Greece World Cup Odds

Despite never having scored a goal in World Cup history, Greece still has its sights set high for the 2010 World Cup.

Bet 2010 FIFA World Cup

Greece World Cup History:

Number of Previous World Cup Appearances: 1

Last Appearance: 1994

Best Finish: Group Stage

All-Time World Cup Record: 0-3-0

Odds:

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BroburySports.com, Greece has been given 200/1 odds to win the World Cup. Spain is the favorite coming in with odds of 4/1.

2010 World Cup Qualifying:

Greece was part of Stage 2 for the European Qualifying Zone. It went 6-2-2 in a 10-game format, finishing with 20 points, one point outside of group winner, Switzerland. Greece then had to play in a one-game playoff with Ukraine, where the first game resulted in a tie, but the second leg saw a 1-0 Greece victory, allowing it to advance to the World Cup.

Betting Analysis:

Playing in Group B, Greece has a good chance to reach the round of 16 as it is paired with Argentina, Nigeria, and South Korea. While Argentina is a clear favorite to win the group, Nigeria and South Korea are far from solid, so Greece could find a way to pick up two wins. From there, it is a crapshoot, as Greece will need to play the best it ever has to make a run to the title. With never having scored a goal in World Cup play, we would probably stay away from Greece even with the big odds.

2010 FIFA World Cup Odds – June 11-July 11 – South Africa

Spain 4/1    

Brazil 9/2    

England 6/1    

Argentina 13/2    

Holland 10/1    

Germany 14/1    

Italy 14/1    

France 20/1    

Portugal 25/1    

Serbia 50/1    

Ivory Coast 50/1    

Chile 66/1    

USA 80/1    

Ghana 100/1    

Mexico 100/1    

Paraguay 100/1    

Cameroon 125/1    

Denmark 125/1    

Uruguay 150/1    

Nigeria 150/1    

Australia 150/1     

South Africa 150/1    

Greece 200/1    

Switzerland 250/1    

South Korea 250/1    

Slovakia 400/1    

Slovenia 500/1    

Japan 600/1    

Algeria 700/1    

Honduras 1000/1    

North Korea 2000/1    

New Zealand 2500/1 

Bet 2010 FIFA World Cup

Posted: 6/8/10 10:34PM ET

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