2018 World Cup Soccer Sports Betting Odds Preview for Sunday

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The 2018 World Cup comes to an end on Sunday July 15th with the grand final scheduled over national television to the satisfaction of soccer bettors worldwide.

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The action from Russia starts at 11AM Eastern Time on FOX as France will meet Croatia. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has France favored by -107 odds with the return on Croatia at +293 odds. Tie brings back +213 odds with the over under set at two goals.

France opened their knockout round with a meeting against Argentina. They fell behind 2-1 in the second half but scored three goals in a span of 11 minutes that gave the French a 4-2 lead. In that rally France got two goals in a span of four minutes by Kylian Mbappe. But Argentina got a goal in the 93rd minute and missed a quality shot on net late so if was France moving on. Next up in the quarterfinals it was a Uruguay team missing their impact player Edinson Cavani to a calf injury. France got goals by Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann for a 2-0 lead that held up for the entire game. In the semifinals the French faced Belgium. A goal in the 51st minute by Samuel Umtiti gave France a 1-0 lead that they held the rest of the way. Their defensive speed was key in this game as Belgium found it difficult to get quality shots on net as defenders were fast to get in the way of shots. France made it to the finals of Euro 2016 and dropped a 1-0 decision to Portugal.

Croatia was a live longshot from the beginning of the tournament. Many pundits were writing and reporting on their chances. They won all three group games. In the knockout stages were victories in the penalty kick round against Denmark and host nation Russia. Croatia got a goal in additional extra time but gave up a goal in the 115th minute to force the penalty kick round. In the semifinals Croatia faced England and fell behind 1-0 in the fifth minute. The Croatians got the equalizer in the 68th minute. For the third consecutive knockout game Croatia had to play 30 minutes of additional extra time. This time the penalty kick round was not needed as the game winner came in the 109th minute by Mario Mandzukic.

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