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    Belgium (3 points) and Croatia (4 points) clash on Thursday, December 1 at 10:00 AM ET, in the third game of Group F action at the 2022 World Cup.

    The moneyline odds for Belgium to win this match are +160, with the draw at +235 and Croatia at +171. Belgium has a 38.5% chance of winning this game, per the moneyline.

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    Belgium vs. Croatia Match Info

    • Game Day: Thursday, December 1, 2022
    • Game Time: 10:00 AM ET
    • Venue: Ahmed bin Ali Stadium

    Belgium Stats and Trends

    • Offensively, Belgium is ranked No. 19 in the World Cup (one goal, 0.5 per match). And defensively, Croatia is No. 7 (one goal conceded, 0.5 per match). In World Cup qualifying, Belgium scored 25 goals (3.1 per game) and Croatia gave up four (0.4 per game).
    • Belgium is No. 18 in the World Cup in goal differential at -1 (and was +19 in UEFA World Cup qualifying).
    • Belgium played Morocco in its previous game and fell short 2-0. The defeated Belgium side took 11 shots, outshooting Morocco by one.
    • Belgium failed to score (with Amadou Mvom Onana leading the team in shots with two) versus Morocco.

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    Croatia Stats and Trends

    • Offensively, Croatia is No. 4 in the World Cup (four goals, 2.0 per match). Defensively, Belgium is No. 14 (two goals conceded, 1.0 per match). In World Cup qualifying, Croatia scored 21 goals (2.1 per game) and Belgium allowed six (0.8 per game).
    • Croatia has outscored opponents 4-1 in the World Cup, and its +3 goal differential ranks No. 4 in the tournament. The team was +17 in the UEFA World Cup qualification campaign.
    • Croatia beat Canada 4-1 in its most recent match on November 27, outshooting Canada 13 to eight.
    • Andrej Kramaric scored two goals to lead Croatia in the match.

    Belgium vs. Croatia Players to Watch

    • Belgium’s Michy Batshuayi has one goal (no assists) in this competition, and had one goal and one assist in World Cup qualifying.
    • Belgium’s Hans Vanaken had three goals and four assists in World Cup qualifying.
    • In World Cup qualifying, Romelu Lukaku had five goals and one assist.
    • Belgium’s Kevin De Bruyne had two goals and two assists during the World Cup qualifying cycle.
    • In the qualification campaign for the World Cup, Yannick Carrasco had one goal and two assists.
    • In World Cup qualifiers, Croatia’s Luka Modric piled up three goals and two assists.
    • Kramaric has two goals in this tournament. He also posted two goals and three assists in World Cup qualifying.
    • Croatia’s Ivan Perisic has two assists in the current tournament, and he recorded three goals and two assists during the World Cup qualifying campaign.
    • In the most recent qualification cycle for the World Cup, Mario Pasalic compiled three goals and one assist.

    Chances to Win the World Cup

    Chance to Win the World Cup Implied Probability Overall Rank Group Rank
    Belgium 4.3% 8 1
    Croatia 1.5% 12 2

    Pick to Win Belgium vs. Croatia

    The best pick to win is Belgium.

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