Chivas and Tigres UANL clash today in the 17th round of the Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament 2021 aiming to book a ticket to the next stage of the competition. Both head to this match in good form, although they have struggled throughout the campaign. Here, you'll find everything there is to know about this exciting game such as information, storylines, predictions, odds, and even how to watch it in the US.
Víctor Vucetich's boys have had an amazing recovery in the tournament and find themselves in a much better position than a few weeks ago. Guadalajara will be back at home aiming to continue with their successful streak.
On the other hand, Tigres land to this round after claiming a much needed triumph over lifelong rivals Monterrey in the Clasico Regio. The current CONCACAF Champions League winners didn't perform as expected so far, but they could finish the league strongly anyways.
Chivas vs Tigres UANL: Match Information
Date: Saturday, May 1, 2021
Time: 6 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Akron, Guadalajara
Chivas vs Tigres UANL: Time by State in the US
ET: 6 PM
CT: 5 PM
MT: 4 PM
PT: 3 PM
Chivas vs Tigres UANL: Storylines and Head-to-Head
Both of these teams head to this match aiming to secure a pre-playoff berth. Chivas have remarkably improved lately, winning their last three games. Tigres suddenly turned up their game as well, but the two sides are still under extreme pressure with Mazatlán and Tijuana being right behind them in the standings.
A defeat could leave the loser out of the next round of the Guard1anes Tournament. It's hard to tell who may win, but we can know for sure that it will be an exciting battle between two big teams that will do everything they can to be in the playoffs.
Both clubs have a long history facing each other as well. They've clashed 46 times in the Mexican league and Tigres have a slight advantage as they've won 15 matches, while Guadalajara claimed 14 triumphs, and they've tied in 17 games.
Chivas vs Tigres UANL: Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament 2021 Standings
Chivas and Tigres are currently tied with 22 points each, although goal difference places Vucetich's side above the Felinos. With one round left in the league, they stand 10th and 11th, respectively, just inside the pre-playoff spots. Meanwhile, Mazatlán with 21 and Tijuana with 19 find themselves outside of those seeds, but they are really close to them.
Chivas vs Tigres UANL: Liga MX Tournament 2021 Top Scorers
Chivas: José Juan Macías (6)
Tigres UANL: Nicolás Federico López (6)
How to watch or live stream Chivas vs Tigres UANL in the US
The game to be played between Chivas and Tigres UANL in the 17th round of the Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament 2021 will be broadcast in the US by UNIVERSO, Telemundo, and Telemundo Deportes En Vivo.
Chivas vs Tigres UANL: Predictions and Odds
Oddsmakers in the US have already made their predictions ahead of this game, and they favor the hosts. FanDuel has given odds of +150 to Chivas, while a Tigres' triumph have +200, and a tie would result in a +200 payout as well.
* Odds via FanDuel.