Estadio Leon showcases an intriguing match on Sunday evening as Club Leon hosts Club America in a matchup of top-tier Liga MX teams. The Torneo Apertura matchup has sky-high stakes for both sides after slow starts in league play. That is especially the case for clubs with real pedigree, excelling over the last several seasons.
Caesars Sportsbook lists Club America as the +140 favorite (risk $100 to win $140) in its latest Leon vs. America odds. Club Leon is a +185 underdog, a draw is priced at +230, and the over-under for total goals scored is set at 2.5. Kickoff from Estadio León is scheduled for 10:05 p.m. ET. Before making any Leon vs. America picks or Liga MX predictions, be sure to check out what proven soccer insider Martin Green is saying.
After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. Since then, his European soccer picks have been spot-on. Green has generated over $37,000 for $100 bettors since the 2017-18 season. He has his finger on the pulse of the game all over the globe.
Now, Green has taken an in-depth look at Leon vs. America and just locked in his picks and Liga MX predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see his picks. Here are the betting lines for Club America vs. Club Leon:
- Leon vs. America money line: America +140, Leon +185, Draw +230
- Leon vs. America spread: Club America -0.5 (+140)
- Leon vs. America over-under: 2.5 goals
- LEON: Unbeaten in last three head-to-head matches at home
- AMER: Only five goals allowed this season
- Leon vs. America picks: See picks here.
Why you should back Leon
Club Leon has been the superior side to this point in Liga MX play during the 2022-23 season, and Leon is unbeaten in its last three home fixtures against Club America. Lucas Di Yorio is a key to the club's success, and the 25-year-old from Argentina puts pressure on any opponent. He is currently leading Liga MX with four non-penalty goals this season, and Di Yorio is No. 2 in Liga MX in goals overall.
He keys a very talented attacking unit alongside fellow standouts in Joel Campbell and Victor Davila. Leon has the edge in scoring double the goals of Club America this season, as the opponent has only three goals, the fewest in the league. Club America is also winless on the road this season in a small sample. The edge in playing at home could be pivotal in this critical fixture.
Why you should back America
While Club America is off to a bit of a rough start this season, the club sits atop the Liga MX coefficient table. America posted the best regular season record in Liga MX in 2021-22, losing only seven of 34 matches. Club America also posted a top-five record in road matches, with no fear in stepping away from the home venue. Club America had the best defense in Liga MX a year ago, allowing only 27 goals, and the club ranked in the top five with 45 goals and 28 assists. Overall, Club America was No. 2 in goal differential at +18, and the side's defense has been stout this season with only five goals allowed.
Club Leon is also scuffling a bit in its own right, ranking in the bottom five of Liga MX in assists a season ago. Leon was also a below-average home side last season with only five wins in 17 matches. This season, Club Leon has only one clean sheet and Club America should be able to find its offensive footing.
How to make Leon vs. America picks
Green has taken an intensive look at the America vs. Leon matchup. He is leaning over on the goal total, and he has locked in a pair of best bets. He's only sharing his Liga MX picks at SportsLine.
So who wins Leon vs. America in Sunday's matchup? And where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see the best bets for the Leon vs. America match, all from the expert who is red-hot on his soccer picks, and find out.