Ireland vs Sweden Odds 22/03/2013

Published on March 21st, 2013 4:30 pm EST

On Friday, March 22nd, Sweden will host Ireland in a World Cup 2014 qualification match.

This is a crucial game for both teams, as they are currently battling for the second position in Group C of the UEFA bracket. As of this moment, Sweden has a total of 7 points after three games, while Ireland has a total of 6 points after three games. A win would draw Sweden into a tie with Germany, while a win for Ireland would put them solidly into second place in the group.

The winner of each group automatically qualifies for the World Cup, while the second place finishers will play-off for four remaining positions.

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Sweden is a big favorite to win at home on Friday afternoon.

Here are the current betting odds:

Sweden, 1.53
Draw, 3.50
Ireland, 8.00

These odds mean that a successful $100 wager on Sweden would yield a total profit of $53, while a successful $100 bet on Ireland would return a total profit of $700. As you can see from these odds, Sweden is a sizeable favorite to win.

According to the oddsmakers, the likeliest outcomes of Friday's game are:

Sweden 1-0, 6.00
Sweden 2-0, 6.50
Sweden 2-1, 8.50
Draw 1-1, 8.50

So more odds that may be of interest:

Will Zlatan Ibrahimovic Score?

Yes, 1.53

Will Robbie Keane Score?

Yes, 3.25

Draw No Bet

Sweden, 1.12
Ireland, 5.50

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