Brazil vs. Colombia Odds
BRAZIL (The Spread) – Brazil looks to keep its World Cup run alive in its home country today at 4PM ET when it meets Colombia in the quarterfinals.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Brazil is the clear favorite in the match, as it has odds of -125 to win in regulation, while Colombia has a money line of +330 to win in 90 minutes. The odds of the match going to extra time has been set at +275, while the over/under total is listed at 2.5 goals.
Brazil is now 69-15-17 in World Cup play thanks to a win over Chile in the round of 16. The match was actually a 1-1 draw, with Brazil getting the win thanks to a 3-2 edge in penalty kicks. Brazil won most of the key stats in the match, picking up a 23-13 edge in total shots and 13-5 edge in shots on goal against Chile. Brazil also had 32 tackles in the win. The Brazilians took a 1-0 lead in the match thanks to a goal from David Luiz in the 18th minute, but wouldn’t be able to score again. Neymar has four goals in the World Cup for Brazil, which is tied for the most in the entire event.
Colombia is now 7-8-2 all-time in World Cup play thanks to a 2-0 win over Uruguay. Colombia was able to jump out to a quick lead in the match as James Rodriguez scored twice in the first 50 minutes of the game and then cruised from there. Columbia finished with 10 shots, eight of which were on goal. It also had 25 tackles, which more than doubled Uruguay’s tackle totals. Rodriguez now has three goals to lead Colombia.