Predictably enough, neither team has yet to win a game as yet against far superior opposition in the tournament. This game will see two teams that look quite evenly matched based on their scores in the tournament to date and the fact that Canada is ranked 22nd in the world, which is just one place above their opponents.
Where the Welwitschias have had the edge over the Canucks to date is in scoring points, with their having scored 34 points to Canada’s 14 in the tournament at this point. Defensively there has been little to choose between the teams, with Namibia allowing 175 points and Canada 177.
Canada has only scored two tries through Andrew Coe and Matt Heaton in their three games. Namibia have scored three tries, all coming in their opening game against Italy.
Namibia vs Canada Betting Lines & Prediction
At stake for Canada in this game is pride and a chance to at least come out of the tournament with a win. They have beaten Namibia on the two previous occasions they have met.
The online bookmakers can barely split this pair with Canada available to back at a best price of +107 (2.07) at 888Sport. Namibia’s best betting odds are -105.26 (1.95) at the bet365 Sportsbook and the Draw is available at +2200 (23.0) at Betway Sports.
This is likely to be very close, but Canada has the greater pedigree in the World Cup (Namibia have never won a game in the finals) and will be our 2019 Rugby World Cup prediction to come home with a victory in the bag.