Soccer

Bookies Happy Over USA vs. Ghana Draw

Nobody in the US can be happy over the 1-2 loss by team USA in the 2010 World Cup but regardless of the end result, online bookmakers made out big with the 1-1 draw that occurred prior to extra tim

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/26/2010

Germany v. England World Cup Odds

Germany v.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/26/2010

USA Ghana Game Will Be Ratings Juggernaut

If this past week's USA vs. Algeria game is any indication, ABC should have an absolute ratings bonanza Saturday afternoon with the USA Ghana game. 

USA vs. Algeria provided ESPN with its highest ratings and largest audience in the history of soccer games broadcast on that network.  4.6 million households tuned in with 6.1 viewers overall.  That game also scored the highest ratings on television for the entire day among two key demographic groups, males 18-34 and males 35-49.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/26/2010

USA vs. Ghana World Cup Game: Latest Odds

USA vs.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/26/2010

England Will Lose vs. Germany Claims Octopus

An octopus has correctly predicted the outcomes of some 2010 World Cup games to date and now he is saying England will get beaten badly by Germany come Sunday

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/26/2010

Uruguay - South Korea: World Cup 2010 Odds

Uruguay South Korea World Cup 2010 odds had the South Americans a -135 odds-on favorite

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jun/25/2010

USA Odds To Win The 2010 World Cup (Updated)

Gambling911.com has your USA odds to win the 2010 World Cup updated for June 25, 2010 heading into their crucial knockout game against Ghana, and they have been slashed dramatically

Team USA's odds to win the 2010 World Cup have been slashed to 33/1 at Bookmaker.com heading into Saturday's game against Ghana.  Their odds had been anywhere from 60/1 to nearing 100/1 prior to the 2010 World Cup and during the first week of play. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/25/2010

USA vs. Ghana World Cup Game Prediction

It may be a bias prediction considering BetUS.com caters heavily to the North American market but USA vs.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jun/25/2010

USA Ghana A Bookie’s Dream… Or Worst Nightmare

USA Ghana, the rematch, takes place Saturday at 2:30 pm EST and the draw will be huge, especially among US-based bettors, but can the sportsbooks really afford a Team USA win Over Ghana?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/25/2010

World Cup Ghana vs. USA Preview

This World Cup Ghana vs.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2010

Paul The Psychic Octopus Predicts Germany World Cup

Having made mostly correct predictions during the European Cup in 2008, Paul the Psychic Octopus is at it again, this time making predictions for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/25/2010

World Cup 2010: Bet Stage 2 at betED.com

 

Stage 2 of the 2010 World Cup gets underway this weekend with four matches, and betED.com has betting odds for each match, as well as overall World Cup winner odds.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/25/2010

FIFA World Cup By The Numbers

Internet traffic and statistics...

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/25/2010

Spain vs. Chile a Crucial World Cup Game

Spain vs. Chile will determine whether the initial 2010 World Cup favorite, Spain, advances to the next stage. 

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/25/2010

Brazil vs. Portugal Odds

BetUS.com has released odds on the highly anticipated Brazil vs. Portugal World Cup game.  Brazil is the +120 favorite vs.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jun/25/2010

Netherlands, Cameroon, Japan, Denmark World Cup Odds

Afternoon World Cup games included Netherlands vs. Cameroon and Denmark vs.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/24/2010

Slovakia, Italy, Paraguay, New Zealand World Cup Odds

Slovakia, Italy, Paraguay, New Zealand World Cup odds were available at SBG Global.  

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/23/2010

USA vs. Ghana World Cup Line Now Up

USA vs.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/23/2010

World Cup Ambush Marketing Beer Babes Charges Dropped

Readers, punters, soccer nuts, media and marketing guns.  Thought you had heard the last of ambush marketing aka "parasite marketing"?

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/23/2010

Slovakia vs. Italy World Cup Betting Preview

World Cup
Slovakia vs. Italy
Thursday, 10 am Eastern - ESPN

 

Defending World Cup odds champion Italy can advance to the round of 16 if they defeat Slovakia on Thursday. Even though Italy has struggled with draws in their first two matches, they will advance with a win.  Paraguay leads Group F while Italy and New Zealand are tied for second.

 

Italy is heavily favored in World Cup odds at SBG Global.

 

Submitted by Adm1n on, Jun/23/2010

USA Scores in 91st Minute: Moves On To Next Stage

It was a scoreless game right to the end until USA and Algeria entered into stoppage time.  Landon Donovan scored a goal in the 91st minute.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/23/2010

Another Goal Disallowed for Team USA and Jermain Defoe

The main World Cup stories of the morning Wednesday outside of which team was actually destined to win revolved around yet another goal being disallowed for team USA while Jermain Defoe managed to

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/23/2010

Germany, Ghana, Serbia, Australia World Cup Odds

The afternoon games Wednesday feature Germany vs.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/23/2010

England Schools, Businesses Close Early For World Cup

How important is it that England advances to the next stage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup?  The Brits are so hard core they are closing schools and businesses early so that everyone can watch England

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/22/2010

World Cup England Odds Still In Single Digits

Despite a lackluster performance to date, England still had 2010 World Cup odds that would pay out US$90 for every US$10 bet at Sportsbetting.com (

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/22/2010

World Cup USA: Will Move To Next Stage With Win Against Algeria

The 10 am EST matchup between USA and Algeria will be a pivotal one.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2010

Bookies Making a Killing With England “Flop” in World Cup

England's poor performance has resulted in huge revenues for the English bookmakers.

Simon English of the London Evening Standard: "Here's the usual plot for the World Cup: England get hugely hyped by the press, fans and players before they go on to perform indifferently in all but one game, which they still contrive to lose. They crash out amid tears from everyone - except the betting industry, which tries hard not to cry with laughter."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/22/2010

Uruguay Mexico World Cup Odds: Both Teams Might Want The Draw

The much anticipated Uruguay-Mexico World Cup game goes off on Tuesday with odds that had Mexico as the +265 favorite paying US$26.50 for ev

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/21/2010

World Cup France: Nicolas Anelka Hall of Shame

The 2010 FIFA World Cup is being marred by team controversies, the most significant of which is that revolving around Team France.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/21/2010

France World Cup Disgrace: Still Favored Over South Africa

Despite a protest by French team at the 2010 World Cup after the ejection of a player, France was still a small favorite to beat South Africa in their Tuesday matchup. 

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/21/2010

Breaking News

U.S. Open Prop Bets 2021

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Tee times and pairings were released this morning for the U.S. Open, and sadly, Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau were not paired together.

Bucks-Nets Line Moves From -4 to -2.5 With Harden Upgraded

Bucks-Nets Line Moves From -4 to -2.5 With Harden Upgraded

Brooklyn Nets star James Harden is hopeful to play Game 5 against Milwaukee and will test his right hamstring before tipoff Tuesday night, sources told ESPN.  Perhaps it is that news that has shifted the line from Bucks -4 to -2.5 throughout the day Tuesday.

DraftKings Share Price Plunges Tuesday

DraftKings Share Price Plunges Tuesday

Bloomberg News is reporting that DraftKings Inc. share price fell the most since March 5 on Tuesday after short seller Hindenburg Research said it was betting against the online gambling company.