The Mexican national team enters the 2023-24 CONCACAF Nations League this week with the first of two quarterfinal games against Honduras. The competition is another opportunity for Mexico sports betting.
El Tricolor travels to Tegucigalpa, Honduras for the first game on Friday with hopes of winning the CONCACAF Nations League trophy for the first time. Mexico finished second in the competition in 2021 and was third in 2023.
Mexico has won the past four games against Honduras and has not lost to Los Catrachos since 2017, during World Cup qualifying. According to the 11v11.com website, Mexico has won 27 games against Honduras all-time and lost seven, with 10 draws.
The other game in the quarterfinal is on Tuesday, Oct. 21 in Mexico. For Friday, bet365 Sportsbook has Mexico as a -300 favorite. Honduras has +900 odds of winning and a draw is listed at +375.
This year, Mexico defeated Honduras 4-0 in the CONCACAF Gold Cup; Luis Romo scored two goals in that game. Romo, a midfielder who plays in Liga MX for Monterrey, has only three goals in 40 appearances for Mexico and four goals in 79 matches with Monterrey, so his performance against Honduras was a pleasant surprise.
Mexico enters this tournament in good recent form, especially in winning the CONCACAF Gold Cup this summer. That tournament was the debut for new coach Jaime Lozano.
Mexico has had three ties in its past four games. If you think the match on Friday will end in a draw, Betway Sportsbook has odds of +425.
Mexico has six wins in 10 games with Lozano leading the team. The squad prepared for this tournament with some exhibition matches including a 2-2 tie against Germany 2-2 on Oct. 17 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Uriel Antuna and Erick Sanchez scored for Mexico in that match and Antuna had an assist on Sanchez’s goal.
The top four teams according to CONCACAF rankings – Mexico, the United States, Canada and Costa Rica – made the quarterfinals of the Nations League automatically. The other four teams earned spots among the final eight teams in the group stage, including Honduras, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and Panama.
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