Ace Football previews the World Cup round 3 match between Cameroon and Brazil and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.
Cameroon go up against Brazil on Friday in their third and final outing in the World Cup group stage. We are looking ahead to an exciting encounter with all scenarios still open.
Following the second round of Group G, Cameroon are number three on one point, whereas Brazil have six points as number one. The Selecao travel to this game against Cameroon as number 1 in the FIFA world ranking, with the home side sitting as number 43.
While considered outsiders for a group win, Cameroon are looking to cause a slight surprise and push their way into second place, while Brazil need a point to guarantee their status as Group G winners.
Current position in the World Cup standings: Cameroon vs Brazil
It has been a tough opening to the World Cup for Cameroon, who have only managed to claim one point at this stage. At least this makes their objective very clear before the final group match. They need three points to qualify. It has been an impressive World Cup so far for Brazil, as two wins have left them top of the group. They are through to the next stage, but seek to keep the momentum going.
Team form: Cameroon vs Brazil
Cameroon have been too mediocre in their last three matches, where a win has failed to come their way. Against Panama, they settled for a 1-1 draw before coming up short against Switzerland, who ran out 1-0 winners. Lately, they managed to steal a point in a 3-3 draw with Serbia. The Indomitable Lions claimed three wins in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing three along the way. They endured four defeats in this run.
Brazil look fabulous with three wins on the trot, starting off against Tunisia, who were defeated by 1-5. Then, Serbia got outclassed in a 2-0 win, before beating Switzerland by 1-0. The Selecao have been pretty scary, winning nine of their last 10 games across all tournaments, while also managing one draw of the games in the process. They were defeated zero times in this run.
Betting stats for Cameroon and Brazil
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Cameroon and Brazil played across all competitions.
- In 8 of the last 9 Cameroon matches, the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 10 of the last 11 Cameroon matches, the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Cameroon have not won the last 6 matches in a row
- Cameroon have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
- In 3 of the last 4 matches Cameroon played, both teams scored
- Brazil have not lost 30 of the last 31 matches
- Brazil have won 7 of the last 9 matches without conceding a goal
- Brazil have won the last 9 matches in a row
- Brazil have scored in the last 10 matches in a row
- Brazil have won 7 of the last 9 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
Players on top: Cameroon vs Brazil
As the new World Cup campaign has recently started, we are still a bit in the dark, as to which striker will dominate the top scorer table for Cameroon and Brazil this season. However, there might be some interesting prospects, when looking at the list of players who are in the best form at the moment.
Popular betting markets: Cameroon vs Brazil
Cameroon claimed all three points three times in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing three along the way. They endured defeat in four of the games in this run. Brazil have won nine of their last 10 games, while drawing one and losing zero in this series of matches. The Selecao have hit a nice vein of form away from home with 9 matches now without losing.
Both teams to score
Cameroon scored the match’s first goal in four of their previous ten games. Brazil scored the opening goal in six of the last ten away from home. The Selecao were able to win seven of these matches without conceding a goal. Depending on your betting strategy, perhaps a number worth keeping in mind for an accumulator.
Cameroon saw over 2.5 goals in two of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of one goal during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for Brazil, who scored three times on average in those matches. Cameroon conceded a goal in their previous 6 matches. Brazil scored at least once in their previous 10 matches on the bounce.
Recommended tip: Cameroon vs Brazil
In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between Cameroon and Brazil. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.