According to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp., 52 per cent of bets had Canada defeating Australia on Monday.
The Canadians needed a win or tie to advance but suffered a 4-0 setback, eliminating them from further play.
Twenty-nine per cent of wagers went on the tie while just 19 per cent of participants took Australia.
More (45 per cent) successfully predicted the over/under of 2.5 goals.
The most popular correct score market was 0-0 (17 per cent) but just 0.23 per cent had the actual 4-0 decision.
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But that didn’t stop two Proline retail customers from correctly predicting Australia’s 4-0 win at odds of 76.00.
Not surprisingly, Canada’s three opening-round games were among the top six among Proline customers.
The Canadians’ 0-0 tie with Nigeria was ranked first overall, with the 2-1 victory over Ireland taking the No. 3 spot.
The tournament-ending loss to Australia was ranked sixth.
The United States, chasing a third straight World Cup, has taken the most bets to win it all (58 per cent).
Canada was second (16 per cent) with England third (six per cent).
A Proline retail customer earned $1,804 off a $12 bet on a 10-leg parlay on the MMA card Saturday night.
Another won $3,456 from a $32 bet involving three legs of Argentina’s Primera Division, its top soccer circuit.
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