Ecuador is is this 2014’s "just happy to be here" team as they have the worst odds from the South American continent to win the World Cup and have the third worst odds to win their group.
What are Ecuador Betting Odds in the 2014 World Cup?
- To Win The Tournament +12500
- To Reach the Final: +5000
- To Win Group E: +450
- To Qualify: +125
- Not To Qualify: -125
- To Finish Last In Group E: +500
- To Be the Highest Scoring team in the Tournament: +15000
- To Be the Highest Scoring team in the Group: +300
How did Ecuador qualify?
Ecuador finished fourth in a nine team round robin at the CONMEBOL qualification where they tied with Uruguay at 25 points. The Ecuadorians beat Uruguay on goal differential for the last direct World Cup ticket.
Who are Ecuador opponents in the 2014 World Cup?
Ecuador is in Group E where they are listed +450 to finish in first place, joined by favorite France (-125), Switzerland (+300) and Honduras (+3330).
What is Ecuador schedule For The 2014 World Cup?
Perhaps Ecuador most important match is the first one as they take on Switzerland on June 15 at the Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha, in Brasília. The Ecuadorians are +245 to win the game according to the money line, and the Swiss are favorites +130.
On June 20 Ecuador (-125) meets Honduras (+440) for game two, at the Arena da Baixada, in Curitiba.
The Ecuadorians last group stage is on June 25 against France at the Estádio do Maracanã, in Rio de Janeiro. Ecuador is listed +300 in the money line and France +105.
What’s Ecuador Official Slogan For The 2014 World Cup?
“One Commitment, One Passion, Only One Heart, This Is For You Ecuador!”
What’s Ecuador List of Players for the 2014 World Cup?
GOALKEEPERS : Maximo Banguera (Barcelona, Ecuador), Adrian Bone (El Nacional), Alexander Dominguez (Liga de Quito)
DEFENDERS : Gabriel Achilier (Emelec), Walter Ayovi (Pachuca), Oscar Bagui (Emelec), Frickson Erazo (Flamengo), Jorge Guagua (Emelec), Juan Carlos Paredes (Barcelona, Ecuador), Cristian Ramirez (Fortuna Duesseldorf).
MIDFIELDERS : Segundo Castillo (Al Hilal), Carlos Gruezo (Stuttgart), Renato Ibarra (Vitesse Arnhem), Fidel Martinez (Tijuana), Cristian Noboa (Dynamo Moscow), Pedro Quinonez (Emelec), Luis Saritama (Barcelona, Ecuador), Antonio Valencia (Manchester United).
FORWARDS : Jaime Ayovi (Tijuana), Felipe Caicedo (Al-Jazira), Jefferson Montero (Morelia), Joao Rojas (Cruz Azul), Enner Valencia (Pachuca), Armando Wila (Universidad Catolica).
Who’s Ecuador Most Important Player in the 2014 World Cup?
Despite not playing in a top tier football leauge, Felipe Caicedo has rejuvinated his career after a move to to Lokomotiv from Manchester City and will be the key to the attack and especially on the aerial attack.
What are Ecuador Betting Trends For the 2014 World Cup?
- Ecuador has only two World Cup participation, back in 2002 and 2006. Their best result was in 2006 when they qualified to the second round but were eliminated at the round of 16.
- Ecuador has played seven games in the World Cup with three wins and four losses, seven goals scored and eight allowed.
- Ecuador have never played Switzerland
- Ecuador leads the series against Honduras with three wins, two losses and eight draws; they met for the last time on November 2013 without knowing a month later the draw will put them against each other.
- Ecuador and France met once in 2008 in a friendly match the French won 2-0.
How far will Ecuador go?
Ecuador could surprise Switzerland and advance to the second round along with France, but then they will likely face Argentina, and that’s where their World Cup dreams end.
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