France vs. Nigeria Odds
BRAZIL (The Spread) – The third day of the knockout stage of the 2014 World Cup begins at Noon ET when France takes on Nigeria.
France was the winner of Group E, going 2-0-1 in three matches. Nigeria went 1-1-1 in Group F to earn the second slot in the knockout stage. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, France is the clear favorite to win this match in regulation, as it has odds of -220. Nigeria has been given a money line of +600 to win in regulation, while the odds of the match being tied after 90 minutes has been set at +350. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 2.5 goals.
France is now 27-18-12 in World Cup play after picking up a 3-0 win over Honduras and a 5-2 win over Switzerland. France also played Ecuador to a scoreless draw. French goalie Hugo Lloris has made six saves in the three games for France. The offense has been led by Karim Benzema, who has three goals on 20 shots. He also has a pair of assists to his credit.
Nigeria is now 5-9-3 in World Cup play after picking up a 1-0 win over Bosnia-Herzegovina. Nigeria also played Iran to a scoreless draw while losing to Argentina 3-2. Goalie Vincent Enyeama has been busy in net. He has made 17 saves over the three games. The Nigerian attack has been led by Ahmed Musa, who has two goals on eight shots. Ogenyi Onazi has been held scoreless, but has a team-high 11 shots.