The Concacaf Nations League is a biennial competition that gives members of the federation an opportunity to play regular football against one another and earn qualifications for tournaments like the Nations League Finals and the Concacaf Gold Cup. On Thursday, a pair of Central American rivals will go head-to-head when Panama takes on Costa Rica. Both teams are coming off solid runs in Concacaf World Cup qualifying, with Panama finishing fifth in the final stage and Costa Rica finishing fourth and earning a playoff with New Zealand to get into the 2022 FIFA World Cup. You can stream all the action on Paramount+.
The match will be played at Estadio Rommel Fernandez in Panama City and kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday. The latest Panama vs. Costa Rica odds list Panama as the +115 favorite (bet $100 to win $115) on the 90-minute money line, while Costa Rica is a +235 underdog and a draw is priced at +195. The over-under for total goals is 1.5. Thursday’s match will be streamed live on Paramount+ with their must-have Premium plan.
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How to watch Panama vs. Costa Rica
- Panama vs. Costa Rica date: Thursday, June 2
- Panama vs. Costa Rica time: 7:30 p.m. ET
- Panama vs. Costa Rica live stream: Paramount+
Concacaf World Cup qualifying picks for Costa Rica vs. Panama
Before you tune in to Thursday’s match, you need to see the Concacaf Nations League picks from soccer insider Jon Eimer. He is a high-volume bettor who has vast knowledge of leagues and players across the globe. Since joining SportsLine, Eimer has covered the English Premier League, Serie A, the FA Cup and much more. The Indiana-based handicapper compiled a winning record of 260-133-1 with over 90 units of profit for his community on various platforms over a recent two-month stretch.
For Panama vs. Costa Rica, Eimer is betting both teams to score for a +105 payout (risk $100 to win $105). The last two matches these teams have played have ended in a 0-0 draw and with a 1-0 Costa Rica win, so we’re seeing a plus-money payout here and that’s value Eimer isn’t passing up given the circumstances.
Panama has scored in each of its last four international matches and has eight goals over its last six matches. It’s also had both teams scored in eight of its last 11 matchups. And while Costa Rica is typically tough to score against, its attention is likely to be on that June 14 matchup against New Zealand with a trip to Qatar on the line.
Meanwhile, Costa Rica’s attack should be able to take advantage of a Panama defense that has given up a goal in 10 of its last 11 matches with a total of 21 goals conceded during that span. Costa Rica has scored in eight of its last 10 matches after scoring just once in its first four World Cup qualifiers.
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