Wales v Uruguay betting tips, odds, predictions – RWC 2019 Match 39
Welcome to our free predictions and odds update for match 39 of the Rugby World Cup between Wales and Uruguay at Kumamoto Stadium on Sunday, October 13.
Wales will start $1.01 favourites with most online betting sites, as they round out their preparations for the quarter-finals, where a likely match-up against France awaits.
Uruguay, who are priced as long as $151 with some bookmakers, have won one out of three of their RWC’19 matches, the high coming when they stunned Fiji in their opening match, while the low came when they were soundly outpointed by Georgia.
Wales remain undefeated at the tournament, with their closest result being a 29-25 win over Australia, with their other two matches netting them bonus points.
The Welsh will be keen to tighten up their defence after leaking a few points against the Fijians on Wednesday, but the going will be easier against a Uruguay team that is showing signs of wear after a long campaign.
Check out our team previews to get the latest form, our tips for leading try-scorer from each team and where we think they will finish in the tournament.
Here are our Wales v Uruguay predictions and odds for their clash at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Rugby World Cup Match 39: Pool D – Wales v Uruguay
Kick-off: 5.15pm local time (GMT +9)
Venue: Kumamoto Stadium
Wales v Uruguay odds
Head to head odds: Wales $1, Uruguay $151
Handicap line odds: Wales (-41.5 points) $1.91, Uruguay (+41.5 points) $1.91
Previous World Cup 2019 matches:
Wales 43 (Jonathan Davies, Justin Tipuric, Josh Adams, Liam Williams, Tomos Williams, George North tries; Dan Biggar 4 cons, 1 pen, Leigh Halfpenny con) d Georgia 14 (Shalva Mamukashvili, Levan Chilachava; Tedo Abzhandadze 2 cons). Referee: Luke Pearce.
Wales 29 (Gareth Davies, Hadleigh Parkes tries; Daniel Biggar, Rhys Patchell cons, Patchell 3 pens, Biggar, Patchell drop goals) d Australia 25 (Adam Ashley-Cooper, Dane Haylett-Petty, Michael Hooper tries; Matt To’omua 2 cons, Bernard Foley, To’omua pens). Referee: Romain Poite.
Wales 29 (Josh Adams 3, Liam Williams tries; Daniel Biggar 2, Rhys Patchell cons, Patchell pen) d Fiji 17 (1 penalty try, Kini Murimurivalu, Josua Tuisova tries). Referee: Jerome Garces.
Uruguay 30 (Santiago Arata, Juan Manuel Cat, Manuel Diana tries; Felipe Berchesi 3 cons, 3 pens) d Fiji 27 (Nikola Matawalu 2, Mesulame Dolokoto, Eroni Mawi, Apisalome Ratuniyarawa tries; Josh Matavesi con). Referee: Pascal Gauzere.
Georgia 33 (Jaba Bregvadze, Levan Chilachava, Otar Giorgadze, Giorgi Kveseladze, Sandro Todua tries; Tedo Abzhandadze 4 cons) d Uruguay 7 (Andres Vilaseca try; Felipe Berchesi con). Referee: Wayne Barnes.
Australia 45 (Dane Haylett-Petty 2, Tevita Kuridrani 2, Will Genia, Jordan Petaia, James Slipper tries; Christian Leali’ifano 5 cons) d Uruguay 10 (Manuel Diana try; Felipe Berchesi con, pen). Referee: Mathieu Raynal.
Wales v Uruguay tip RWC2019
Wales to cover the -41.5-point handicap
We think this is as solid as a tip comes and most bookies are pricing it at around $1.88, making it an ideal leg for your accumulators.
Wales v Uruguay prediction
We’re predicting, no we’re certain, Wales are going to beat Uruguay. The interest is around whether they can secure a third bonus point victory from four matches For those of us betting on the Rugby World Cup, look to the margins and possibly anytime try-scorers. But check the weather!
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