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USA Slovenia Betting – Americans, Slovenians Complicate Group C With A Draw

Posted by Todd Shale on 6/14/2010 3:22:31 PM

Online betting players watched Team USA and Slovenia benefit from mistakes in their first matches of the World Cup, and now the two will square off in a pivotal Group C matchup. There’s a lot at stake in this clash, and the pressure may add up to a draw to tighten this group up.

  • What: World Cup Betting
  • When: Friday, June 18, 10:00 AM ET
  • Where: Ellis Park, Johannesburg
  • Key Stats: This is the first match for these two sides
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The Storyline

Team USA may be fortunate to have come away with a 1-1 draw in their glamour match against England, thanks to a world-class blunder by English keeper Robert Green, but the Americans worked hard for 90 minutes and never looked out of place. Slovenia was also on the lucky side of a goalkeeping mistake as they beat 10-man Algeria 1-0, and another win would pretty much put them in the round of 16.


Who Has The Edge On Offense: USA Slovenia Betting

The Americans came into the game more in the second half as England pressed for the winner, while Landon Donovan was silent for most of the match. Clint Dempsey ran a lot and will receive credit for the goal that Green dropped in, but he never really troubled the England defense. This will be a much better game for the Americans to attack, and Jozy Altidore will have a chance to showcase his speed.

Robert Koren’s goal was the difference for Slovenia, but Algerian keeper Fawzi Chaouchi misjudged a bouncing ball and well, the rest is history for the Group C leaders. The Slovenians are very patient with the ball and won’t go at you with both guns blazing, preferring rather to wait for an excellent chance instead of just trying something. Still, striker Milivoje Novakovic has to be more of a factor for the Slovenians.

Edge: USA


Who Has The Edge In Defense: USA Slovenia Betting

The US national team definitely showed a lot of heart and will in defending against England, and Oguchi Onyewu had a great game in the heart of the defense. Keeper Tim Howard was the Man of the Match with a couple of great saves, but he bruised his ribs in a collision with Emile Heskey and will be at less than 100% for the rest of the tournament, we assume.

Slovenia is a very disciplined team who kept Algeria at bay for the most part, and keeper Samir Handonovic was forced into making what was really only one big save. But they’re going to face a different beast in the United States, a team with far more speed than Algeria.

Edge: Draw


Notable Injuries – USA Slovenia Betting

Howard (ribs) should be able to play on Friday, but after watching the collision with Heskey again, it wouldn’t be a surprise if his ribs were broken.

Slovenia managed to get through the Algeria game relatively unscathed.

Edge: Slovenia


Totals – USA Slovenia Betting

It’s very easy to see this match going under the posted total of 2, as neither team were an attacking force in their first game. Slovenia didn’t even really push forward until the last 15 minutes, when Algeria was down to 10 men.

Pick: UNDER 2


USA Slovenia Betting Prediction & Outlook

The Americans are favored at +100, while Slovenia is listed at +275, and a draw is rated at +230. This will be a cagey game, and the Americans are going to be more apt to attack than the Slovenians, who will patiently wait for a counterattack. Team USA will have to be careful not to be overzealous as they’ll have more license to go forward in this match, and Slovenia is disciplined enough to attack them when they’re out of position. There won’t be a lot of scoring in this sports betting affair, if any at all.

Bet World Cup: Draw +230

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