Brazil vs. Colombia prediction, odds, start time: 2024 Copa America picks, July 2 bets from soccer expert

Teams looking to win Group D clash on Tuesday when Brazil battles Colombia in a Copa America 2024 match in Santa Clara, Calif. Colombia leads the group with six points after wins over Costa Rica (3-0) on Friday and Paraguay (2-1) on June 24. Brazil, second with four points, opened Group D play with a 0-0 draw with Costa Rica before defeating Paraguay 4-1 on Friday. Colombia ended a seven-match winless streak against Brazil back in November when they registered a 2-1 win in a 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying match.

Kickoff is set for 9 p.m. ET at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Brazil are listed as the -105 favorites (risk $105 to win $100) in the latest Brazil vs. Colombia odds, with Colombia the +340 underdogs. A draw is priced at +220 and the over/under for total goals scored is 2.5. Before locking in any Colombia vs. Brazil picks, you need to check out what SportsLine soccer expert Martin Green has to say.

After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. Last year he was profitable in multiple areas on his soccer picks, including Euro qualifying (+6.30 units), the EFL Cup (+4.47), the FA Cup (+3.07) and the Champions League (+3.05) among others.

Now, Green has taken a close look at the Brazil vs. Colombia match and locked in his Copa America 2024 picks. You can visit SportsLine now to see his picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Colombia vs. Brazil:

  • Brazil vs. Colombia over/under: 2.5 goals
  • Brazil vs. Colombia money line: Brazil -105, Draw +220, Colombia +340
  • BRA: Brazil have outscored their opposition 12-7 since the beginning of the year
  • COL: In their last 10 matches, all victories, Colombia has outscored the opposition 24-7
  • Brazil vs. Colombia picks: See picks here

Why you should back Brazil

With Neymar out of the lineup, Brazil has numerous other scoring options. Among them is Raphael Dias Belloli, better known as Raphinha. The 27-year-old winger has been playing with the Brazilian national team since 2021 and has registered six goals in 25 appearances. He is a member of Barcelona in La Liga. In two seasons with the club, he has recorded 13 goals in 64 league matches.

Midfielder Lucas Paqueta is coming off a performance where he scored a goal in the 65th minute on three shots, including one on target, in the win over Paraguay. He had five shots in the 0-0 draw with Costa Rica on June 24. The 26-year-old has been a member of the national team since 2018 and has 11 goals in 48 appearances. The last two seasons, he has been a member of West Ham United in the English Premier League, where he has eight goals in 59 league matches. See which team to pick here.

Why you should back Colombia

Forward Jhon Cordoba has been on a hot streak for the Colombians, scoring goals in two of the past three matches. He scored in the 25th minute of a 3-0 win over Bolivia in an international friendly on June 15. He followed that up with a goal in the 62nd minute in the win over Costa Rica on Friday. Since joining the Colombian national team last year, he has registered three goals in six matches. The 31-year-old plays professionally in Russia, scoring 35 goals in 65 matches for Krasnodar since joining them in 2021.

The side is led by 32-year-old captain James Rodriguez. The midfielder has been a mainstay on the national team since joining the side in 2011. In 102 appearances for Colombia, he has registered 27 goals. He has also been a playmaker, setting up both goals in the win over Paraguay on June 24. See which team to pick here.

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