Wales will host Belgium in game eight of Group E of the UEFA qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup.
The match will start at 7:45 p.m. G.M.T on Tuesday, 16 November 2021. The match venue is Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. Below you will find betting tips and match prediction for Wales vs Belgium (November 16) in round eight of the UEFA qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup.
Wales vs Belgium (November 16) latest odds on betting sites
Wales has their winning odds placed at 3.28 (+228 American; 57/25 Fractional). Belgium has their winning odds placed at 2.31 (+131; 131/100). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 3.54 (+254; 127/50).
The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Wales — 30%, draw — 28%, Belgium — 42%.
Latest betting odds on Wales vs Belgium (16 November 2021):
- Over 2.5 goals — 2.06 (+106; 53/50)
- Under 2.5 goals — 1.85 (-118; 17/20)
- Asian handicap (+0.25) on Wales — 1.90 (-111; 9/10)
- Asian handicap (-0.25) on Belgium — 1.90 (-111; 9/10)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.83 (-120; 83/100)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.93 (-108; 93/100)
Wales vs Belgium (November 16) match preview and stats
Wales thrashed Belarus by five goals to one in their last qualifier game. Aaron Ramsey opened the scoreline in the second minute as he finished a rebound into the back of the net. Neco Williams doubled their lead in the 20th minute with a nice finish past the goalkeeper.
Wales were awarded a penalty after Yudenkov handled the ball in the box. Aaron Ramsey scored his second goal of the night from the spot, slotting the ball to the bottom right corner. Ben Davies made it 4-0 in the 77th minute with a nice header into the back of the net.
Artem Kontsevoy pulled one back for Belarus in the 87th minute with an unstoppable strike from 20 yards. Connor Roberts scored the last goal of the night as Wales secured three points against Wales. The Dragons were the dominant side with 67% ball possession and 470 passes completed. Wales had an expected goal of 3.02, while creating 12 chances. They had 18 shots with seven being on target.
Wales are second in the group with 14 points as they have won four games, drew two and lost one. The Dragons have scored 13 goals while conceding eight goals. They are unbeaten in their last five games.
Wales team news: All players are fit and available for the game.
Belgium got a 3-1 victory over Estonia as they qualified for the World Cup. Christian Benteke opened the scoreline in the 10th minute with a right footed shot from close range to the center of the box.
Yannick Carrasco doubled their lead in the 52nd minute with a left footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Erik Sorga pulled one back for Estonia with a nice finish into the bottom left corner.
Thorgan Hazard made it 3-1 with a nice header into the back of the net as Belgium secured all three points.Belgium were totally dominant with 81% of the ball and completed 808 passes. The Red Devils had an expected goal of 2.82 while creating 18 chances. Belgium had 20 shots with six being on target.
Belgium are top of their qualifiers group with 19 points and have won six games while drawing one. They have scored the most goals in the group (24) while conceding the fewest goals (5) with a goal difference of +19.
Belgium team news: Romelu Lukaku is unavailable due to an ankle injury. Youri Tielemans is injured and out of contention.
Wales vs Belgium H2H
Belgium won the home fixture of the World Cup qualifiers between both teams by three goals to one.
Wales has won two of the last three meetings between both teams.
Wales vs Belgium (November 16) key players and lineups
Wales projected starting lineup:
- Jordan Pickford
- Danny Ward
- Chris Gunter
- Chris Mepham
- Joe Rodon
- Ben Davies
- Joe Allen
- Aaron Ramsey
- Gareth Bale
- Harry Wilson
- Keiffer Moore
- Dan James
Notable subs: Brennan Johnson,Joe Morrell, Ethan Ampadu and Tyler Roberts.
Gareth Bale is Wales' best player as he showed his ability at the Euros. The Wales international provided an assist in their 5-1 victory over Estonia. Bale has scored three goals during the qualifiers, underperforming his expected goals of 3.48. He has provided three assists while creating nine chances.
Belgium projected starting lineup:
- Thibaut Courtois
- Thomas Meunier
- Toby Alderweireld
- Jan Vertonghen
- Timothy Castagne
- Axel Witsel
- Kevin De Bruyne
- Youri Tielemans
- Thorgan Hazard
- Christian Benteke
- Yannick Carrasco
Notable subs: Eden Hazard, Dries Mertens.
Kevin De Bruyne is one of the best players in the world with his incredible ability to create chances. De Bruyne provided an assist in their 3-1 victory over Estonia. The Belgian international has scored one goal during the qualifiers and has provided two assists. De Bruyne has created 11 chances while providing nine key passes.
Wales vs Belgium (November 16) betting tips and predictions
Wales smashed Belarus by five goals to one in their last game. The Dragons have been quite good during the qualifiers with four wins, two draws and one loss to Belgium. Wales are second in the group with 14 points with one game left. The Dragons have scored 13 goals while conceding eight goals with a goal difference of +5. Wales will secure a possible qualification spot in the World Cup with a win against Belgium, as they will compete in the play-offs for a spot in the World Cup. Wales are unbeaten in their last six games.
Belgium secured a place in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with a win against Estonia. The Red Devils are top of their group with 19 points with six wins in seven games. Belgium have scored 24 goals while conceding the fewest goals with five goals and have a goal difference of +19. The Red Devils will be hoping to have a good World Cup outing after a poor display in the Nations League. Belgium have won three of their last five games.
Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals
Odds: 2.06 (+106 American; 53/50 Fractional)