With England’s must win match against Slovenia in Port Elizabeth only 1 day away, Sky Bet customers are starting to put their faith in Capello’s men by backing them not only to win the match but also top Group C.
England are 1/2 to overcome Slovenia (6/1 Slovenia and 3/1 Draw) and it’s evens that the Three Lions qualify for the knockout stages as group winners.
Sky Bet have seen a surge in bets today for England to top Group C with over 70% of the total bets now placed on the market getting behind Capello’s men to qualify as winners. Just over 20% of bets are for the USA to top Group C (2/1) while the few remaining bets have been on the current leaders Slovenia at 5/2.
Fabio Capello's team are currently third in Group C following draws against USA and Algeria and failure to beat Slovenia would see England’s World Cup campaign come to an end. It’s 13/8 for England not to qualify from Group C.
Sky Bet’s football betting spokesman Tim Reynolds said: “Nobody wants to see England eliminated from the World Cup so let’s hope that our customers are right and Capello’s men deliver the goods tomorrow afternoon.”
Group C Winner
Not To Qualify
Slovenia v England
Slovenia +1 6/4
Hdcp Tie +1 9/4
England -1 5/4
Win to Nil
Wayne Rooney Specials
Not to Start Match
Rooney Doesn’t Start Game 10/1
Rooney First Player substituted against Slovenia 20/1
England v Slovenia
England win and Rooney scores evens
Rooney to score in first 10minutes 10/1
Rooney to score first goal for England 5/2
Rooney to score in both halves 8/1
Rooney to score at anytime during the match 10/11
Rooney to score a brace 9/2
Rooney to score a hat-trick 25/1
Rooney to score first goal in match 7/2