Slovakia vs Germany Odds and Predictions
In what should be a good match, Slovakia will take on Germany. The home crowd will be all in favor of Slovakia, as this battle takes place in Bratislavia. This game is on Sunday May 1st, 2011 at 20:15. This is the 11th game scheduled for the World Championship, and the second for each team.
The home team would love to get off to a fast start, and let the home crowd play it’s part. In the opening game win over Slovenia, Jaroslav Halak only needed 15 saves to win the game. Team Slovakia was on the attack many times in the game, recorded 42 shots. The game winning game for Slovakia came from Peter Podhradsky with 12:57 remaining in the final period. Lubos Bartecko scored an empty net goal to push the lead to two late.
Team Germany is also looking for their second win of the tournament, after making history against France. The Germans beat France for the first time since 1954. It was 32 straight losses for Germany coming in. Dennis Endras recorded a shut-out for Team Germany, while Thomas Greilinger and Patrick Reimer recorded goals. The German team will look to keep the defense rolling, to avoid allowing Slovakia use their fanatic crowd to their advantage.
This should be a pretty tight game between these two teams. The home team comes in as the favorite. They are listed at -1.5, and you can win -120 for betting them. We like team Slovakia on home ice. We are betting Slovakia -1.5 to beat Team Germany in this game.