Germany vs Saudi Arabia
Germany host Saudi Arabia in a friendly match in Leverkusen.
Germany are the reigning WC champion, but their recent results after the end of WC qualifications are not impressive. To be clear- not impressive for the Germans, because they want to win, win and to win again. 3 draws and 2 losses in the last 5 matches doesn't please Joachim Loew for sure, although all of them are against top teams except the last one. So, a draw with Spain, France and England and two losses by Brazil and Austria...and that's their last match before the start of the WC. I think they will have to give much more to convince they are capable of defending their title and a comfortable win against another participart in the World cup will boost their confidence a little bit, although it's Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia's recent results are nothing special and stronger teams like Belgium and Portugal proved that with trashing wins 4:0 and 3:0. Even Peru beat them with a classical result a few days ago on neutral ground. What to expect here by the Germans? There are two possible ways for me- a trashing win for the Bundesteam or another disappointing result. Minimal win for the Germans is not an option here, they have to convince they are not in crisis, that's the reason I will go with -2.5 AH here in betshoot, although I played it also -3 AH and -3.5 AH, because I think it's possible Germans to win even with more than 3 goals difference if they play the way they can.
Maybe not much people remember, but Germany earned one of the most impressive wins in the WC exactly against Saudi Arabia with the stunning 8:0 during 2002. It's been a long time since this WC, but the difference in the class between these two national teams is almost the same. Only because it's a friendly game I'm going with such a small AH!
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Germany vs Saudi Arabia prediction
|Germany -2.5 AH||Bet365||1.62||10||2-1 LOST (-10 units)|