Rating the Teams Most Likely to Win the 2018 World Cup

Australia have qualified for the World Cup 2018, and once in the finals, any team can win it and be declared overall winner. We’re confident the Socceroos can progress from its Soccer World Cup group stage. Can they go even further, defy everyone’s betting expectations, and win World Cup 2018?

Current betting (odds from Sports Betting site, Bookmaker.com.au) has the Socceroos at $251 to win the trophy and there’s some interest from betting fans on Australia to take out the World Cup in 2018. If you fancy a bet on Australia to win Group C, you can get a very attractive $13.00 through the CrownBet Sports Betting site.

3 Reasons why France, Spain, Argentina and Brazil could win the World Cup 

France

World Ranking: 9

Betting Odds by: CrownBet $6.50

Prediction: Semifinal

 

Three Reasons France can win World Cup 2018:

  • On the way up, France are a young side yet to peak.
  • With endless amounts of first-rate-players to choose from in every position, coach Didier Deschamps faces a headache just trimming down a 23-man squad.
  • Last two World Cups played in Europe – 1. A France win 2. A Final place

 

Spain

World Ranking: 6

Betting Odds by: Bet365 $7.50

Prediction: Semifinal

 

Three Reasons Spain can win World Cup 2018:

  • Energetic new coach in Julen Lopetegui.
  • Great blend of experienced and young players.
  • The essence of what made Spain successful in the early 2010s remains.

 

Argentina

World Ranking: 4

Betting Odds by: William Hill $9.00

Prediction: Quarter Final

 

Three Reasons Argentina can win World Cup 2018:

  • The greatest player alive, Lionel Messi, could win the World Cup off his own boot.
  • Sergio Agüero is overdue to translate club form into international form.
  • Its now or never for Argentina.

 

Brazil

World Ranking: 2

Betting Odds by: Betfair $5.50

Prediction: Champions

 

Three Reasons Brazil can win World Cup 2018:

  • Revenge for their 7-1 thrashing by Germany in 2014.
  • Coach Tite’s 4-1-4-1 formation accommodating Neymar on the left, Casemiro in front of the backline and Gabriel Jesus in the centre of attack.
  • Doing it for the retiring legend-in-waiting, Dani Alves.

 



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