WORLD CUP Preview - Algeria vs. Russia

Algeria vs. Russia

Algeria and Russia can each advance with victories, making this Group H battle a hotly contested one Thursday in World Cup action.

Sportsbooks opened the odds at -154 for Russia, with Algeria at 350. The drawline was set at 250.

Algeria got its first win since 1982 in its last match and can advance with a win. Russia however is also in good shape to advance and they boast the superior roster.

It's Algeria's first action since their 4-2 win against South Korea. A combined 6 total goals sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

It's Russia's first action since their 1-0 loss against Belgium. A combined one total goal made UNDER bettors happy.