USA vs Iran Odds, Prediction & Best Bet for 2022 World Cup (USMNT Looks to Advance With Win)

Isaiah De Los Santos
USA vs Iran  prediction, odds and betting insights for 2022 World Cup match.
USA vs Iran prediction, odds and betting insights for 2022 World Cup match. / (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
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USA vs Iran Match Info

2022 FIFA World Cup — Group Stage
USA (0-2-0) vs. Iran (1-0-1)
Date: Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022
Time: 2 p.m. ET
Venue: Al Thumama Stadium — Doha, Qatar
Coverage: FOX

The 2022 FIFA World Cup keeps rolling with more action slated for Tuesday, Nov. 29. One of the more interesting matches of the day is a Group B collision between USA and Iran.

The United States earned a hard-fought point against England on Friday, drawing 0-0 against a talented club. Iran, meanwhile, upset Wales 2-0. That victory opens the door for USA to advance to the Round of 16 if the men's team gets a win against Iran.

USA vs Iran Odds & Spread

All World Cup betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: USA: (-115) | IRN: (+320) | DRAW: (+250)
Spread: USA: -1 (+260) | IRN: +1 (-120)
Total: 2.5 – Over: (+114) | Under: (-140)
Team to Score the First Goal: USA: (-170) | IRN: (+170) I NO GOALS: (+800)

USA enters this contest as the favorite per FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 2 p.m. ET clash also features an over/under of 2.5 goals with the under being favored at -140 odds.

USA vs Iran Prediction & Pick

USA showed its resilience on Friday. Facing an England team that's more talented on paper and was expected to win, USMNT didn't waver one bit, quieting a potent Three Lions attack. USA's defensive strength has been on full display throughout the World Cup, conceding just one goal (a penalty) in two matches.

Iran, meanwhile, was stomped 6-2 by England in its first WC match. They responded by beating Wales 2-0 on Friday. The Iran team has some offensive juice, but the Americans' performance against England demonstrated that they can slow down anybody. With a trip to the next stage on the line, I think USA gets it done against a rival.

Final Score Prediction: USA: 1 | Iran: 0

USA vs Iran Betting Trends

- USA tied with England, 1-1, in its last 2022 World Cup match on Nov. 25, 2022.
- Iran defeated Wales, 2-0, in its last 2022 World Cup match on Nov. 25, 2022.
- USA is 0-4-1 (W-D-L) in its last five matches.
- Iran is 3-1-1 (W-D-L) in its last five matches.
- Iran defeated USA, 2-1, in their only head-to-head matchup on June 21, 1998.

USA vs Iran Best Bet

USA has to be aggressive in this contest since a draw won't advance them to the next round. Gregg Berhalter will want his best attackers on the pitch from the jump in order to secure a lead before pulling back to protect their chance at advancing. USMNT got the scoring started against Wales in their first game, and I expect that to be the case here again given how badly they need a win.

Bet: USA to Score the First Goal (-170)

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