Argentinos Juniors vs Nacional Asuncion prediction, odds & betting tips 28/05/2024

Sparks will fly as Argentinos Juniors and Nacional Asuncion clash at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium on Tuesday. View our free Argentinos Juniors vs Nacional Asuncion predictions below.

Argentinos Juniors vs Nacional Asuncion predictions
Argentinos Juniors came out on top when these teams met last month. (Photo by Icon Sport)

Argentinos Juniors vs Nacional Asuncion predictions: Goals expected to flow

Given that we saw five goals in the first duel between these two teams, we can see this being another exciting match with many goals.

Key stats

  • The reverse fixture of this clash was a five-goal thriller.
  • Four of both teams' last five respective matches went above the 2.5 goal threshold.
  • Both teams have already been eliminated from the Copa Sudamericana
  • Nacional Asuncion have no wins in five group games so far (D1, L4).

Pre-game odds and win probability: Argentinos Juniors are clear favourites

  • Argentinos Juniors: 7/20 (1.35) – 74.1%
  • Draw: 16/5 (4.20) – 23.8%
  • Nacional Asuncion: 13/2 (7.50) – 13.3%

*Odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

Nacional Asuncion have been by far the worst team in Group F. They are without a win in the Copa Sudamericana, with a draw and four losses in five group matches. Argentinos Juniors have fared better, winning two of five group games.

With that in mind, the hosts are the expected winners at 7/20 (1.35). Teams with these odds generally have a 74.1% probability of winning.

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Interestingly, these teams scored five goals between them when they clashed last month. Taking into account that both teams have been involved in a lot of high-scoring games lately, over 2.5 total goals has an appealing look at 11/10 (2.10). That one has a 47.6% chance of landing.

Last five H2Hs: Can Nacional Asuncion avoid the sweep?

This will be the second encounter between these outfits. Nacional Asuncion suffered a 3-2 loss when they clashed in the reverse fixture last month

Copa Sudamericana 02/04/24

Nacional Asuncion

Nacional Asuncion

2
Argentinos Jrs

Argentinos Jrs

3

Team news and form guide

Argentinos Juniors: Looking to bow out with a victory

Alan Rodriguez will be unavailable for selection, as he's recovering from a knee injury. The Uruguayan midfielder is expected to return early next month.

Predicted lineup: Rodriguez (GK), Santamaria, Godoy, Galvan, Vega, Gamarra, Oroz, Lescano, Viverous, Gondou & Heredia.

Argentina Liga Profesional 12/06/24

W

Central Cordoba

Central Cordoba

1

Argentinos Jrs

Argentinos Jrs

2

Argentina Cup 05/06/24

W

Atletico Rafaela

Atletico Rafaela

0

Argentinos Jrs

Argentinos Jrs

1

Argentina Liga Profesional 01/06/24

L

Belgrano

Belgrano

1

Argentinos Jrs

Argentinos Jrs

0

Copa Sudamericana 28/05/24

W

Nacional Asuncion

Nacional Asuncion

1

Argentinos Jrs

Argentinos Jrs

2

Argentina Liga Profesional 25/05/24

W

River Plate

River Plate

0

Argentinos Jrs

Argentinos Jrs

1

Nacional Asuncion: Hoping to string up back-to-back wins for the first time since February

Thiago Caballero should be back in action for the visitors after serving a one-game suspension. There are no new absentees for Nacional Asuncion ahead of this encounter.

Predicted lineup: Silva (GK), Alfaro, Nùnez, Benegas, Rivas, Caballero, Fernando, Meza, Gomez, Gustavo & Duarte.

Paraguay Division Profesional 05/06/24

L

Cerro Porteno

Cerro Porteno

2

Nacional Asuncion

Nacional Asuncion

0

Copa Sudamericana 28/05/24

L

Argentinos Jrs

Argentinos Jrs

2

Nacional Asuncion

Nacional Asuncion

1

Paraguay Division Profesional 25/05/24

W

Sol de America

Sol de America

0

Nacional Asuncion

Nacional Asuncion

3

Paraguay Division Profesional 22/05/24

L

Libertad Asuncion

Libertad Asuncion

5

Nacional Asuncion

Nacional Asuncion

0

Paraguay Division Profesional 18/05/24

W

2 de Mayo

2 de Mayo

1

Nacional Asuncion

Nacional Asuncion

3

Argentinos Juniors vs Nacional Asuncion predictions
Maximiliano Romero scored a brace in the reverse fixture. (Photo by Icon Sport)

Player to watch: Maximiliano Romero

Maximiliano Romero joined Racing Club from PSV Eindhoven in January, and was loaned to Argentinos Juniors three days later. The 25-year-old has proven to be one of th team's best players since then, registering eight goals and two assists across all competitions.

It's worth mentioning that Romero put up a solid performance in the reverse fixture, as his two goals helped Argentinos Juniors claim a 3-2 victory when these teams met last month.


Kelechi is a huge sports fan with over 10 years of betting experience. He has written for a few publications like What Are The Odds, Mighty Tips and Betting Detectives