With just over a week to go until the 2014 World Cup kicks off in Brazil there’s still no let up in the avalanche of betting clues as the pre-tournament friendlies keep on coming.
Here at news.bwin.com/en/ we’re not ones to let such omens go undeciphered and most certainly not ones to let them go unbacked.
Read on for a latest selection of wager-inducing wisdom deduced from the most recent warm-ups…
Bosnia and Herzegovina to qualify from Group F @ 17/20
Having taken out a Mexico side that had been flying in recent friendlies in the early hours of the morning, Edin Dzeko and friends are proving they possess more than enough chops to best second-tier World Cup opposition.
El Tri join Ivory Coast on the Golden Lillies’ list of pre-tournament scalps, suggesting they look good value to pip Nigeria to a second-round berth.
Neymar to be Brazil top goalscorer – PRICE BOOST – 5/4
He may have enjoyed a lukewarm first season at Barcelona, but, among a Selecao side set up to bring out his best, Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior can scarcely avoid netting.
On the scoresheet against Panama, it was the 22-year-old’s eighth goal in his last ten games for Brazil and, with bwin boosting his price to be the Canarinho’s leading World Cup marksmen, it seems churlish to doubt him.
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Colombia 0 Greece 0 correct score @ 11/2
Fernando Santos’ men have gone three successive friendlies without scoring now, with the last two of those ending with bagels all round.
Few teams in international football offer such a nihilistic commitment to clean sheets as the Greeks and Group C opener enemies Colombia can’t have prepared for what they will have to endure.