Colombia vs Brazil: Predictions, tips & betting odds

December 29, 2021 0 By PENTICTONLAWYERS

class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>The visitors have been in superb form and, having won the most recent clash against Reinaldo Reyna's men, Goal is backing another win for La Canarinha

Brazil aim to continue their relentless march towards qualifying for next year’s World Cup when they visit Colombia on Sunday evening.

Tite’s side have won all nine of their matches in CONMEBOL’s qualifying tournament to sit eight points clear at the top of the table and another win against Los Cafeteros would all but secure their spot at Qatar 2022.

Colombia vs Brazil latest odds

These sides met in the group stage of the Copa America this summer with Brazil scoring two late goals to come from behind and record a 2-1 win.

Colombia are unbeaten in 90 minutes in the seven games they have contested since that defeat and bet365 price them at 3/1 (4.00).

An away victory for Brazil can be backed at evens (2.00) with the draw at 21/10 (3.10).

Colombia vs Brazil team news

Reinaldo Reyna could make changes to the Colombian forward line with Duvan Zapata a possibility to replace either Radamel Falcao or Rafael Santos Borre who both started in the goalless draw with Uruguay.

The hosts have no major players missing though for the visit of the continent’s most in-form side.

Brazil for their part are without Casemiro who pulled out of the squad with a tooth problem, although Neymar should return having missed the win in Venezuela through suspension. 

Colombia vs Brazil preview

La Canarinha’s 3-1 win in Caracas on Thursday saw them concede only their third goal in nine qualifying matches.

Indeed, Brazil have kept seven clean sheets in the tournament so far, in stark contrast to Colombia who have managed just three shut-outs in 10 matches.

The visitors should be fancied to record another win given their form and quality, yet it should be a tight encounter in the humidity of the Caribbean city of Barranquilla, where Colombia generally tend to compete well against the continent’s most powerful footballing nations.

Brazil’s last visit ended in a 1-1 draw and backing another low-scoring game should appeal. 

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Colombia vs Brazil tips & predictions 

Brazil to win and under 3.5 goals in the game is offered at 6/4 (2.50) and looks like an appealing option, one which has paid out in six of the Brazilians’ last seven World Cup qualifiers. 

Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.