Spain vs Chile Betting Preview

Spain is coming off an embarrassing 5-1 loss in their opening group match facing Holland and if they do not come away from this match with a win they are in danger if not advancing to the last 16. Chile is the big betting underdog facing Spain, but they are coming off a win and all the pressure is on the Spanish squad.

BookMaker has World Cup betting odds for the match with Spain posted at -153 with Chile at +440 and a draw line of +337.

Chile was very impressive in the early on facing Australia before the Aussies put up a bit of a fight in the second half. However, this time around they will be facing a Spain team that was schooled in the opening match, but still has a great squad.

Alexis Sanchez and Jorge Valdivia scored for Chile in the opening 15 minutes of the Australia match and they have to get off to a good start in the Spain match.

Spain vs Chile betting odds, matchup stats

Xavi, Iniesta, David Silva and Xabi Alonso were dominating in the middle of the first half against Holland, but after the Dutch took the 2-1 lead early in the second half things fell apart for Spain.

Chile is overmatched in the midfield and while they have a good attack they may not have many chances. Chile must play well in the midfield and with them the squad that has three points look for them to drop back on defense and pack that side of the pitch.

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Chile has momentum and Spain has to be embarrassed after their World Cup opener, but the Spanish have a much better squad all around the pitch and they will win this match and get back on track to advance to the knockout stage.