Ghana Vs. USA Odds: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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The USMNT play Ghana in the first game of their 2014 World Cup adventure. The game begins at 6 p.m. Eastern time from the Estadio das Dunas in city of Natal. Before it all get started, check out the best odds and betting right here. The two team’s have only played once before with Ghana defeating the U.S.

Here’s are the odds you need to know:


1. Ghana Is the Favorite

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Every betting site has Ghana down was the favorites to win this one. The best ones you’re likely to find are 27/20 at Sporting Bet. The average betting with the other sites is around 7/5.


2. The USMNT are Close to 2/1

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The USMNT are only marginal underdogs for this game. The average betting is at 2/1 from most places with Boyle Sports offering the slightly better 11/5.


3. The Betting Is Really Tight

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If you think this game will be a tie then you need to bet with Sky Bet who will give you odds at 12/5. The betting is generally pretty tight so any money to be made is going to come from more precise bets.


4. 1-1 Is the Favorite Score

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The favorite scoreline is a 1-1 tie, the best odds for that of 6/1 comes from Bet Fred. To have a chance of going through the last 16, the U.S. will have to win by around three goals, with that in mind, the odds of a 3-0 win are a quite tasty 28/1 with Bet Victor.


5. Clint Will Score

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The favorite to grab the first goal in the game is Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan, the best odds on him is 6/1 from Paddy Power. Clint Dempsey is the second favorite, the U.S. captain comes in at 8/1 with William Hill. Weirdly, the USMNT’s non-scoring striker Jozy Altidore is being offered at similar odds to Dempsey.