|2014 World Cup Japan vs. Greece Free Pick for Thursday, June 19|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 19 June 2014 11:00|
Japan vs. Greece Free Pick
BRAZIL (The Spread) – Japan and Greece can pick up a rare World Cup win today when they meet at 6PM ET. Which one will come out on top?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Japan is favored to win the match, as it has odds of +110 to prevail, while Greece has odds of +260 to win. The odds of a draw have been set at +240, while the over/under total has been set at 2.5 goals.
Greece comes into today’s match with not a lot of World Cup success. It has a 1-6-0 record in seven career matches, having scored just two goals while allowing 18. Japan is 4-8-3 in World Cup play, scoring a total of 13 goals while allowing 18.
WORLD CUP FREE PICK: Neither team is too outstanding, but both feel like this is a game they need to get in order to do anything in this World Cup. Both are coming off a loss, with Greece losing 3-0 to Colombia and Japan losing 2-1 to the Ivory Coast. Greece has been a mess in World Cup play, scoring just two goals in seven matches. Japan has at least put up a fight in most of its contests. In this match, Japan’s experience edge and success edge should push it past a Greece team that has a long way to go to be in the mix in the World Cup.
WORLD CUP FREE PICK: JAPAN +110