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Brazil v Chile Betting: Nervous clash as Sanchez and Co. face World Cup D-Day

09:47 BST 10/10/2017
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The hosts have strong defensive record while the visitors have been struggling for away goals meaning we are backing a low scoring game in Sao Paulo

It has been a remarkable CONMEBOL qualifying tournament and heading into the final round of matches, only one of the four automatic World Cup spots has been claimed.

Leaders Brazil secured their place in Russia with four games to spare after a superb run of eight successive wins, and the side have been reborn under manager Tite.

The five-time World Cup winners will be one of the favourites next summer, yet whether they are joined by South America's continental champions remains to be seen; Chile's win over Ecuador last week was vital and means their fate is in their own hands, with La Roja knowing that a win in Brazil will guarantee them an automatic qualifying place.

Even a defeat could see them through depending on other results, and that will be of some comfort to the Chileans given that Brazil have never lost a home World Cup qualifier.

With Chile looking for a positive result to guarantee World Cup football next summer and Brazil aiming to end an excellent campaign on a high, this should be an entertaining game and dabblebet customers can watch and bet on this fixture via desktop, mobile and tablet. Your account must be funded or active in order to see the action live.

The hosts are offered at 8/11 (1.73) while Chile can be backed at 15/4 (4.75) and the draw is priced at 14/5 (3.80).

La Canarinha ensured their appearance at next year's competition back in March after a 3-0 win over Paraguay, and since then they have played three matches: a 2-0 win over Ecuador and 1-1 and 0-0 draws with Colombia and Bolivia respectively, so there could be a temptation to back another low scoring game.

The price of 19/20 (1.95) for under 2.5 goals looks appealing and this bet has paid out in each of the last three meetings between the two sides. The most recent of those meetings was the first match in this qualifying tournament where Chile inflicted Brazil's only defeat, winning by a 2-0 scoreline.

This is a very different Brazil team to the one that lost in Santiago two years ago and as well as playing with the attractive swagger that is expected of them, they have also improved massively defensively; eleven goals conceded in 17 qualifiers is a testament to how solid Brazil have been at the back, and further reinforces the decision to back under 2.5 goals, as does the fact that Chile have failed to score away from home in each of their last four qualifiers. 

Under 2.5 goals at 19/20 (1.95) for a 2.5pt stake with dabblebet