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Brazil vs Serbia Odds, Prediction & Best Bet for 2022 World Cup (Brazilians Make Easy Work of Serbians)

Devon Platana
Brazil vs. Serbia prediction, odds and betting insights for 2022 World Cup match.
Brazil vs. Serbia prediction, odds and betting insights for 2022 World Cup match. / AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano
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Brazil vs Serbia Match Info

2022 FIFA World Cup — Group Stage
Brazil (0-0-0) vs. Serbia (0-0-0)
Date: Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022
Time: 2 p.m. ET
Venue: Lusail Iconic Stadium — Lusail, Qatar
Coverage: FOX

The 2022 FIFA World Cup kicks off in less than a week. One of the first matches of the tournament takes place on Thursday, Nov. 24 between Brazil and Serbia.

No country has won more than Brazil's five World Cups. While they haven't won since 2002, the Brazilians are always a top pick to win it all and won't hesitate to hit the gas right out of the gate. That'll make things tough for a Serbian team looking to make it past the group stage for the first time since 1998.

Can Brazil continue their dominance on football's biggest stage? Or will Serbia be able to dig down deep enough for one of the biggest wins in the country's history?

Brazil vs Serbia Odds & Spread

All World Cup betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: BRA: (-230) | SRB: (+650) | DRAW: (+350)
Spread: BRA: -1 (+125) | SRB: +1 (+180)
Total: 2.5 – Over: (-122) | Under: (+100)
Team to Score the First Goal: BRA: (-290) | SRB: (+260) I NO GOALS: (+1200)

Brazil enters this contest as the heavy favorite per FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 2 p.m. ET clash also features an over/under of 2.5 goals with the over being favored at -122 odds.

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Brazil vs Serbia Prediction & Pick

The odds point to this showdown being a mismatch and it's hard to disagree. Brazil is an international powerhouse that doesn't flinch against teams on Serbia's level. The Serbians have decent defensive potential, but they have yet to show that they can handle one of the top favorites to win the World Cup.

Serbia also has trouble scoring at the World Cup, tallying just six goals over their last nine tournament matches. Considering how the Brazilians amassed eight goals in 2018 alone and have scored 18 times in their last five international games, I'm going with Brazil to open the event with a victory.

Final Score Prediction: Brazil: 2 | Serbia: 0

Brazil vs Serbia Betting Trends

- Brazil made it to the quatrerfinals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
- Serbia was eliminated in the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
- Brazil is 5-0-0 (W-D-L) in its last five matches.
- Serbia is 4-1-0 (W-D-L) in its last five matches.
- Brazil is 2-0-0 (W-D-L) in two all-time head-to-head matchups against Serbia.

Brazil vs Serbia Best Bet

Brazil has beaten Serbia by a combined score of 3-0 in two previous meetings. With the Brazilians winning the last matchup 2-0 and averaging 3.6 goals over their last five games, I'm going with Brazil covering the 1-goal spread.

Bet: Brazil -1 (+125)


Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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