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World Cup 2014 Betting Recap

The World Cup was an exciting one and hats off to Germany, who captured their fourth trophy beating Argentina 1-0 in the final.

Brazil went into the World Cup as the betting favorite, followed by Argentina, Germany, and Spain.

After Brazil’s embarrassing 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals they could not save a little face losing to the Netherlands 3-0 in the third place match.


World Cup 2018 Odds Open with Germany as Leaders

They just won the 2014 World Cup and oddsmakers believe they have the young talent to do the same four years from now.

Germany opened at Bovada as World Cup 2018 odds favorites of 5-1, just ahead of the team they beat to win in Brazil. Argentina is 7-1 and will have a 30-year-old Lionel Messi at that time.


World Cup Final Odds: Germany Favored vs Argentina

Argentina may have home-continent advantage, but they are the underdog in the World Cup final in the wake of Germany’s epic semi-final win over Brazil.

On paper, Argentina has the most talented offenses in the tournament led by Lionel Messi, who has four goals in the World Cup. But on the field, Germany has been the most prolific scoring team, a point they drove home time after time in their 7-1 semi-final win over the hosts.

Sportsbooks tracked by has Germany as the World Cup favourite posted at +120, with Argentina at +240 and a draw line of +230.


The Golden Boot - World Cup 2014 Favorites

With only the final and third-place games remaining at the 2014 World Cup, five players remain on the odds list for the Golden Boot.

Two are 80-1 longshots (Arjen Robben and Robin Van Persie of the Netherlands), and two are playing in the Germany vs. Argentina final. And the current leaders and odds-on favorite to win the Godlen Boot isn`t even playing.

James Rodriguez has six goals, but his Colombian side went out in the quarterfinals. he is 4-9 to win it. Thomas Muller has five goals and is 5-2, while Lionel Messi has four goals and sits at 12-1.


Sportsbooks Stick with Brazil atop World Cup Odds

A pair of victories and a draw put Brazil atop the Group A standings in the opening stage of the World Cup, and the online sportsbooks have them pegged as the favorites to win the tournament with the Round of 16 getting underway on Saturday afternoon.


Luis Suarez Odds - Club at the End of Summer Transfer Window 2014

While the World Cup is in full swing and there have been many great matches the big news as of late is all about Luis Suarez. The Uruguay striker has played well, especially in the second group match facing England, but in the round of 16 clinching match facing Italy he, supposedly, bit Giorgio Chiellini. He faces being banned for the rest of the tournament and maybe longer and the Suarez ban odds went up quickly at Bodog.


Top North American Team Betting Odds - World Cup 2014

All of the teams from North America are long shots to win the World Cup, but you can bet on which team will go the furthest. Not only are all the team long shots, but also Costa Rican and Honduras have the worst betting odds to win their respective groups while Mexico and the USA have the third worst odds. These odds are available at Bovada.

  Mexico -125


Winners Group Betting Odds - World Cup 2014

In the winners group wager it is no surprise that Group A has the best odds since host Brazil is in that group. These odds are available at Bet365.
Group A 11/4


The USA Continues Unimpressive Pre-World Cup Run

The Americans came out with a win in their recent World Cup tune-up friendly facing Azerbaijan, but it was not an impressive win. They won at home 2-0 and facing an Azerbaijan team that is the 85th ranked team in the world according to the FIFA rankings.

In the match the USA did not score until the 75th minute when Mikkel Diskerud scored and then six minutes later Aron Johannsson gave the Americans the 2-0 lead that would stick. Both of these players are substitutes, as Clint Dempsey did not play because of a sore groin and Jozy Altidore continued his scoring drought.


FIFA Player of the World Cup Tournament Betting Odds

Bet365 has had the odds for the World Cup’s top goal scorer up for some time, but they recently posted the odds for who will be the FIFA Player of the Tournament, which is also known as the Golden Ball. In 2010 Diego Forlán won the Golden Ball award after leading Uruguay to an improbable semifinal finish.

Here are the players with the best betting odds to win the Golden Ball this summer in Brazil and to check out the full list head to Bet365.

Junior Neymar (Brazil)+600