World Cup Day 15 Betting Recap: Colombia Eliminates Senegal, Japan Advances
World Cup group play was wrapped up on Thursday as Colombia and Japan advanced from Group H, while Belgium beat England to top Group G.
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Here’s a look at all the betting results.
Match #48: England vs. Belgium (Group G)
Result: England 0-1 Belgium
Moneyline: Belgium +281
Spread: Belgium Pick ‘Em (+164)
Total: Under 2.5 (+110)
In a match that neither were particularly interested in winning, it was Belgium coming out ahead, 1-0.
With the victory, Belgium were tops in Group G and will play Japan next. England finished as the runners-up and will face Colombia in their next game.
Match #47: Panama vs. Tunisia (Group G)
Result: Panama 1-2 Tunisia
Moneyline: Tunisia -117
Spread: Tunisia -0.5 (-117)
Total: Over 2.5 (+110)
Both teams were already eliminated heading into this contest but Tunisia made a comeback to win, 2-1, salvaging something from this World Cup.
Panama finished last in Group G, which was to be expected at -200 odds before the tournament.
Match #46: Senegal vs. Colombia (Group H)
Result: Senegal 0-1 Colombia
Moneyline: Colombia -125
Spread: Colombia -0.5 (-125)
Total: Under 2.5 (u-117)
Senegal were the better team in the first half but had no goals to show for it. Colombia’s star midfielder James Rodriguez also had to leave the match after just 30 minutes due to injury, making matters worse for Los Cafateros.
However, things were different in the second half and Colombia took a 1-0 lead in the 74th minute through Yerry Mina. Senegal needed to grab a late winner to have a chance of advancing, but ultimately couldn’t find the decisive goal.
With the result, Colombia won Group H while Senegal were eliminated.
Match #45: Japan vs. Poland (Group H)
Result: Japan 0-1 Poland
Moneyline: Poland +168
Spread: Poland Pick ‘Em (-120)
Total: Under 2.5 (-130)
Japan and Poland were tied 0-0 at halftime and it was Poland that struck in the second half to break the deadlock.
Luckily for Japan, the loss wasn’t to eliminate them, but they’ll have to play Belgium in the knockout round.