Two of the world's top teams kick off the 2018 World Cup knockout stage when Argentina takes on France on Saturday at 10 a.m. ET. Sportsbooks have France at +135 (risk $100 to win $135), with Argentina at +240. The draw (after 90 minutes of play) is +200 and the Over/Under for total goals scored is 2.
Before placing any bet, you need to see who European football expert David Sumpter is picking. Sumpter is an applied mathematician and author of "Soccermatics," a book that explains how math works inside the sport. Along with other experienced analysts, Sumpter developed the powerful Soccerbot model.
Soccerbot reads current odds and all team performance data, calculates key metrics and predicts upcoming matches. In nearly three seasons since its inception, Soccerbot is up an incredible 1,800 percent on bookmakers' closing odds.
The Soccerbot has already nailed draws for Argentina-Iceland (+385) and Brazil-Switzerland (+360). It also correctly predicted Iran (+275) upsetting Morocco, just to name a few of its big calls. Anyone who has followed it is way up.
We can tell you the model is leaning Over two goals, but its much stronger play is on the money-line.
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