How To Bet on Costa Rica vs. Panama Gold Cup Odds, TV and Game Info

Posted by Derrick Harper on July 18, 2017 in

There are 8 teams left in the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup, and two of them will meet in the first matchup on Wednesday night. Costa Rica, who finished 2-0- 1 out of Group A will take on Panama, who finished 2-1 out of Group B. The winner will move to the Final Four of the 2018 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

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Costa Rica comes into this match fresh off their easy 3-0 win over French Guinea. Before that, they downed honduras 1-0, and drew a 1-1 tie with Canada. For Panama, they draw a tie against the United States, then came away with back to back wins. The most recent win for Panama was 3-0 over Martinque.

How To Bet on Costa Rica vs. Panama Gold Cup Odds, TV and Game Info

When: Wednesday July 19th, 2017; 5:00pm CT
Where: Lincoln Financial Field; Philadelphia, PA
TV: Fox Sports 1 (U.S.)
Radio: None
Stream Option: Fox Sports Go
Soccer Odds: Panama -145

Why Bet on Costa Rica?

In the most recent win for Costa Rica, they scored an early goal against French Guiana, and did not look back. Ariel Rodriguez scored in the fourth minute of the game, and then were followed by Rodney Wallace and David Ramirez both notching goals. Ramirez had 4 shots attempted in the game.

When Costa Rica tied with Canada, their lone goal came from Francisco Calvo. He finished the game with a goal on 3 shots attempted. The other goal scored by Costa Rica came from Marcos Urena, who notched the first goal of the Gold Cup for the team.

Panama is a slight favorite against Costa Rica in the 2017 Gold Cup Quaterfinals.

Why Bet on Panama?

Panama can be a fun team to watch, and a tough team to prepare against. Team Panama scored six goals in all of the Gold Cup thus far. The first goal for Panama came from Miguel Camargo in the 60th minute to tie the game. In the win over Nicaragua, they trailed 1-0, and then scored back to back goals.

The first was from Ismael Diaz, and the game winner came in the 57th minute from Gabriel Torres. In the most recent win for Panama, their three goals came from Michael-Amir Murillo, Abdiel Arroyo, and Gabriel Torres.

Expert Pick & Prediction

This is going to be a fun soccer game. Both of these teams could come away with the win. We have seen both squads play well enough to win, and certainly seen the poor side of both teams as well. Panama has a little more strength, but Costa Rica may be able to use their speed in this affair.

This has the chance of going to extra play, but in the end, we are going to bet on Panama to win this battle. Panama moves on to the Final Four of the Gold Cup with a win here. The final bet for this Gold Cup matchup on Wednesday is Panama -145 over the team from Costa Rica.