Argentina and Brazil square off in the next World Cup Qualifiers game on Tuesday evening.
The match is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, 16 November 2021. The game time by GMT is 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 16. The match venue is Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario, Argentina.
Betting tips and match predictions for the Argentina vs Brazil (November 16) game are analyzed in this article. A preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups.
Argentina vs Brazil (November 16) latest betting odds
Argentina to win is priced at 2.50 (+150 American; 3/2 Fractional), A draw is priced at 3.30 (+230; 23/10), while Brazil to win is priced at 3.20 (+220; 11/5).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Argentina — 39%, draw — 30%, Brazil — 31%.
Latest betting odds on Argentina vs Brazil (16 November 2021):
- Over 2.5 goals — 2.45 (+145; 29/20)
- Under 2.5 goals — 1.64 (-156; 25/39)
- Asian handicap (-0.25) on Argentina — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
- Asian handicap (+0.25) on Brazil — 1.86 (-116; 25/29)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.08 (+108; 27/25)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
Argentina vs Brazil (November 16) match preview and statistics
Argentina are on a three-game win run as they face Brazil in this match. With the win in the last game, La Albiceleste have 28 points and a +14 goal difference. Their rival have already qualified for the 2022 World Cup.
Paulo Dybala made his first start since November 2019 for the national team and assisted the goal that was scored. Angel Di Maria scored the winner in the seventh minute of the first half with a beautiful curler to the top right corner. Lionel Messi was subbed in the 76th minute of the game, replacing Giovani Lo Celso.
Top stats for the match, 64% possession, 84% pass accuracy, total shots, seven chances created, 492 accurate passes, 14 fouls conceded, two corners and one offside. Argentina’s defence held the wall down in the game.
Cristian Romero did a great job, he had a top performance in the game, won seven duels, made 11 clearances, 3/3 tackles, one interception. Lionel Scaloni’s team have kept five consecutive clean sheets and are unbeaten in 26 matches across all competitions.
Argentina team news: Paulo Dybala is doubtful for this game.
Brazil qualified for the 2022 Qatar World Cup after the 1-0 win over Colombia. They are the first South American team to qualify for the World Cup. The Selecao top the group table with 34 points and a +23 goal difference.
Lucas Paqueta scored the match winner in the 72nd minute of the second half with a shot that hit off the hands of Ospina into the back of the net, assisted by Lucas Paqueta. They had 63% possession, 90% pass accuracy, 16 total shots, 14 chances, one big chance, 544 accurate passes, 21 fouls conceded and eight corners.
This is Brazil's first meeting with Argentina since the Copa America final. Neymar hopes to lead his team to victory in this game.
Brazil team news: no player is injured or suspended for this game.
Argentina vs Brazil H2H
This is their first meeting in the World Cup Qualifiers. Argentina won 1-0 in their last meeting. Angel Di Maria scored the winner in the Copa America final.
Argentina vs Brazil (November 16) key players and lineups
Argentina projected starting lineup:
- Emiliano Martinez
- Nahuel Molina
- Cristian Romero
- Nicolas Otamendi
- Marcos Acuna
- Rodrigo De Paul
- Leandro Paredes
- Giovani Lo Celso
- Lionel Messi
- Lautaro Martinez
- Angel Di Maria
The key player to watch out for is Lionel Messi. He will lead the Argentine’s attack in this game after playing a few minutes in the last match. Messi will lead the attack with Angel Di Maria and Lautaro Martinez by his side.
Brazil projected starting lineup:
- Alisson Becker
- Thiago Silva
- Alex Sandro
- Lucas Paqueta
- Gabriel Jesus
Neymar is the key player to watch out for. He has seven goals and eight assists in the last nine World Cup Qualifying games for Brazil. In the last match, Neymar assisted the game winner and is expected to get back on the scoresheet.
Argentina vs Brazil (November 16) betting tips and prediction
The match is likely to settle as a draw. Argentina are in top form and haven’t conceded a single goal in their last five matches. Brazil are unbeaten in the last six games with five wins and a draw. They’ve won their last two games, qualifying for the World Cup after winning the last match.
Betting prediction: A draw
Odds: 3.30 (+230 American; 23/10 Fractional)