Brazil v Mexico Prediction
Monday, 3:00 pm
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 Hernández “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.