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The World Cup opens Thursday as Russia, the host nation, faces off against Saudi Arabia, widely considered one of the worst teams in the tournament. Not only do they have the second-best odds to be eliminated in the group stage, they also have the the best odds to finish at the bottom of the group and the second-best odds to finish as the lowest-scoring team. Needless to say, you probably shouldn't load up on Saudi Arabia for Thursday's showdown slate.
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