Thursday's Euro 12 Odds & Matches
(The Spread) – Group C will be in action this afternoon when Euro 2012 continues. Let’s check out the odds and matches for today’s soccer matches.
At 12:00PM ET today Italy will take on Croatia, who is +235 on the money line while the Italians are +120. The point spread for this game is a pick’em but a wager on Italy will cost you -175 juice while a bet on Croatia comes with +135 juice. The total is 2.5 while a wager on a draw is +800 on the moneyline.
The other Group C matchup on today’s schedule will feature Spain taking on Republic of Ireland at 2:45PM ET. Spain is a 1.5-goal favorite and are -450 on the money line. Republic of Oreland is +1100 on the money line while the total is 2.5 and the a wager on a draw has odds of +475.
Oddsmakers have also released player prop odds for Italy vs. Croatia, including odds for which player will score the first goal. Antonio Di Natale is an 11/2 favorite to score the first goal in today’s game while Antonio Cassano and Mario Balotelli are 6/1, respectively.
As for the Spain-Republic of Ireland matchup, Fernando Llorente and Fernando Torres are both 9/2, respectively, to score the first goal in this game. Alvaro Negredo and Cesc Fabregas are 5/1, respectively, while Pedro is 7/1 to score the first goal between Spain and Republic of Ireland.
Spain and Italy opened this Group with a 1-1 draw on June 10 and Croatia defeated Republic of Ireland 3-1 on that same day. Spain is currently favored to win Group C at -138 odds, while Italy is +275 and Croatia is +300. Republic of Ireland is a massive +5000 money line underdog to win Group C.