Tip USA - Colombia
Not making it to the World Cup was big disappointment for the USA and their form throughout 2018 has been rather inconsistent so a win over Colombia would be a big confidence boost for them Their last match saw them beat Mexico 1-0 at home with a goal 19 minutes from time. Before that though they had gone three games without a win losing 2-1 away to the Republic of Ireland to a 90th minute goal, getting a 1-1 draw with France, taking the lead before a Mbappe equalizer with 12 minutes to go and losing 2-0 at home to Brazil. Home form for the American side has seen just one defeat in the last six and four of the last five have seen under 2.5 goals scored.
It took a penalty shoot-out to knock Colombia out of the World Cup. They won their group despite losing their opening game to Japan but then beat Poland and Senegal before a 1-1 draw with England and losing on penalties.Since that tournament ended they won away in Venezuela going 1-0 down inside four minutes but getting a winner in the 90th for a 2-1 win. They then drew 0-0 at home with Argentina and over 90 minutes have only lost one of their last 10 games and unbeaten in their last four away friendlies. Five of their last eight games have had under 2.5 goals scored in them and three of their last four friendlies have ended goalless A difficult result to predict with the USA being so inconsistent, the best bet seems to be under 2.5 goals to be scored in the match.
Key points USA - Colombia
Three of the last four Colombia friendlies have ended goalless.
There have been under 2.5 goals scored in five of the last eight Colombia matches.
Four of the last five USA games have seen under 2.5 goals scored in them.
Four of the last five games between these two countries have had under 2.5 goals scored in them.
Conclusion USA - Colombia
USA have had an inconsistent year and one that didn't include a trip to Russia. Their home form isn't too bad with only a recent defeat by Brazil in their last six games. Colombia reached the last sixteen of the World Cup only losing out on penalties. They have had two decent results since then including a home draw with Argentina. Stats indicate a low-scoring game and the tip is for under 2.5 goals to be scored in this match.
USA Colombia Prediction published on October 10, 2018