After smacking Panama around in their 2018 World Cup Group G opener, Belgium will look to do the same when they take on a Tunisia side that is probably still trying to figure out how they fell apart against England late to lose their opener. Tunisia has not won a World Cup match in their last dozen tries, so they’re facing a tall order against a Belgium team that blasted Panama off the grid in their 3-0 opening round win.According to MyBookie Sportsbook, the “Red Devils” are not just favorites to win their group, but also to win it all alongside Brazil, Germany, and France. Be sure to check our Soccer News page to stay on top of the 2018 World Cup Betting action.
Belgium v Tunisia 2018 World Cup Group G Betting Odds & Pick
- When: Saturday, June 23rd, 3:00 p.m. (Local Time)
- Where: Spartak Stadium, Moscow
- TV / Live Streaming: Fox Sports / Fox Sports Go
- 2018 World Cup Betting Odds: Belgium -340 / Tunisia +980 / Draw +430
Team Profiles (Belgium/Tunisia)
- Confederation: UEFA / CAF
- Head Coach: Roberto Martínez / Nabil Maâloul
- Captain: Eden Hazard / Aymen Mathlouthi
- FIFA Ranking: 3 / 21
- World Cup Appearances: 13 / 5
A Little Bit of HistoryThis is the second meeting at a World Cup tournament between Belgium and Tunisia with their previous meeting turning out to be a 1-1 draw in the 2002 group stages, in what was Tunisia’s only point in that year’s tournament.Romelu Lukaku struck twice for Belgium in the opening match against Panama and is now a player you can wager on to score in his team’s second-round match.This will be the fourth meeting between Belgium and Tunisia, with both nations winning once and sharing one draw. The most recent meeting between Belgium and Tunisia was a friendly in 2014, with Dries Mertens scoring a late winner for Belgium in a 1-0 win in Brussels.
- Belgium is unbeaten in their three previous World Cup games against African opponents, with their aforementioned draw against Tunisia in 2002 the only game they failed to win.
- Belgium is also unbeaten in their last 10 World Cup group games, winning the last five in a row (W5 D5 L0).
- Each of Belgium’s last 11 World Cup goals has come after half-time.
- Tunisia is winless in their last 12 World Cup matches (D4 L8), since beating Mexico in their first ever match in the competition (3-1 in 1978).
- The last team to have a longer winless run in the World Cup than Tunisia’s current run of 12 was South Korea (14 games between 1954 and 1998).
- Tunisia has scored with their only shot on target so far at this World Cup.
- 1-T. Courtois
- 5-J. Vertonghen
- 2-T. Alderweireld
- 15-T. Meunier
- 20-D. Boyata
- 6-A. Witsel
- 7-K. De Bruyne
- 11-Y. Carrasco
- 10-E. Hazard
- 14-D. Mertens
- 9-R. Lukaku
- 22-M. Hassen
- 2-S. Ben Youssef
- 12-A. Maâloul
- 11-D. Bronn
- 23-N. Sliti
- 13-F. Sassi
- 17-E. Skhiri
- 4-Y. Meriah
- 10-W. Khazri
- 9-A. Badri
- 8-F. Ben Youssef