To be exact, a matchup of Brazil and Argentina promises to be a star-studded affair. Both teams are ranked in the FIFA top eight in the world. Each has an iconic superstar on the field. While both teams are iconic brands on the board. This name brand popularity usually costs both teams Soccer odds value. But with their Saturday matchup, that global appeal will cancel itself out. Brazil and Argentina make for a perfect COPA America championship game. Soccer enthusiasts and gamblers couldn’t ask for more.
2021 COPA America Championship Argentina vs. Brazil Betting Information
|Date:||Saturday, July 10, 2021|
|Time:||8:00 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Estadio do Maracana, Rio de Janeiro|
|TV Coverage:||Check Listings|
Argentina vs. Brazil Betting Odds
|Argentina||+½ ( -131 )||2 ( -112 )||+287||Place Bets|
|Brazil||-½ ( +116 )||2 ( -103 )||+119|
Argentina vs. Brazil COPA America Championship CashBet Odds Overview
Brazil with Neymar and head coach Tite are a word-class online sportsbook brand. On the other hand, Argentina and Lionel Messi fill that bill too. Gambling action will split between these two international soccer superpowers. Brazil is the probable favorite based on recent performance and ranking. However, Argentina will appeal to wise guys as a live underdog with the best player in the world (Messi).
Argentina Path to COPA America Championship
In Group A, Argentina posted three wins and a draw. First, the White and Sky Blues played Chile to a 1-1 draw on June 14. June 18 saw Argentina beat Uruguay 1-0. June 21 brought a 1-0 win with the soccer betting odds against Paraguay. And then, on June 28, the White and Sky Blues beat Bolivia 4-1.
In the quarterfinals, Argentina beat Ecuador 3-0 on July 3. But in the July 6 semifinals came near disaster in a 1-1 draw with Colombia. Argentina escaped with a 3-2 win on penalty kicks. As a result, they are in the COPA America Championship.
Naturally, Lionel Messi leads Argentina with four goals and five assists in six games. Lautaro Martinez adds three goals in five matches.
Brazil Path to COPA America Championship
In sum, Brazil posted three wins, and a draw in Group B. Little Canary opened with a 3-0 win over Venezuela on June 13. On June 17, Brazil ran Peru off the pitch in a 4-0 payout. On June 23, the Green and Yellow beat Colombia 2-1. While June 27 was a 1-1 draw between Brazil and Ecuador.
In the July 2 quarterfinals, Brazil beat Chile 1-0. July 5 was a 1-0 semifinal triumph over Peru.
Overall, Lucas Paqueta and Neymar have two goals each. Neymar has added three assists in the COPA America.
Argentina Team Overview
In sum, Argentina has a current FIFA world ranking of 8th. The White and Sky Blues have a total of 14 COPA America titles. However, their last COPA championship was in 1993. Argentina has two World Cup titles. And then their last World Cup title was in 1986.
Namely, Lionel Messi, age 34, is the most celebrated player in the world. Messi has 76 goals in 150 career apps for Argentina. As a pro for Barcelona, Messi has 474 goals in 520 apps. Messi has a litany of awards that would take a book to fill. Yet, for all of his accolades, Messi has only one international title. That championship took place at the 2008 Summer Olympics, where Argentina won the gold medal.
Brazil Team Overview
Brazil enters the championship game with a FIFA world ranking of 3rd. The Green and Yellow have a total of nine COPA America championships. It follows that their most recent title was in 2019. Brazil has a total of five World Cup titles in its history.
Argentina vs. Brazil COPA America Championship CashBet Free Pick
In this situation, Brazil has the better all-around team. However, Argentina has the best player on the pitch in Messi. Look for Messi to finally lead the White and Sky Blues to a COPA triumph.
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