Online Soccer Betting Previews 2018 World Cup Futures OddsPosted by: Anthony Yaylor
The announcement of the 2018 World Cup Group stage has thrust an aura of excitement over the online soccer betting community. Know that we know which teams will face who, players can begin to conceive their best teaser sports betting options. Additionally, players can begin to ponder which countries have the best chance of winning it all in Russia next year. Without a doubt the World Cup is the biggest event in the world of soccer wagering. Looking over some 2018 World Cup futures will allow players to maximize their winnings once this fated event rolls around.
Integral to understanding which teams have the best chance of winning it big is knowing which group countries have been drawn into. Depending on the level of competition in each group, bettors can get an idea of how difficult it would be for an online sportsbook favorite; take Brazil for example, to advance to the next round. Likewise, having an in depth understanding of the group draws allows bettors to know just how likely it would be for an underdog to crack through to the next round. And naturally, knowing this can help sportsbook players rack up some pretty lofty winnings. Below bettors can mulch over this year’s group draws.
Now that we know which countries lie where, online soccer betting players can begin to understand the subsequent 2018 World Cup Futures odds. According to FIFA’s own rankings, the strongest group is Group E, where the competitors combine for a total of 4,415 points. Behind Group E is F (4151), B (4128), C (4101), D (4099), G (3953) H (3944) and the weakest group by far features the host nation in group A. With this in mind, soccer sportsbook bettors can see why Germany is facing the easiest odds of the group. Here is the complete list of the odds each country is facing on their way to international glory.
2018 World Cup Futures Odds
Costa Rica +35000
Saudi Arabia +50000
South Korea +50000
The Germans not only enter this year’s World Cup as the online soccer betting favorites to win the show, they also come in as the reigning champions. Granted, Group F does rank higher than most other groups, with Mexico being the biggest threat to the Germans. Furthermore, South Korea isn’t an easy to beat either, so Germany will need a strong show to get the job done once more.