Despite losing to Cameroon in their last group match, Brazil are still favorites to win. 2022 World Cup. Brazil are +250 to lift the trophy, just ahead of Argentina (+470), who have secured a place in the quarter-finals.
Despite the blemish on their record, Brazil were impressive in group play, finishing with a +2 goal difference (3 GF, 1 GA) and +4.9 expected goal difference. The Selecao have allowed just 0.9 goals in three games against Switzerland, Serbia and Cameroon.
Such a defensive performance should bode well against a South Korean side that has a habit of sitting out games for long periods of time to achieve something special. Here’s our pick for round 16 World Championship The match is scheduled to begin at 2:00 PM ET on Fox.
New customers only. Must be 21+. AZ, CO, IA, IL, IN, LA, MI, NJ, NY, PA, TN, VA, WV, WY only. (Welcome offer not available in NY & PA) Full Terms and Conditions apply.
New users only, 21 or older. NY, CO, DC, IA, IN, IL, MI, NV, NJ, PA, TN, VA, WV only. Full terms and conditions apply.
21+. New customers only. AZ, CT, IA, IL, LA, MI, NJ, NY, PA, TN, WV, WY only. Terms apply
Brazil and South Korea estimate
What the Taeguk Warriors did against Portugal will not be against Brazil. South Korea were the top scorer in the group stage with a total of eight goals (4 GF, 4GA) and 7.8 expected goals (4.1 xGF, 3.5 xGA) in three games – one of which was a 0-0 draw was
This back-and-forth style should play into Brazil’s hands and allow the Selecao to extend the lead if they put on their final boots.
Should you bet on the World Cup?
At over 2.5, Brazil looks a reasonable match against South Korea and can be picked.
Brazil and South Korea competition
Brazil over 2.5 goals (+146, FanDuel)