Bosnia-Herzegovina is making their very first World Cup appearance this year and are the only nation who is making their debut on the global stage. While they are in a group with Argentina, they still have solid odds at 200/1 you can bet on to advance to the round on 16.
Even though the squad was a surprise winner of their qualifying group, they are a dangerous team that nobody wants to play because they have a solid attacking front. Teams like that can get lucky in late low scoring games.
What are Bosnia-Herzegovina Betting Odds in the 2014 World Cup?
- To Win The Tournament +20000
- To Reach the Final: +5000
- To Win Group F: ++750
- To Qualify: -110
- Not To Qualify: -110
- To Finish Last In Group F: +450
- To Be the Highest Scoring team in the Tournament: +25000
- To Be the Highest Scoring team in the Group: +450
How did Bosnia-Herzegovina qualify for the 2014 World?
Bosnia-Herzegovina won group G of the UEFA qualifiers with 25 points and a tremendous +24 goal difference over Greece, Slovakia, Lithuania, Latvia and Liechtenstein, to get to their first ever World Cup.
Overall, the squad had eight wins, one draw, and one loss.
Who are Bosnia-Herzegovina Opponents in the 2014 World Cup?
Bosnia-Herzegovina is listed at +750; joined by powerhouse Argentina (-400), Nigeria (+1000), and Iran (+6600).
What is Bosnia-Herzegovina Schedule For The 2014 World Cup?
The Bosnians open against their stronger opponent, Argentina (-250) on June 15 at the Estadio Maracanã, in Río de Janeiro. The European squad is obviously the underdog at +800 to beat the two time World Cup champs from South America.
Their second game comes on June 21 at Estadio Verdão, in Cuiabá against Nigeria (+200); the Bosnians are favorites in the money line to get their first World Cup win at +150.
Bosnia-Herzegovina (-150) last group stage game will be against Iran (+600) on June 25 at the Estadio Arena Fonte Nova, in Salvador.
Bosnia-Herzegovina World Cup 2014 Slogan
“Dragons In Heart, Dragons On The Field!”
What’s Bosnia-Herzegovina List of Players for the 2014 World Cup?
GOALKEEPERS: Asmir Begovic (Stoke City), Asmir Avdukic (Borac Banja Luka), Jasmin Fejzic (VFR Aalen).
DEFENDERS: Emir Spahic (Bayer Leverkusen), Toni Sunjic (Zorya Lugansk), Sead Kolasinac (Schalke), Ognjen Vranjes (Elazigspor), Ervin Zukanovic (Gent), Ermin Bicakcic (Eintracht Braunschweig), Muhamed Besic (Ferencvaros).
MIDFIELDERS: Miralem Pjanic (Roma), Izet Hajrovic (Galatasaray), Mensur Mujdza (Freiburg), Haris Medunjanin (Gaziantepspor), Senad Lulic (Lazio), Anel Hadzic (Sturm), Tino Susic (Hajduk), Sejad Salihovic (Hoffenheim), Zvjezdan Misimovic (Guizhour Renhe), Senijad Ibricic (Erciyesspor), Avdija Vrsaljevic (Hajduk).
FORWARDS: Vedad Ibisevic (VfB Stuttgart), Edin Dzeko (Manchester City), Edin Visca (Istanbul BB).
Who’s Bosnia-Herzegovina Most Important Player in the 2014 World Cup?
Manchester City’s striker Edin Dzeko is the one to watch. Dzeko is tall and strong but has a unique technique from somebody his size.
What are Bosnia-Herzegovina Trends For the 2014 World Cup?
- This is Bosnia-Herzegovina first ever World Cup.
- Bosnia-Herzegovina and Argentina have met twice on international friendly; in 1998 Argentina crushed them 5-0, and last year the South Americans won again, but this time with a 2-0 result.
- Bosnia- Herzegovina has never played Nigeria.
- Bosnia- Herzegovina trails the series against Iran with four losses and one draw.
How far will Bosnia-Herzegovina go?
Despite Bosnia-Herzegovina hasn’t played a single game in the World Cup, they are in a weak group that will give them a chance to get to the second round.
Odds to Win 2014 FIFA World Cup:
- Brazil 3/1
- Argentina 9/2
- Germany 11/2
- Spain 13/2
- Belgium 14/1
- France 20/1
- Italy 22/1
- Uruguay 22/1
- Colombia 25/1
- Netherlands 25/1
- England 28/1
- Portugal 28/1
- Chile 40/1
- Russia 66/1
- Mexico 100/1
- Switzerland 100/1
- USA 100/1
- Ecuador 125/1
- Ivory Coast 125/1
- Croatia 150/1
- Japan 150/1
- Bosnia-Herzegovina 200/1
- Ghana 200/1
- Greece 200/1
- Nigeria 250/1
- South Korea 300/1
- Australia 500/1
- Cameroon 500/1
- Algeria 1000/1
- Costa Rica 1000/1
- Honduras 1500/1
- Iran 1500/1