After surprises, Brazil debuts with a 65% chance of beating Serbia
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The great day has come! The Brazilian team makes its debut at the World Cup in Qatar this Thursday, the 24th, at 4 pm, with strong favoritism. Brazil faces Serbia at the Lusail Stadium, closing the first round of group G. According to an analysis by Betfair, the Brazilian team has a 65% chance of winning, against 15% for the Serbs.

Betfair analyzed Brazil’s odds in the biggest football competition in the world, and also dove into the details of the game to establish a huge amount of odds.

In addition to the most likely result, it is possible to check the athletes with the most chances of scoring goals at each moment of the match, who should commit more fouls, take more corners or shoot more times on goal, for example.

Source: Betfair

Victory with 2 goals for Brazil is the most likely result

After seeing Argentina and France stumble in their respective debuts, and the English and French teams winning by a wide margin, Brazilians want to know what to expect from Brazil’s first round match.

According to Betfair, the odds for Brazil to win are 1.44. That is, for every real wagered, the fan receives R$1.44 in case of a Brazilian victory – an implied probability of 65% of victory for the Brazilian team.

Among the most probable results for the duel, the expectation is a game with goals: the scores of 1×0 and 2×0 for Brazil are the most probable – odd of 7.0 and implied probability of 14.3%.

But will there be suffering until the end? The chances of Brazil finishing the first half winning the game are 46% (odd with 1.95), the draw is 39% of happening (odd with 2.3) and 15% chances of the Selection of Serbia ending the first half winning (odd with 6.0).

The probability of a draw at the end of the 90 minutes is 20%, with a quote of 4.25. In case of victory for Serbia, Betfair presents an odd of 6.5.

Neymar and Pedro are the players most likely to score goals

Betfair also points to a high probability of Neymar and Pedro scoring in the team’s debut game in Qatar. For the experts The two players most likely to score a goal at any given time – both at odds of 2.1

The star of the Brazilian team, Neymar, also stands out in the Betfair SuperQuotation. If the Brazilian national team star scores one or more goals and provides an assist, the fan wins R$5.50 (odd 5.50) for each real bet – before the same odds were at 4.0.

According to Betfair, the star is hungry for the ball! Neymar also leads the chances of kicking on goal in the match. There are 8% chances of giving more than four kicks to the opposing team’s goal.

Source: Betfair

About Betfair

Betfair is one of the largest online sports betting providers in the world, and official sponsor of CONMEBOL Libertadores and Sudamericana. The company, founded in London in 2000, pioneered the provision of peer-to-peer betting (Betfair Exchange) in the betting industry and manages a full range of sports betting, entertainment events and gaming products online for more than 4 million customers around the world, available for ages 18 and over.

Thanks to its state-of-the-art technology, the platform offers a wide catalog of products that allows you to bet with your own odds and odds offered by other users. Betfair is licensed to operate online betting and other gaming in 19 countries including Spain, Italy, Malta, Colombia and Great Britain.

Betfair has prepared a sports betting guide for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Journalists will be able to follow more information about the betting market for the biggest sports tournament in the world and understand a little more about sports odds by accessing the link. According to Betfair, Brazil is the favorite team to win the world title with a 20% chance of taking the sixth title in 2022.