The 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar will be the 22nd edition of soccer’s most prestigious tournament and the first ever to be staged in the Arab world. It will also be the last to involve 32 nations, with an increase to 48 teams scheduled for the 2026 World Cup. The tournament will also be the first to be played outside of the traditional timeframe of June and July. Due to the climate in Qatar, FIFA decided to stage the World Cup from November 21 until December 18, 2022. This caused plenty of controversy, with many of the top domestic leagues around the world complaining that this would cause disruption to their seasons. BettingTop10 will be providing daily updates throughout the tournament including important team news, results, the latest betting odds and updated standings throughout the month-long soccer extravaganza. We’ll also bring you the best betting offers from Canadian betting sites to help ensure our readers make the most of the numerous free bets and enhancements which will be generously offered throughout the tournament. World Cup Betting Markets | World Cup Odds The 2018 World Cup odds are constantly fluctuating and the listed odds are correct at the time of writing. Outrights It’s been an interesting battle at the top of the betting between Brazil and Germany with the pair regularly swapping position at the top of the market. Germany are the holders and still look to have an extremely strong squad with plenty of options going forward whilst Brazil embarked upon an incredible qualifying campaign and have the influential Phillipe Coutinho and Neymar Jr in their side. Bodog Sports are currently narrowly favouring Germany, who are listed as 5.50 favourites in their World Cup futures markets with Brazil available at 6.00. France, who have an embarrassment in riches in the forward positions are next at 6.50 whilst Spain are always likely to the make the business end of the competition and can be backed at 8.00. Despite an almost-disastrous qualifying campaign, Sports Interaction still have Argentina fifth in the outright betting at 9.00. Belgium and England, who have been drawn together in Group G will be hoping to both reach the latter stages of the tournament and are 12.00 and 17.00 respectively with William Hill. | QUALIFICATION The qualification process for the tournament has not yet been announced. All FIFA member associations, of which there are currently 211, are eligible to enter qualification. The hosts qualify automatically for the tournament. The World Cup 2022 qualifiers will be split geographically, with Europe’s 14 places at the tournament the largest allocation for any region. European qualifying generally features nine groups of either five or six teams. The group winners qualify automatically for the World Cup, with play-offs used to determine who will join them. Qualifying in other regions usually takes a different format. In North and South American qualifying, all of the teams placed are placed into two groups. Seven teams qualify automatically, with the eighth determined by a two-legged play-off. Africa’s qualification process leads to five teams securing a place at the World Cup, with Asia guaranteed four places. The remaining spot is decided by a play-off between a team from Asia and one from the Oceania Football Confederation. WHO WILL PLAY AT THE 2022 WORLD CUP? Five-time winners Brazil are the only nation to have featured in every World Cup and they will be eager to maintain that record in Qatar. Holders France will be fancied to win the World Cup for a third time, while the likes of Germany and Spain will have a point to prove after a poor showing at Russia 2018. Argentina, England, Belgium, England and Portugal are other nations who will be prominent in the outright betting market to lift the famous trophy. The 2022 World Cup promises to be a fascinating event and BettingTop10 Canada will bring you all of the build-up to soccer’s most prestigious competition.