Thursday's World Cup Odds
BRAZIL (The Spread) – The 2014 World Cup continues the second set of group play games on Thursday with three contests taking place. Here is a look at the odds for today’s action.
The first game today has Colombia facing the Ivory Coast at Noon ET in Group C action. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Colombia is favored to win the match, as it has odds of +105 to prevail, while the Ivory Coast has a money line of +260 to win. The odds of a draw has been set at +250, while the over/under total has been set at 2.5 goals. Colombia is now 4-8-2 in World Cup play following its 3-0 win over Greece. Colombia has a goal differential -6 in its 14 matches. The Ivory Coast is now 3-3-1 in World Cup play thanks to a 2-1 win over Japan. It has a +1 goal differential in its 7 matches.
The second game today comes in Group D with England facing Uruguay at 3PM ET. Oddsmakers have England favored in this match, as it has odds of +115 to win, while Uruguay has a money line of +235 to prevail. The odds of a draw have been set at +250 to win, while the over/under total has been set at 2.5 goals. Uruguay is now 18-18-12 in World Cup play following a 3-1 loss to Costa Rica. It has a +9 goal differential in 48 matches. England is 26-15-19 in World Cup action and is coming off a 2-1 loss to Italy. England has a +24 goal differential in its 60 matches.
The final game of the day is in Group C with Greece taking on Japan at 6PM ET. Oddsmakers have Japan favored in the match, as it has odds of +110 to win, while Greece has a money line of +260 to win. Odds of a draw have been set at +240 to win, while the over/under total has been set at 2.5 goals. Japan is now 4-8-3 after suffering a 2-1 loss to the Ivory Coast in its first match. Japan has been outscored by 5 goals in 15 World Cup matches. Greece is now 1-6-0 in World Cup play and coming off a 3-0 loss to Colombia. Greece has been outscored by 16 goals in its seven matches.