Denmark World Cup Betting Preview
Denmark odds and free bets for 2010 World Cup
Having not been involved at a major tournament since Euro 2004 Denmark aim to follow up their strong qualification campaign with a memorable World Cup in South Africa. The Danes will be looking to build on their last three Finals where they reached the last sixteen twice and the Quarter Finals once. The Danes crowning achievement in International football came in 1992 where they lifted the European Championship in Sweden. For a triumph at South Africa; Ladbrokes provide the shortest odds at 66/1 whereas William Hill offers more attractive odds at 125/1.
Denmark are placed in Group E along with group favourites Netherlands, African side Cameroon and Japan. This is a group in which Denmark has every chance of progressing out of or even winning. Paddy Power prices Denmark at 6/5 to qualify from the group whereas William Hill prices the Danes at 9/2 to finish the group stages as group winners
The Danes qualified top of their qualification group which included teams such as Portugal and Sweden. Beating and drawing with Portugal were the highlights of an impressive campaign which saw only one defeat at the hands of Hungary. If this form is carried into the finals there is every chance of Denmark reaching at least the Quarter Final stage with Totesport offering odds of 13/1 for elimination at this stage. Expert.com offer attractive 28/1 odds on Denmark being eliminated at the Semi Final stage, this is a bet worth taking.
Having been in charge of the Danish Dynamite for a decade, Coach Olsen is taking the strongest squad he has coached to South Africa. The key players are all well known players from some of the top clubs in Europe. Joan Dahl Tomasson previously of AC Milan captains the Danes and leads forward line. He is priced at 150/1 with a number of betting agencies including Bet365 and BetFred. Regular players in the Danish Squad include; Daniel Agger of Liverpool, Christian Poulsen of Juventus, Dennis Rommedhal of Ajax and Nicholas Bendtner of Arsenal.
Recommended bets: If Denmark manage to avoid injuries to key players they could well be a threat at the 2010 finals in South Africa. Expert.com offer 27/10 odds on young midfielder Soren Rieks making the World Cup squad. They also offer 1 /4 odds on him not making the squad.
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