Cruz Azul vs Club América: Draw kings Cruz Azul and Club América will lock horns on Saturday night for a big Liga MX game. Cruz Azul has drawn seven out of 12 games so far during the Apertura championship. That is a huge amount of draws. The only team that can come close is América, which has drawn six of its 12 games so far. Both of these teams have drawn four of their last six games.
Grand Final Repeated
Cruz Azul and Club América met in the Apertura playoff final last year. The first game finished all square, and then América won the second game to seize the trophy. They also played one another in the playoffs in 2017 and both games between them finished 0-0. Five of the last nine games between them have ended up in a draw, and they are pretty evenly matched.
América is in better form than Cruz Azul. Miguel Herrera’s men have won five, drawn six and lost just once so far this season. That has left them third in the table, two points behind leader Santos Laguna. Cruz Azul has only won twice, drawn seven and lost three, and it is languishing in 14th place in the standings. At home it has drawn four out of five games. América has drawn three out of five games so far on the road.
Cruz Azul vs Club América Liga MX Betting Picks
You can probably see where we are going with this. These teams have a history of drawing with one another, and they draw more games than any other teams in Liga MX. Club América is the slightly stronger team this season, but Cruz Azul has home advantage. It all makes the draw look very attractive from a betting perspective. Bethard have odds of +240 on that outcome, which is great value. You can find +264 at Pinnacle and some tempting prices on the Betfair Exchange too.