Croatia vs. Mexico Odds
BRAZIL (The Spread) – Croatia and Mexico battle it out for a spot in the knockout stage of the 2014 World Cup today at 4PM ET.
This is a match out of Group A. Croatia is 1-1-0 while Mexico is 1-0-1. Croatia likely needs a win to advance while Mexico will advance with a draw or win. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Croatia is the slight favorite to win this match, as it has odds of +155 to win, while Mexico has been given a money line of +170 to prevail. The odds of a draw have been set at +250, while the over/under has been set at 2.5 goals.
Mexico is now 13-24-14 in World Cup play after picking up a 1-0 win over Cameroon and a scoreless draw with Mexico. Mexico has obviously been great at keeping opponents out of the net. Goalie Guillermo Ochoa had a tremendous game against Brazil, racking up six saves while facing 14 shots. Mexico posted 13 shots on offense, but only three were on goal. Andres Guardado led the way with a team-high three shots.
Croatia is now 7-6-2 in World Cup play following a 3-1 loss to Brazil and a 4-0 win over Cameroon. Croatia had a very impressive showing in its 4-0 win. It racked up a total of 21 shots in the win, 14 of which were on goal. Three different players found the net for Croatia, with Mario Mandzukic scoring twice on a team-high four shots.