Germany vs. Algeria Odds
BRAZIL (The Spread) – Germany will look to avoid a big upset in the knockout stage of the 2014 World Cup when it takes on Algeria today at 4PM ET.
Germany was the winner of Group G, going 2-0-1 in its three matches. Algeria advanced out of Group H after going 1-1-1. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Germany is the clear favorite to win this match, as it has odds of -350 to prevail in regulation. Algeria has been given a money line of +850 to win this game in regulation, while the odds of the game being tied after 90 minutes has been set at +500. The over/under total for the match has been listed at 3 goals.
Germany is now 62-20-20 all-time in World Cup action after picking up a 4-0 win over Portugal and a 1-0 win over the United States. Germany also played Ghana to a 2-2 draw. Goalie Manuel Neuer hasn’t been too busy in net, only having to make eight saves in the three games. The German offense has been led by Thomas Muller, who has four goals in the World Cup, which is tied for the most of any player. Muller has scored his four goals on just six shots on goal. He also has one assist to his credit.
Algeria is now 3-6-3 all-time in World Cup play. Algeria picked up a 4-2 win over South Korea and played Russia to a 1-1 draw to advance. It also suffered a 2-1 loss to Belgium during group play. Goalie Rais M’Bolhi has had to make 11 saves in this World Cup for Algeria. The attack in the World Cup has been led by Islam Slimani, who has two goals and one assist on six shots. He is leading Algeria in all major offensive stats.