Argentina vs. Belgium World Cup betting odds were available at AceSportsbook.com here.
Argentina would pay out approximately US$12 for every US$10 bet. Belgium would pay out US$28 while the Draw would pay out US$22. Both sides are getting almost identical backing of around 40%.
Argentina have won three of their four encounters with Belgium, scoring 10 goals and conceding four.
In the World Cup, they have one win each: Belgium were victors in the group stages of the 1982 edition (1-0) while Argentina won 2-0 in the semi-finals four years later thanks to a Diego Maradona brace. That was their last encounter.
Since the start of the 2010 World Cup, Argentina have won eight of their nine games in the competition, their only defeat coming in the quarter finals of the 2010 edition against Germany (0-4).
Argentina have won six of their last 19 World Cup games against European sides at the World Cup.
It’s the third time in a row that Argentina have reached the quarter finals of the World Cup. However, the Albiceleste have never gone further than the quarter finals since they reached the final in 1990.
Argentina haven’t won any of their last four World Cup quarter finals outright, going through on penalties against Yugoslavia in 1990 and being eliminated in 1998 (1-2 v Netherlands), 2006 (on penalties v Germany) and 2010 (0-4 v Germany).
Belgium have reached the quarter finals of the World Cup for only the second time in their history after 1986. They eventually finished fourth.
Argentina have been victorious (via penalties or winning AET) in six of their seven World Cup games that have gone to extra-time.
Argentina and Belgium are two of four teams to have won all their games at the 2014 World Cup (extra-time included), with Colombia and the Netherlands. All four of Argentina and Belgium’s wins have been by a one goal difference.
- Alistair Prescott, Gambling911.com