Only two of the eight teams in 2022 Concacaf World Cup Qualifiers have won games after the first two Matchdays, and they will meet on Wednesday. Mexico is 2-0 and sits atop the standings, while Panama has a win and a draw in its first two contests to sit in second place. Only the top three teams in Concacaf World Cup Qualifiers are guaranteed berths in the 2022 World Cup, so the winner of this matchup will be in a strong position. You can catch all the action live on Paramount+.
Kick-off is set for 8:05 p.m. ET at Estadio Olímpico Rommel Fernández Gutiérrez in Panama City, Panama. Mexico is the -150 favorite (risk $150 to win $100) on the 90-minute money-line in the latest Mexico vs. Panama odds at Caesars Sportsbook. Panama comes in at +380 as the underdog and the over-under is 2.5 goals. Wednesday’s match will be streamed live on Paramount+ with their must-have Premium plan.
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How to watch Panama vs. Mexico
- Date: Wednesday, September 8
- Time: 8:05 p.m. ET
- Streaming: Paramount+
CONCACAF World Cup qualifying picks for Mexico vs. Panama
Before you tune in to Wednesday’s World Cup qualifiers, you need to see the CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers picks from European soccer insider Martin Green. After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. Since then, his European soccer picks have been spot-on. Green has generated over $36,000 for $100 bettors since the 2017-18 season, and he has his finger on the pulse of the game all over the globe.
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For Mexico vs. Panama, Green is taking under 2.5 goals for a -137 payout. These teams squared off twice during the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers and only one total goal was scored across those matches. Four of the last seven matchups between these teams have had under 2.5 total goals scored.
Panama has found the back of the net just once over its last seven games versus Mexico, and that lack of success isn’t expected to dramatically change come Wednesday. Mexico is coming off a shutout victory over Costa Rica in which goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa was rarely challenged.
The side that would be more likely to break out and find the net early and often is Mexico, but it’s playing with an undermanned group up front. Mexico will be without forwards Raul Jimenz and Hirving Lozana, who have scored 21 goals and 13 goals, respectively, for the Mexico National Team. Their absences should limit Mexico’s offensive attack, making this a low-scoring game.
“El Tri looks a little light in attack,” Green told SportsLine. “Wolves refused to release Raúl Jiménez, as COVID-19 restrictions would have forced him to miss Premier League action in quarantine, while Hirving Lozano is out injured.”
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