Mexico World Cup Odds
With 13 World Cups under its belt, Mexico is looking to set a new standard as a national soccer team come the 2010 World Cup on Friday.
Mexico World Cup History:
Number of Previous World Cup Appearances: 13
Last Appearance: 2006
Best Finish: Quarterfinals (1986/1970)
All-Time World Cup Record: 11-22-12
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BroburySports.com, Mexico has been given 100/1 odds to win the World Cup. Spain is the favorite coming in with odds of 4/1.
2010 World Cup Qualifying:
Mexico qualified for the World Cup by finished second in the CONCACAF Fourth Round group. Mexico went 6-3-1 during play, scoring a total of 18 goals while allowing 12. Mexico finished second in the group while the United States took first, one point ahead of Mexico.
Mexico is playing in Group A along with South Africa, Uruguay, and France. While France is the favorite, Mexico is right up there and recent wins over the United States and Italy gives the country some hope to have something special happen this year. Three quarterfinal appearances and 13 World Cup appearances show that Mexico has a respectable tradition in soccer and we shouldn’t be too surprised to see them contending for the World Cup if it catches a few breaks.
2010 FIFA World Cup Odds – June 11-July 11 – South Africa
Ivory Coast 50/1
South Africa 150/1
South Korea 250/1
North Korea 2000/1
New Zealand 2500/1
Posted: 6/9/10 10:37PM ET