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Women’s World Cup 2023: Morocco vs Colombia Prediction, Preview, Live Stream, Odds and Picks

Led by Linda Caicedo, Colombia is one draw away from winning Group H of the Women’s World Cup 2023. The soccer betting favorites will try to win that point against Morocco, a highly motivated team that has just obtained its first WWC victory and have a chance of advancing to the Round of 16.

Morocco: Bounced Back

Morocco is one of the eight teams making their debut in the WWC. Sadly, it was welcomed by Germany. The European side showed no mercy and beat them 6-0. Alexandra Popp scored the opener only 11 minutes into the game.

Women’s World Cup: Morocco vs Colombia Prediction, Preview, Live Stream, Odds and Picks
Women’s World Cup: Morocco vs Colombia Prediction, Preview, Live Stream, Odds and Picks

However, Morocco returned from the ashes with a historic 1-0 victory over South Korea. Ibtissam Jraidi scored the opener only six minutes into the game and the defense didn’t concede a single shot on goal despite South Korea winning possession with 63%.

“We are just so pleased our efforts have paid off. This victory is for Morocco and Arabs, it’s the fruit of our hard work,” said Jraidi after the match.

Now, they must work even harder to defeat Colombia. According to the latest soccer odds, Morocco is offering a +520 price to win straight up. But let’s not forget that we’re talking about the runners-up of the 2022 edition of the African Cup of Nations. They’re used to the pressure.

Colombia: Two for Two

Prior to the start of the tournament, Colombia wasn’t among the betting online favorites to win the title, it wasn’t even among the dark horses. Well, after getting two great victories, things have changed.

First, they defeated South Korea 2-0, with Maria Usme and Linda Caicedo as the scorers. They scored in a nine-minute span during the first half. South Korea never stood a chance, with Colombia winning possession with 58% and finishing with 12 more shots.

Most recently, Colombia pulled off a huge stunner by defeating Germany 2-1. Caicedo scored the opener at the beginning of the second half, while Popp scored the equalizer in the 89th minute. Everyone thought it would end in a draw, except Manuela Vanegas, who scored the game-winner in the 97th minute.

“We knew that the opponents were good from set pieces. We shouldn’t have allowed the corner. We need to be smarter,” said Germany’s coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg during the press conference. Good advice for Morocco.

Regarding the soccer lines, Colombia is offering a -188 price to win straight up.

Morocco vs Colombia Head-to-Head

This will be the first meeting between the two national teams.

Morocco vs Colombia Match Information

  • Match: Morocco vs Colombia
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Aug. 3, 6 a.m. ET
  • Location: Perth Rectangular Stadium, Perth, Australia
  • Morocco vs Colombia Live Stream: fubo.tv

Morocco vs Colombia Betting Lines

Morocco vs Colombia Picks and Prediction

Morocco has nothing to lose, but that doesn’t mean they won’t put up a good fight – quite the contrary – but it won’t be enough to defeat Colombia. Caicedo is playing at another level, which inspires the whole team. They all know that European clubs are watching, and winning the group could open some doors.

Finally, Colombia scored at least two goals in four of its last five matches in all competitions. Go ahead and include Colombia scoring more than 1½ goals in your soccer picks. That’s a lower investment and much less risky.

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