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USMNT vs. Trinidad & Tobago prediction, odds, start time: Concacaf Nations League picks, bets for Nov. 16

The road to their third consecutive Concacaf Nations League crown starts Thursday for the United States Men’s National Team as they host Trinidad & Tobago in the first leg of their quarterfinal tie. The Americans edged Mexico 3-2 in extra time to win the inaugural title in 2019-20 and successfully defended it in 2022-23 by posting a 2-0 victory against Canada in the final. Trinidad & Tobago moved past the group stage of a global competition for the first time since the 2015 Concacaf Gold Cup by posting a 3-0-1 record, finishing second in Group A. 

Kickoff at Q2 Stadium in Austin, Texas, is set for 9 p.m. ET. The Americans are -4500 favorites (risk $4,500 to win $100) in the latest USMNT vs. Trinidad & Tobago odds, while the Soca Warriors are +6000 underdogs. A 90-minute draw is priced at +1800 and the over/under for total goals scored is 4.5. Before locking in any Trinidad & Tobago vs. USMNT picks, you need to see what proven SportsLine soccer insider Jon “Buckets” Eimer has to say.   

Eimer is a high-volume bettor who has vast knowledge of leagues and players across the globe. Since joining SportsLine, he has covered the English Premier League, Serie A, the FA Cup and much more. Since the end of last year’s Men’s World Cup, Eimer has been red-hot on English Premier League picks, going 76-40-5 for a profit of more than $4,200 for $100 bettors. Overall, he is 218-195-10 (+35.33) on soccer picks over that span. Anyone following him is way up.

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Now, Eimer has broken down USMNT vs. Trinidad & Tobago from every angle and just revealed his picks and Concacaf Nations League predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see Eimer’s picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Trinidad & Tobago vs. USMNT:

  • USMNT vs. Trinidad & Tobago money line: USA -4500, Soca Warriors +6000, Draw +1800
  • USMNT vs. Trinidad & Tobago over/under: 4.5 goals
  • USMNT vs. Trinidad & Tobago spread: USA -3.5 (-120)
  • USMNT: The Americans have scored at least three goals in three of their last four matches
  • T&T: The Soca Warriors have netted three tallies in each of their last three contests
  • USMNT vs. Trinidad & Tobago picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why you should back the USMNT

The Americans have dominated Trinidad & Tobago since suffering a 2-1 loss in October 2017 that kept them from qualifying for the following year’s World Cup. The USMNT has outscored the Soca Warriors 19-0 while winning their last three meetings. In 16 matches this year, Team USA have netted a total of 43 goals, with 13 different members of the squad converting. Seven of those players are on the roster for the Nations League – including striker Ricardo Pepi, who leads that group with six goals.

Midfielders Gio Reyna and Weston McKennie, striker Folarin Balogun and winger Brenden Aaronson have recorded two goals apiece during the 16-game stretch, with Reyna and Balogun converting recently. The 22-year-old Balogun has tallied in two of the USMNT’s last three contests – including a 4-0 triumph over Ghana in an international friendly in which Reyna registered a brace. The Americans have been superb at Q2 Stadium, winning all three of their previous matches there by a combined 8-0 score. See which team to pick here.

Why you should back Trinidad & Tobago

The Soca Warriors have advanced beyond the group stage in a global competition for the first time since 2015 when they reached the quarterfinals of the Gold Cup. The team finished strong in its group-stage matches during this event, scoring eight of its 10 total goals in the second half and five beyond the 70th minute. Each of Trinidad & Tobago’s three Nations League victories were by one goal, with the decisive goal being netted in the 72nd minute or later.

Forwards Nathaniel James and Reon Moore lead the Soca Warriors offensively with two goals apiece in the competition. The 19-year-old James netted the lone tally in a 1-0 triumph over Curacao in Trinidad’s group-stage opener and snapped a 2-2 deadlock in the 89th minute of the club’s win against Guatemala. Moore is looking to remain hot as he converted in each of the Soca Warriors’ last two group-stage matches. See which team to pick here.

How to make USMNT vs. Trinidad & Tobago picks

Eimer has broken down Thursday’s Concacaf Nations League match from every possible angle. He has locked in a confident best bet and is offering a full breakdown of this match. He’s sharing his Concacaf Nations League picks and analysis only at SportsLine.

So who wins USMNT vs. Trinidad & Tobago, and where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see which wagers in Trindad & Tobago vs. USMNT have all the value, all from the soccer expert who is up more than 42 units on EPL picks since last year’s World Cup, and find out.

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