World Cup Group Game Stats (14th-19th June 2018)

World Cup Group Games Betting Tips

The wait is almost over folks! The 2018 FIFA World Cup gets going on Thursday 14th June with the hosts – Russia – taking on Saudi Arabia in what looks a fairly easy opener for the Russians – we’ll see!
The action comes at us thick-and-fast from Friday as we get into the opening Group games with teams not wanting to fluff their chances with a bad start.

Through the tournament we’ll be picking out the best of the games and providing our normal key head-to-head stats that will hopefully give you some nice betting angles into the matches.

Let’s get cracking!
Enjoy

 

Thursday 14th June 2018

Russia v Saudi Arabia 16:00

– Have never played before
– Saudi Arabia last game: Germany 2, Saudi Arabia 1
– FIFA World Rankings, Russia 70, Saudi Arabia 67
– Saudi Arabia have lost their last 3 games
– Saudi Arabia’s last 3 games went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 4 of Saudi Arabia’s last 6 games
– Saudi Arabia have won just 2 of their last 8 games
– Mohammad Al-Sahlawi is Saudi Arabia’s current top scorer (28 goals)
– Russia last game: Russia 1-1 Turkey
– Russia have NOT won in their last 7 games
– Russia have drawn 3 games in their last 7
– 3 of Russia’s last 5 games went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Fedor Smolov is Russia’s current top scorer (12 goals)

JUICESTORM VERDICT: OVER 2.5 GOALS

 

Friday 15th June 2018

Egypt v Uruguay 13:00

– Met just once before (2006), Egypt 0-2 Uruguay
– FIFA World Rankings, Egypt 45, Uruguay 14
– Egypt have not won in their last 7 games
– Egypt have scored just 1 goal in their last 4 games
– Egypt have drawn 3 of their last 6 games
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 3 of Egypt’s last 4 games
– Mo Salah is Egypt’s current top scorer (34 goals)
– Uruguay have lost just 1 of their last 9 games
– Uruguay have won their last 3 games ‘to nil’
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 4 of Uruguay’s last 5 games
– Luis Suarez is Uruguay’s current top scorer (50 goals)

JUICESTORM VERDICT: BOTH TEAMS ‘NOT’ TO SCORE

 

Portugal v Spain 19:00

– Met 35 times before, Spain 16, Draw 13, Portugal 6
– Last met (2012), Portugal 0-0 Spain
– FIFA World Rankings, Spain 10, Portugal 4
– Portugal have lost just 1 of their last 4 vs Spain
– Spain have scored just 1 goal in their last 4 vs Portugal
– The last 5 head-to-heads saw both teams NOT score
– 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– 6 DRAWS in the last 10 head-to-heads
– Portugal have lost just 1 of their last 18 games
– Portugal have kept a clean sheet in 3 of their last 4 games
– 4 of Portugal’s last 5 games went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 3 of Portugal’s last 4 games
– Ronaldo is Portugal’s current top scorer (81 goals)
– Spain are currently 20 games unbeaten
– Spain have drawn 3 of their last 5 games
– 3 of Spain’s last 4 games went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams scored in 4 of Spain’s last 5 games
– Spain have scored in ALL of their last 20 games
– David Silva is Spain’s current top scorer (35 goals)

JUICESTORM VERDICT: DRAW

 

Saturday 16th June 2018

France v Australia 11:00

– Met 4 times before, France 2, Draw 1, Australia 1
– Last met (2013), France 6-0 Australia
– FIFA World Rankings, France 7, Australia 36
– 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads
– France have lost just won of their last 12 games
– Both teams have scored in 5 of France’s last 6 games
– 4 of France’s last 6 games went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Olivier Giroud is France’s current top scorer (31 goals)
– Australia have lost just 1 of their last 10 games
– 4 of Australia’s last 5 games went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Tim Cahill is Australia’s current top scorer (50 goals)

JUICESTORM VERDICT: OVER 2.5 GOALS

 

Croatia v Nigeria 20:00

– Never met before
– FIFA World Rankings, Croatia 20, Nigeria 48
– 4 of Croatia’s last 5 games went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 4 of Croatia’s last 5 games
– Croatia have drawn just 2 of their last 14 games
– Mario Mandzukic is Croatia’s current top scorer (30 goals)
– Nigeria have not won in their last 4 games
– 4 of Nigeria’s last 5 games went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Musa and Moses are Nigeria’s current top scorers (11 goals)

JUICESTORM VERDICT: UNDER 2.5 GOALS

 

Sunday 17th June 2018

 

Germany v Mexico 16:00

– Met 3 times before, Germany 3, Draw 0, Mexico
– Last met (2017), Germany 4-1 Mexico
– FIFA World Rankings, Germany 1, Mexico 15
– All three previous head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams scored in all three previous head-to-heads
– Germany have scored 10 goals in their 3 previous head-to-heads with Mexico
– Germany have lost 2 of their last 3 games
– Germany have won just 1 of their last 6 games
– Both teams scored in 4 of Germany’s last 5 games
– Thomas Muller is Germany’s current top scorer (38 goals)
– Mexico have won just 1 of their last 4 games
– 6 of Mexico’s last 7 games went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Mexico have scored just 1 goal in their last 4 games
– Javier Hernandez is Mexico’s current top scorer (49 goals)

JUICESTORM VERDICT: BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE

 

Brazil v Switzerland 19:00

– Met 3 times before, Brazil 1, Draw 1, Switzerland 1
– Last met (2013), Switzerland 1-0 Brazil
– FIFA World Rankings, Brazil 2, Switzerland 6
– 2 of the last 3 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Switzerland have lost just 1 of their last 22 games
– 6 of Switzerland’s last 7 games went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 6 of Switzerland’s last 7 games
– Shaqiri is Switzerland’s current to scorer (20 goals)
– Brazil are unbeaten in their last 11 games
– Brazil have let in just one goal in their last 8 games
– Brazil have won their last 4 games ‘to nil’
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 7 of Brazil’s last 8 games
– Neymar is Brazil’s current top scorer (54 goals)

JUICESTORM VERDICT: BOTH TEAMS ‘NOT’ TO SCORE

 

Monday 18th June 2018

Sweden v South Korea 13:00

– Met twice before, Sweden 0, Draws 2, South Korea 0
– Last met (2005), South Korea 2-2 Sweden
– FIFA World Rankings, Sweden 24, South Korea 57
– South Korea have won just 1 of their last 5 games
– 3 of South Korea’s last 5 games went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Heung-Min Son is South Korea’s current top scorer (20 goals)
– Sweden have drawn their last 3 of their last 5 games 0-0
– Sweden have not won in their last 5 games
–  Sweden have scored just 1 goal in their last 5 games
– 6 of Sweden’s last 7 games went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 8 of Sweden’s last 9 games
– Marcus Berg is Sweden’s current top scorer (18 goals)

JUICESTORM VERDICT: UNDER 2.5 GOALS

 

Tunisia v England 19:00

– Met just one before (1998), England 2-0 Tunisia
– FIFA World Rankings, England 12, Tunisia 21
– England are unbeaten in their last 10 matches
– England have let in just 2 goals in their last 8 matches
– 7 of England’s last 8 games went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 7 of England’s last 10 games
– Danny Welbeck is England’s current top scorer (16 goals)
– Tunisia have lost just 1 of their last 10 games
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 4 of Tunisia’s last 6 games
– Tunisia have drawn 3 of their last 6 games
– Wahbi Khazri is Tunisia’s current top scorer (12 goals)

JUICESTORM VERDICT: UNDER 2.5 GOALS

 

Tuesday 19th June 2018

Poland v Senegal 16:00

– Have never played before
– FIFA World Rankings, Poland 8, Senegal 27
– Poland have won just 1 of their last 5 games
– 6 of Poland’s last 9 games went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Poland have lost just 2 of their last 8 games
– Robert Lewandowski is Poland’s current top scorer (52 goals)
– 7 of Senegal’s last 9 games went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Senegal have lost just 1 of their last 13 games
– Senegal have drawn 7 of their last 13 games
– Moussa Sow is Senegal’s current top scorer (18)

JUICESTORM VERDICT: DRAW

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