Euro 2012 Semi Final Betting Odds: Italy vs Germany
Germany and Italy will clash on Thursday in the semi finals of Euro 2012, with the winner advancing to the Final where they will meet Spain.
Spain knocked out Portugal in the other semi final that took place on Wednesday, needing to win on penalty kicks. But the defending champions are back in the final and are awaiting the winner of this showdown.
Oddsmakers believe that it will be Germany moving on to face Spain for the Euro 2012 championship.
Euro 2012 Semi Final Betting Odds available at Bovada Sportsbook have set Germany as a -135 favorite on the moneyline, or straight up wager to win. On the other side of the line in the role of the underdog, Italy has been set at +400, which is 4/1 on the payout. The betting line that the match will be a draw before going into penalty kicks has been set at +260. To put that into perspective, those who bet on the match between Spain and Portugal being a draw would have won the line.
But there are a couple of other betting odds for you to place a wager on for this on too like betting against the spread. However for this match, the line has been set as a pick em’. Here the betting line is to win straight up, with no betting line for a draw. Germany is then going off at -330 on the amount wagered to win the game, while Italy comes in closer to even at +250.
The over/under goal total for this match has been set at two goals. The over total is set as the favorite, going off at -150.
Germany has cruised through the tournament unbeaten and untied, which is the driving force behind them being set as the favorites to win the match over Italy, who needed penalty kicks to get past England to reach the semis.
Coverage of this semifinal match up between Germany and Italy gets underway at 2:30pm ET on ESPN.