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2018 World Cup Soccer Sports Betting Odds Preview for Sunday

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

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.

2018 World Cup Soccer Sports Betting Odds Preview for Saturday

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

The 2018 World Cup is coming to a conclusion this weekend with the third place game on tap for Saturday July 14th to the satisfaction of soccer bettors worldwide.

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It begins from Russia at 10AM Eastern Time on FOX as Belgium will face England. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has Belgium favored by +123 odds with the return on England at +214 odds. Goal total came in at three goals with the draw returning +209 odds.

These two teams met in Group Play with Belgium earning the 1-0 victory. England sat players as they had already qualified for the knockout stages after their first two games in the tournament and were satisfied being second in their group. The only goal of the game came in the 51st minute by Adnan Januzaj.

Belgium began the knockout stages with a 3-2 victory to Japan. They did it in dramatic fashion falling behind 2-0 and scoring three goals in the final 25 minutes of their game. Next up were the tournament favorites in Brazil. Belgium defeated Brazil 2-1. The team jumped out to the 2-0 lead in the first 31 minutes of the game. Brazil got within one goal at the 76th minute. Belgium was able to hold off a furious rally by Brazil to advance into their semifinal match with France. A goal by Samuel Umtiti in the 51st minute gave France the 1-0 lead that they held to eliminate Belgium. The French skill and speed just too much for Belgium to handle.

England faced Colombia in the opening knockout game and it was 1-1 after additional extra time with England winning in penalty kicks. It was a 1-0 lead by England that was lost in the 93rd minute that forced additional extra time and the penalty kick round. Next up for England was Sweden and behind a strong defensive effort it was a 2-0 victory. In the semifinal round England jumped out to the 1-0 lead on Croatia. But the English gave up a goal in the 68th minute to force additional extra time. Mario Mandzukic of Croatia got in front of an English defender and scored the game winner in the 109th minute.

2018 World Cup Soccer Sports Betting Odds Preview for Wednesday

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

The 2018 World Cup semifinals will conclude on Wednesday July 11th as there is one game scheduled over national television to the satisfaction of soccer bettors worldwide.

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It gets underway from Russia at 2PM Eastern Time on FOX TV as Croatia will meet England. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has England favored by +125 odds with Croatia returning +212 odds. The draw brings back +207 odds with the goal total set at two.

Croatia was a longshot pick by many pundits heading into this tournament. They have not disappointed their backers. In Group Play the team looked outstanding outscoring their three opponents by a composite score of 7-1. They have a notable 3-0 victory to Argentina and won their group with a 2-1 win against Iceland.

In the knockout round the Croatians opened with Denmark and played to a 1-1 tie after additional extra time. They won the penalty kicks phase and moved onto the quarterfinals to face host nation Russia. Croatia fell behind 1-0 and got the equalizer by Andrej Kramaric in the 39th minute. Team went up 2-1 on a goal by Domagoj Vida in additional extra time in the 101st minute. Russia got the equalizer in the 115th minute to force the penalty kick round. Croatia was successful in penalty kicks to advance into the semifinals Croatia was forced to play additional sixty minutes in the knockout stages.

England is a young team that had low expectations entering the World Cup. They have surprised getting this far into the tournament. In the Group Stages the team qualified for the knockout rounds after two games by beating Tunisia and Panama. They finished second in their group with the 1-0 defeat to Belgium.

The Round of 16 saw England face Colombia and the game finished tied at 1-1 after sixty minutes and thirty minutes of additional extra time. England wont he penalty kicks to advance to the quarterfinals. Sweden was up next for England. The English went up 1-0 on a goal by Harry Maguire in the 30th minute. An insurance goal game in the 59th minute by Dele Alli made it 2-0 and that is where it finished. England keeper and defense was very good in victory.

2018 World Cup Soccer Sports Betting Odds Preview for Tuesday

Monday, July 9th, 2018

The 2018 World Cup moves into the semifinal round on Tuesday July 10th with a single game scheduled over national television to the satisfaction of soccer bettors worldwide.

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It begins from Russia at 2PM Eastern Time on FOX TV as France will meet Belgium. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has France favored by +144 odds with Belgium brining back +183 odds. The draw returns +205 odds with the goal over under of 2 ½.

In the group stages France scored a total of three goals. In their two knockout games the team has produced six goals. It all began in the Round of 16 where the French defeated Argentina 4-3. Kylian Mbappe had two goals scoring in the 64th and 68th minute moving a 2-2 tie to 4-2 in favor of France. Argentina got within one goal in the 93rd minute and missed a late quality scoring chance.

France then moved into the quarterfinals to face a Uruguay team missing an impact player. Edinson Cavani suffered a calf injury in the Round of 16 and was not fit to play for Uruguay. It was a 2-0 victory for the French as the team got goals by Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann. It was a goal in every knockout game by Griezmann. France was able to solve a Uruguay defense that allowed just one goal in the first four games of the tournament.

Belgium was impressive during the group stage winning all three games scoring a total of nine goals in the process. They piled goals on weak teams in their group in Panama and Tunisia. The team won their group with a 1-0 victory to England. Belgium moved into the knockout stages to face Japan. Belgium went down 2-0 and with 25 minutes remaining team rallied for three goals to advance to the quarterfinals.

The next opponent for Belgium was the favorite to win the tournament in Brazil. First half own goal by Fernandinho and a goal by Kevin De Bruyne gave Belgium a 2-0 lead at halftime. Brazil made it 2-1 with a goal in the 76th minute. Belgium held on in the final few minutes to advance to the semis.

2018 World Cup Soccer Sports Betting Odds to Win Tournament

Monday, July 9th, 2018

The 2018 World Cup from Russia is in the semifinal round as there are four teams remaining. The semifinals will be played Tuesday July 10th and Wednesday July 11th. Let’s look at the odds of the four teams to win the 2018 World Cup.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has France favored by +200 odds with England second favorite returning +260 odds. Next in the wagering is Belgium at +275 odds with the longshot Croatia returning +400 odds.

France—The favorite of the remaining four teams have scored six goals in the knockout round. After a 4-3 victory to Argentina it was France with the 2-0 shutout against Uruguay. France got a break as they were able to beat Uruguay who was without Edinson Cavani. He was sidelined with a calf injury. Entering the quarterfinals Uruguay had allowed only one goal the entire tournament. Antoine Griezmann leads France with three goals and got the insurance goal in the win against Uruguay. 19 year old Kylian Mbappé has three goals as well for France. His speed has given defenders issues in this World Cup.

England—Not many pundits had England making it this far into the World Cup. England has a young team that has gotten great defensive performance. The team has not allowed more than one goal in any of their five games. After a dramatic penalty kick round to eliminate Colombia in the knockout stage it was a 2-0 win against Sweden in the quarterfinals.

Belgium—The team enters the semis with confidence. They won their group by beating England 1-0. They fell behind 2-0 to Japan in the knockout stages and rallied for three goals in the final 25 minutes of the game for the victory. Next up for Belgium was the tournament favorite Brazil and it was a 2-1 victory to move the team into the semifinals.

Croatia—The Croatians were one of the dark horses of this tournament and have not disappointed. They needed penalty kicks in both knockout round victories against Denmark and Russia. Croatia has won all five of their World Cup games in 2018 including a 3-0 victory to Argentina in the group stage.

2018 World Cup Soccer Sports Betting Odds Preview for Saturday

Friday, July 6th, 2018

The 2018 World Cup quarterfinal round will conclude on Saturday July 7th with two outstanding games over national television to the satisfaction of soccer bettors worldwide.

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The action gets underway from Russia at 10AM Eastern Time on FOX as Sweden will meet England. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has England favored by -110 odds with the return on Sweden at +295 odds. Draw brings back +220 odds with the total of two goals.

Sweden has been good defensively in this tournament allowing two goals in their four games. The team has three shutout performances including in the Round of 16 where the Swedes beat Switzerland 1-0. The game winner came in the 66th minute by Emil Forsberg. Sweden entered the knockout stages after an impressive 3-0 victory to Mexico to allow the team quality for the Round of 16 and win the group.

England survived a penalty kick shootout round beating Colombia to move to the quarterfinals. Colombia forced the additional extra time as they scored the equalizer in the 93rd minute to make it 1-1. Harry Kane made it 1-0 on a penalty kick in the 57th minute. England caught a huge break as Colombian superstar James Rodriguez did not play due to injury.

At 2PM Eastern Time on FOX host nation Russia meets Croatia. The favorite is Croatia at +118 odds with Russia returning +235 odds. The tie is set at +200 odds with the total lined at two goals.

Russia took advantage of a good draw with Egypt and Saudi Arabia in their group. The Russians finished second to Uruguay in their group. It was a 3-0 victory by Uruguay against Russia in their final group contest. Russia drew 1-1 with Spain and won the penalty kicks to advance to the quarterfinals.

Croatia was impressive winning their group allowing only 1 goal in the three games. They produced a 3-0 victory to Argentina. In their Round of 16 it was Croatia winning in penalty kicks against Denmark. The Croatians fell behind 1-0 in the first minute and got the equalizer three minutes later by Mario Mandzukic. There was no further scoring the rest of the way.

2018 World Cup Soccer Sports Betting Odds Preview for Friday

Friday, July 6th, 2018

The 2018 World Cup knockout round moves into the quarterfinal round with two outstanding games scheduled over national television on Friday July 6th to the satisfaction of sports bettors worldwide.

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It gets going from Russia at 10AM Eastern Time as Uruguay will meet France on FOX Sports 1. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has France favored by -108 odds with the return on Uruguay at +288 odds. Draw returns +220 odds with the over under line set at two goals.

Uruguay has been a stout defensive team in the World Cup. They won all three group games by shutting out all opponents. In their knockout game it was Uruguay posting the 2-1 victory to Portugal. Edinson Cavani netted two goals including the game winner at 62 minutes. But a calf injury forced Cavani to leave the game and he is doubtful to start or even play on Friday. Kylian Mbappe scored in the 64th and 68th minute to lead France. A goal allowed in the 93rd minute by France allowed Argentina to make it a one goal game late.

France scored three goals total in their group games. They defeated Peru and Australia by one goal and had a 0-0 tie with Denmark to win their group. They took on Argentina in the Round of 16 and came away with a 4-3 victory.

At 2PM Eastern Time Brazil will battle Belgium on FOX Sports 1. Brazil is lined as a +110 favorite with Belgium returning +227 odds. The tie is set at +225 odds with the goal total lined at 2 ½ goals.

Brazil is the favorite to win the tournament. They began World Cup 2018 with a tie with Switzerland. What followed were 2-0 victories in each of their next three games. In the victory to Mexico in the Round of 16., goals were scored by Neymar at 51 minutes and Roberto Firmino in the 88th minute. Their defense took a hit as Danilo is out for Brazil with an ankle injury.

Belgium had a good offensive showing putting in 9 goals in group play. In their Round of 16 game the team fell behind 2-0 to Japan and made a huge comeback scoring three goals in the final 25 minutes for a 3-2 victory.

2018 World Cup Soccer Sports Betting Odds to Win Tournament

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

The 2018 World Cup from Russia will enter the quarterfinal round on Friday July 6th, 2018. With only 8 teams remaining let’s look at the current odds to win World Cup 2018.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has Brazil lined as +270 favorites with France and England bringing back +400 odds. Croatia is next in the wagering at +500 odds with Belgium returning +550 odds. The longest shots remaining in the field are Uruguay at +1600 odds, Russia at +2000 odds and Sweden +2500 odds.

Brazil—The team has performed like favorites. Their only hiccup was a 1-1 tie with Switzerland in their group opener. Since they have beaten their next three opponents by identical 2-0 scores. Neymar has two goals in the tournament.

France—After scoring three goals in three Group games the French put up four goals in their win against Argentina in the Round of 16. Kylian Mbappe speed was on display scoring two goals in the win against Argentina.

England—They needed penalty kicks to knock out Colombia in the Round of 16. They couldn’t hold a 1-0 lead giving up the equalizer in the 93rd minute. England a young team will need more aggressive play as they had only two shots on goal against Colombia.

Croatia—Team was touted as a dark horse and allowed one goal in the group stage. Croatia has a notable 3-0 win against Argentina. They needed penalty kicks to get past Denmark in the Round of 16.

Belgium—They have been a scoring machine in World Cup 2018. In four games Belgium has scored a total of 12 goals. Belgium survived a scare against Japan in the Round of 16 down 2-0 coming back with three goals in the final 24 minutes of the game.

Uruguay—Team came into the tournament getting accolades of a dark horse based on their good defensive play. They have not disappointed as Uruguay has allowed one goal in their four games. Huge injury concern as Cavani hurt his calf in the Round of 16 and is doubtful in the quarterfinals.

Russia—It was a dream draw for Russia with Egypt and Saudi Arabia in their group. They forced Spain into the penalty kicks and came away with a Round of 16 win.

Sweden—The Swedes have three clean sheets in four of their World Cup Games. They have a notable 3-0 win to Mexico to win the group stage.

2018 World Cup Soccer Sports Betting Odds Preview for Tuesday

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

The 2018 World Cup Round of 16 concludes at Tuesday July 3rd with two outstanding games scheduled over national television to the satisfaction of soccer bettors worldwide.

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It all gets going at 10AM Eastern Time on FOX Sports 1 from Russia with Sweden facing Switzerland. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has Switzerland favored by +150 odds with Sweden returning +190 odds. Draw returns +190 odds with the total set at two goals. Sweden finished atop Group F with six points. Sitting in third place entering their final game the Swedes defeated Mexico 3-0 to win the group with a +4 goal differential on Mexico. Sweden opened group play with 1-0 victory to South Korea then on a late goal lost 2-1 to Germany. The Swedes showed mental toughness bouncing back from a heartbreaking defeat to Germany.

Switzerland finished in second place in Group E with five points. The Swiss opened the World Cup with a 1-1 tie with Brazil then defeated Serbia 2-1. A 1-1 tie to Costa Rica cost Switzerland a shot at winning the group as they finished behind Brazil by two points. It was the only goal Costa Rica scored in the World Cup.

At 2PM Eastern Time on FOX Colombia will battle England. Favored is England by +110 odds with Colombia returning +246 odds. Goal total is lined at 2 with the draw returning +208 odds. Colombia finished atop Group H with six points. The Colombians opened the World Cup with a 2-1 defeat to Japan. They followed up with a 3-0 victory to Poland. Colombia needed a win to Senegal to advance to the knockout stage and earned a 1-0 win on a goal in the 74th minute. The concern for Colombia is the heath of James Rodriguez. His coaching staff hopes he can play after his injury was deemed not serious.

England finished up play in Group G with six points. They opened World Cup with wins against Tunisia and Panama and after two games the team had qualified for the knockout round. What was left was a game against Belgium to decide the winner of Group G. England failed to win their group dropping a 1-0 decision to Belgium.

2018 World Cup Soccer Sports Betting Odds Preview for Monday

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

The 2018 World Cup knockout round features two games on the schedule over national television on Monday July 2nd to the delight of soccer bettors worldwide.

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The action from Russia gets started at 10AM Eastern Time on FOX Sports 1 as Brazil faces Mexico. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has Brazil favored by -209 odds with Mexico bringing back +566 odds. Goal total is set at 2 ½ with the total lined at +277 odds. Brazil finished first in Group E with seven points. After opening with a 1-1 tie with Switzerland, Brazil earned victories against Costa Rica and Serbia winning both game 2-0. The team is dealing with injury issues as Marcelo is listed as doubtful and Douglas Costa is out with injuries.

Mexico survived a major scare in their final group game. The Mexican team opened the World Cup with an upset 1-0 victory to Germany and beat South Korea 2-1. They were 2-0 and had six points sitting in first place in Group F. But then came a 3-0 defeat to Sweden and Mexico was on the verge of elimination if Germany could defeat South Korea. Fortunately for Mexico the South Koreans broke a 0-0 tie with two late goals to win 2-0. Mexico has had issues winning in the knockout round in their recent history in the World Cup.

On FOX at 2PM Eastern Time it will be Belgium facing Japan. Belgium is lined as -250 odds with Japan returning +700 odds. Goal total is lined at 2 ½ with the tie returning +300 odds. Belgium was the top team in Group G winning all three games for nine points. The team opened play with victories to Panama and Iran by margin. They faced England with each team guaranteed a spot into the knockout round. Belgium won Group G by defeating England 1-0.

Japan finished in second place in Group H with four points. They sat tied with Senegal and advance only on the red and yellow card tiebreaker. They opened the World Cup with a 1-0 victory to Colombia and then tying Senegal 2-2. Japan dropped their final group game to an eliminated Poland team 1-0 amid controversy. Japan down 1-0 played passively with the yellow card tiebreaker in their favor.