Updated World Cup Odds
CANADA (TheSpread) – The 2015 Women’s World Cup enters the semifinal stage of play this week. Here is an updated look at the odds to win the title, and where the United States fits in.
According to oddsmakers at GTBets, Germany is favored to win the World Cup, as it has odds of +125 to win. The United States is listed with odds of +230, while Japan is at +320 and England sits with odds of +800 to win.
Germany is coming off a shootout win over France in the quarterfinals after playing to a 1-1 draw. Germany is now set to face the United States. Germany has won the World Cup twice, last doing so in 2007.
The U.S. defeated China, 1-0, in the quarterfinals despite missing two of their key offensive components. The Americans have allowed just one goal in the World Cup. The U.S. is a two-time World Cup winner, last claiming the title in 1999.
Japan earned a 1-0 win over Australia in the quarterfinals and it beat the Netherlands 2-1 in the opening round of the knockout stage. Japan will face England in the semifinals. Japan is the defending World Cup champion.
England defeated Canada, 2-1, in the quarterfinals and it also picked up a 2-1 win over Norway in the knockout stage. England has never won the World Cup and is playing in the semifinals for the first time.