Tuesday's World Cup Odds
BRAZIL (The Spread) – The 2014 World Cup delves into the second rotation of games on Tuesday. Here is a breakdown of the action taking place today.
The first game on today’s schedule has Belgium taking on Algeria at Noon ET in Group H. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Belgium is favored to win this match, as it has odds of -250 to win, while Algeria has a money line of +700 and a draw has odds of +375. The over/under total for the match has been set at 2.5 goals. Belgium enters today 10-19-7 in World Cup play with a -17 goal differential while Algeria is 2-5-2 in nine World Cup matches with a -6 goal differential.
The second game today has Mexico taking on the host country of Brazil at 3PM ET. Oddsmakers have Brazil as the clear favorite, with it having odds of -320 to win. Mexico has been given odds of +800 for the match while a draw has been set at +450 to take place. The over/under for goals has been set at 2.5. Brazil is now 68-15-15 in World Cup play thanks to a 3-1 win over Croatia last Thursday. Mexico is 13-24-13 in World Cup play after beating Cameroon 1-0. The winner of this game will have total control of Group A.
The final game today is the final game in the first cycle of pool play with Russia facing South Korea at 6PM ET. Oddsmakers have Russia favored to win, as it has odds of -110 to prevail, while South Korea has been given a money line of +300 to win. Odds of a draw have been set at +260 while the over/under total has been set at 2 goals. Russia is 17-14-6 in 37 matches of World Cup play. The country has a +5 goal differential in its history. South Korea is just 5-15-8 in World Cup play, allowing 33 more goals than it has scored.