Brazil v Mexico Prediction & Betting Preview

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Brazil v Mexico Prediction

Monday, 3:00 pm
02-07-2018
Cosmos Arena (Samara)

Five times world cup winners Brazil will take on Mexico in the last 16 knockout stage at the Cosmos Arena in Samara.

Brazil finished top of group E to qualify for the round of 16. They started their group game unconvincingly with a (1-1) draw against Switzerland, before two successive wins against Costa Rica (2-0) and Serbia (0-2).

Despite losing their final group game, Mexico qualified for the round of 16 thanks to South Korea’s (2-0) win against Germany. Mexico started their campaign brilliantly with two wins against Germany (0-1) and South Korea (1-2), before losing (0-3) to Sweden.

Players to Watch

Neymar Jr scored a late goal in their (2-0) win against Costa Rica, and also setup their second goal in their (0-2) victory against Serbia.

Javier Hern├índez “Chicharito” setup the goal in their (0-1) win against Germany, and also scored in their (1-2) win against South Korea.

Head to Head

This sides have met quite a lot of times. In their last 5 encounters Brazil have won 3 times, drawn one and lost one.

They met in the group stage of 2014 World Cup, were it ended goalless. Their most recent game was in a 2015 friendly were Brazil won (2-0).

Prediction: Over 1.5 goals WON 2-0

Reason for Brazil v Mexico Betting Tips

Each of Brazil’s last 5 games have had over 1.5 goals.

Over 2.5 goals was scored in each of Mexico’s last two games.

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