Sometimes the numbers in the boxscore and the comparative stats on each team don’t tell nearly as much about picking a game as the betting data.
If the vast majority of the betting public is picking one team, it’s good handicapping practice to look very hard at their opponents.
The reason is that the wagering public isn’t correct very often. If they were, Las Vegas wouldn’t have all those shiny casinos and more people would become professional sports bettors.
With that in mind, let’s look at some last minute World Cup picks based on data gathered from Odds Shark on the group betting phase.
Odds and data courtesy of OddsShark.com