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Argentina vs Uruguay Predictions & Tips - Uruguay to hold Argentina to a draw at Copa America

  • Argentina vs Uruguay predictions, preview, tips & team news
  • The Copa America match is being played at 1am BST in Brasilia
  • Argentina are undefeated in their last 14 matches
  • I am backing a draw with Uruguay undefeated in 17 of their last 19 matches
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Argentina have drawn their last 2 matches against Uruguay (Getty Images)
Eddy Tora 18 Jun 2021
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Argentina vs Uruguay Predictions


Argentina have problems keeping clean sheets which makes BTTS my best bet. Uruguay should prove hard to beat with a draw predicted at Copa America.

  • Argentina are undefeated in their last 14 matches (all competitions).
  • Argentina have drawn their last 3 matches (all competitions).
  • Argentina have drawn 4 of their last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Argentina have seen BTTS in 5 of their last 6 matches (all competitions).
  • Argentina have drawn their last 2 matches against Uruguay (all competitions).
  • Uruguay are undefeated in 17 of their last 19 matches (all competitions).
  • Uruguay have drawn their last 2 matches (World Cup qualifiers).
  • Uruguay have kept 3 clean sheets in their last 4 matches (World Cup qualifiers).

Head to Head


Argentina have an 86-59 advantage against Uruguay with 45 draws in 190 matches.

Argentina Form


Argentina are undefeated in their last 14 matches. They have had a solid start to their World Cup qualifying campaign, winning three matches with three draws.

La Albiceleste drew their opening two matches in 2021. Lionel Scaloni’s side drew 1-1 against Uruguay and 2-2 against Colombia after going 2-0 ahead after 8 minutes.

Argentina drew 1-1 against Chile in their opening match at Copa America. Lionel Messi put them ahead with a free kick but they couldn’t hold on.

Argentina Squad & Team News


Goalkeepers: Franco Armani, Agustín Marchesín, Juan Musso, Emiliano Martínez
Defenders: Lucas Martínez Quarta, Nicolás Tagliafico, Gonzalo Montiel, Germán Pezzella, Marcos Acuña, Cristian Romero, Nicolás Otamendi, Lisandro Martínez, Nahuel Molina
Midfielders: Leandro Paredes, Rodrigo De Paul, Ángel Di María, Exequiel Palacios, Nicolás Domínguez, Guido Rodríguez, Giovani Lo Celso, Ángel Correa, Papu Gómez
Forwards: Sergio Agüero, Lionel Messi (Captain), Nicolás González, Joaquín Correa, Lautaro Martínez, Julián Álvarez

Lionel Scaloni could make some changes here with Ángel Di María, Joaquín Correa and Sergio Agüero hoping to start.

Lionel Messi has scored 73 goals in 145 internationals, Agüero with 41 goals in 98 internationals.

Uruguay Form


Uruguay are undefeated in 17 of their last 19 matches. La Celeste have been solid defensively with three consecutive clean sheets.

Óscar Tabárez’s side played two World Cup qualifiers in June. They drew 0-0 against Paraguay and 0-0 in Venezuela.

Uruguay will be playing their opening match at Copa America.

Uruguay Squad & Team News


Goalkeepers: Fernando Muslera, Martín Campaña, Sergio Rochet
Defenders: José Giménez, Diego Godín (captain), Ronald Araújo, Camilo Cándido, Giovanni González, Matías Viña, Sebastián Coates, Martín Cáceres
Midfielders: Matías Vecino, Rodrigo Bentancur, Nicolás De La Cruz, Nahitan Nández, Giorgian De Arrascaeta, Lucas Torreira, Federico Valverde, Fernando Gorriarán
Forwards: Luis Suárez, Brian Rodríguez, Maxi Gomez, Jonathan Rodríguez, Edinson Cavani, Facundo Torres, Brian Ocampo

Uruguay’s rear guard is extremely experienced with Fernando Muslera, Diego Godín and Martín Cáceres all earning over 100 caps. Central defender José Giménez has earned 62 caps.

There is plenty of depth in midfield with options including Matías Vecino, Rodrigo Bentancur, Lucas Torreira and Federico Valverde.

Edinson Cavani is back in the squad after suspension and should partner Luis Suárez up front. The pair have combined to score 114 international goals.

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Verdict

Argentina and Uruguay have been drawing games with regularity which should continue at Copa America. With Edinson Cavani returning to Uruguay's squad, I am backing BTTS in Brasilia.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes BTTS @105.00 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Draw Full Time Result @240.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @550.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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