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Germany odds and free bets for 2010 World Cup
Germany are always a dangerous team in the World Cup and often progress towards the latter stages of the competition without playing that well. You always know that Germany are going to be there or thereabouts come the knockout stages and they are best priced 14/1 with Betfred to lift the trophy in South Africa.
Compared to the other top seeds, Germany have been handed a difficult group draw. They are joined in Group D by Serbia, Ghana and Australia but are still favourites to win the group with Victor Chandler at 10/11. Expekt.com have odds of 3/1 that Germany will finish the group with 7 points and there is a good chance this will materialise. The second round should see the Germans face the USA, before playing Argentina in the quarter finals and Spain in the last 4.
Germany qualified for the World Cup with ease, winning 8 of the 10 matches and managing to stay undefeated in Group 4
If Germany are to have any chance of winning the tournament they need their main goalscorer, Miroslav Klose to by firing on all cylinders. The added bonus for the Germans is that Klose has shown in previous World Cups that he has the ability to score when the pressure is on. He was the top goalscorer in the last World Cup and was runner up in the golden boot contest in 2002. Klose is very good in the air, has two good feet and considering his previous exploits in the competition, looks a good bet at 28/1 with Boylesports to win the golden boot once again.
It is difficult to see Germany winning the World Cup, considering they have been dealt a fairly tricky draw. They have found it difficult to replace the legendary Oliver Kahn in goals and have an overreliance on Klose to find the net. Germany have been written off before but I think a last 8 place is the best they can hope for. Paddy Power are offering odds of 11/4 of a quarter final elimination and I think there is a realistic chance of this happening.
Reccomended bets: Paddy Power are offering odds of 11/4 of a quarter final elimination
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