2018 World Cup Soccer Sports Betting Odds Preview for Tuesday

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The 2018 World Cup gets underway on Tuesday June 12th as Russia will meet Saudi Arabia. The teams will get started from Russia at 11AM Eastern Time and FOX has the coast to coast broadcast.

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The current three-way odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has Russia favored by -270 odds with the return on Saudi Arabia at +715 odds. Russia is favored by -1 goal with Saudi Arabi getting one goal. The regulation draw will return +325 odds.

As the host nation the Russians did not need to quality for World Cup 2018. There were successful in qualifying for World Cup 2014. In qualifying they needed a draw in their tenth and final game. To qualify they finished ahead of Israel to move into the big tournament. The Group in 2014 included Belgium, Algeria and South Korea and the Russians failed to move into the knockout stages. The team finished two draws and a loss for two points. They finished two points behind Algeria. It came down to the last match for Russia needing a victory against Algeria to move into the knockout stages. But the game ended in a 1-1 draw and the Russian were sent home. Russia’s defeat in Group Stages came against Belgium as a 0-0 tie was broken in the 88th minute. In Euro 2016 the Russians qualified but earned only one point in group stages failing to make the knockout rounds. They hosted the 2017 confederations Cup again failing to make it past the group rounds. Russia finished with a win and two losses.

Saudi Arabia enters the World Cup for the first time since the 2006 tournament. They have failed to make it to the knockout rounds in three straight World Cups. They are on a three game losing streak in friendlies leading up to play. Saudi Arabia suffered losses to Italy 2-1, it was a 2-1 loss to Germany and a 3-0 loss to Peru. Their recent tournament was the regional Arabian Gulf Cup where the team finished sixth. Elimination came in the Group Stages as a loss to Oman 2-0 sent the team home. The Arabian Cup was played in late December and early January of this year.

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