Australia vs Japan odds – World Cup Qualifier odds

australia vs japanAustralia and Japan clash in a 2018 World Cup Qualifier on Tuesday 11th October 2016 at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne.

A huge rivalry exists between the tow sides and neither team can afford a loss at this stage of the competition.

The Samurai Blue know how important this game is in the overall scheme of things and going home with at least one point is a must for the visitors.

Australia overcame Iraq and the UAE before drawing with Saudi Arabia. Japan fell to the UAE before overcoming Thailand and Iraq.

The top two teams of each group in the AFC qualifiers receive automatic positions in the World Cup in Russia.

Australia is slight favourites at $2.40 to win the match at online bookmaker Sportsbet. Japan is $2.86 and a draw is $3.25.

World Cup Qualifier First Goal Scorer Odds

Socceroo striker Tim Cahill is favourite to score first in tomorrow night’s World Cup qualifier against Japan.

It is uncertain whether Cahill will start in the match at Docklands, but he heads betting at $7.00, with Sportsbet.

Tomi Juric is also $7.00 but has attracted a third of the money Cahill has, with Mathew Leckie and Robbie Kruse both on $9.00.

“It hasn’t been decided whether Tim Cahill will start or come off the bench, but that hasn’t stopped punters backing him to score first,” said sportsbet.com.au’s Will Byrne.

“He scored a double last time the sides met and its one-way traffic for a Socceroo win.”

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Australia vs Japan Odds

Australia vs Japan
$2.40 Australia
$3.25 Draw
$2.87 Japan

First Goalscorer odds
$7.00 T Cahill
$7.00 T Juric
$7.50 G Haraguchi
$7.50 A Giannou
$8.00 K Honda
$8.00 S Okazaki
$9.00 C Ikonomidis
$9.00 Yu Kobayashi
$9.00 R Kruse
$9.00 M Leckie
$9.50 A Mooy
$10.00 T Asano
$10.00 H Kiyotake
$10.00 S Kagawa
$10.00 T Rogic
$10.00 M Luongo
$13.00 M Jedinak
$13.00 C Goodwin
$15.00 M Milligan
$15.00 Y Kashiwagi
$17.00 Jackson Irvine

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