Nigeria vs Argentina Betting Tips
Nigeria vs Argentina
is the last match for both of these teams in their group with plenty on the line. Both teams are fighting to be the group winner so they can get in theory an easier opponent in the knockout stages. Nigeria has already qualified as Iran can at best tie on points but loses the head to head matchup. Things would have been completely different if Iran had held onto that draw against Argentina but now these 2 teams are looking for a win while a draw would put Argentina as the group winner.
This is their last group stage match of the tournament at the 2014 World Cup
. The Group F match happens on June 25th, 2014 at 13:00 local time at Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Nigeria vs Ivory Coast Odds at Bet365
These odds were taken from Bet365 sportsbook
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- Nigeria win 8/1
- Draw 11/4
- Argentina win 11/20
- Over 2.5 goals 9/10
- Under 2.5 goals 9/10
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Now you might think we are crazy for saying this but at 8/1 odds for Nigeria to beat Argentina, take it! Seriously, this is too huge of a payout and when you consider the situation it is the right play to make on average. Maybe Argentina is the slight favourite to win and even at 2/1 odds, this is a great payout on a Nigeria win. This whole group F was tighter than it appears on paper. Although Argentina have talented players with Lionel Messi, they have been fragile and did not look great at all against Bosnia & Herzegovina as well as Iran. They are actually lucky to have 2 wins from both of those games and this is the type of result you can expect from a team like Argentina: they have all the firepower to score goals but don't seem to get that result. The public perception is that Argentina are favourites to win the title but this team has too much work to do to get to that level. The payout for Argentina to win is not compelling enough to take.
In terms of goals for under/over 2.5 this is a tough one. Nigeria has only 1 goal in 2 games, none conceded while Argentina have 3 goals and 1 against. If anything we expect a tight game with max 2 goals scored
So we highly recommend betting Under 2.5 goals 9/10 odds, a great payout on a game that is surely to feature at least 3 goals.
Prop Bets Nigeria vs Argentina
Prop bets are certainly more interesting to bet on than just who will win or if there will be a draw. If you think you can pick the exact score then you got some interesting odds to choose from:
- 1-0 Argentina win 11/2 odds
- 2-0 Argentina win 6/1 odds
- 1-0 Nigeria win 18/1 odds
- 1-1 draw 6/1 odds
For goal scorer odds, wait until the starting lineups are announced. If the odds are about 1/1 for Lionel Messi to score then take them. Otherwise if they are not that good then maybe hold off on this bet.