Steven Paget
World Cup Predictions
USA Vs Wales - World Cup 2022

The USA meet Wales at Ahmad bin Ali Stadium on Monday 21st November, the third game to feature that particular day.

The second game in FIFA World Cup Group B sees two previous quarter-finalists meet in what should prove to be an intriguing clash, and a tough one to call for our World Cup betting. Group B also comprises England and Iran, so with the English favourites to top the group, a win here could be worth its weight in gold to either of these two sides.

The USA boast arguably their best-ever squad, with multiple players now featuring in the top European leagues. Wales, who have featured in the two previous European Championships Final tournaments, but have qualified for their first World Cup since 1958, are still heavily reliant on aging and injury-prone stars Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey. Could this prove to be a tournament too far for those two stalwarts of Welsh football? This could well be the case according to 22bet and other site’s betting odds.

USA vs Wales Best Odds

USA vs Wales Betting Tips

Despite the attacking talent on the field, both of these teams have proven to be strong defensively when it counts. With so much at stake here, our prediction is a close contest with not an abundance of goals. Get odds of 71/125 with 22bet for less than 2.5 to feature in the match.



Cometh the hour, cometh the man. On the biggest stage, Gareth Bale rarely fails to deliver – the Wales icon is his country’s leading scorer and multiple Champions League winner (and scorer in finals). Expect the legend to score here, perhaps from the spot. Bet365 agree.



Expect a slow start as both teams sus each other out. Both teams know that with Iran and England to follow, losing this game is not an option. Expect a cagey affair, especially in the first half. Bet at 97/100 with 22bet for there to be a solitary goal or fewer in the first 45 minutes.



USA vs Wales Analysis


Despite missing out four years ago, the USA have proven to be regular attendees at FIFA World Cups in more recent times, and go into this tournament with arguably the country’s strongest-ever squad. Hopes are high back in the States that this team could finally progress beyond the quarter-final stage as the popularity of soccer in the country continues to soar.

Key Players: The USA boasts plenty of top talent featuring in Europe. Chelsea playmaker Christian Pulisic, Dortmund’s Giovanni Reyna and Juventus’ Weston McKennie, as well as Leeds pair Brenden Aaronson and Tyler Adams are the jewels in what is a strong squad.

Team News: No injuries or suspensions

Predicted Lineups: Lineup: Steffen, Moore, Zimmerman, M. Robinson, A. Robinson, McKennie, Adams, Aaronson, Pulisic, Ferreira, Arriola


Wales have finally qualified for a World Cup after performing admirably in their continental competitions in recent years. The Dragons reached the semi-finals of Euro 2016, defeating Belgium along the way, and with plenty of talent in their ranks, will prove a tough team to beat. The team’s recent big-game legacy is an important consideration in any betting tips.

Key Players: It’s hard to look past team icon and Wales legend Gareth Bale, who for added intrigue, now plays his club football in the USA with Los Angeles FC. He may be getting older, but this is a player who loves to save it for the biggest stage.

Team News: As usual there are doubts about the fitness of the team’s two stars, Bale and Ramsey, but expect both to be on Rob Page’s teamsheet come match day.

Predicted Lineups: Hennesey, Ampadu, Mepham, Rodon, Davies, Allen, Williams, Ramsey, Bale, Moore, James

USA vs Wales Prediction

On paper, little seems to separate the two teams. Both have some big names mixed in with more solid pros, and it’s whether those big names will be allowed to shine that so much hinges. With so much at stake, it’s doubtful that this game will prove too expansive, and neither team will be disappointed with a point.

Bet on the match to end in a draw