Uruguay vs England World Cup Betting Preview
Both, Uruguay and England have to win this game to improve their chances for advancing to the Top16 round. Why? Well, both teams lost in their opening matches. If England wasn’t a favorite in their match versus Italy, then Uruguay sort of created a sensation, when they lost 1:3 to Costa Rica.
It’s not only important to finish in one of the two spots, but to finish in the top spot, if possible. While currently Italy are favorites for winning group D, both of these teams still have a chance to do it and likely face Ivory Coast in the quarterfinals.
England lost their opening game vs Italy, but actually played quite well. Wayne Rooney, who is supposedly one of the unluckiest players in the World Cup history, managed to continue his scoreless streak that is now up to 595 minutes with no goals scored.
Ok, to be completely honest with you, Rooney actually played well and so did England. Wayne gave an extraordinary pass to Sturridge, who had the equalizer just few minutes after Italy opened the score. The english should be favorites against Uruguay and bookies think the same.
Bet On England to Win: 2.25 at Bet365
Uruguay, who had high hopes for this tournament and also a decent chance at the World Cup according to bookies, sensationally lost to Costa Rica in their opening game. It wasn’t some bad luck, because Ticos actually did play way better in that game.
Can Uruguay get it together? Maybe. Getting Luis Suarez back in their squad definitely will help, but England might just be a team that’s placed one level above Uruguay.
Bet On Uruguay to Win: 3.45 at Unibet
Betting on straight winner is definitely not the only bet that could have value. Apart from being able to bet on a draw (3.30 odds at Unibet), you can also wager on various over/under predictions and goal scorers for the game.
Seeing how bad Uruguay’s defense was in game against Costa Rica, I would think that the best value-bet of this game can be had by betting that total amount of goals in the game will be over 2.5 (at least 3). You can make this wager at Bet365 with odds of 2.05 .
Wayne Rooney To Score?
I already pointed out that Rooney has had a terrible streak in the World Cup events – no goals for 595 minutes now. Can he break that streak? Well, you can wager some money on that with odds of 3.00 at Unibet.
Where to Bet Online?
Looking to make some bets on England, Uruguay or any other team participating in the World Cup? Join one of the betting sites below to do so. Though, if you are from the US, your best bookmaker is www.bovada.lv as none of the brands below accept Americans.