Hoping to qualify for the next phase of the competition, Cruz Azul (2W-3L-2D; 8 points) will welcome Toluca (5W-1L-1D; 16 points), who are in 2nd place, to Estadio Azteca on Sunday. Kick off is at 5:00 PM CT. They may have recently had a mixture of winning results, coupled with disappointing ones, but Cruz Azul, go into this match with the benefit of home support.
Cruz Azul and Toluca last met in back on February 21, 2022 and the match ended in a win for Toluca de Lerdo. In addition, Cruz Azul’s goals total 21 compared to Toluca’s 13 over their most recent 10 matches.
Picks, Predictions, and Betting Preview for the CD Social and Cultural Cruz Azul vs Deportivo Toluca FC Liga MX de Apertura Match on August 14, 2022
Where: Estadio Azteca – Mexico City, Mexico
When: Sunday, August 14, 2022 at 5:00 PM CT
Betting on CD Social and Cultural Cruz Azul
Record: 2-3-2 | League Standing: 11
Cruz Azul come into this game qualifying for the next stage of the competition at the present moment having a record of two wins, three losses, and two draws in 7 matches. The squad has notched up some hard fought wins alongside some damaging losses. In total, they’ve scored 9 goals. This has mainly been thanks to the hustle shown by Angel Romero, who has one goal, and Christian Tabo who has one. They’ve conceded 13 goals. In their most recent matchup this season, Cruz Azul defeated Club Santos Laguna 4-0.
Absences and Injuries
Cruz Azul does not have an updated list of missing players at the moment.
Betting on Deportivo Toluca FC
Record: 5-1-1 | League Standing: 2
Toluca have a tally of 16 points so far this campaign and are also one of the top three teams in the standings. They outplayed Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles de Caliente 3-1 last Sunday and to date, the group has documented five wins, one loss, and one draw in 7 games. When they have succeded, it’s likely been thanks to the actions undertaken by Leonardo Fernandez and Valber Huerta. Will the pair prevail in leading Toluca to victory?
Absences and Injuries
Toluca does not have an updated list of missing players at the moment.
Cruz Azul vs Toluca | Moneyline, Over/Under and Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: CD Social and Cultural Cruz Azul (+100) at FanDuel
CD Social and Cultural Cruz Azul are considered the favorite per oddsmakers. The club has not had an efficient start to the month with a winning percentage of 28.57% in their last seven games (two wins, three losses and two draws). In comparison, Deportivo Toluca FC has a winning percentage of 62.5% in their last eight games (five wins, one loss and two draws).
Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (-130) at Unibet
Spread Pick: CD Social and Cultural Cruz Azul -0.25 Goals (-122) at Bovada
CD Social and Cultural Cruz Azul will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.
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