Ecuador vs Nigeria prediction, odds, and free betting tips (03/06/2022)

Ecuador are overjoyed after having reached the upcoming World Cup in Qatar and this will be a preview of the upcoming friendly game against Nigeria at the Red Bull Arena in the United States.

Ecuador vs Nigeria – Predictions, Odds, & Best Betting Tips

Ecuador qualified for the World Cup 2022 despite a 1-1 draw with Argentina, as the team finished in the fourth place of the South American qualification table. Nigeria, meanwhile, missed out on the World Cup final after a shocker at the hands of Ghana in the qualifying play-offs. Nigeria were beaten 2-1 by Mexico in the recent friendly match.

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Ecuador have gone for a strong team that is expected to perform very well in a bid to keep momentum. The South Americans have required a lot of luck to reach the finals directly without having to go through the play-offs. Nigeria might experiment with the lineup as the national team does not have a major competitive action until the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in June.

Total goals under 2.5

The occurrence of low scoring matches has been prevalent for Ecuador and Nigeria in recent games. Both teams have witnessed just one game with more than 2.5 goals in the last five encounters. The offensive lapses of both teams is likely to cost the total goals in this game.

Both teams to score – yes

It has been a tough few months of action for Ecuador, whose last clean sheet was against Chile in November. Nigeria might have been knocked out of the World Cup, but they remain offensively strong to break down a team like Ecuador, who are not defensively confident at this juncture.

Ecuador vs Nigeria: Match Preview and Team News


Ecuador will already have one on the upcoming World Cup 2022 in Qatar after having reached the competition following a disappointment in 2018. There is little doubt that manager Gustavo Alfaro will be testing out the full strength of his team over the next few friendly matches.


Nigeria have to overcome the disappointment of missing out on a place in the World Cup 2022. There is plenty of time for the team to recover from this disappointment with the next major competition for the team not until a year away.

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Ecuador vs Nigeria prediction

Where is the match going to take place? Red Bull Arena

When will this match start? June 03, 2022 at 01:30 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? Ecuador

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