Mexico will be going into this summer’s World Cup in high spirits having lost just one match in qualifying. The Latin Americans are certainly capable of progressing from their group which includes Germany, South Korea and Sweden.
Mexico ordinarily display a lively, attacking form of football which perfectly complements the electric atmosphere the Mexican fans create. What this equates to is goals, and usually quite a few of them!
Mexico have a true goal poacher in their team in Javier Hernandez, or Chicharito. He is the type of player who just has a knack of scoring goals. He possesses great positional sense, seemingly always in the right place at the right time to score goals. A true fox in the box who will sniff out a chance out of nothing, that is Hernandez.
So, to those of you trying to sift out a punt from the numerous World Cup betting options, a bet on Hernandez could be an option. In this article we will set out the Hernandez World Cup odds available at several different sportbooks and try to ascertain where the best odds are to be found.
Hernandez Top Scorer Odds World Cup
Of course, the bet most will be looking at when thinking of Hernandez is the bet for top goalscorer. A cheeky few pounds on this could pay off very handsomely indeed. In Javier Hernandez you have possibly the most natural goal poacher in the competition. Here are the odds at several sports betting outlets for Hernandez to be the top goalscorer at the World Cup:
- 66/1 at Sky Bet, Ladbrokes, Sun Bets, Paddy Power, Coral and BetVictor
- 80/1 at Betfred and Betway
- Best odds of 100/1 at Unibet, Bet 365 and 888 Sport
Javier Hernandez World Cup 2018 Prospects
Mexico open up their campaign against Germany on the 17th June. This will be Mexico’s toughest group game and there may well be few chances for Hernandez. Still, being the player he is, Hernandez will probably still conjure up a chance or two.
The games against South Korea and Sweden are the ones which you would fancy Hernandez to score in. These are two very winnable games for Mexico and they should create chances in both matches. Hernandez is sure to be involved in any Mexican attacking play, and it is very possible that Hernandez will score in these games.
If Mexico progress to the knockout stages, which we predict they will, it remains to be seen who Mexico will come up against. Still, whoever the opposition, Hernandez will definitely be sniffing around for chances.
If you fancy a more wild and unusual bet on Javier Hernandez, here are a few interesting options:
- 250/1 on Javier Hernandez to score the goal of the tournament at Sky Bet
- Sky Bet are currently offering 200/1 on Javier Hernandez being awarded the golden ball/best player award at the World Cup
- 300/1 at Coral on Javier Hernandez to be top goalscorer and Mexico to win the World Cup
With such wide odds it can be tempting to put on even just a pound or two on one of these bets. Hernandez is an experienced footballer who certainly knows how to score a goal. Hernandez is definitely not the favourite in any of these bets, but for a fun little bet which isn’t completely outlandish, a punt on Hernandez might be a good option for you.