Italy will be expecting an easy three points in their quest for top spot in World Cup Group D when they take on Costa Rica in Recife.
Azzuri have a squad full of world-class talent and it would be considered a major shock if they came up short against Ticos in this match. The gulf in class means that while Italy are a banker bet in to win in Recife, their incredibly short price in the Match Odds market severely limits appeal. Cesare Prandelli's side could easily turn on the style and a bet of Over 2.5 Goals looks likely to click along with Italy to win both halves and Correct Score punters can get a tidy payout on a 4-0 win for the four time world champions.
Punters are likely to look to the goalscorer markets in this match with Italy expected to bag a few goals and with Mario Balotelli the focus of Azzuri's attack, he is a sensible selection in the First Goalscorer market. It could be worth utilising William Hill's Goalscorer Second Chance offer in this match which enables punters to pick up a free bet if their losing First Goalscorer selection scores the second goal of the game. Andrea Pirlo's wand of a right foot makes him a real threat from free-kicks and the midfield metronome may be of interest to Anytime Goalscorer punters at favourable odds.
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