The Las Vegas Hilton Superbook has released the futures odds to win the 2014 World Cup to be held in Brazil. There are not many surprises in the top 10 favorites but there is a potential to pick a solid long shot now. The Las Vegas sportsbooks witnessed an increase in World Cup betting in 2010 that tripled over the 2006 World Cup. Taking that into account, the Las Vegas Hilton Superbook immediately released the odds to win the 2014 World Cup.
Always Do the Math Before Placing a Futures Bet 4 Years Out on World Cup.
Brazil, Argentina, Spain and Germany fans should cool their heels and not place a bet on their favorite teams quite yet. Remember the sportsbook will hold a futures bet until the end of the 2014 World Cup. This means the casino will make interest on these futures bets for four years. Brazil is the prohibitive favorite at 5-2 while fellow South American team, Argentina is 5-1.
Futures bets are all about the math. Find three or four decent long shots that are likely to make the cut of the 32 teams. Teams that should not be bet four years out are teams that are 25-1 shots or under. This would eliminate any early action on Spain which is 6-1 and Germany which is 8-1. These teams odds will not change much in four years and they are not worth locking up money for the next four years.
Two Longest Shots to Get Money Down on Early for 2014 World Cup.
Australia made tremendous strides in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and they should be able to qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Australia opened up at 150-1 to win and if they can get a favorable draw they may be able to make it to the knockout rounds. The team will have players that have been through the World Cup experience and that could help them immensely in the 2014 World Cup.
South Korea is another team that performed extremely well in the 2010 World Cup and their team plays a style similar to the favorite Brazil. South Korea is opening up at 150-1 to win the World Cup in Brazil and they just need a good World Cup draw to make it to the knockout rounds.
Two Best Long Shots to Bet on for 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
The two best long shots to bet on are both 40-1 shots to win. The first is Uruguay, a team that played admirably in the 2010 World Cup and will now be playing for the World Cup trophy on their home continent. World Cup Golden Ball Award winner, Diego Forlan and Luis Suarez both should be back in 2014. The Uruguay team gained a ton of experience and made it all the way to the World Cup Semi Finals.
The second best long shot to bet will be the United States at 40-1. The United States has improved over the last 20 years to the point it will not be unbelievable if they could make the World Cup Semi Finals in the 2014 World Cup. The United States will be in the same time zone and although some of the players may be getting long in the tooth, there are some exciting young strikers that can improve for the 2014 World Cup. Players to look forward to in 2014 are Herculez Gomez and Benny Feilharbor as two sure locks to make the 2014 World Cup effort.
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