Mexico vs. Panama odds, picks, predictions: Soccer expert reveals best bets for Wednesday’s friendly
Mexico and Panama are set to square off in an international friendly on Wednesday night. Both teams are coming off scoreless draws in their last outing. El Tri is winless in its last two matches, while Panama is unbeaten in its last seven fixtures. Mexico continues to prepare to defend its Concacaf Gold Cup title when the tournament gets underway next month.
Kickoff from Nissan Stadium in Nashville is set for 9 p.m. ET. Mexico is the -250 favorite (risk $250 to win $100) in the latest Mexico vs. Panama odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under for total goals scored is 2.5. Before you lock in any Panama vs. Mexico picks, be sure to check out the international soccer predictions and betting advice from insider Tom Fornelli.
Fornelli has been a CBS Sports writer since 2010 and is a consistent winner who has demonstrated his expertise in every single sport. The entertaining Fornelli often makes appearances on The Early Edge, SportsLine’s daily betting podcast. He has returned 4.2 percent in profit on his Early Edge picks, including a hot Champions League semifinal round in which he nailed both winners and a +320 prop that cashed big for anyone tailing his picks.
Now, Fornelli has taken an in-depth look at Mexico vs. Panama. You can head to SportsLine to see the picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Panama vs. Mexico:
Mexico vs. Panama spread: Mexico -1.5 (+110)Mexico vs. Panama over-under: 2.5 goalsMexico vs. Panama money line: Mexico -250, Panama +750, Draw +340MEX: Mexico is unbeaten in its last nine matches against PanamaPAN: Panama has scored two or more goals in four of its last five gamesWhy you should back Mexico
El Tri has dominated their rivalry against Panama over the years. In fact, Mexico is unbeaten in its last nine matches against Panama, winning eight and drawing one. It their most recent meeting, El Tri secured a 3-0 win over Panama in a Concacaf Nations League match in 2019.
Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa has plenty of experience for the Mexican National Team. Ochoa has 110 caps for Mexico, and he’s recorded a total of 45 clean sheets for El Tri. In addition to a strong presence in goal, Mexico features a lethal offensive attack. El Tri registered 21 shots against the United States and held possession for 57 percent of the match in their 3-2 setback in the Concacaf Nations League final.
Why you should back Panama
Panama enters Wednesday’s international friendly full of confidence. That’s because Panama is unbeaten in its last seven fixtures. The Panamanians were held scoreless against Curaçao in their last outing, but they’ve been sensational in front of goal in their most recent meetings.
Panama has scored 20 goals in its last five fixtures, which includes a 13-0 drubbing of Anguilla in a FIFA World Cup qualifier. Gabriel Torres scored four goals in that emphatic victory, and Cecilio Waterman has found the back of the net in three of the last four games. Waterman has scored four goals in 14 appearances for Panama.
How to make Mexico vs. Panama picks
Fornelli has analyzed the Mexico vs. Panama matchup from every possible angle. He’s leaning over on the goal total (2.5), and he’s also revealed his best bets, including one that returns plus-money. He’s only sharing those picks on SportsLine.
So who wins Panama vs. Mexico? And where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see the best bets for Mexico vs. Panama, all from the expert who has crushed his soccer picks.