Ace Football team previews the World Cup clash between Brazil and Switzerland and offers the latest team news, stats, and free betting tips with the best odds.
Brazil face off against Switzerland at Stadium 974 in round two of the World Cup. The exciting encounter kicks off this coming Monday.
Following the opening round of the World Cup Group G matches, Brazil are number one with three points, while Switzerland have three points as number two. The Swiss are also number 15 in the FIFA world ranking, which is 14 places below their top-ranked opponents.
Brazil are heavy favourites with the bookmakers to top Group G and have the quality to reach the final of the World Cup. It has the look of a close battle to get through the group, but with their qualifying campaign in mind, Switzerland could pose a threat to most opponents.
Current position in the World Cup standings: Brazil vs Switzerland
Against Serbia, Brazil claimed a very gratifying 2-0 win in their first match of the World Cup tournament. It leaves them in a superb position before the upcoming next challenge this coming Monday. Switzerland hung on for a clean sheet in a narrow 1-0 win against Cameroon, which handed them a nice cushion before their upcoming matches in the World Cup. Three points and no goals conceded is a strong foundation.
Team form: Brazil vs Switzerland
In their last three outings, Brazil won 3-0 against Ghana, beat Tunisia by 1-5 and hammered Serbia 2-0. The Selecao won eight of their last 10 matches, while drawing two in a run that saw them avoid defeat all together.
Their past three matches saw Switzerland beating the Czech Republic 2-1, losing 0-2 against Ghana, and beating Cameroon by 1-0. The A-Team claimed four wins in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing one along the way. They endured defeat in five of the games in this run.
Betting stats for Brazil and Switzerland
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Brazil and Switzerland played across all competitions.
- Brazil have not lost 30 of the last 32 matches
- Brazil have won 6 of the last 7 matches while scoring more than 2.5 goals
- Brazil have won 5 of the last 7 matches without conceding a goal
- Brazil have won the last 7 matches in a row
- Brazil have won 5 of the last 7 matches while scoring more than 3.5 goals
- In 8 of the last 9 Switzerland matches, the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Switzerland have conceded in 8 of the last 9 matches
- Switzerland have won 3 of the last 4 matches while scoring less than 2.5 goals
- Switzerland have won 3 of the last 4 matches
- Switzerland have won 3 of the last 4 matches and the sum of goals was under 3.5
Players in form: Brazil vs Switzerland
Breel Embolo shows decent form right now for Switzerland, as he has scored three goals in his last six games. The visitors need more from him when facing Brazil though, who are strong favourites on Monday. Siding with Richarlison also looks like a nice prospect as he has scored eight goals in his last six matches.
Popular betting markets: Brazil vs Switzerland
Brazil claimed all three points eight times in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing two along the way. They endured defeat in zero of the games in this run. Switzerland have won four of their last 10 games, while drawing one and losing five in this series of matches. Brazil won their last 8 matches. The Selecao have really struck gold when it comes to home form, having not lost any of their previous 17 matches as the home side.
Both teams to score
Brazil scored the first goal of the game an impressive nine times out of the last ten games. Switzerland scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. Brazil have won to nil in 5 consecutive home games. Switzerland managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches.
Brazil saw over 2.5 goals in six of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 2.9 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Switzerland, who managed to score 0.9 times in those matches. Brazil scored at least once in their previous 9 matches.
Betting tip: Brazil vs Switzerland
To sum up, the upcoming match between Brazil and Switzerland seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this World Cup game.