Soccer fans and gamblers throughout the world are counting down the days for 2018 Betting Lines World Cup action. The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia will take place at multiple venues throughout the nation. Russia president Vladimir Putin scored yet another coup for his country after landing the Winter Olympics in 2014. Defending champion Germany is the chalk at 9/2. Perennial favorite Brazil is the public’s next choice at 5/1. The home team Russia is a prohibitive 33/1 underdog.
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia
Date and Time: June 14 through July 15, 2018
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The German team is the top seed and favorite with the Betting Lines World Cup. They are the current top ranked team in FIFA. Germany won the 2014 World Cup, their first since 1990. They accumulate a total of four World Cup championships. The Germans are among the most popular of teams with the gambling public. A big reason for their immense popularity is that Germany is among the most consistent teams in FIFA international competition. Germany is soccer royalty and arguably the marquee program in the tournament. They German team was the third-place team in the 2010 World Cup. They are coming off a 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup championship
Brazil will be another highly popular team with sportsbook bettors. They are the number two ranked FIFA team. Brazil has a total of five World Cup Championships. Their last World Cup title was in 2002. Brazil was destroyed by Germany in the 2014 World Cup semifinal. They are also among the most popular World Cup betting commodities. The Brazilian team has as much talent as any team in the tournament. Brazil is a championship level traditional power in every way.
Portugal is the number three seed for the World Cup. It is interesting to note that Portugal is not a popular betting favorite with the public however. In addition, they are a 25/1 choice to win the 2018 World Cup. Despite their high seed Portugal is not an elite historic team in World Cup action. Their best finish ever was third place in the 1966 World Cup. This team does have the recent high of a 2016 UEFA championship.
Matchup to Watch
England is always a team that garners a considerable amount of attention. The Three Lions are a 16/1 choice with Betting Lines World Cup. England is the number 12 seed for the World Cup. For all of the attention and lore that England gets the fact remains that they have one solitary title. The Three Lions lone World Cup championship was in 1966.
FIFA World Cup Russia Soccer Picks
This is soccer heaven with the very best players and teams that can be found on the globe. The fact that the World Cup takes place just once every four years makes it even more special. Included as potentially popular bets to win the FIFA World Cup are France 6/2, Argentina 6/1, Spain 7/1, Belgium 12/1, Uruguay 25/1, Columbia 25/1, Croatia 33/1, and Poland 40/1.
FIFA World Cup Russia Betting Pick: Brazil 5/1
Brazil is always loaded with talent. They will carry a committed passion to make up for their 2014 humiliation loss to Germany in the semifinal game.