Your guide to World Cup 2018 Betting
Sport’s greatest spectacle the 2018 FIFA World Cup takes place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018, where 32 countries compete on soccer’s biggest stage. Germany are out to defend their title after defeating Argentina in the 2014 final and being crowned champions in Brazil.
For soccer punters, World Cup 2018 betting is something to look forward to and we hope that our World Cup 2018 betting guide helps to answer any questions you might have. If not, feel free to hit us up in the comments section below!
210 FIFA member associations were eligible to enter the qualifying process for the 2018 World Cup. All 31 teams (plus the hosts Russia) to be represented in the World Cup were confirmed when the qualification process completed on 16 November.
World Cup 2018 Betting – Where to Bet?
Pots for the World Cup 2018
The 32 qualified teams have been divided into four pots for the 2018 World Cup Draw which will take place on 1 December. Each pot contains eight teams and those in the same pot cannot be drawn against each other in the group stage. No teams from the same confederation, except UEFA, will be drawn into the same group.
Pot 1: Russia, Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina, Belgium, Poland, France
Pot 2: Spain, Peru, Switzerland, England, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay, Croatia
Pot 3: Denmark, Iceland, Costa Rica, Sweden, Tunisia, Egypt, Senegal, Iran
Pot 4: Serbia, Nigeria, Australia, Japan, Morocco, Panama, Korea Republic, Saudi Arabia
World Cup Group Draw : Coming Soon.
WORLD CUP 2018 BETTING
If you’re as excited as we are to get involved in some World Cup 2018 betting but unsure what there is to put your money on, below we explain some of the outright markets to get you started:
Can I only bet on the winner of World Cup 2018?
No, you can get on every single match throughout the tournament, both pre-match and in-play.
Once the World Cup 2018 Draw is announced on 1 December, the eight World Cup 2018 Groups will be confirmed and betting markets will become available with most South African bookies.
What are some of the outright markets available for World Cup 2018 betting:
World Cup Winner: Bet on which team will lift the 2018 World Cup trophy in Russia
To Reach the Final: Bet on one of the two teams to reach the Final
Group Winner: Bet on the winner of each group to reach the play-offs
Group Qualifiers: Bet on one of the two teams in each group to reach the play-offs
Group Finish: Bet on the overall place (1st,2nd,3rd or 4th) of any team in any group
Overall Top Goalscorer: Bet on the Top Goalscorer of the tournament
World Cup Betting Outright Odds :