Czech Republic versus Portugal Euro 2012 Soccer Betting Preview

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We have now reached the knockout stages of the European Football Championships and on Thursday it will be the Czech Republic the first place team from Group A facing off with Portugal the second place finisher from Group B. This Round of Eight Euro 2012 game will kick off at 2:45PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN.

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The current goal spread odds from this Round of 8 quarterfinal knockout game from Euro 2012 at Oddsmaker has Portugal favored by -½ goal with Czech Republic the underdog getting +½ goal. The goal over under is set at 2 ½ goals with the under favored at -120 odds with over bringing back -110 odds. Those betting the 90 minute plus injury time line has Portugal favored by -121 odds with the Czech Republic bringing back +290 odds. The draw line after both half’s is set at +227 odds and if this game is tied after two full half’s bets on Czech Republic and Portugal will be graded as losses.

These two clubs battled in the 2008 European Championships with Portugal earning the 3-1 win against the Czech Republic in group play. After dropping a 4-1 decision to Russia in their opening game of group action the Czech Republic responded with a 2-1 win against Greece and a 1-0 win against Poland to win Group A with six points. The Czechs were able to brave rainy conditions and the partisan crowd playing against a host nation. Portugal finished with six points in Group B play and had a 1-0 loss to Germany in their opening game and rallied for a 3-2 win against Denmark. They finished off group play with a 2-1 victory against the Netherlands on Sunday to qualify for the knockout round. Cristiano Ronaldo led Portugal with two goals in the must win effort on Sunday. Portugal rallied from an early 1-0 deficit in victory over the Dutch. Portugal went as far as the quarterfinals in Euro 2012 and into the Round of 16 at World Cup 2010. Czech Republic has had deep runs at the European Championship with a second place finish in 1996 and a third place finish in 2004. They failed to quality for World Cup 2010.

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