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World Cup Predictions: Morocco vs Croatia Vegas Odds, Preview, and Pick (Nov 23)

  • Croatia finished second four years ago in Russia.
  • Morocco haven’t lost a competitive game in regular time since 2018.
  • Morocco’s Achraf Hakimi was 5 when Croatia’s Luka Modric made his pro debut.

If you’re in search of some World Cup predictions, look no further, because, in this article, Vegas Odds are going to preview Morocco vs Croatia.

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Four years ago, Croatia finished second in the World Cup. Can they do something similar in 2022? The answer is no – their roster just isn’t as strong as before.

This, however, doesn’t mean Croatia is a weak side. On the contrary, these guys definitely still have it in them to get to the knockout stage. To do that, they need to start their 2022 World Cup campaign in top gear. By this, we mean they need to beat Morocco today.

Oddsmakers think they’re going to do it, although the odds aren’t as short as you’d expect. The World Cup runners-up are priced at +100, suggesting that bookies do think there’s a chance an upset might happen. To see what we think, keep on reading!


Schedule and How to Watch

  • Where: Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor, Qatar
  • When: Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at 5:00 a.m ET
  • Channel: FOX Sports

Morocco vs Croatia Vegas Odds

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The last time Morocco lost a competitive game in 90 minutes was at the 2018 World Cup when Portugal beat them 1-0. They did lose a couple of matches (four, to be precise) in extra time/penalties in the meantime. But there won’t be any extra time in today’s game.

Does this mean Morocco fans have the right to hope for a good result against Croatia? They do because there are some exceptional players on Morocco’s roster. PSG’s wing-back Achraf Hakimi is their star player, followed by Chelsea’s Hakim Ziyech, Fiorentina’s Sofyan Amrabat, and others.

These guys are pacey, technical, and spirited, but there’s one thing they lack – experience. Sure, they’ve played many top-level games so far, but Croatia’s key men have played way more. Croatia’s captain Luka Modric, for example, made his professional debut 19 years ago.


Morocco vs Croatia Prop Bets

Luka Modric to Score from Outside the Area

The MVP of the previous World Cup is already 37, but he shows no signs of his age on the pitch. He’s already played 17 games for Real Madrid this season, scoring 5 goals along the way.

As he’s a midfielder (and a great free-kick taker), most of his goals usually come from outside the penalty box. If he’s going to score today, we think it’s going to be this way.

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Luka Modric to Score from Outside the Area+1000

World Cup Predictions: Morocco vs Croatia

Morocco are a pretty decent team but we doubt they can do better than Croatia. In the best-case scenario for the Atlas Lions, the game would end in a tie. Still, we doubt that’s going to happen. Instead, Luka Modric & Co. are going to dominate the game, getting all three points in the end.

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Annie is a seasoned veteran in sports betting and has been working in the industry for over 7 years. Her goal of educating others and sharing her knowledge on the topic has brought her to VegasOdds.com where she regularly contributes to our cornerstone guides and news to help readers improve their sports betting game. If you don’t find her writing, you can bet she’ll be studying sports stats!

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