Wednesday's W. C. Picks

Along with key trends for each game, our team of writers and handicappers hand out their picks and predictions Wednesday, June 16, 2010 in the FIFA World Cup.

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Honduras vs. Chile, 7:30AM ET

Chile is the strong favorite in the game as it had a much tougher road in qualifying and it performed pretty well. Honduras has some talent, but in this game look for Chile to be a little to fast and more aggressive to pick up a 2-0 win.

World Cup Free Pick: Chile | Best Line: -170

Spain vs. Switzerland, 10AM ET

Switzerland has an eye-popping line at +1200, but Spain is one of the best teams in the world and one of the favorites to win it all. Don’t look for the Spaniards to have a slip up in the opener against a much-lesser opponent.

World Cup Free Pick: Spain | Best Line: -450

South Africa vs. Uruguay, 2:30PM ET

This game is key for both teams as all four members of Group A tied in their openers. While South Africa is the host nation, it is not as solid a team as Uruguay. Take advantage of a decent money line due to the boost South Africa is getting due to its home edge. Uruguay is ranked 18th nationally as a team and it tied France in the opener. Look for Uruguay to pick up the big win.

World Cup Free Pick: Uruguay | Best Line: +130

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Posted: 6/16/10 7:00AM ET


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