Friday's World Cup Odds
BRAZIL (The Spread) – The 2014 World Cup continues on Friday with a set of three games. Here is a breakdown of each game taking place.
The first game today has Italy facing Costa Rica at Noon ET as part of Group D. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Italy is favored to win the match, as it has odds of -210 to win, while Costa Rica has a money line of +600 to win. The odds of a draw have been set at +330, while the over/under total has been set at 2.5 goals. Italy is now 45-15-21 in World Cup play following its 2-1 win over England. Italy has a +53 goal differential in World Cup play. Costa Rica is 4-6-1 overall after picking up a 3-1 win over Uruguay in the opening match. Costa Rica has a -7 goal differential in its World Cup action.
The second game today comes in Group E with Switzerland taking on France at 3PM ET. Oddsmakers have France as the clear favorite, as it has odds of -140 to win, while Switzerland has a money line of +375 to win. The odds of a draw were set at +275, while the over/under total has been set at 2.5 goals. France is 26-18-11 overall following a 3-0 win over Honduras. France has a +31 goal differential. Switzerland is now 10-14-6 in World Cup play after beating Ecuador 2-1. The Swiss have a goal differential of -13 in 30 matches.
The final game today has Ecuador taking on Honduras at 6PM ET as part of Group E. Oddsmakers have Ecuador favored to win this match, as it has odds of -170 to win, while Honduras has been given a money line of +450 to win. The odds of a draw have been set at +320 to win, while the over/under total has been set at 2.5 goals. Ecuador is just 3-5-0 in eight World Cup matches following the 2-1 loss to Switzerland. It has only been outscored by two goals in the eight games. Honduras is 0-4-3 following its 3-0 loss to France. Honduras has been outscored by 7 goals in the seven games.