Predicting the 2018 World Cup Winner
The World Cup is always a terrific spectacle and is enjoyed by millions of sports fans throughout Canada. Germany are the current holders but no side has managed to win successive tournaments since 1962. Who will be the winners of the 2018 World Cup? Many pundits are already making their predictions for the event. We take a look at some of the contenders and the top sides in the sports betting odds.
June 14th sees the tournament get underway in Russia with some of the top players and best teams performing across the course of four weeks. All eyes will be on the likes of Germany, Brazil, Argentina, France and Spain who will be all looking to dominate the event and lift the Jules Rimet Trophy.
World Cup 2018 Predictions
There are a number of different markets available ahead of the tournament and these range from group winner through to World Cup top goalscorer. However, picking the winner of the tournament is always the most popular option and our predictions will hopefully help with this betting market. We’ve taken a look at the probability of each side winning the tournament.
Factoring in various elements, our predictions show that Brazil are the likeliest winners of the tournament. Tite’s men may only be second favourite in the World Cup odds with Bodog, but they are given the best chance of success ahead of holders Germany who are likely to reach the final.
World Cup 2018 Outright Predictions
Brazil’s seamless qualification campaign has seen them come out on top in our World Cup predictions. They are +500 with Sports Interaction to come out on top and have the likes of Neymar Jr, Gabriel Jesus and Phillipe Coutinho in their side. They are likely to cruise through the group stage and reach the World Cup final and our predictions suggest that they will go all the way and pick up their first title since 2002.
Holders Germany are rated as a second best and Joachim Low’s side have a chance of winning the tournament in Russia. They are likely to be involved at the business end of the competition. They have retained a number of the players who were instrumental in 2014’s success with the likes of Thomas Muller and Mats Hummels still in the squad. They are considered a +450 chance in the betting with Bodog Sports.
France are next in the predictions and are rated as a decent chance and Didier Deschamp’s men will be aiming to bounce back from disappointment at Euro 2016 where they lost out to Portugal. They have an enormously talented side which includes Antoine Griezmann and Paul Pogba.
Lionel Messi’s Argentina and David Silva’s Spain are next in the predictions and are both rated highly in this market ahead of Portugal who appear unlikely to make it two major tournaments in two years.
World Cup Odds Table
Ahead of the 2018 tournament, Bodog have priced up their World Cup odds and it sees Germany and Brazil at the top of the betting. Both sides will be extremely popular with soccer bettors in Canada.