Greece and Ivory Coast have all to play for in this one with a win for either side likely to take them through to the Round of 16 (assuming Japan don’t pull off a shock victory over Colombia in the other Group C match). But will it be Yaya Toure and co with their power and attacking intent or Greece and their dour brand of defensive football that wins the day? We and the neutrals hope for the former but read on for the latest betting tips, odds comparison and analysis as we predict the outcome.

Greece don’t have a great reputation for attacking football, but they make the best of what they have and can certainly defend well – as they showed when holding on for a 0-0 draw against Japan last time out despite having a man sent off. Fernando Santos’s team are organised and determined, but they lack the spark that is necessary at this level to create clear-cut chances and we fear they will fail to score again here.

Ivory Coast, meanwhile, have looked very good in patches at the World Cup and they almost did enough to earn a point against a very good Colombia side on Thursday. As it was they lost 2-1 and so will need a win here to guarantee a spot in the Round of 16. We think they’ll do it, however, and backing them at best betting odds of eves with Bet365 looks a very sensible option, though our main betting tip is to back them to win to nil at even better odds of 23/10 with Betfred.

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