Algeria have a poor record at the world Cup Finals, and face a tough task of progressing to the knockout stages after being drawn in Group H alongside Russia, Belgium and South Korea. Bookies have Algeria priced at odds of 2500/1 to win the tournament, which suggest they have no chance.
Algeria had an extremely easy qualifying group, consisting of teams that had never previously qualified for a World Cup. It is therefore difficult to assess how far they have come since the 2010 World Cup. Although Algeria finished bottom of their group back in 2010 without scoring a goal, they did have a tough group in which they managed a draw against England. They also only lost 1-0 in both their other fixtures against Slovenia and the USA, with the later goal coming late in injury time.
Algeria World Cup odds and betting information
there are few stand out players in the Algeria squad, with the biggest names Saphir Taider of Inter Milan, and Nabil Bentaleb of Spurs. The remainder of the squad mostly play for smaller clubs in France, Spain and England.
The best betting tips for Algeria at the World Cup are for them to be involved in low scoring games, and the 5/6 from William Hill about Algeria scoring under 2.5 goals in the group stages looks like a great bet. Algeria are obviously going to struggle against the likes of Russia and Belgium, and we can’t see them beating South Korea either. Therefore, the odds of 7/10 about Algeria finishing bottom of the group also look like a value bet.
Best Algeria World Cup bets
Best bet on Algeria at the World Cup is Algeria to finish bottom of their group at odds of 7/10 with Ladbrokes.
Next best bet on Algeria at the World Cup is Algeria to score fewer than 2.5 goals in the group stages, at odds of 5/6 with William Hill.
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