World Cup Winner Odds Group Stage
June is getting closer and closer and the battle to see who will be crowned champion of the world. With all eyes turning to Russia on the 14th of June, and the start of the group matches, we have created our special group page to help you choose the World Cup winner. On this page of our site you’ll find the best group odds from top betting sites to help you make your choices.
2018 World Cup Teams to Qualify Per Group Odds
Below you will find our tables and the current bookies prices for each of the teams in all eight groups. These are not the final odds and the tables will be updated after every game is played. Be sure to keep an eye on them though so you can get your wagers placed at the price that is right for you.
Uruguay are in top position and are the favourites to qualify in this group. Russia come in second followed by Egypt and Saudi Arabia are the likely team to finish bottom of the group.
Spain are the team that bookies predict will win this group. Portugal are a close second and all eyes will be on these teams once the games begin. Morocco takes third position and Iran are the bottom favourite.
Topping the predictions for Group C we have France. Demark are tipped for second place followed by Peru. Australia are the underdog and the most likely to come last in this group.
Argentina are the number one pick in this group and a team to watch when the competition kicks off. They are one of the five favourites to win the World Cup too. Croatia are tipped to take the second spot, followed by Iceland. Nigeria are the bookies favourite to finish bottom of this group.
Brazil look likely to win this group. They are followed by Switzerland and Serbia with Costa Rica the bottom favourite.
Germany, the current world champions are the favourites here as well as being the bookies favourite for World Cup winner. Sweden are second in this group followed by Mexico and Korea Republic.
The favourites for this group is Belgium although England come a very close second and will be a team to watch. Tunisia are likely to finish third and Panama are currently bottom favourite.
Colombia are tipped to win this group followed by Poland. Senegal and Japan look likely to exit the competition in the group stages with Japan predicted to finish last in this group.
The teams likely to finish bottom of each group and most likely to leave the competition are Saudi Arabia with a 19% probability, Iran with a 7% probability, Australia at 22%, Nigeria at 21%, Costa Rica at 11%, Korea Republic at 2%, Panama at 7%, and Japan at 24%.
There are some teams that you will want to watch as these may surprise everyone. This includes Russia with a 69% probability of qualifying, Portugal at 85%, Denmark at 50%, Croatia at 62%, England at 79%, and Poland at 67%. Switzerland, Serbia, and Mexico all score above the 40% mark in their chances to qualify.
How It Work
This type of betting involves choosing the teams that you think will move past the group stages. There are plenty of great wagers to be made and plenty of chances to win too. You are not choosing the World Cup Winner just the teams that you think will make it as far as the Round of 16. The last group stage match will be played on the 26th of June and all winning bets will be paid out then.
Quick Guide to Betting
If you plan on betting in the group stages of the World Cup be sure to check the odds being offered at our recommended bookmakers. Remember these are not final odds and the prices will change as the games are played. There are some things to look out for too including player injuries, etc.
Make sure that you keep up to date with all the games because an extra goal from one of the underdogs can change everything and even your favourite team can have an off day. Be sure to check on this page each day to see the newly revised predictions and statistics to help you choose winning bets.
Other Possible Bets
There are lots of betting markets available for the World Cup 2018 which means there are plenty of chances to win big too. You don’t have to choose the World Cup winner. Below we have some of the popular markets.
- Quarter Finals: This is where you bet on the teams you think will make it to this stage of the competition. The team doesn’t have to win for you to get a pay-out.
- Semi-Finals: This is where you place your money on the teams you think will be included in the final four.
- Finals: This is where you predict the teams to play the final game.
- Group Winner: Place your money on the teams you think will win each group.
- Overall Winner: Can you predict the World Cup 2018 champion?
- Top Goalscorer: Place your money on the striker you think will be awarded the Golden Boot for 2018. Will it be Messi, Neymar, or Ronaldo?