Serbia Favourites To Beat Costa Rica on Sunday

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Costa Rica play against Serbia in the group stage of the Russia 2018 World Cup.  Bet on it!Costa Rica will be looking for the Father's Day upset on Sunday when they do battle against Serbia.

Group E contains Costa Rica, Serbia, Brazil and Switzerland. Brazil is almost certainly going to win the group, which leaves the remaining three clubs to battle for the second spot.

Costa Rica is likely the weakest club in the group, as they are the clear underdogs against Serbia. Let's take a look at the betting odds for this one:

Source: Bet365
Time Stamp: June 16th, 2018 3:41 pm EST
Odds Subject to Change

Costa Rica, 5.25
Draw, 3.45
Serbia, 1.9

Draw No Bet

Serbia, 1.28
Costa Rica, 3.5

Correct Score

Serbia 1-0, 5.5
Draw 1-1, 7.0
Draw 0-0, 6.5
Serbia 2-0, 7.5
Serbia 2-1, 10.0

Anytime Goalscorer (Top Five)

Aleksandar Mitrovic, 2.25
Luka Jovic, 3.0
Aleksandar Prijovic, 3.2
Dusan Tadic, 3.2
Adem Ljajic, 3.6


Costa Rica qualified for the World Cup on October 7th, 2017 after finishing runners-up in CONCACAF Fifth Round qualifying. This will be Costa Rica's 5th trip to the World Cup, with their best finish coming in 2014 with a quarter-final appearance.

Serbia was impressive during the qualifying stage, winning UEFA Group D over teams like Ireland and Wales. This will be Serbia's 12th appearance in the World Cup - they have finished in fourth place twice in the past (1930, 1962).

Samara Arena will be the battleground for a group stage match between Serbia and Costa Rica at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Most expect that Serbia will win this game and eventually move on to the next round of qualifying, though this is the World Cup where anything can happen.

In case you were curious, Serbia is currently listed at 151/1 to win the World Cup, while Costa Rica is sitting at 501/1.

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