GROUP B has pretty much gone to form and a Portugal/Spain double on Monday pays a tempting 13-10 with bet365.
After their thrilling 3-3 the favourites both won 1-0 against Morocco and Iran respectively so the battle for top spot could go to the wire.
On paper Portugal have the easier game against Iran and will qualify if they avoid defeat while Spain meet a Morocco side already eliminated.
Finishing top will avoid a meeting with hosts Russia who haven't been seriously tested but will be growing in confidence.
Portugal look a decent shout at 8-11 with betfair even though Iran are tough to break down. Cristiano Ronaldo has claimed all four of his country's goals and is evens with Unibet to score again and just under 3-1 with Marathonbet to net first.
A 1-0 win is possible and that pays 9-2 at bet365 while 2-0 is 6-1 with the same firm.
Spain were a joy to watch against Portugal and a turn-off as they were lucky to beat Iran.
Morocco have been a letdown with no goals and no points and I like Spain at 4-11 with bet365. Consider them to win to nil at evens with McBookie.
The earlier Group A games see Russia needing a draw against Uruguay to clinch top spot. Russia have hit eight goals in two games and surprised many and while the South Americans are a step up like so many they've flattered to deceive with Luis Suarez looking off the pace.
I can see the hosts avoiding defeat so consider the stalemate at 21-10 with bet365.
The other game is a dead rubber between Saudi Arabia and Egypt and it's been confirmed Mo Salah will start so I'll back Egypt at 10-11 with betfair. Salah is 21-20 at Ladbrokes to score against a Saudi side missing three defenders.
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