The Soceroos may have John Travolta as their inspirational guru and they may have a heap of adoring fans in the stands but when it comes down to this team’s World Cup odds matchup with Serbia on the pitch on Wednesday, the Aussies simply don’t have the talent to beat this opponent.
Australia was one of the weakest teams to enter the World Cup betting action with impossibly long odds of roughly 500/1. Only a couple teams like New Zealand and Honduras had longer soccer betting odds and so far through two games of World Cup betting action the Aussies have been true to form.
In the opener against Germany the Socceroos were handed their hats in a 4-0 humiliation. In the team’s second World Cup odds matchup the team picked up the pace a bit and pulled out a gutsy 1-1 draw with Group D leader Ghana. That draw has given the Aussie side a slight glimmer of hope of advancing to the knockout stage of the World Cup betting. It would take a ton of goals scored and a bit of luck but it’s not impossible.
Serbia currently has 3 points in the Group D soccer betting competition and must win this World Cup betting matchup with Australia in order to ensure a spot in the next round. It currently sits behind Ghana in the Group standings with 3 points –the same as Germany, although it trails the Germans on goal differential (+3 to 0).
But Germany and Serbia also play Wednesday and if Serbia wins, one of them will be eliminated.
Serbia’s destiny truly is in its own hands and win against the Aussies will keep the World Cup betting dream alive for this team. Serbia is one of the most overlooked teams in the World Cup odds and qualified out of Europe with very minimal challenges. To see the Serbs qualify for the knockout round of the World Cup betting wouldn’t be a surprise at all.
Entering the match the heavily favored (93/100) against the long shot Socceroos (7/2). Stranger things have happened, but the Aussies World Cup odds adventure has likely run its course. Serbia should win this match with ease and book a spot in the next round of the World Cup betting action.