Mexican Liga MX heavyweights square off Saturday in the league’s biggest rivalry, as Club America host Chivas Guadalajara in El Super Clasico at Estadio Azteca. The teams met in May in the Clasura semifinals, and America won the first leg 1-0 before Chivas pulled off a stunning 3-1 victory in Mexico City to advance. Las Aguilas played almost 30 minutes with 10 men. Both sides have had a ton of success, with America boasting a league-record 13 league titles and Chivas owning 12.
Kickoff in Mexico City is set for 11:10 p.m. ET. Club America are -130 favorites (risk $130 to win $100) in the latest Club America vs. Guadalajara odds, while Chivas are +360 underdogs. A draw is priced at +265 and the over/under for total goals scored is 2.5. Before you make any Chivas vs. Club America picks, you need to see what proven SportsLine soccer expert Martin Green has to say.
After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. Since last year’s Men’s World Cup, Green has been profitable in multiple areas on his soccer picks, including the Champions League (+4.78 units), the FA Cup (+3.07), the 2022-23 EFL Cup (+3.64), Euro 2024 qualifiers (+3.01) and the Europa League (+1.60). Anyone who follows him is way up.
Now, Green has broken down Club America vs. Guadalajara from every angle and just revealed his picks and Liga MX predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see Green’s picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Club America vs. Chivas:
- Club America vs. Guadalajara spread: America -0.5 (-135)
- Club America vs. Guadalajara over/under: 2.5 goals
- Club America vs. Guadalajara money line: America -130, Chivas +360, Draw +265
- CA: Club America are yielding nine shots (3.3 on target) per 90 minutes.
- GUA: Chivas are allowing 13.6 attempts (3.9 on target) per match.
- Club America vs. Guadalajara picks: See picks at SportsLine
Why you should back Club America
Las Aguilas have had Guadalajara’s number, but a red card to Alvaro Fidalgo in the 65th minute put them in a tough spot. They yielded two goals after that, and now America and their fans will be fired up to avenge that loss. Las Aguilas won the first leg of the semifinals 1-0. The hosts have won consecutive league matches, including a 3-2 victory against Cruz Azul before the break. They sit five points behind league leader San Luis with a game in hand. Chivas have lost their last two.
Julian Quinones opened the scoring against Cruz Azul for his fourth goal of the season, tied for second in Liga MX. He also has two assists. Brian Rodriguez (three goals) and Diego Valdez (one goal, two assists) provide Quinones ample support. America went 10-6-1 at home over the two liguillas last season, outscoring opponents 37-17. Chivas were 7-6-4 on the road. Las Aguilas were 4-2-0 in the previous six meetings before the May loss. They held 58% possession in that game. See which team to pick here.
Why you should back Chivas Guadalajara
Chivas comes in with confidence after the victory at Estadio Azteca in May, as Alan Mozo and Jesus Orozco scored in the final 15 minutes. Guadalajara went on to lose 3-2 to Tigres in the Clausura final, but they started this season 4-1-0. The break couldn’t have come at a better time after they lost consecutive matches, but they still sit in fourth place. Manager Veljko Paunovic has had time to retool things, and he has the talent to get things turned around in a hurry.
Chivas have scored in every match so far, and eight players have found the back of the net. Fernando Beltran, Roberto Alvarado, and Jonathan Padilla all have two, and Cristian Calderon is tied for second in the league with three assists. America have yielded one more goal (8-7) despite playing one fewer game. Only 28% of opponents’ shots have been on target against Chivas, the third-best mark in the league, and Miguel Jimenez is second in save percentage at 86.7. See which team to pick here.
How to make Club America vs. Guadalajara picks
Green has broken down the Liga MX match from every possible angle and is leaning Over on the goal total. He has locked in a pair of confident best bets, including one that offers a plus-money payout, and also is offering a full breakdown of this matchup. He’s sharing his Liga MX picks and analysis only at SportsLine.
So who wins America vs. Chivas on Saturday, and where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see which wagers in Guadalajara vs. Club America have all the value, all from the soccer expert who is profitable across multiple leagues, and find out.