|The USA football team may be staring World Cup elimination squarely in the face, but that isnít dampening the interest of American bettors looking to back their team.|
After a sterling if not heated 1-1 draw with group favourites Italy, the USA now face Ghana with a mathematical chance of progressing through to the tournamentís second phase. Bodog.com has posted +190 odds on USA winning their final group game, with Ghana slight favourites at +125 and a draw at +225.
'Even with Team USA's poor start in the tournament, we are seeing an overwhelming amount of betting action from U.S. based bettors,' says Calvin Ayre, Founder and CEO of Bodog.com. 'There are a number of formidable teams that appeal to sports fans, and as the tournament progresses, we're expecting even greater interest.'
American eyes will also be on Group Eís other game between Italy and the Czech Republic, as the USAís progress will rely on an Italian win as well as the defeat of Ghana. Bodog.com currently has Italy at evens and the Czech Republic at +260.