2015 Women’s World Cup Odds vs. FiveThirtyEight

On Tuesday morning fivethirtyeight.com, a website focusing on statistical analysis, released their predictions for the 2015 Women’s World Cup.  You can learn more about how their model works by visiting their site, but I wanted to interpret that data into the betting terms that we are familiar with. Below is a table that displays FiveThirtyEight’s predictions along with a converted moneyline….

2014 World Cup Odds

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil has already been one to remember and we’re just entering the quarterfinal matches. Just four years ago, an all-European final saw Spain defeat the Netherlands 1-0 after Andres Iniesta scored in the 116th minute in extra time. However, it’s South American powerhouses Brazil (+300) and Argentina (+400) that remain atop…