Brazil U3 thrashed Germany U23 4-2 in their opener and is set to face Ivory Coast U23 in round 2. Ivory Coast also won their game against Saudi Arabia U23 with a score of 2-1. The game against Brazil will start at 8.30 AM (GMT+0) at the Nissan Stadium.
Match predictions and betting tips for Brazil vs Ivory Coast (July 25) await you below, but before getting to that, let’s preview the latest betting odds and key statistics of the match
Brazil vs Ivory Coast latest odds on betting sites
The Selecao are favourites to win this match with odds at 1.25 (-320 American; 1/4 Fractional). Ivory Coast’s odds are positioned at 10.00 (+900; 9/1) and a draw is 5.25 (+425; 17/4). The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Brazil — 75% draw — 16% Ivory Coast 9%.
Latest betting odds on Brazil vs Ivory Coast (25 July 2021):
- Over 2.5 Goals — 1.53 (-189; 8/15)
- Under 2.5 Goals — 2.40 (+140; 7/5)
- Asian Handicap (+1.5) on Brazil — 2.05 (+105; 21/20)
- Asian Handicap (-1.5) on Ivory Coast — 1.75 (-133; 3/4)
- Both Teams To Score (Yes) — 1.90 (-111; 10/11)
- Both Teams To Score (No) — 1.90 (-111; 10/11)
Brazil vs Ivory Coast match preview and stats
Brazil kicked off the tournament with a great start. They beat Germany U23 team 4-2 in their opener. Brazilians dominated the game with 52% ball possession, 8 big chances from 23 created and 14 shots on target from 25 total shots.
Mattheus Cunha missed a penalty but his contribution to the game was massive. He created the most chances (6) in the game and assisted 1 goal. Richarlison bagged a hat-trick and was player of the match with a 9.70 rating. They are top of the table with +2 goal differences.
Ivory Coast started off with a 2-1 victory over Saudi Arabia. They took the most use of their chances against the Arabians. Saudi Arabia dominated the game but Ivory Coast came out top as the winner.
Franck Kessie scored the winning goal in the 66th minute and was player of the match with a 8.2 rating.
Brazil vs Ivory Coast key players and lineups
Brazil Olympic projected lineup:
- Aderbar Santos
- Dani Alves
- Diego Carlos
- Guilherme Arana
- Douglas Luiz
- Bruno Guimaraes
- Mattheus Cunha
Richarlison is the key player to keep on your radar ahead of this match. The 24-years-old winger scored a hat-trick in their last match against Germany. He’s currently the top scorer at the Olympics.
Ivory Coast Olympic projected lineup:
- Eliezer Ira Tape
- Wilfried Singo
- Kouadio-Yves Dabila
- Eric Bailly
- Ismael Diallo
- Idrissa Doumbia
- Kouassi Eboue
- Franck Kessie
- Amad Traore
- Max Gradel
- Christian Kouame
The key player to watch out for is Franck Kessie. Kissie was player of the match with an 8.2 rating. He scored 1 goal, 88% pass accuracy and 8 ball recoveries.
Brazil vs Ivory Coast betting tips and predictions
After winning 4-2, Brazil has the momentum to deliver more in the group stage. Both teams have great squads, their attacks are stacked with good forwards who can find the net. There is a high chance of multiple goals here.
The edge Brazil has is that their squad has more experienced and mature players. The Selecao have created 23 chances with 14 shots on target. Their attacking prowess is second to none at the tournament.
Bet: Brazil to win & Over 3.5 goals
Odds: 2.50 (+150 American; 5/2 Fractional)