Copa America 2021 odds, picks, predictions: Proven soccer expert reveals best bets for Sunday, June 13

After much questioning whether it would be played at all, the 47th Copa America kicks off on Sunday when host country and tournament favorite Brazil battles Venezuela and Colombia collides with Ecuador. Originally scheduled to be co-hosted by Colombia and Argentina, the monthlong tournament was moved to Brazil for the 2021 edition. The 10 Copa America teams have been divided into two groups of five, and four teams from each group will advance to the knockout stage. 

On Sunday, Brazil has been installed as a -1300 favorite in the Brazil vs. Venezuela odds from William Hill Sportsbook, while Venezuela is a +5500 underdog. In the other match, Colombia is a -112 favorite in the Colombia vs. Ecuador odds, while Ecuador is a +360 underdog. Before you lock in your 2021 Copa America picks, check out the predictions and best bets from SportsLine and CBS Sports expert Tom Fornelli.

Fornelli has been a CBS Sports writer since 2010 and is a consistent winner who has demonstrated his expertise in every single sport. The entertaining Fornelli often makes appearances on The Early Edge, SportsLine’s daily betting podcast. He has returned 4.2 percent in profit on his Early Edge picks, including an impressive Champions League semifinal round in which he nailed both winners and a +320 prop that cashed big for anyone tailing his picks.

Now, Fornelli has evaluated the latest 2021 Copa America odds for Sunday and locked in his best bets. You can visit SportsLine to see his picks. 

Top Copa America 2021 predictions 

After studying both matchups on Sunday, Fornelli likes Brazil to score over 1.5 goals (-400) against Venezuela. The defending Copa America champions, Brazil has been on a roll this year. The Brazilians have six wins in their last six matches, outscoring their opponents 16-2. They’ve been held to less than two goals only once during that stretch.

In addition, Brazil could potentially face a depleted Venezuela side on Sunday. According to reports on Saturday, 12 members of the Venezuela delegation, including players, have tested positive for COVID-19. Those individuals have been isolated in rooms and are being monitored, putting the participation of any players who tested positive in serious jeopardy.

How to make Copa America 2021 picks 

Fornelli also has two other picks for the opening matches of Copa America 2021, including one on the total of the Colombia vs. Ecuador showdown. He’s only sharing his top picks here.

So which 2021 Copa America picks should you make on Sunday? And where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see Sunday’s top Copa America 2021 picks, all from the expert who has crushed his soccer picks. 

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