Mexico vs New Zealand World Cup 2014 Qualifying Betting Preview

Published on November 12th, 2013 4:09 pm EST
Mexico will play host to New Zealand in the first leg of their World Cup 2014 qualifying match on Wednesday, November 13th.

Mexico and New Zealand are squaring off in an inter-continental playoff. The winner will qualify for one of the last 2014 World Cup spots, while the loser will head home.

Mexico has opened as a fairly big favourite in Wednesday's match - let's take a look at the current betting odds:

Mexico, -600
Draw, +550
New Zealand, +1100

So, according to these odds, a successful $600 wager on Mexico would yield a total profit of $100, while a successful $100 bet on New Zealand would net a total return of $1,100.

Here are the four likeliest outcomes of Wednesday's match:

Mexico Wins 2-0, +450
Mexico Wins 3-0, +550
Mexico Wins 1-0, +600
Mexico Wins 4-0, +800

The draw no bet odds for Wednesday's match:

Mexico, -4000
New Zealand, +1100

Finally, here are the double chance odds:

Mexico or Draw, -200000
New Zealand or Draw, +350
Mexico or New Zealand, -1400


The second leg of this match is slated to take place in New Zealand on November 20th.

Mexico is expected to try and run up the score on Wednesday, as they will have the advantages of playing at high altitude and in front of a boisterous crowd of 100,000 fans.

Related Articles