Will U.S. Move On to Knockout Round? Bet On It, Odds Say

Fans in Grant Park react after Portugal tied the U.S. in a Group G World Cup soccer match with seconds left on June 22, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson / Getty Images

Numbers are just numbers, but a 76 percent chance of advancement for the USMNT by statisticians gives the team a gleaming hope for progression.

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