Friday's World Cup Odds
BRAZIL (The Spread) – The 2014 World Cup features three games today. Here is a breakdown of each game on the schedule.
The featured game of the day comes from Group B with Spain facing the Netherlands at 3PM ET. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Spain is the favorite to win this match, as it has odds of -125 to prevail while the Netherlands has odds of +400 to win. Odds for a draw has been set at +240 while the over/under total has been set at 2 goals. Spain comes into the match 28-16-12 in World Cup play with a +29 goal advantage. The Netherlands is 22-11-10 in World Cup play with a +11 goal advantage.
Another game taking place today comes in Group A with Mexico facing Cameroon at Noon ET. Oddsmakers have Mexico as the slight favorite, as it has odds of +110 to win. Cameroon has been given a money line of +280 to prevail, while a draw has been listed with odds of +220. The over/under total has been set at 2 goals. Mexico has a 12-24-13 World Cup record, giving up 37 more goals than it has scored. Cameroon is just 4-9-7 overall in World Cup play and it has a -17 scoring differential.
The third game of the day comes in Group B with Chile taking on Australia at 6PM ET. Oddsmakers see Chile as the clear favorite, as it has odds of -250 to win. Australia has been given a money line of +750 to prevail while a draw has odds of +350 to win. The over/under for the game has been set at 2.5 goals. Australia is just 2-5-3 in its World Cup history. The Australians have a -9 scoring differential over the 10 games. Chile has played in 29 World Cup matches, going 9-14-6. It has a -11 scoring differential in those games.