Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the World Cup match between Brazil and South Korea. Keep reading to get the latest team news, stats and betting tips.
Brazil are preparing for a clash against South Korea at Stadium 974 on Monday in what is a match in the round of 16 of the World Cup.
Both Brazil and South Korea managed to qualify for the knockout stage and progress to the round of 16 of the World Cup. Surely, they don’t want to end their journey here, and we should be in for an exciting battle. Brazil enter their upcoming game placed as number 1 in the FIFA world ranking. This leaves quite a gap to their opponents South Korea, who enter the game ranked number 28 in the world.
Form: Brazil vs South Korea
Brazil hope to get back to winning ways after first beating Serbia 2-0, before winning 1-0 against Switzerland. The streak ended in a recent 1-0 defeat against Cameroon. In fact, the Selecao have won nine of their last 10 matches across all tournaments, suffering just one defeat in total.
South Korea Form
South Korea claimed four points in their last three matches, starting with a 0-0 draw with Uruguay. A 2-3 defeat against Ghana was next up, before beating Portugal by 2-1. The Taegeuk Warriors were able to win six of their previous 10 games across all tournaments while drawing two of the games. They suffered two defeats as well.
Betting facts for Brazil and South Korea
Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that Brazil and South Korea played across all tournaments.
- Brazil have not lost 30 of the last 32 matches
- Brazil have won 9 of the last 10 matches
- Brazil have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
- In the last 3 Brazil matches, the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 5 of the last 6 Brazil matches, the sum of goals was under 3.5
- South Korea have not lost 10 of the last 12 matches
- South Korea have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
- In 7 of the last 9 South Korea matches, the sum of goals was under 3.5
In-form players: Brazil vs South Korea
Looking at the market for a goalscorer, it seems a good idea to side with Richarlison, who is performing well for Brazil. He found the back of the net five times in his most recent outings. He’ll be out to add more goals against South Korea. The visitors will be looking to Heung-Min Son to find the net once again.
Popular betting markets: Brazil vs South Korea
Brazil claimed all three points nine times in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing zero along the way. They endured defeat in one of the games in this run. South Korea have won six of their last 10 games while drawing two and losing two in this series of matches. Amazingly, Brazil are on a streak of 18 home matches without defeat.
Both teams to score
Brazil scored the first goal of the game an impressive nine times out of the last ten games. South Korea scored the opening goal in four of a possible ten games. Brazil have won to nil in 6 consecutive home games. The Selecao won an impressive seven of these matches without conceding a single goal. Will they manage to add another clean sheet with three points? Depending on your betting strategy, a home win to nil certainly looks worth considering for an accumulator.
Brazil performed an average of 2.9 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out six times. Over 2.5 goals came up in seven of South Korea’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.8 goals in these matches.
Betting tip: Brazil vs South Korea
In conclusion, the upcoming game between Brazil and South Korea seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this World Cup match.