Brazil vs Chile Football Predictions and Betting Odds
The hosts and defending Copa America champions Brazil would be taking on former Copa America champions Chile in the first match of the quarter finals. Brazil finished at the top of their table after winning all the three matches and drew the final match against Ecuador. They more or less cruised their way to the knockout stages.
Chile’s group campaign was rather an underperformed one, the only win came against Bolivia who finished at the bottom and in the last match Chile lost to Paraguay and finished as 4th seeded team in Group A.
Defeating Brazil may be bit difficult for Chile but Chile is known to hand many upsets in the past Copa America tournament. It must be remembered they defeated Argentina twice in the finals, so you can never rule out a possibility of a Chile’s victory over Brazil. Brazil on the other hand will be looking to win the Copa America for second consecutive therefore they will be going all out against Chile in quarter finals.
Brazil vs Chile Football Predictions and Betting Odds: Predicted Winner
Brazil will be hosting Chile at Estádio Nilton Santos in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday. Home advantage along with recent form likely favors Brazil in this match. The latest football predictions and betting platforms for this match have Brazil as their favorites.
As per Footballpredictions.com, both the teams are expected to score in the match. However, the platform predicts a win for Brazil by 2-1 goals.
The winning odds for Brazil at Bet365 is placed at 9/25 while the odds for Chile’s win is 17/2 as of now.
At Smarkets, the win probability for Brazil’s win is 72.46% while Chile’s chances of beating Brazil is 8%.
Brazil vs Chile Football Predictions and Betting Odds: Probable Line Up
Brazil Predicted XI: Alisson Becker; Danilo, Eder Militao, Marquinhos, Alex Sandro; Casemiro, Lucas Pacqueta, Fred; Richarlison, Neymar, Gabriel Jesus
Chile Predicted XI: Claudio Bravo; Mauricio Isla, Gary Medel, Guillermo Maripan, Eugenio Mena; Erick Pulgar, Arturo Vidal, Charles Aranguiz; Ben Brereton, Jean Meneses, Eduardo Vargas
Brazil vs Chile Football Predictions and Betting odds: Offensive and Defensive stats
Both Chile and Brazil will be going with their usual (4-3-3) formation when they meet in quarter finals. In this years Copa America, Brazil have been ahead of Chile in all the three fronts, Attack, Midfield and Defense.
Brazil would go all out in their attack with Neymar leading the charge. His average rating in three matches so far has been 8.07. He had scored 2 goals in three matches of the Copa America 2021. His recent appearance was against Colombia, he had 70% pass accuracy rate, 5 successful dribbles out of 10 attempts and 14 out 27 ground duels won in the match. His rating was 7.5.
Neymar will have the support of Gabriel Jesus who has an average rating of 6.97 in three matches he played. Most recently against Colombia he had pass accuracy rate of 81%, 4 dribbles won out of 5 attempts and 5 ground duels won out of 10 attempts. His rating was 7.1.
Chile would be going without Alexis Sanchez due to injury, therefore, the responsibility of leading the attack would be on Eduardo Vargas. He has an average rating of 6.85 in the 4 matches so far and had also scored two goals.
Casemiro is expected to lead the Brazilian midfield. His average rating in three matches so far is 7.47. He also scored one goal against Colombia. Against Ecuador he had 78% pass accuracy rate, 2 accurate long balls, 2 clearances and a rating of 6.50.
Fred would support the Brazilian midfield as his average rating in three matches is 7.37. His recent match against Colombia he had 89% pass accuracy rate, 3 key passes, 4 ground duels won and a rating of 7.00.
Chile midfield is a bit strong than their attack. Vidal would be the player to watch out for. His average rating in four matches is 6.88. In the match against Paraguay though the team lost but his performance was quite good. He had 89% pass accuracy rate, 4 interceptions, 2 tackles, 2 out of 3 dribbles succeeded and a rating of 7.1.
Apart from Vidal, Aranguiz is also likely to be part of starting line-up. His average rating in 4 matches is 6.80 but his best performance came against Uruguay in this tournament. He had 83% pass accuracy rate, 2 key passes, 79 touches, 4 Ariel duels won and his rating of 7.8.
Brazilian defender Marquinhos has been brilliant with an average rating of 7.23 in 3 matches so far in this tournament. His best performance came against Venezuela where he also scored a goal, had 2 clearances , 91% pass accuracy rate.
Apart from him Sandro would be a great support for Marquinhos. His average rating is 6.77 in 3 matches his best performance came against Peru where he scored a goal, had a pass accuracy rate of 91%, and a rating of 7.3.
Chile’s defense will be led by Medel. He was brilliant against Bolivia, his pass accuracy rate was 96%, 102 total touches, 1 blocked shot, 3 interceptions and 2 tackles with a rating of 7.8. His total average rating is 6.88.
Brazil vs Chile Football Predictions and Betting Odds: Recent form.
Brazil had drawn against Ecuador in their last group match which ended their 10 matches winning streak. In group stage they defeated Venezuela by 3-0 goals and went on to defeat Peru by 4-0 goals. Against Colombia they registered a 2-1 goals victory and topped the Group B by 10 points. They were able to find opposition’s net on 10 occasion and conceded just 2 goals in the group stages.
Chile started their Copa America campaign playing a 1-1 draw against Argentina and went on to defeat Bolivia in very next match. Against Uruguay they had to settle for 1-1 goal draw and in last match against Paraguay they suffered a 0-2 goals defeat. With 5 points they ended at 4th place in Group A Points table. As of now they have scored only 3 goals while conceded 4 goals this season.
Brazil vs Chile Football Predictions and Betting Odds: Head-to-Head
Brazil has been way ahead of Chile in head-to-head clashes. The two teams have clashed against each other in 72 matches as of now. Brazil have won 51 matches while Chile could get only 13 wins and 8 matches between the two teams ended in a draw.
In last five matches, they two teams settled for 1 draw, Brazil won 3 matches while Chile registered 1 win. The last match between the two teams was back in 2017 FIFA World Cup. Brazil defeated Chile by 3-0 goals.