Friday's Soccer Picks

Along with key trends for each game, our team of writers and handicappers hand out their picks and predictions Friday, June 11, 2010 in the FIFA World Cup.

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South Africa vs. Mexico, 10AM ET

The host country kicks off the 2010 World Cup against Mexico in Group A. Mexico enters as the favorite, but look for a spirited effort from the underdog in the opener as they will feed off the energy of the crowd. With the favorable betting line, we like South Africa in the upset.

World Cup Free Pick: South Africa | Best Line: +135

Uruguay vs. France, 2:30PM ET

Coming off a forgettable qualifying experience look for France to come out in its opener wanting to make a statement against upset-minded Uruguay. This Group A opener should be easily controlled by the French and the betting line isn’t too big to stay away from.

World Cup Free Pick: France | Best Line: -150

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Posted: 6/11/10 8:00AM ET


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