The final remaining teams to play lastly get their World Cup campaigns underway on Thanksgiving as Brazil and Portugal make their first World Cup 2022 appearances.
The World Cup favorites are the clear high alternative to win Group G whereas Portugal is the favourite in Group H. When you’re probably to be spending extra time with household and watching NFL soccer on Thursday than you’re watching the World Cup, there are nonetheless 4 video games to get some motion on. Here is what you should know.
Switzerland vs. Cameroon
5 a.m. ET Thursday, FS1
Switzerland completed third in its Group in Euro 2020 however superior to the quarterfinals and misplaced there to Spain on penalties after knocking out France on penalties within the Spherical of 16. The boldness from that Euro 2020 run must be a big increase and we’ll take Switzerland straight up on this one at simply -130.
Uruguay vs. South Korea
8 a.m. ET, FS1
That is the sport projected to be the lowest-scoring. Uruguay nonetheless has Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez on the roster, although Darwin Nunes is primed to take over because the chief of the entrance line. Tottenham’s Heung Min Son is able to taking a sport over himself, particularly if he can discover area on the counter.
Portugal vs. Ghana
11 a.m. ET, Fox
How does the tumult at Manchester United have an effect on the Portugal squad? Captain Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes aren’t any longer membership teammates after Ronaldo’s contract was terminated on Tuesday. Ronaldo is about to be the group’s beginning striker on Thursday, although it’s honest to surprise if Portugal would have an excellent higher probability to win the World Cup if he was on the bench.
Brazil vs. Serbia
2 p.m. ET, Fox
Serbia isn’t an enormous underdog to the World Cup favorites as a result of of the expertise on the roster. Aleksander Mitrovic and Dusan Vlahovic are a powerful striker pairing and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is a participant that’s been lengthy coveted by high golf equipment. We’ll nonetheless take the Brazilians to win this one however our most popular guess is to take beneath 2.5 objectives at +100.