Fortuitous Neymar strikes and suspicious refereering never sparked such elation as that which reverberated around bwinbetting HQ last night, with Brazil’s 3-1 win ensuring the pensmiths in black and gold got off to a winning start in the firm’s Blogger’s League.
Yes, that’s right folks, we’ve taken our first steps on the path to tipping superstardom after trousering a trail-blazing £12 profit on the World Cup opener courtesy of our wager on Brazi’s match-betting stakes.
Still excavating sweet morsels of success from our teeth, we’re not hanging about as we look to build on this famous triumph.
There’s a smorgasbord of premium World Cup soccer to nibble on this evening, with Spain and the Netherlands 2010 final rematch basking in the limelight’s glow.
If you’re tuning in seeking some Friday night fireworks, you’re best advised to look elsewhere, for this one, much like the tournament showpiece four years back, is going to finish in La Furia Roja’s favour with fewer than 2.5 goals scored.
The laying moguls at bwin.com go 12/5 about this eventuality occurring in Salvador and there’s enough evidence to suggest that this price is as generous as they come.
Those to have backed Vicente Del Bosque’s men to prevail in goal-shy games would’ve been entitled to a payout in four of the world champions’ last five outings.
Taking a 10-0 gimmie against Tahiti out of the equation, only one occasion have Spain rustled the onion bag more than twice since February of last year, having contested 18 matches since.
No Euro foe shipped fewer goals in qualifying than their two and La Selecion’s expertise in possession means they’ll keep hold of the ball in unthreatening positions for the bulk of the contest; the tried and tested recipe for a goal-dearth pie.
On the opposite side of the fence, the Dutch have failed to hassle the scorers in two of their last five outings, plundering just a solitary strike in two of the remaining three and their blunted frontline is in for more toil against the near-impermeable Spanish rearguard.