ecuador in the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers. However, Argentina scored 27 goals in seven games, a game less than Ecuador, and managed a difference of 19 goals from their opponents.
  • Saudi Arabia scored 12 goals in 10 games in the AFC World Cup qualifiers third round, managing a difference of six goals from their opponents.
  • The 3-way handicap for Saudi Arabia (+2) are placed on +205 odds while Argentina (-2) have +255 odds.


  • The full-time score has been set to 2.5 goals. Over -165, Under +115.

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