WORLD CUP Preview - Japan vs. Greece

Japan vs. Greece

Japan and Greece battle Thursday for a chance to stay alive in World Cup 2014's Group C.

Sportsbooks opened the odds at 160 for Greece, with Japan at 140. The drawline was set at 270.

Both teams lost their group-stage openers and both need three points to stay in the race for advancement to the Round of 16.

It's Japan's first action since their 2-1 loss against Ivory Coast. A combined 3 total goals made OVER bettors happy.

Greece comes off a 3-0 loss in their last outing against Colombia. The 3 total goals sent OVER bettors home happy.

Greece will face Ivory Coast in their next match on Tuesday, June 24. Japan's next World Cup action will be against Colombia on Tuesday, June 24.