Third-placed Monterrey host Pachuca today at the BBVA stadium in a match for the 15th round of the 2021 Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament. Here you will find everything there is to know about this exciting Mexican league soccer game, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions and odds.
Rayados come from a convincing 3-1 win over Atlético Pantoja to seal a 6-1 overall victory and qualify for the 2021 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals. The team coached by Javier Aguirre are enjoying good run of four wins in a row, taking domestic and international tournament into account.
Pachuca, on the other hand, have only two rounds left to get into the top 12 places in the standings and get a spot in the Liga MX 2021 Playoffs. The Tuzos accumulate two games without victories, including last week's 3-1 home loss to Puebla.
Monterrey vs Pachuca: Match Information
Date: Sunday, April 18, 2021
Time: 10:06 PM (ET)
Location: BBVA Stadium, Monterrey
Monterrey vs Pachuca: Time by State in the US
ET: 10:06 PM
CT: 9:06 PM
MT: 8:06 PM
PT: 7:06 PM
Monterrey vs Pachuca: Storylines
Rayados will be looking for a new win to stay among the top 4 teams in the Guard1anes Tournament standings and also to extend their incredible unbeaten run over Pachuca in the Liga MX. Monterrey accumulate 9 Mexican league games without defeats against the Tuzos, with 6 victories and 3 draws. The last time they faced each other was at the Estadio Hidalgo in September 2020 in a match that finished 1-1.
Monterrey vs Pachuca: Liga MX 2021 Standings
Aguirre's side is in third place in the table, with one game in hand. The team has 25 points after 13 matches and is one of the title contenders. Meanwhile, Pachuca are in 14th place with 14 points after 14 matches.
Monterrey vs Pachuca: Liga MX 2021 Leading Goalscorers
Argentinian striker Rogelio Funes Mori is Monterrey's top scorer in the tournament with 6 goals, while Víctor Dávila is Pachuca's top scorer with 5. Jonathan Rodríguez of Cruz Azul leads the standings with 12.
How to watch or live stream Monterrey vs Pachuca in the US
The Liga MX 2021 match between Monterrey and Pachuca to be played today at the BBVA stadium will be broadcasted in the US by Fox Sports 2, Foxsports.com, FOX Deportes.
Monterrey vs Pachuca: Predictions and Odds
No surprises here. Although Rayados played for the CONCACAF Champions League 2021 on Thursday, they are still the favorites to win tonight's match. According to DraftKings, Monterrey have odds of -139, while Pachuca have odds of +360. A tie would result in a +280 payout.
* Odds via DraftKings