The countries most likely to win World Cup 2010 revealed by scientific analysis

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London, Dec 5(ANI): A massively detailed stats analysis has revealed that Brazil has the maximum chance of lifting the World Cup in South Africa next year, followed by Spain, England and Holland.

According to the predictions by Castrol, who have examined all possible results from every game in the tournament, with a 23.6 percent chance, Brazil are the favourites to win the trophy, followed by Spain on 16.1 per cent, England on 10.4 per cent and Holland on 10.1 per cent.

The predictions involved more than 20,000 calculations, and took into account the form of each nation's attack and defence. They also looked at overall form in the last five years, with the most recent results counting for more, The Sun reported.

The data also shows that England have a 90.2 per cent chance of going through from Group C, where they were drawn alongside the USA, Algeria and Slovenia.

Four countries, Algeria, Slovenia, North Korea and New Zealand have been given no chance of victory. (ANI)

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