Bet Live on Croatia-Portugal FriendlyPublished June 10, 2013 by OCR Editor
Croatia face Portugal in international friendly World Cup qualifier in Geneva at 18:15 UK time today.
One of the best things about summertime is the non-stop international football action between top countries. The gloss of the big weekend of World Cup 2014 qualifiers continues tonight when heavyweights Croatia and Portugal clash in what should be an exciting friendly match on neutral ground in Geneva, Switzerland.
Croatian coach Igor Stimac will be hoping his team improves following their stunning 1-0 defeat at the hands of Scotland in Zagreb on Friday. That surprise loss left the heavily-favored Croats three points behind Belgium in UEFA's Group A of World Cup qualifying, and in danger of missing out on a ticket to Brazil.
Portugal is also not a certainty for making it to Brazil 2014. Their 1-0 win over Russia on the weekend saw them leapfrog Russia and Israel to top of the Group F standings, but the Russian team has been the pacesetter during qualifying and has two games in hand over their Portuguese rival.
William Hill's pre-game betting odds have Portugal going in as a slight favorite. Portugal are 13/10 to win the game, Croatia are 21/10 to win, and the draw is paying 9/4. As this is a friendly that will end after 90 minutes regardless of the score, there are no further odds on match result.
Despite its friendly status, Hill has a wide range of other pre-game odds on Portugal-Croatia, including Correct Score, First Half Betting, whether there will be a goal scored in the first five minutes, and plenty more. Live betting will also be available for all William Hill Sports customers. Simply log in to the in-play betting function during tonight's game and place live wagers on match result and play-by-play scenarios. The odds change by the second as the game is played out on the field.