AccuScore.com, the leader in sports forecasting, has simulated this game thousands of times one play at a time and the game forecast below is based on these simulations.
There is a 25.2% chance of a draw. In simulations where the game is not a draw Russia, at 58.8%, are heavy favorites to beat Saudi Arabia who have a 16% chance. In simulation wins, Saudi Arabia upsets Russia by averaging 5.6 shots and 2.6 shots on goal. They average 1.8 goals in simulated victories vs just 0.4 in simulation losses. Overall, the average simulation score is Russia 1.6 to Saudi Arabia 0.7.
The leading goal scorer for Saudi Arabia is Yehya Al Shehri with a 19% chance of scoring 1 or more goals. When he has at least one goal Saudi Arabia has a 39% chance to win. The leading goal scorer for Russia is Fedor Smolov with a 39% chance of scoring 1 or more goals. When he has at least one goal Russia has a 80% chance to win.
LINES: Saudi Arabia +10.49 --- Russia +1.39 --- DRAW +4.53 --- TEAM RECORDS (W-L-D-Pts) Saudi Arabia , , Russia ,
|All Games (Win-Loss-Draw)||W-L-D: 0-0-0||All Games (Win-Loss-Draw)||W-L-D: 0-0-0|
|Road Games (W-L-D)||W-L-D: 0-0-0||Home Games (W-L-D)||W-L-D: 0-0-0|
|vs OPP (W-L-D)||W-L-D: 0-0-0||vs OPP (W-L-D)||W-L-D: 0-0-0|
|Win by 2 or More||No Games||Win by 2 or More||No Games|
|Lose by 2 or More||No Games||Lose by 2 or More||No Games|
|When Underdog||W-L-D: 0-0-0||When Underdog||W-L-D: 0-0-0|
|Road Underdog||W-L-D: 0-0-0||Home Underdog||W-L-D: 0-0-0|
|All Games Last Season||W-L-D: 0-0-0||All Games Last Season||W-L-D: 0-0-0|
|Road Last Season||W-L-D: 0-0-0||Home Last Season||W-L-D: 0-0-0|
|vs OPP Last Season||W-L-D: 0-0-0||vs OPP Last Season||W-L-D: 0-0-0|
|Win by 2 or More (LS)||W-L-D: 0-0-0||Win by 2 or More (LS)||W-L-D: 0-0-0|
|Lose by 2 or More (LS)||W-L-D: 0-0-0||Lose by 2 or More (LS)||W-L-D: 0-0-0|
|Over-Under||O-U: 0-0||Over-Under||O-U: 0-0|
|Road Over-Under||O-U: 0-0||Home Over-Under||O-U: 0-0|
|Over-Under vs Opp||O-U: 0-0||Over-Under vs Opp||O-U: 0-0|
|Total: 3 or More Goals||No Games||Total: 3 or More Goals||No Games|
|Total: 2 or Less Goals||No Games||Total: 2 or Less Goals||No Games|
|Total 10-11: 3 or More Goals||No Games||Total 10-11: 3 or More Goals||No Games|
|Total 10-11: 2 or Less Goals||No Games||Total 10-11: 2 or Less Goals||No Games|