World Cup 2018

Christmas might come but once a year, but if you’re a football fan then you have to wait four times longer for a treat. Fortunately, when the World Cup does finally roll around, it’s a footballing feast filled with high octane action both on and off the pitch. That’s right, when the football gods give us the gift that is the World Cup, you’ll have plenty of things to keep you amused.

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WC winnersNaturally, with so much going on at once, it’s nice to have a little bit of guidance, and that’s where we come in. Using our position as an expert in the online betting world, we’re able to bring you all the latest and greatest World Cup betting odds, offers, free bets and more. In fact, when the 2018 World Cup gets underway, we’ll become a one-stop-shop for all your betting needs. Whether you’re looking in-play wagers, group betting or you just want some information on the next wave of matches, we’ve got it all.

What’s even better for you is that we’re not waiting until the action kicks off in Russia on June 14, 2018. We’re already sizing up the pre-tournament betting markets, writing out our top tips and generally riding the wave of excitement ahead of the big event. So, if you’re looking to get more from the 2018 FIFA World Cup, make sure you check out our exclusive betting hub.

World Cup Betting Top Bookies

2018 World Cup Betting Top Bookies

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World Cup Betting Our Way

We work alongside the best online sportsbooks in the UK, which means you’ll always be the first to know when a new football World Cup 2018 deal hits the market. By scrolling through our listed of recommended operators, you’ll find a ton of football odds and offers to suit your needs and, what’s more, these deals will be updated on a regular basis. For now, however, here’s a quick look at the 2018 World Cup betting action at our top three partners:

William Hill: Get the party started early at Boyle Sports with its collection of qualification football odds. Covering all pre-tournament action, these markets are the perfect way to get acquainted with the top teams before you start making outright and individual match bets.

Bet365: It’s all about outright winners betting at bet365, which is where the vast amount of money is likely to be staked by punters in the run-up to, and during, the tournament. Watch out, though, because once the competition gets underway, there will be more group tables betting markets, in-play and Ballon d’Or bets cropping up.

Ladbrokes: If you’re paying attention to the World Cup 2018 qualifiers and fancy a punt, Ladbrokes has got you covered. Covering every group, these preliminary markets are a great way to get an early insight into how the Russian tournament might play out in 2018.

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World Cup Betting Odds

All the Latest World Cup Odds

When you join the BettingTop10 football World Cup hub, all the latest betting odds will be there in an instant. We trawl through our list of top rated UK sportsbooks on a daily basis to ensure you get all the juiciest betting lines. Indeed, there’s no point following qualifying teams, memorising the stats and listening to our top tips if the odds aren’t in your favour.

Sure, you might think Germany will win the 2018 World Cup, having topped the UEFA Group C qualifying tables. However, if the numbers don’t stack up, it’s not a bet you should take. To help you find the best bets, we list all the latest odds so you can be sure you’re getting the right deals at all times.

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World Cup Betting Tips

The BettingTop10 World Cup Predictions Page

Running the numbers is important, but if they don’t have any context then it can be tough to turn a profit. Our team of UK betting experts are on hand to bring you the context you need to get more from your time online. Inside our football World Cup 2018 predictions page, we’ll provide regular insights into the latest comings and goings off the pitch. From the players you should be looking out for to the latest odds and free bets bonuses, our predictions section is a must.

World Cup Tips

World Cup Betting Tips

Before you dive headfirst into our football Word Cup 2018 betting hub, it’s worth running through some basic tips. Although you’ll need to apply the following ideas to your current context, they should provide a solid foundation from which to build a successful World Cup betting strategy:

Make Use of Us: The reason we’ve focused our efforts and resources on the 2018 World Cup is because we want you to get maximum value from the competition. Regardless of whether you’re a professional sports bettor or a casual fan, our hub is designed to provide multiple layers of advice and entertainment. Because we’ve got so much to offer, it would be crazy not to make use of it. Put simply, if you want to boost your bankroll during the world’s leading football tournament, you should make use of our hub.

Take It Slow: The 2018 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to last for 32 days and you may be tempted to push things too hard, too soon. Sure, the group stages can offer some unexpected value as the underdogs make the most of their time in the spotlight, but if you blow your roll during this stage of the tournament, you’ll mix out on a ton of value later on. For the best experience possible, make sure you take a slow and steady approach.

Collect the Best Bonuses: We’ll bring you the best bonuses throughout the tournament, so all you have to do is collect as many as you can. Regardless of whether you’re winning or losing, promotions are important because they either help you negate the effects of negative luck or they boost your bankroll when you’re riding a wave of good fortune. If you don’t take advantage of the best World Cup free bets, you’re basically leaving money on the table and that’s not something you want to do.

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World Cup Schedule

The 2018 World Cup Schedule

OK, all this sounds great, but when does all the action go down? Well, the 2018 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place in Russia and the first match will be played on June 14, 2018. From this point on, the fixtures will flow for 32 days until the final whistle blows on July 15.

In total, 32 teams will take part in the tournament and fixtures will be played in 12 venues located in 11 different Russian cities. As the tournament progresses, the number of matches per day will drop from four to one, based on the following:

  • Group Stages = June 14 to June 28 x4 matches per day
  • Round of 16 = July 30 to July 3 x2 matches per day
  • Quarterfinals = July 6 X2 matches and July 7 x2 matches
  • Semifinals = July 10 and July 11
  • Third Place Playoff = July 14
  • Final = July 15

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World Cup Facts

World Cup Facts

Before we leave you to enjoy the best World Cup betting action in the UK, here are a few facts to whet your appetite ahead of the big contest:

  • Almost 50% of the world’s population watched the 2010 World Cup final.
  • There were no football World Cup events in 1942 and 1946 because of World War II.
  • Brazil has played in every World Cup since it started in 1930.
  • The first ever FIFA World Cup goal on July 13, 1930 BY France’s Lucien Laurent.
  • The current Jules Rimet trophy will need to be upgraded or changed in 2038 as it will run out of space for the winners’ names.

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