Brazil vs South Korea World Cup Prediction, Odds & Picks

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Despite finishing with a late loss to Cameroon, Brazil did what they needed to do in the group stage, topping Group G to set up a favorable round of 16 matchup.

A potential showdown with Lionel Messi and Argentina could await in the semifinals, but before then, Brazil must get past South Korea in the round of 16 and then the winner of Japan vs Croatia in the quarterfinals.

It wasn’t all smooth sailing for the tournament favorites, but they fulfilled the first part of their mission, and they will receive a major boost for their next objective, with one of the biggest stars in the world set to return to action after missing the final two matches of the group stage.

South Korea picked up their most important result right out of the gate, drawing 0-0 with favored Uruguay in their tournament opener. That result would prove to make all the difference thanks to some late dramatics in the final round of group matches, which saw them edge eliminate Uruguay on goals scored and finish second in Group H behind Portugal.

After overcoming the odds to reach the round of 16, will South Korea overcome the odds and the return of Neymar to stun the five-time World Cup winners? Or will we move one step closer to a titanic clash in the semis? Keep reading for our Brazil vs South Korea prediction and betting picks.

Brazil vs South Korea Matchup Information and Betting Odds – 2022 World Cup Round of 16

Matchup Information

  • Matchup: Brazil (1st in Group G) vs South Korea (2nd in Group H)
  • Venue & Location: Stadium 974 (Doha, Qatar)
  • Date: Monday, December 5, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:00 pm ET (10:00 pm local time)
  • How to Watch Brazil vs South Korea: FOX

Brazil vs South Korea Odds

Game odds are via BetOnline as of Monday, December 5, 2022, at 10:25 am ET. This article may also include odds from our other recommended sports betting sites.

To Qualify for the Next Round

  • Brazil to qualify -1100
  • South Korea to qualify +760

Moneyline (90 Minutes Only)

  • Brazil to win -400
  • Draw +500
  • South Korea to win +1000

Total Goals Over/Under (90 Minutes Only)

  • Over 2.5 goals (-136)
  • Under 2.5 goals (+112)

Both Teams to Score

  • Yes +144
  • No -186

Brazil vs South Korea Prediction and Picks

Brazil vs South Korea Prediction: Brazil 3, South Korea 1

Brazil vs South Korea Picks: Brazil/South Korea over (Best Value: over 2.5 goals @ -136 at BetOnline & BetUS) & Brazil over 2.5 goals (Best Value: +134 at BetOnline)

South Korea is not short on belief, which is why they were able to reach this point after being given a small chance to do so. And after scoring four goals in their last two group matches, I think they can at least pick up a consolation goal against Brazil.

The pressure that Brazil must deal with from here on is immense, but they have the talent to deal with that pressure, and Neymar’s return will only make them stronger.

Often enough, knockout round matches can make for pretty rough viewing. But entering today’s matches, the first four round of 16 matches at the 2022 World Cup have all featured three or more goals inside the normal 90 minutes.

As I stated, I feel like South Korea will be able to nick a goal at some point, but I also feel that Brazil will do the heavy lifting with helping the over cash.

Eddie Griffin
Eddie Griffin

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