|2012 Olympics Odds – Men’s Soccer – Brazil Favored As 8 Teams Remain|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 03 August 2012 08:00|
Updated Olympic Men's Soccer Odds
LONDON, England (TheSpread) – The Men’s Soccer competition at the 2012 Olympics is down to its quarterfinal stage. Here is an updated look at the odds to win gold.
According to oddsmakers, Brazil is still the favorite to win gold, as they have 1/2 odds. Other short odds to win are Great Britain (13/2) and Mexico (9/1).
Brazil went 3-0 in pool play, scoring nine goals while allowing just three. The nine goals were the most by far of any team in pool play. Brazil will face Honduras in the quarterfinals.
Great Britain won its group, going 2-0-1 in pool play. The host country scored five goals while allowing 2. They will face South Korea in the quarterfinals, and may meet Brazil in the semis.
Mexico won its group as well, going 2-0-1 in pool play as part of Group B. Mexico didn’t allow a goal in the three games, but scored a total of just three. Mexico gets Senegal in the quarterfinals and wouldn’t run into Brazil until a possible gold medal match.
The 2012 Summer Olympics are taking place from London, England and began on July 27 and run through August 12. For the complete odds for which team will win the gold medal in men’s soccer, see below.
2012 Summer Olympics – Men’s Soccer – Odds To Win Gold
Great Britain 13/2
South Korea 16/1