Belgium looks to keep rolling when they collide with Morocco in 2022 FIFA World Cup Group F action on Sunday.
Canada played well and deserved more but Belgium found a way to prevail and won 1-0 on Wednesday. Morocco is coming off a hard-fought 0-0 draw against Croatia, which left the race for second place wide open.
The player to watch in this game is Michy Batshuayi, who has five goals and one assist in seven Süper Lig games with Fenerbahçe this season. AccuScore gives Michy Batshuayi a 33.2 percent chance to score against Morocco.
FBRef defines SCA as “the two offensive actions leading directly to a shot, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” GCA is “the two offensive actions leading directly to a goal, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Belgium 2.02
• Morocco 3.95
• Draw 3.55
• Belgium -0.5 (2.00)
• Morocco +0.5 (1.92)
• Over 2, 2.5 (1.85)
• Under 2, 2.5 (2.05)
Key Points to Consider
Head-to-Head: These two teams last met in international friendly action on March 26, 2008 and Morocco won 4-1.
For Belgium, Michy Batshuayi has a 33.2 percent chance to score. He averages 1.46 shots overall per sim, 0.86 shots on goal per and 0.4 goals per sim.
For Morocco, Sofiane Boufal has a 15.2 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 0.87 shots overall per sim, 0.45 shots on goal per and 0.16 goals per sim.
Morocco found a way to contain Croatia’s formidable midfielders and strikers and they will employ a similar strategy against Belgium. That said, Belgium they didn’t play at their best and they still beat Canada. Look for Belgium to get by Morocco here.
Belgium -0.5 (2.00)
Two-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Belgium in this one. Average score in simulations is Belgium 1.56 to Morocco 0.65.