Odds on Euro 2008 UnderdogsPublished June 11, 2008 by OCR Editor
Switzerland vs Turkey Euro match a punters' dream with super sports betting odds.
A last chance match for both sides, tonight's Switzerland vs Turkey game is worth a punt as teams bring in high odds for betting.
Loser vs loser
The second group A match in this year's Euro tournament is a tale of woe as both Switzerland and Turkey attempt to bounce back from first game losses.
An underdog match, however, is good news for the sports bettor owing to high odds for betting on either team. UK bookmaker, Sporting Bet is offering odds of 11/10 to Switzerland and 11/5 to Turkey, in what could be both teams' last game of the tournament.
The overall favorite to win the European tournament is Spain with odds of 4/1 at Sporting Bet, followed closely by Portugal at 5/1. David Villa is tipped to emerge as the top goal scorer of the tournament.
Euro 2008 is set to bring in record sports betting figures, according to UK sports betting firm, Ladbrokes. 350 million GBP is expected to be generated from sports bets from within the UK and Ireland alone. This figure is 40% higher than betting revenue from Euro 2004. The rise has been attributed to the growth in online betting and football wagers in particular.
So whether you're betting on losers or winners in this year's tournament Euro 2008, it would appear, is definitely worth a punt.