Boca Juniors vs River Plate Betting Tips Odds Head to Head Match Preview

This is one of the fiercest rivalries in world football. The two Argentinian sides are both glittered with domestic history and have been home to some of the best Argentinian players of all time, including the late Diego Maradona. Add into the mix Hernan Crespo and Carlos Tevez and you have two clubs that build kings in our modern game and, no doubt, there will be more to come. Hailed as a rivalry between Rich vs Poor the Argentina Derby has to be one of the most vociferous, aggressive and passionate battles in football of any generation.

Boca Juniors vs River Plate: Odds

The odds will change regularly on this game as team news is announced. Betway have great odds in a variety of markets in this fixture. It is worth checking out the Over/Under markets in a fixture of this magnitude where goals can come thick and fast.

Boca Juniors vs River Plate: BETTING TIPS

Selecting bets in a fixture as important as Boca vs River Plate can be tricky. We have outlined some of the best bets available based on statistical analysis of the previous 5 games:

Tip One: River Plate Double Chance

Tip Two: Over 5 Bookings

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Tip Three: Over 1.5 Goals

Boca Juniors vs River Plate: MATCH STATS

Historically Boca Juniors vs River Plate is a pretty even affair with Boca winning approximately 35% of games, River Plate winning 32% and 33% finishing with a draw. Choosing a winner in this game is very much attributed to monitoring team form, injuries and team news. Form in the last five meetings is crucial and is as follows:

1 Win for River Plate

4 Draws

0 Wins for Boca Juniors

Boca Juniors vs River Plate: BTTS

The Both Teams to Score market is an ever increasingly popular market for this fixture, not least because both teams have scored in 70% of Boca Juniors vs River Plate last ten fixtures.

  • These two sides have scored 13 goals between them in this fixture in the last 5 matches played.
  • Boca Juniors best result in recent years came in 2019 with a 1-0 win
  • River Plate also had their best result in 2019 with a 2-0 victory against Boca Juniors

Betway offer fantastic value in the Both Team to Score markets on this tie.

Boca Juniors vs River Plate: Over/Under 2.5 Goals

The Over/Under 2.5 Goals market can be lucrative if used correctly on this fixture. You will need to correctly predict whether there will be Over or Under 2.5 Goals within the 90 minutes. In a fixture as competitive as this sometimes there will be red cards that will impact on the total goal outcome of the game and it is important to understand who is playing and what the potency of each side is on the day.

It would perhaps come as a surprise that Over 2.5 Goals has only happened 8 times in the last 20 meetings, such is the competitiveness of this fixture. With under 2.5 goals occurring more frequently, it would seem the wiser option by a margin and 22Bet are known for good prices in this market.

Boca Juniors vs River Plate: Double Chance

The Double Chance market is most easily explained by wagering on a side you believe will not lose. In other words if you fancy River Plate to win but you are not entirely certain on the result but you really believe they will not lose then Double Chance gives you a reduced market value but pays out whether they win or draw. Given that River Plate vs Boca Juniors has ended in a draw in 80% of the last 5 matches it could be a good bet either way. Betway are known for good Double Chance odds.

Boca Juniors vs River Plate: Match Preview

The history on the pitch between these two sides speaks for itself but it is perhaps the political essence that is most endearing in this tie. Boca Juniors are seen to be the club of the working class, having originated from the dockland area. River Plate have a slightly more affluent fan base with their nickname “Los Millionarios” The match between the two sides is adorned with colour, emphatic signing from both fans and the players are expected to perform with their hearts on their sleeves as they represent something more than just a football match.

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How was the Last Boca Juniors vs River Plate game?

In a game that produced 4 bookings and a Red Card Boca Juniors lost away to River Plate 2-1. It was the first victory by any of the teams in the last 4 meetings and the bragging rights went to River Plate in a game that was over at half time until Zambrano scored in the 94th minute as a consolation for Boca Juniors.

Where to Bet on Boca Juniors vs River Plate

In this fixture we are looking for variety of markets, good prices and up to date notifications in a game that can be full of excitement. Our top bookmakers are as follows:


Brilliant market diversity, good prices and swift information to your phone as the game unfolds. (Read more)


Very good odds and enhanced betting odds in prop bets in this fixture. (Read more)


Some of the best money line odds you will find and particularly good prices for goalscorer odds. (Read more)

Boca Juniors vs River Plate: Live Streaming

Live streaming this game can have you contemplating further bets live as the game plays out. Our best options for Live Streaming are as follows:


Streaming the game through the Betway app enables quick response to live bets and makes for a seamless overall betting experience


A good option for football fans that frequently hosts live services for big football matches. There is a slight lag so information may be delayed but is a decent option to stay in the know.


One of the best live streaming services available. You do need a subscription but you can expect HD quality and seamless watching with India’s premium service.

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