Closest Round of 16 Match Sees Uruguay With Slight Edge

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Uruguay vs. Portugal betting odds and match preview - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia.  WC 2018.According to the bookmakers, the closest Round of 16 match at the World Cup will be contested between Uruguay and Portugal.

Uruguay was strong in Group Stage play, running through Russia, Egypt and Saudi Arabia to compile a record of 3-0-0.

Portugal, on the other hand, struggled during group stage play, as they managed a single win and two draws.

The group stage means nothing at this point, however, as the winner will move on to the quarterfinals while the loser will go home.

Of the eight Round of 16 match-ups, Portugal vs Uruguay is seen as being the closet and toughest to call. Let's take a look at the current betting odds courtesy of Bet365:

Source: Bet365
Time Stamp: June 30th, 2018 12:40 am EST
Odds Subject to Change

Uruguay, 2.92
Draw, 3.00
Portugal, 3.00

Here are the odds to qualify for the quarter-finals:

Uruguay, 1.9
Portugal, 1.9

Finally, here are the four likeliest outcomes of the match:

Draw 0-0, 5.5
Draw 1-1, 6.0
Uruguay 1-0, 6.5
Portugal 1-0, 7.0

Fisht Stadium in Sochi - Uruguay vs. Portugal - Round of 16 match - 2018 World Cup Russia - Who is the favourite to win?

This match will feature two of the very best players in the world in Luis Suarez and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Can either player spin any of their magic in this contest or will it come down to the other players?

This contest is quite literally a coin flip - sit back and enjoy some of the best players in the world go at it in Russia.

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