Guadalajara vs. Club America prediction, odds: 2022 Mexican Liga MX picks, best bets for Saturday, Sept. 17
Sat, Sep 17, 2022
Soccer News (AP)
Club America will look to get back to winning on Saturday night when they host Chivas in the 2022 El Super Clasico, the biggest rivalry in Mexican Liga MX. America (10-3-2) have been on a tear, but a 3-3 draw with on Wednesday snapped a team-record nine-game win streak. They are at the top of the Liga MX table for the opening season, one point up on with two games left. They are five points clear of fifth-place , so they should remain in the top four to qualify for the Apertura Final Series. Now they face off with Chivas in one of the biggest rivalry games in the world. These are the two most popular and successful teams in , with Club America owning a record 13 titles and Guadalajara right behind with 12. Chivas are in seventh place but have lost just three games (5-7-3), one of those a 4-1 loss to Tigres UANL on Tuesday that snapped a seven-game unbeaten run.
Kickoff at Estadio Azteca is set for 9 p.m. ET. America are the -126 favorites (risk $126 to win $100) on the 90-minute money line in the latest Club America vs. Guadalajara odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while Chivas are +350 underdogs. A regulation draw is priced at +245 and the over/under for total goals scored is 2.5. Before making any Chivas vs. Club America picks or Liga MX predictions, make sure you check out what renowned soccer bettor Jon "Buckets" Eimer has to say.
Eimer is a high-volume bettor who has vast knowledge of leagues and players across the globe. Since joining SportsLine, Eimer has covered the English Premier League, Serie A, the FA Cup and much more. He is 238-220-7 overall on his soccer picks in 2022, including an astounding 37-18-1 on Premier League predictions for a profit of more than $1,600 for $100 bettors. Anyone who has followed his advice is way up.
Now, Eimer has broken down Club America vs. Guadalajara from every angle and just revealed his Liga MX picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see his picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Guadalajara vs. Club America:
- America vs. Guadalajara spread: America -0.5 (-125)
- America vs. Guadalajara Over/Under: 2.5 goals
- America vs. Guadalajara money line: America -126, Chivas +350, Draw +245
- Club America: They have scored at least twice in 10 of their past 11 games.
- Guadalajara: They have allowed one goal or fewer in 12 of their 15 matches.
- America vs. Guadalajara picks: See picks at SportsLine
Why you should back Club America
America lost three of their first five games but have been nearly unstoppable since. They have scored 29 goals over their past 10 games, and they had an astounding 29 shots and held the ball for 71% of the match Wednesday. Federico Vina saved the point with a goal in second-half added time, and Henry Martin scored his ninth goal of the season. has six goals, and 10 others have scored at least once for the Eagles. The Chivas defense has been strong, but they have scored just 17 goals in their 15 Apertura matches.
Midfielder Diego Valdes is a key piece for America, and he has four goals and four assists. The Eagles hold the ball an average of almost 58% of their matches (second in Liga MX), while Chivas are under 50 percent. America have the second-most shots in the league (246) and have allowed the fifth-fewest on target (60). They are 5-2-3 in the past eight matchups and were the last to win a match in the series, taking a 3-0 victory at Guadalajara in March 2021.'
Why you should back Guadalajara
Chivas have played a lot of draws but have lost just three times, and that's because of their stifling defense. They have conceded 13 goals, tied for second-fewest in Liga MX, and have allowed the same number of shots (177) as the Eagles, and just three more on target (63). As much as America dominated Wednesday's match, they only put eight of those 29 shots on target and needed a 97th-minute goal to earn the draw. They also allowed eight shots on net.
Angel Zaldivar scored his team-leading fourth goal in Tuesday's loss, and (three goals, four assists) and (two goals) play key roles. Chivas also have the edge in goal, with Jimenez Ponce second in the league with an 80.6 save percentage and tied for the lead with seven clean sheets. Guadalajara held the ball for 64% of the last meeting back in March and had a 14-7 shot advantage, though the teams combined for three on target.'
How to make Guadalajara vs. Club America picks
Eimer has analyzed Saturday's Club America vs. Guadalajara match from all sides and revealed his best bets. He is leaning Under on the goal total and also has two confident plays and a full breakdown of the match. He's only sharing those picks here.
So who wins Guadalajara vs. Club America in Saturday's Liga MX? And where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see the best bets for the Chivas vs. Club America match, all from the soccer expert on a roll on his recent soccer picks.