Italy versus Spain Confederations Cup Semifinal Soccer Betting Odds Preview

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In the second semifinal match of the Confederation Cup two storied European clubs will meet as the 2010 World Cup Champion Spain will face Italy on Thursday June 27th. Spain and Italy will get things started from this Soccer game held in Brazil at 3PM Eastern Time and ESPN will provide the live national television coverage.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business have the 2010 World Cup and 2012 European Champion Spain favored by -313 odds with the return on the underdog Italy at +576 odds with a draw in regulation lined at +388 odds. The goal total is lined at three goals. Spain is favored to win the Confederation Cup at +110 odds with Italy the third choice in the wagering at +750 odds. The host country Brazil is lined at +125 odds with Uruguay the longshot of the quartet at +1400 odds to win the Confederation Cup with odds available prior to the start of both semifinal games.

There has been a major injury on the Italy side as Mario Balotelli an impact player and key offensive threat will miss the rest of the tournament due to a strained thigh. Italy will be forced to try and generate offense without their top striker against the reigning World Cup and European Champions.

Spain is the top team from Group B as they exited the group stages with three wins. They closed up play in the Confederation Cup Group B with a 3-0 win against Nigeria which came after a 10-0 victory against Tahiti. Spain outlasted Uruguay in their opening game of the tournament by the score of 2-1.

Italy competed in Group A and opened play with a 2-1 victory against Mexico. They clinched a berth into the semifinals as they defeat Japan by the score of 4-3. Italy had to rally from a 2-0 deficit as Japan held 58% of the ball possessions in the game. With a berth into the semis sewn up they faced host nation Brazil and were defeated by the score of 4-2. Italy allowed three second half goals by the Brazilians.

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