World Cup Group A Odds
(The Spread) – Group A of the 2014 World Cup looks to be all about one team and three distant contenders. Here is a look at the odds to win this group.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Brazil is the favorite in this group, as it has odds of -450 to win. The other odds are Croatia and Mexico, who each have odds of +750 to win, while Cameroon has a money line of +2500.
Brazil is not only the favorite in Group A, but the favorite for the entire World Cup event. The Brazilians have won the World Cup five times and placed in the top four 10 times. Brazil has advanced to the round of 16 in every World Cup event.
Croatia has had some success in the World Cup past, finishing third in 1998. It hasn’t gotten past group play since then.
Mexico has never cracked the top 4 of the World Cup, but it did advance to the round of 16 in the 2010 event before losing to Argentina. Mexico has reached the round of 16 in the last five World Cups.
Cameroon didn’t record a win in the 2010 World Cup and was outscored 5-2 in its three matches. Camroon hasn’t reached the round of 16 since the 1990 World Cup.
The 2014 World Cup will be held from June 12-July 13 in Brazil. For a look at each team’s odds to win Group A, see below.
2014 World Cup Group A Odds To Win