Portugal vs Uruguay Predictions and Best Odds for November 28

Cristiano Ronaldo, pictured in training, prepares for Portugal vs Uruguay

Group H throws up a tie between two teams hosting legendary players. It will be Europe vs South America, Portugal vs Uruguay, and Cristiano Ronaldo vs Luis Suarez as both nations attempt to gain three points in a crucial group-stage clash. Which iconic forward will fire their country to glory?

Portugal vs Uruguay Predictions and Betting Odds for Group H Clash

Portugal Run of Form

Portugal needed the playoffs to even secure a spot in the World Cup before having a middling Nations League run. They righted the ship just enough to kickstart their tournament with a 3-2 win over Ghana.

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Despite boasting some real talents, things haven’t always gone to plan on the field.

Uruguay Run of Form

Uruguay entered this tournament as one of the world’s most in-form teams. They had only suffered one defeat in nine games in 2022 before their opening-day draw with South Korea. Defensively they’ve been great, offensively the goals have been flowing, but it all came to a halt on the big stage.

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Despite failing to win on matchday one, this is not a team to be overlooked.

Recent Head to Head

There have only been three matches between these two nations, the last of which was in the 2018 World Cup. The record is split evenly with one win apiece and a draw. Diego Alonso’s side won the 2018 clash between the two teams by two goals to one thanks to an Edinson Cavani double.

Portugal vs Uruguay Prediction

The Sky Blues are our favourites to win this game. Despite stumbling slightly to start their campaign they are a strong team who know how to get results. Despite the quality of players for The Navigators they have largely failed to get results when it matters.

Current Betting Odds: Portugal vs Uruguay

SkyBet currently has Fernando Santos’ side as the favourites to win with odds of 19/20. The world’s number 14 ranked team are trailing way behind at a surprising 3/1 odds of victory. The betting market may just be overlooking a strong Uruguay team.

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