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Canada vs Morocco prediction, odds, betting tips and best bets for World Cup 2022 Group F finale

Canada have been an energetic side that has tested their opposition, but mistakes from an inexperienced team have proven their downfall, while opponents Morocco sit needing just a draw to confirm advancement to the knockout stage.

Canada have been an energetic side that has tested their opposition, but mistakes from an inexperienced team have proven their downfall and see them already eliminated from World Cup 2022 as they enter this final Group F game against Morocco.

On the other end, Morocco sit on four points thanks to a pair of clean sheets, and know they need just a draw to confirm advancement to the knockout stage, while even defeat can see them through if Belgium fail to beat Croatia.

Les Rouges will be playing for respect, which they earned partially with their fearless attitude in the first two matches, but the lack of result leaves them without any tangible reward to take home.

While the North American side will look for a moral victory, Morocco have much more to earn in this game and will look to assert their dominance amongst a chaotic group.

MORE: Follow all 2022 FIFA World Cup daily picks & predictions from The Sporting News here

Canada vs. Morocco odds

Despite having no points through the first two matches and finding themselves eliminated, Canada have been given a real chance in this game, with Morocco also on plus moneyline odds.

The bookmakers can't seem to figure out whether there will be goals in this game, with the total and both teams to score both almost evenly split, but the lean seems to be for a lower total.

Odds via BetMGM (USA), Sports Interaction (Canada), SkyBet (UK), and Ladbrokes (Australia).

  BetMGM SportsInteraction SkyBet Ladbrokes
Canada win +260 3.04 5/2 5/2
Draw +240 3.56 9/4 23/10
Morocco win +105 2.12 21/20 11/10
Both teamsto score Y / N -120 / -115 1.76 / 1.85 8/11, 1/1 3/4, 20/21
Over / Under2.5 goals -105 / -135 2.00 / 1.76 1/1, 8/11 1/1, 3/4
Morocco -0.5 +100 2.05
Canada +0.5 -135 1.56
Canada vs. Morocco: 3 things to know Canada vs. Morocco team news

The Canada midfield may be missing a key player, as Stephen Eustaquio was withdrawn due to injury against Croatia, which was a major turning point in the match. He missed training and his status for the final group match looks doubtful. They're also sweating the fitness of captain Atiba Hutchinson, who may be out of gas at 39 years old. Les Rouges are without Maxime CrepeauDoneil Henry, and Scott Kennedy, who all missed the tournament altogether due to injuries at the club level.

Morocco have a clean bill of health, with only their pre-tournament injuries to note, as Achraf Hakimi's issue seems to have subsided. The loss of Amine Harit is big, out with a knee injury. Yassine Bounou is back fit after suffering through an illness.

MORE: Full injury tracker for all 32 teams at the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Canada vs. Morocco key stats
  • Canada have never won a World Cup match in five attempts, with Alphonso Davies scoring their first-ever World Cup goal last time out against Croatia.
  • Morocco have recorded consecutive World Cup clean sheets for the first time since 1986, the only tournament in which they advanced past the group stage.
  • Romain Saiss' 11 clearances against Belgium last match is the second-most of any player in a World Cup match this tournament, behind the 12 by Toby Alderweireld of Belgium against Canada.
Canada vs. Morocco match facts
  • Date: Thursday, December 1
  • Kickoff Time: 10:00 am ET / 3:00 pm GMT / 2:00 am AEDT (Fri, Dec. 2)
  • Location: Al Thumama Stadium
  • Official: Raphael Claus (Brazil)
Canada vs. Morocco prediction
  • Moneyline lean: Morocco (+105)
  • Against the spread lean: Morocco -0.5 (+100)
  • Score prediction: Morocco 1-0 Canada

Canada will come out with plenty of energy hoping to make a statement, but they'll come up against a solid Morocco side who has already proven they can effectively defend a variety of opponents.

The African nation needs just a point to confirm qualification, while they can even move forward if they lose should the other match go their way. They'll know this and be comfortable absorbing pressure, forcing Canada to have the initiative and open themselves up in doing so.

MORE: How to watch Canada vs. Morocco in World Cup Group F play

Canada vs. Morocco: best bet
  • Pick: Morocco to win
  • Odds: +105 (BetMGM)

We're keeping the pick in this match simple. Morocco have proven they can earn a result against both a high-energy opponent in Belgium and a slower possessional side in Croatia, and they will be well-prepared for this group finale. They will be comfortable at the back, and know that they can wait to pounce on the mistakes Canada have shown they're vulnerable to.

Canada vs. Morocco prop bet
  • Pick: Both teams to score — NO
  • Odds: -110 (BetMGM)

While the under is probably the better choice here, this pick comes with slightly better odds, and serves a similar purpose. This should be a low-scoring affair with Morocco knowing they only need a draw to advance. While Canada are a side hoping to make a statement on their way out, the road ahead is tough here against a Morocco defense that's battle-tested thus far.

Canada vs. Morocco live stream, TV channel

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This final Group F match will be played at the Al Thumama Stadium. Here's how you can watch all the action in some of the major global territories.

  Date Time TV Channel Streaming
USA Thurs, Dec. 1 10:00 ET FS1Universo fuboTV,Fox Sports site/app,Universo Now,Peacock
Canada Thurs, Dec. 1 10:00 ET TSN 1, CTV, RDS (French) TSN site/app, CTV appRDS app
UK Thurs, Dec. 1 15:00 GMT BBC Two BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website
Australia Fri, Dec. 2 02:00 AEDT SBS VICELAND SBS On Demand
India Thurs, Dec. 1 20:30 IST Sports18 HD Voot, JioTV
Hong Kong Thurs, Dec. 1 23:00 HKT Now TV (Ch. 617, 619) Now TV
Malaysia Thurs, Dec. 1 23:00 MYT Astro FIFA World Cup 2 Astro GO
Singapore Thurs, Dec. 1 23:00 SGT StarHub FIFA World Cup,Singtel FIFA World Cup 142 Singtel TV GO, CAST,StarHub TV+, MeWatch
New Zealand Fri, Dec. 1 04:00 NZDT Sky Sport 1 NZ Sky Go, Sky Sport NOW
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