Ecuador vs Uruguay Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in the World Cup 2026 Qualification on Tuesday, 12 September 2023.
Ecuador have tried their best to hold Argentina in their opening World Cup qualifier fixture. However, the team conceded a 1-0 defeat at the end of the game. A free-kick goal by Lionel Messi at 78th minute changed the game.
It is worth noting that Ecuador had a three-game winning streak before losing against Argentina. They will play host to Uruguay in the second fixture on Tuesday. Going on, Uruguay is having a decent form and are following a five-game unbeaten streak.
Ecuador vs Uruguay Head-to-head Stats
The past six overall wins was evenly split, with three each for both teams. They have met in two WC qualifier fixtures last season and both won one apiece.
Ecuador is on a four-game unbeaten streak against Uruguay at this stadium and won three of those. Three of the last five meetings had goals under 2.5 ft.
Who will win the match between Ecuador vs Uruguay?
Ecuador have generally been good except for a defeat they conceded against Senegal. It is worth noting that they were unbeaten in 11 of the last 12 home outings.
On the other side, Uruguay is having an average form on the road of late. They were winless in two of the last four away matches.
Moreover, Ecuador have an impressive h2h form against this opponent at this venue. Thus, we expect a win for Ecuador on Tuesday.
How many goals will be scored in the match?
Eight of the last 10 home matches of Ecuador had goals under 2.5 ft. Moreover, three of their last five h2h clashes at this stadium were low-scoring. Thus, we don’t expect this match to have goals over 2.5 ft.
Will Both teams score in the match?
Ecuador’s defensive display looks decent enough of late. They have managed World Cup champions Argentina to go goalless until a free-kick was awarded at 78th. Moreover, they have kept a clean sheet in four of the last five home matches. In that case, we expect a one-sided display here.
Ecuador vs Uruguay Prediction
Ecuador looks more likely to seal a win after considering all the above mentioned stats. There is nothing wrong in expecting such. Because even in the latest three h2h encounters at this stadium, Ecuador was able to defeat Uruguay.
We therefore like to place Ecuador to seal a win at 2.25 odds as the main tip. For the second tip, we like to place the under 2.5 goals tip at 1.67 odds.
Ecuador vs Uruguay Tips
Ecuador to win @ 2.25 odds.
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.67 odds.