Morocco – Iran : Preview & Prediction
With a series of eighteen games without defeat, Morocco begins its World Cup against Iran. Dreaming of creating a surprise in this pool also composed of Spain and Portugal, the Atlas Lions will try to pocket the three points on this first day. Hervé Renard’s men arrive with full confidence to start the international competition. After winning two of his three warm-up matches, Mehdi Benatia’s team-mates could have arguments to make in Pool B. Very convincing in qualifying for the World Cup, Morocco managed to overtake Côte d’Ivoire with no goal in six games in the third qualifying round. For its part, Iran saw no defeat in the third round of playoffs in the Asian zone. Finishing well in front of South Korea, Carlos Queiroz’s players will still try to play the spoilsports. While Spain and Portugal are favorites in this group, Iran and Morocco seem to have to win this first day to hope to qualify for the next round.
Morocco remains a series of eighteen matches without defeat.
The Moroccans won two of their three preparation matches.
Iran has lost two of its last five games.
Herve Renard’s men did not concede any goals in the third qualifying round of the Africa zone.
The two teams have never met before. Lions will be careful and invested.
Morocco intends to create the sensation in this group. It is certain that the men of Hervé Renard will do everything to get by with the three points in this first day. Undefeated for nearly eighteen games, the Atlas Lions arrive with full confidence against Iran. Very convincing during the preparation, the Moroccans will have ample means to pocket the victory during this meeting.
Morocco – Iran : Betting Tips
Morocco – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70