Saudi Arabia Was a +1900 Underdog Versus Argentina in World Cup Game: Massive Upset

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Alistair Prescott
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Saudi Arabia have defeated Argentina Tuesday in Qatar in what was one of the biggest upsets ever in a World Cup.

The Saudis had been +1600 underdogs, paying out $1600 for every $100 bet to those who backed the massive dogs.


Argentina came into this year's World Cup as the South American champion and one of the tournament favorites to win it all. 

Instead, the team was dealt a 2-1 loss against Saudi Arabia.

Argentina star Lionel Messi is yet to win a major title.  He appeared deflated at the end of this match.

“Prior to the match we were anointed as favorites,” Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni said. “But this sort of stuff can happen in a World Cup.”

It's not the first time Argentina has been stunned by a huge underdog in a World Cup. Cameroon’s 1-0 win over an Argentina team led by Diego Maradona in the opening game of the 1990 World Cup was among the tournament's biggest upsets while Senegal also shocked titleholder France 1-0 in the 2002 World Cup.

Next up for Argentina will be Mexico on Saturday.

Prop bets include:

Rot     Match Result and Both Teams To Score     Moneyline
1097     Mexico Wins and Both Teams To Score - Yes         +1100
1098     Mexico Wins and Both Teams To Score - No         +900
1099     Argentina Wins and Both Teams To Score - Yes         +300
1100     Argentina Wins and Both Teams To Score - No         +135
1101     Draw and Both Teams to Score - Yes         +450
1102     Draw and Both Teams to Score - No         +800

Rot     Correct Score     Moneyline
1001     Argentina 1-0         +550
1002     Argentina 2-0         +650
1003     Argentina 2-1         +850
1004     Argentina 3-0         +1100
1005     Argentina 3-1         +1400
1006     Argentina 3-2         +3300
1007     Argentina 4-0         +2200
1008     Argentina 4-1         +2800
1009     Argentina 4-2         +5000
1010     Argentina 4-3         +15000
1011     Argentina 5-0         +5000
1012     Mexico 1-0         +1400
1013     Mexico 2-0         +3300
1014     Mexico 2-1         +2000
1015     Mexico 3-0         +8000
1016     Mexico 3-1         +5000
1017     Mexico 3-2         +30000
1018     Mexico 4-0         +30000
1019     Mexico 4-1         +15000
1020     Mexico 4-2         +20000
1021     Mexico 4-3         +30000
1023     Draw 0-0         +800
1024     Draw 1-1         +750
1025     Draw 2-2         +2200
1026     Draw 3-3         +8000

Lionel Messi prop bets will also be available.

- Alistair Prescott, Gambling911.com


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