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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview

Every day of World Cup 2014 will offer match odds, tons of prop betting options, and changing futures betting opportunities, from the opening game between Brazil and Croatia on June 12 through the end of the group stage on June 26 and all the way to the World Cup final in Rio de Janeiro on July 13. Keep tabs on this must-watch and must-wager event by visiting this page every single day.

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World Cup 2014 Betting Preview for Tournament Finals

The third-place game of the 2014 World Cup will have the Netherlands taking on Brazil in Belo Horizonte on Saturday, but the marquee matchup this weekend is Argentina vs. Germany in the championship game in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. The Germans capped off their run through the knockout round with a 7-1 victory over Brazil in the semifinals on Tuesday, while Argentina needed penalty kicks to eliminate the Netherlands in the semifinals on Wednesday. Germany is the favorite at the sportsbooks for Sunday's game, with Brazil the favorite for Saturday.

July 12 @ 4:00pm ET: Netherlands vs. Brazil Betting Matchup | Netherlands vs. Brazil Preview, Pick

July 13 @ 3:00pm ET: Argentina vs. Germany Betting Matchup | Argentina vs. Germany Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Preview for Tournament Semifinals

The semifinals of the World Cup take place early this week, with Germany facing Brazil in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday and Argentina taking on the Netherlands in Sao Paulo on Wednesday. Germany vs. Brazil is a near pick'em on the World Cup 2014 betting odds, with Brazil missing top player Neymar for the rest of the tournament. Argentina is then the favorite against the Netherlands on the odds for Wednesday's contest. Germany beat France in the quarterfinals, Brazil got past Colombia, Argentina topped Belgium, and the Netherlands knocked out Costa Rica.

July 8 @ 4:00pm ET: Germany vs. Brazil Betting Matchup | Germany vs. Brazil Preview, Pick

July 9 @ 4:00pm ET: Argentina vs. Netherlands Betting Matchup | Argentina vs. Netherlands Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Saturday, July 5

Argentina and the Netherlands are the favorites on the 2014 World Cup betting lines for Saturday as the tournament's quarterfinal round comes to an end. Argentina takes on underdog Belgium in Brasilia on Saturday, while the Netherlands faces Costa Rica in Salvador. Argentina survived Switzerland and Belgium topped the United States in the Round of 16, while the Netherlands got past Mexico and Costa Rica knocked out Greece.

12:00pm ET: Belgium vs. Argentina Betting Matchup | Belgium vs. Argentina Preview, Pick

4:00pm ET: Costa Rica vs. Netherlands Betting Matchup | Costa Rica vs. Netherlands Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Friday, July 4

The quarterfinals of the 2014 World Cup get underway on Friday when Germany faces France in Rio de Janeiro as the betting favorite on the soccer odds at the sportsbooks. Colombia is then an underdog against host Brazil in Fortaleza in the second quarterfinal matchup of the day. Germany topped Algeria and France beat Nigeria in the Round of 16, while Brazil knocked out Chile and Colombia bounced Uruguay.

12:00pm ET: Germany vs. France Betting Matchup | Germany vs. France Preview, Pick

4:00pm ET: Colombia vs. Brazil Betting Matchup | Colombia vs. Brazil Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Tuesday, July 1

The United States is an underdog on the World Cup 2014 betting lines for Tuesday as the tournament's Round of 16 wraps up in Brazil. The Americans will take on favored Belgium in Salvador on Tuesday, with the Belgian squad having won Group H and the United States finishing in second place in Group G. Argentina, which won Group F, is favored over Group E runner-up Switzerland in Sao Paulo on Tuesday in the other game of the day as the quarterfinal matchups for the tournament are set.

12:00pm ET: Switzerland vs. Argentina Betting Matchup | Switzerland vs. Argentina Preview, Pick

4:00pm ET: United States vs. Belgium Betting Matchup | United States vs. Belgium Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Monday, June 30

The Round of 16 continues at the 2014 World Cup on Monday with Nigeria facing France in Brasilia and Algeria taking on Germany in Porto Alegre. France and Germany are the big favorites on the 2014 World Cup betting lines for Monday's matchups, with France finishing atop Group E and Germany winning Group G during the last stage of the tournament. Nigeria ended up in second place in Group F, while Algeria finished in second place in the Group H standings.

12:00pm ET: Nigeria vs. France Betting Matchup | Nigeria vs. France Preview, Pick

4:00pm ET: Algeria vs. Germany Betting Matchup | Algeria vs. Germany Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Sunday, June 29

The second day of Round of 16 action at the 2014 World Cup sees Mexico facing the Netherlands in Fortaleza and Greece taking on Costa Rica in Recife. The Netherlands won Group B and sit as the favorites against Mexico on the World Cup betting lines at the sportsbooks for Sunday, while Group D winners Costa Rica are the chalk against Greece. Mexico finished in second place in Group A, and Greece finished in second place in Group C.

12:00pm ET: Mexico vs. Netherlands Betting Matchup | Mexico vs. Netherlands Preview, Pick

4:00pm ET: Greece vs. Costa Rica Betting Matchup | Greece vs. Costa Rica Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Saturday, June 28

The Round of 16 gets underway on Saturday with Chile taking on host Brazil in Belo Horizonte and Uruguay facing Colombia in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil is a clear favorite at the sportsbooks over Chile after they came out on top in Group A, with Group C winners Colombia the favorite against Uruguay. Chile finished second in Group B, while Uruguay finished second in Group D.

12:00pm ET: Chile vs. Brazil Betting Matchup | Chile vs. Brazil Preview, Pick

4:00pm ET: Uruguay vs. Colombia Betting Matchup | Uruguay vs. Colombia Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Thursday, June 26

The United States is a big underdog on the World Cup 2014 odds at the sportsbooks against Germany in Recife on Thursday as they try to advance to the Round of 16 from Group G. The Americans settled for a tie with Portugal in their last game, and now sit tied with Germany with four points in the group standings. Portugal and Ghana, with one point apiece in Group G, meet in Brasilia on Thursday with Portugal the favorite. Group H action then closes out the group stage of the 2014 World Cup on Thursday, with Belgium vs. South Korea in Sao Paulo and Russia vs. Algeria in Curitiba. Belgium has six points in Group H, while Algeria has three points, and Russia and South Korea each have one point.

12:00pm ET: Germany vs. United States Betting Matchup | Germany vs. United States Preview, Pick

12:00pm ET: Ghana vs. Portugal Betting Matchup | Ghana vs. Portugal Preview, Pick

4:00pm ET: Belgium vs. South Korea Betting Matchup | Belgium vs. South Korea Preview, Pick

4:00pm ET: Russia vs. Algeria Betting Matchup | Russia vs. Algeria Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Wednesday, June 25

Group F leaders Argentina will be looking to close out their group stage schedule on a high note on Wednesday as they take on Nigeria as big World Cup 2014 betting favorites at the sportsbooks in Porto Alegre. Argentina has six points in Group F play, while Nigeria is second with four points. Iran and Bosnia-Herzegovina, both winless in Group F, then meet in Salvador on Wednesday with Iran the betting underdog. In Group E betting action on Wednesday it's then France vs. Ecuador in Rio De Janeiro and Switzerland vs. Honduras in Manaus. France has six points atop Group E and is favored over Ecuador, who is tied with Switzerland with three points. Honduras, underdogs for Wednesday, are winless.

12:00pm ET: Argentina vs. Nigeria Betting Matchup | Argentina vs. Nigeria Preview, Pick

12:00pm ET: Iran vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina Betting Matchup | Iran vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina Preview, Pick

4:00pm ET: Switzerland vs. Honduras Betting Matchup | Switzerland vs. Honduras Prevew, Pick

4:00pm ET: France vs. Ecuador Betting Matchup | France vs. Ecuador Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Tuesday, June 24

Despite being tagged with a loss in each of their first two games of the World Cup and having no chance to advance to the Round of 16 England is still favored at the sportsbooks in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday as they take on Costa Rica - a team that is 2-0-0 and atop the Group D standings. Italy and Uruguay round out the Group D action in Natal on Tuesday, in a pick'em game between teams that each have three points in the standings. Group C matches are also on the slate for Tuesday, with Colombia vs. Japan in Cuiaba and Ivory Coast vs. Greece in Fortaleza. Colombia and Ivory Coast are favorites and sit in first and second in the group standings.

12:00pm ET: Uruguay vs. Italy Betting Matchup | Uruguay vs. Italy Preview, Pick

12:00pm ET: England vs. Costa Rica Betting Matchup | England vs. Costa Rica Preview, Pick

4:00pm ET: Colombia vs. Japan Betting Matchup | Colombia vs. Japan Preview, Pick

4:00pm ET: Ivory Coast vs. Greece Betting Matchup | Ivory Coast vs. Greece Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Monday, June 23

Group A betting action concludes at the 2014 World Cup on Monday with Brazil vs. Cameroon in Brasilia and Mexico vs. Croatia in Recife. Brazil and Mexico each have four points in the group standings, while Croatia has three points, and Cameroon has zero points. Meanwhile, in Group B action on Monday the Netherlands will take on Chile for first place in the standings as slight favorites on the betting odds at the sportsbooks, with both teams heading into the match in Sao Paulo with 2-0-0 records. Spain is then the favorite against Australia in Curitiba on Monday, with both of those teams already eliminated from the tournament.

12:00pm ET: Spain vs. Australia Betting Matchup | Spain vs. Australia Preview, Pick

12:00pm ET: Chile vs. Netherlands Betting Matchup | Chile vs. Netherlands Preview, Pick

4:00pm ET: Brazil vs. Cameroon Betting Matchup | Brazil vs. Cameroon Preview, Pick

4:00pm ET: Mexico vs. Croatia Betting Matchup | Mexico vs. Croatia Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Sunday, June 22

The United States will get a bigger test in World Cup 2014 betting action on Sunday as they take on Portugal in Manaus as underdogs on the odds at the sportsbooks. The United States topped Ghana 2-1 in their opener, while Portugal lost 4-0 to Germany in their first game of the tournament. The other two games on tap for Sunday afternoon come from Group H, with Belgium favored over Russia in Rio de Janeiro and South Korea favored over Algeria in Porto Alegre.

12:00pm ET: Russia vs. Belgium Betting Matchup | Russia vs. Belgium Preview, Pick

3:00pm ET: Algeria vs. South Korea Betting Matchup | Algeria vs. South Korea Preview, Pick

6:00pm ET: Portugal vs. United States Betting Matchup | Portugal vs. United States Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Saturday, June 21

Argentina is a massive favorite on the 2014 World Cup betting odds for Saturday afternoon as they take on Iran in Group F action in Belo Horizonte. Argentina topped Bosnia-Herzegovina 2-1 in their opening match of the tournament, and Bosnia-Herzegovina will face Nigeria as small favorites on the betting lines in Cuiaba later on Saturday. Saturday's other match has Ghana facing Germany in Fortaleza in a Group G contest, with the Germans favored after they blasted Portugal 4-0 in their tournament opener.

12:00pm ET: Iran vs. Argentina Betting Matchup | Iran vs. Argentina Preview, Pick

3:00pm ET: Ghana vs. Germany Betting Matchup | Ghana vs. Germany Preview, Pick

6:00pm ET: Bosnia-Herzegovina vs. Nigeria Betting Matchup | Bosnia-Herzegovina vs. Nigeria Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Friday, June 20

Group D's two unbeaten teams will meet in Recife on Friday as Costa Rica faces Italy in World Cup 2014 betting action. Italy, the big favorite for Friday's match at the sportsbooks, is coming off a 2-1 win over England, while Costa Rica upset Uruguay 3-1 in their tournament opener. The other games on tap for Friday are in Group E, with France favored over Switzerland in Salvador and Ecuador favored over Honduras in Curitiba.

12:00pm ET: Costa Rica vs. Italy Betting Matchup | Costa Rica vs. Italy Preview, Pick

3:00pm ET: France vs. Switzerland Betting Matchup | France vs. Switzerland Preview, Pick

6:00pm ET: Ecuador vs. Honduras Betting Matchup | Ecuador vs. Honduras Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Thursday, June 19

England sits as a small favorite on the 2014 World Cup betting lines for Thursday as they take the field in Sao Paulo against another team desperate for a victory, Uruguay. England fell 2-1 to Italy in their opener, while Uruguay is coming off a 3-1 upset loss against Costa Rica. The first game on tap for Thursday has Colombia favored against Ivory Coast in Brasilia, while the late game features Greece taking on favored Japan in Natal.

12:00pm ET: Ivory Coast vs. Colombia Betting Matchup | Ivory Coast vs. Colombia Preview, Pick

3:00pm ET: England vs. Uruguay Betting Matchup | England vs. Uruguay Preview, Pick

6:00pm ET: Greece vs. Japan Betting Matchup | Greece vs. Japan Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Wednesday, June 18

Spain will be looking for a huge bounceback performance on Wednesday as they take on Chile in World Cup 2014 betting action in Rio de Janeiro as favorites at the sportsbooks. After getting thrashed 5-1 by the Netherlands in their opener Spain needs a big result against Chile to keep their World Cup hopes alive. The Netherlands are also back in action on Wednesday as they take on huge underdog Australia in Porto Alegre, while favored Croatia faces Cameroon in Manaus.

12:00pm ET: Netherlands vs. Australia Betting Matchup | Netherlands vs. Australia Preview, Pick

3:00pm ET: Chile vs. Spain Betting Matchup | Chile vs. Spain Preview, Pick

6:00pm ET: Croatia vs. Cameroon Betting Matchup | Croatia vs. Cameroon Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Tuesday, June 17

Group A of the World Cup leaps back into the spotlight on Tuesday as host Brazil takes on Mexico in Fortaleza. Brazil, the favorite on both the 2014 World Cup odds and the lines for Tuesday's matchup, topped Croatia 3-1 in their opener, while Mexico is coming off a 1-0 win over Cameroon. Two Group H matches are also on the schedule for Tuesday, with Algeria facing Belgium in Horizonte and South Korea taking on Russia in Cuiaba. Belgium and Russia are the favorites.

12:00pm ET: Algeria vs. Belgium Betting Matchup | Algeria vs. Belgium Preview, Pick

3:00pm ET: Mexico vs. Brazil Betting Matchup | Mexico vs. Brazil Preview, Pick

6:00pm ET: South Korea vs. Russia Betting Matchup | South Korea vs. Russia Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Monday, June 16

Group G of World Cup 2014 betting action finally gets underway on Monday, with the Group of Death offering up both Portugal vs. Germany in Salvador and the United States vs. Ghana in Natal; Germany and Ghana are listed as the favorites on the World Cup odds at the sportsbooks for those contests. The other game on tap for Monday has Nigeria vs. Iran in Curitiba, with Nigeria the chalk for that matchup.

12:00pm ET: Portugal vs. Germany Betting Matchup | Portugal vs. Germany Preview, Pick

3:00pm ET: Nigeria vs. Iran Betting Matchup | Nigeria vs. Iran Preview, Pick

6:00pm ET: United States vs. Ghana Betting Matchup | United States vs. Ghana Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Sunday, June 15

Second on the odds to win World Cup 2014 behind host Brazil, Argentina gets its tournament underway on Sunday as it takes on Bosnia-Herzegovina as a favorite on the betting lines in Rio de Janeiro. That game caps off the three-game World Cup slate on Sunday which begins with Ecuador vs. Switzerland in Brasilia and continues with Honduras vs. France in Porto Alegre. Switzerland and France are favorites on the odds.

12:00pm ET: Ecuador vs. Switzerland Betting Matchup | Ecuador vs. Switzerland Preview, Pick

3:00pm ET: Honduras vs. France Betting Matchup | Honduras vs. France Preview, Pick

6:00pm ET: Bosnia-Herzegovina vs. Argentina Betting Matchup | Bosnia-Herzegovina vs. Argentina Preview Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Saturday, June 14

Group D World Cup action highlights the betting slate on Saturday, with Uruguay the favorite against Costa Rica in Fortaleza and Italy the slight chalk against England in the day's most anticipated matchup in Manaus. The four-game schedule for Saturday also has Colombia favored over Greece on the 2014 World Cup betting lines in Horizonte, and Ivory Coast favored slightly over Japan at the sportsbooks in Recife.

12:00pm ET: Greece vs. Colombia Betting Matchup | Greece vs. Colombia Preview, Pick

3:00pm ET: Costa Rica vs. Uruguay Betting Matchup | Costa Rica vs. Uruguay Preview, Pick

6:00pm ET: Italy vs. England Betting Matchup | Italy vs. England Preview, Pick

9:00pm ET: Japan vs. Ivory Coast Betting Matchup | Japan vs. Ivory Coast Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Friday, June 13

After a light schedule of just one game opened the World Cup on Thursday afternoon the 32-team tournament gets underway in earnest on Friday afternoon with three matches - including a marquee meeting between Spain and the Netherlands in Salvador. Spain is the favorite over the Netherlands on the 2014 World Cup odds for their meeting, with Mexico favored over Cameroon in Natal, and Australia a big underdog against Chile in Cuiaba.

12:00pm ET: Cameroon vs. Mexico Betting Matchup | Cameroon vs. Mexico Preview, Pick

3:00pm ET: Netherlands vs. Spain Betting Matchup | Netherlands vs. Spain Preview, Pick

6:00pm ET: Australia vs. Chile Betting Matchup | Australia vs. Chile Preview, Pick

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World Cup 2014 Betting Daily Preview for Thursday, June 12

Action at the 2014 World Cup kicks off Thursday with the host Brazilians sitting as huge favorites against Croatia in Group A betting action. Even the draw line is a big payout here as most sportsbooks have taken a ton of money on Brazil. Croatia, however, can be dangerous and will play a counter-attacking style that could punish Brazil’s offensive exuberance.

4:00pm ET: Brazil vs Croatia Betting Matchup | Brazil vs Croatia Preview, Pick