With 11 games already played and a total of 36 goals already scored with no draws or stalemates reported yet, this World Cup promises to be very interesting to say the least. For those who love betting, these games offer a mouthwatering opportunity to make some money. Today the 16th of June will provide us with three very interesting games to look forward to and bet on. Here is a small World Cup Preview involving these matches:
Germany Vs Portugal 17:00 GMT
This group has been aptly labeled the group of death and all the four teams will fight tooth and nail to get through to the final round. Bet365 has the odds stacked 20/21 for Germany to win the match, the bookmakers have the odds at 11/4 for a draw while they give Portugal a 23/8 chance of winning the match. BetVictor on the other hand have it all even for Germany to win the match, call it at 13/5 for a draw and give Portugal a 23/8 chance of winning this encounter. TopBet gives Germany a -116 to win the match; Portugal has a +275 while a tie is given the odds of +225.
They strongly therefore tip Germany to win the match whether Portugal play their talisman Ronaldo or not. Bwin has the odds at 9/10 for Germany to win the match, has it at 11/4 for a draw and gives Portugal a 25/8 chance to win this particular encounter. Ladbrokes gives Germany the odds of 20/21 to win the match; the encounter ending in a draw has the odds of 13/5 whereas the Portuguese are given the odds of 14/5 to win this particular encounter. So for the leading bookmakers, you are better off having your money on Germany winning this particular encounter.
Iran Vs Nigeria 20:00 GMT
Both of these teams are in for a rough ride if they hope to qualify. This match is a must win for either of these teams if they hope to make any impact in the tournament. Topbet gives Nigeria this match at -106, gives Iran the odds of +265 and the possibility of this match ending in a draw is accorded +210. They thus advise on betting for a draw. Bet365 gives Iran the odds of 7/2 on winning the match, the odds for a draw are at 13/5 while Nigeria has the odds of 10/11 to win this encounter.
BetVictor gives Iran the odds of 15/4 to win the match. The odds for a draw are given as 12/5 and Nigeria has the odds of 10/11 to win this match. Bwin gives Iran the odds of 3/1 to win this match, the odds for a draw are at 12/5 and Nigeria is given a 9/10 chance of winning the encounter. Ladbrokes gives Iran the odds of 3/1 to win the match. Gives odds of 5/2 the match ending in a draw and Nigeria has 20/21 odds of winning this encounter. The key tip here is to put your money on the match ending in a draw.
USA Vs Ghana 23:00 GMT
This will be the second match in the group of death and the last one of the day. Bet365 have given Ghana odds of 6/4 to win the game, 12/5 for this encounter to end in a draw. The USA has a 21/10 chance of winning this match. Interestingly, BetVictor has the same odds as the above mentioned from Bet365. Topbet has given Ghana a +145 to win the match; The USA has a +171 to win the match while a tie is given +200. Bwin on the other hand also give Ghana the odds of 6/4 to win the match. 23/10 is the odds for this match ending in a draw. Team USA is given a 9/5 chance to win this particular encounter.
Ladbrokes has an interesting take on this match as it gives Ghana the odds of 11/8 to win the match, the odds for a draw are at 12/5 and the USA has been given the odds of 2/1 to win this particular match. This is bound to be a real cracker and when the referee, Jonas Eriksson blows the final whistle at Arena das Dunas, Ghanaian supporters will most likely be the happiest lot.