Brazil v Belgium World Cup Tips And Match Predictions
The quarter-finals continue on Friday night with a potential humdinger as Brazil play Belgium in what could be a stone cold classic. Brazil remain the favourites in the World Cup Winner Odds but Belgium are packed full of big names and will fancy their chances of causing an upset in the Kazan Arena.
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|Over 3.5 goals Best Bet||11/4|
Brazil v Belgium Odds
Belgium rose from the dead on Monday night as they came back from 2-0 down to beat Japan 3-2 with an injury time winner to send them through to the quarter-finals of the World Cup.
That could be a massive moment in the future of this golden generation of Belgium players but things only get tougher for them as they face the might of Brazil for a place in the last four.
Brazil are yet to really get out of second gear in the World Cup with their 2-0 win over Mexico in the last 16 a comfortable success to say the least. Neymar remains the key man going forward but it is Coutinho who is the man behind everything good in that Brazilian minefield, and Roberto Martinez will need to find a way of stopping the former Liverpool maestro.
Belgium have unsurprisingly never beaten Brazil and it is the South American side who are the clear favourites to win this game in normal time. William Hill rate the Selecao as the 11/10 favourites to win this game in normal time, with the same firm making Belgium a 5/2 punt.
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This has the feel of an open game between two teams packed with attacking talent and flair.
Brazil have looked a touch vulnerable at times but we have already mentioned the quality of Neymar and Coutinho and that is not to mention the likes of Jesus, Willian and Firmino who all continue to have a major impact for the World Cup favourites.
Brazil have scored two goals in their last three games at the tournament and Belgium have been even more impressive in that regard. The Red Devils have scored 12 goals in their four matches in Russia so far with three of those coming against Japan in the second half in the last 16.
If Belgium are to have any chance at all they are going to need Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku to perform but if they do, this game could be tighter than many expect.
What is much more certain though is the potential for goals in this game with neither side likely to sit back, and both likely to benefit on the counter attack as their opponents press.
The best bet in Kazan is over 3.5 goals at 11/4 with William Hill as we get ready for the stand out quarter-final of the 2018 World Cup.