Denmark betting favorite World Cup Group C

Betting the World Cup: Will Denmark be able to stop France?

Group C is considered to be France and everyone else.  With the possible exception of Denmark that is.  Les Bleus are highly popular Betting the World Cup chalks to take Group C.  Peru and Australia are given no chance at all.  Denmark is not without weapons.  As well as a legitimate shot at an upset.  For sure the French are the most talented team of the foursome.  Best of all the Danes have shown momentum.  Improvement has been continuous.  And with Christian Eriksen they have a true impact difference maker.  Eriksen is among the best players in the world.

2018 FIFA World Cup Group C

Date and Time: June 14 through July 15, 2018

Location: Russia

World Cup Betting Online Group C Odds:  France -350, Denmark +465, Peru +1035, Australia +2000

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Age Hareide

Denmark head coach Age Hareide has been a key reason for Denmark’s emergence.  He was a surprise choice for many when hired in March of 2016.  But Hareide has proven to be the right man at the right time.  He confounded the doubters with a stellar 2017 qualification run.  As a result, he has the full support of all concerned.  And has made Denmark a popular Betting the World Cup sleeper choice.

Christian Eriksen

Christian Eriksen is a talisman like few others.  Eriksen posted 11 goals in qualifying.  And he posted a hat trick in the final playoff match.  As a pro with Tottenham Hotspur he blossomed into World Class status.  The midfielder has posted 41 goals in 166 matches for his English Premier League club.  Denmark failed to qualify in 2014.  It was a massive letdown for all concerned.  But Eriksen has reignited the passion and hopes of all.  For the national team he has 21 goals and 77 caps.

Antoine Griezmann

France’s Antoine Griezmann is the counter to Eriksen.  Few players bring as much ability or goal scoring potential.  With France he has 19 goals and 51 caps.  As a pro he has 19 goals for Atletico Madrid.  Thanks to Griezmann the French play a relentless attack style.  Such tactics make for a highly entertaining team to watch.

Didier Deschamps

Coach Didier Deschamps likes to downplay his team’s ability.  But he has masterfully blended new talent with old.  Deschamps is a top tier coach.  Best of all for France is their future potential.  It’s just that 2018 bay be an early ask.


The long 36 year World Cup wait for Peru is over.  They went unbeaten in their last eight meaningful sportsbook matches.  Also impressive is that Los Incas have a FIFA ranking of 11th.  Buzz kill comes in the bad luck of this group draw.  As well as Peru qualified Group C is stepping up yet another level.  Veteran striker Paolo Guerrero is out due to a drug test suspension.  He is Peru’s all time leading goal scorer.


Australia has methodically improved as a World Cup program.  They have made the tournament for the fourth consecutive try.  While qualifying there were some white knuckle moments.  And 22 draining matches along the way.  Hard work subs for their lack of overall talent.

Matchup to Watch

Peru will get a great test on June 16 when they open against Denmark.  The Danes are the Betting the World Cup chalk in the match.  Peru’s improvement will get the ultimate judgement.

2018 FIFA World Cup Betting Odds Picks

France is loaded and will win Group C.

World Cup Betting Online Pick: France to win Group C

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