Olympic football 2021: Brazil vs Germany prediction and betting tips (July 22)
The Olympic squad of the Selecao is the second strongest team of the tournament according to international betting sites.
Dani Alves captains the Brazilian 2021 Olympic squad
Dani Alves captains the Brazilian 2021 Olympic squad
by Paul Awoniyi Paul Awoniyi

Brazil U23 will face Germany U23 in their first game of the group stage in the 2021 Olympics football tournament. Nissan Stadium is the arena for this fixture.

The game will commence at 11:00 AM by GMT, on July 22. Brazil vs Germany match predictions and betting tips are awaiting you below, though we begin with the latest betting odds on Brazil vs Germany (July 22) game and a statistical preview.

Brazil vs Germany latest odds on betting sites

Brazil’s current odds to win the football 2021 Olympics are 4.00 (+300 American; 3/1 Fractional). Their odds to win Round 1 are 2.00 (+100; evens), while Germany’s odds are 3.80 (+280; 14/5). Draw is priced with the odds of 3.30 (+230; 23/10). The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Brazil — 47%, Draw — 28%, Germany — 25%.

Latest betting odds on Brazil vs Germany (22 July 2021):

  • Over 2.5 Goals: 2.05 (+105; 21/20)
  • Under 2.5 Goals: 1.75 (-133; 3/4)
  • Asian Handicap (-0.5) on Brazil: 2.05 (+105; 21/20)
  • Asian Handicap (+0.5) on Germany: 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
  • Both Teams To Score — Yes: 1.80 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
  • Both Teams To Score — No: 1.95 (-105; 19/20)

Brazil vs Germany match preview and stats

Brazil is the defending champion of the men’s football Olympics gold. They won their first gold medal at Rio De Janeiro after beating Germany in the penalty shootout. Neymar, Marquinhos and Gabriel Jesus were key players in this victory

The South American giants clinched their Olympics spots after beating their rival Argentina 3-0. They won their friendly match against the United Arab Emirates 5-2 afterwards. They won 2 and lost 1 of their friendly fixtures.

The German U23 team is being coached by Stefan Kuntz. Germany have actually never won the gold medal despite having quality players over the years. Serge Gnabry, Niklas Sule, Julian Brandt and other stars led the team to the final where they lost to Brazil in the penalty shootout last time.

Stefan Kuntz side was held to a 1-1 draw by Honduras U23 in the friendly game.

Both sides have gone head-to-head 4 times in their Olympic history. In 1952 the German U23 team won with a 4-2 scoreline. In 1984, the Brazilians won 1-0. In 1988 and 2016, both games ended in a draw 1-1 and went to a penalty shoot-out, in which Brazil took the victories. Brazil won 3 matches and Germany won 1.

Brazil vs Germany key players and lineups

Brazil projected starting lineup:

  • Aderbar Santos, goalkeeper
  • Dani Alves, defender
  • Diego Carlos, defender
  • Nino, defender
  • Guilherme Arana, defender
  • Douglas Luiz, midfielder
  • Bruno Guimaraes, midfielder
  • Claudinho, midfielder
  • Paulinho, attacker
  • Richarlison, attacker
  • Mattheus Cunha, attacker

Gabriel Martinelli, Paulinho, Richarlison, Dani Alves and Aderbar Santos will be participating in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Santos, the 31-years-old veteran-goalkeeper, is set to start in goal.

Dani Alves will be team captain and provide leadership for Andre Jardine’s side.

Gabriel Magalhaes and Douglas Augusto have pulled out because of injuries.

Germany projected starting lineup:

  • Florian Muller, goalkeeper
  • Benjamin Henrichs, defender
  • Amos Pieper, defender
  • Jordan Torunarigha, defender
  • David Raum, defender
  • Maximilian Arnold, midfielder
  • Nadiem Amiri, midfielder
  • Arne Maier, midfielder
  • Max Kruse, attacker
  • Cedric Teuchert, attacker
  • Marco Richter, attacker

Max Kruse, Maximilian Arnold and Nadiem Amiri are the three over-age players called up for the tournament. Benjamin Henrichs and Arne Maier are promising talents that are participating in the events.

Injuries: Felix Uduokhai and Luca Plogmann will miss the game due to injuries.

Brazil vs Germany betting tips and prediction

The Selecao have a very good squad to defend their Olympic championship. They have almost all parts of the squad sorted out. The attack, midfield and defence are in good shape with the quality of players representing them.

André Jardine’s side is a bit stronger than Germany when you compare both teams.

Bet: Correct score Brazil 2-1 Germany with odds of 9.00 (+800 American; 8/1 Fractional)

Football Olympic Football . Group D. Round 1
Brazil — Germany
Correct score 2-1
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