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Mexico vs. Jamaica odds, prediction, start time: 2023 Gold Cup picks, July 12 best bets by top soccer expert

Martin Green, a soccer analyst for SportsLine, has selected and made his predictions for Wednesday's semifinal between Jamaica and Mexico in the 2023 Concacaf Gold Cup.
Posted Jul 12, 2023 at 8:01 PM ET by CBS Sports Staff

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At the 2023 Concacaf Gold Cup, Mexico plans to get retribution, but first they must defeat Jamaica in a semifinal at Allegiant Stadium on Wednesday. El Tri could get another opportunity to compete against the USMNT for the championship after falling to them by a score of 1-0 in the 2021 Gold Cup final. In the earlier semifinal on Wednesday, the USMNT takes on Panama. The U.S. has won seven Concacaf championships, while Mexico has a record eight. El Tri will have a difficult challenge overcoming an undefeated Jamaican team in the 2023 Gold Cup. The Reggae Boyz began their tournament with a 1-1 draw against the USMNT, then destroyed the group's two underdogs before defeating Guatemala 1-0 on Sunday in the quarterfinals. On Saturday, Mexico defeated Costa Rica 2-0 to progress.

On Wednesday, kickoff is scheduled for 10 p.m. ET. According to the most recent Jamaica vs. Mexico odds, Mexico is a -160 favorite (risk $160 to win $100), while the Reggae Boyz are a +470 underdog. The odds for a draw after 90 minutes are +250, while 2.5 goals total is the over/under. Make sure to review Martin Green's 2023 Gold Cup predictions before settling on your Mexico vs. Jamaica predictions.

Green became a professional sports journalist and handicapper after working in the sports betting sector for a number of years. He has covered the sport internationally. Since the World Cup last year, Green has had success with his soccer predictions in a variety of markets, including the Champions League (+3.45 units), FA Cup (+3.07 units), and EFL Cup (+3.64).

Green has now thoroughly analyzed the Jamaica vs. Mexico game and made his picks and predictions. To see his choices, go to SportsLine right away. The odds and trends for Mexico vs. Jamaica are as follows:

Mexico's point spread against Jamaica is -0.5 (-160).
Over/under for Jamaica vs. Mexico is 2.5 goals.
Money line for Mexico vs. Jamaica: Mexico -160, Jamaica +470, Draw +250
JAM: In their last 10 games, Jamaica has scored more than one goal three times.
MEX: Seven of El Tri's last 11 games have seen at least two goals.
Mexico vs. Jamaica predictions: View predictions at SportsLine
the benefits of backing Mexico
El Tri will be confident because they have successfully completed this level numerous times. Additionally, they have a sizable fan base in the southwest, which ought to encourage them. They did lose to Qatar 1-0 in a game they dominated, but that is the only blemish on their 2023 Gold Cup record. They easily defeated Haiti 3-1 and Honduras 4-0, securing their place in the final stage. Qatar had just one shot, while Mexico had 77% of the possession despite sitting several important players.

In the four games, El Tri have 88 shots (22 on goal), while only allowing five attempts to be on target. Jaime Lozano, the interim manager, will have his team prepared because he wants to make a good impression and land the permanent position. Henry Martin, the top scorer in Liga MX last season, has a solid supporting cast in Orbelin Pineda and Erick Sanchez, who scored the goals against Costa Rica. The team's captain and top goalkeeper in the confederation is Guillermo Ochoa. Choose your team by viewing this.

the benefits of backing Jamaica
Four players from the English Premier League lead the Reggae Boyz, who have plenty of firepower. The group's versatile veterans include Bobby Decordova-Reid of Fulham and West Ham's Michail Antonio, both of whom are 33 years old. Demarai Gray of Everton and Leon Bailey of Aston Villa both play with a lot of speed. Bailey is one of Jamaica's nine other goal scorers in the competition, and Bailey scored twice against Trinidad and Tobago. With regards to goals, the Reggae Boyz are superior 11-2.

Even though the USMNT had 68% of the possession, the defense managed to limit them to only one goal and four shots on goal. The Philadelphia Union's Andre Blake, a three-time MLS Goalkeeper of the Year, helped the team get to the MLS Cup final last year. Three players on the Jamaican defense line have at least 50 caps each, giving them some experience there as well. Choose your team by viewing this.

How to make picks for Jamaica vs. Mexico
Green has examined every facet of the Jamaica vs. Mexico game. He has two sure bets, including one that pays plus-money, and is leaning Over on the goal total. Only his Concacaf Gold Cup predictions and analyses are shared at SportsLine.

Who will prevail in Wednesday's Concacaf Gold Cup showdown between Mexico and Jamaica, and where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine right away to uncover the top wagers for Jamaica vs. Mexico, all recommended by a European soccer specialist who is an authority on the game.


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