Sorry USA, but the World Cup Group draw probably brought bad memories about not qualifying for the World Cup. But there are many soccer fans out there who are still hyped for the upcoming major tournament next year. If you’re that person, then you can place Bitcoin sports bets on FIFA World Cup 2018 matches. Find out how the Group draw went down and see how the division affected the Bitcoin soccer odds.
The tournament’s first match sets off on June 14 with Russia squaring off against Saudi Arabia. But the next day poses highlight matches in Group B, where Portugal and Spain currently sits. 2014 FIFA World Cup winners Germany, will kick the tournament off against Mexico on June 17. Lastly, England will also open their season on June 24 against Panama.
Those of you who are aware of the groupings can look into the FIFA World Cup Draw 2018 Bitcoin odds side of things and see which teams hold promising odds.
Uruguay leads the group with Even odds, while Russia has +120 odds, Egypt with +600 odds, and the final country in Group A, Saudi Arabia sporting +2500 odds. The Uruguayan team, Le Celeste along with star Edison Cavani and Luiz Suarez, are the favorites in Group A. It looks like the hosts are in for a challenging time in the first FIFA World Cup 2018 group.
This might be considered as the “Group of Death” having both Spain and Portugal in a single group. Group B starts its deathmatch early with both European teams going head-to-head in the group’s opening match.
Spain is the group’s favorite with -200 odds, Portugal with +175 odds, Morocco with +1400 odds, and Iran with +2000 odds. If you want to explore the riskier side of things, placing a wager on Morocco holds potential as the Moroccans could possibility upset both Spain and Portugal. However, the two European teams will not go without a fight.
France is the clear-cut favorite in Group C with -335 odds, but Denmark—a price that may prove to be profitable—with +450 odds is not a bad choice. Meanwhile, Peru has+850 odds while Australia holds +1400 odds. The French team is surely the safest bet. With a consistent team, young superstars like Antoine Griezman and Kylian Mbappe can bring France all the way to the FIFA World Cup finals.
This group could turn out to be deadly with the Lionel Messi-led Argentian team. Argentina almost failed to qualify, but Messi took it into his own hands and carried the team all the way to the 21st FIFA World Cup. Although Croatia, Nigeria, and Iceland could give the Argentines trouble and should not be taken lightly.
Group D has Argentina as favorites with -200 odds, Croatia very close by with +200 odds, Nigeria with +900 odds, and Iceland sporting +1000 odds.
Group E or Group Brazil is literally owned by Brazil. Of course, how can you bet against star soccer players like Neymar, Jesus, and Coutinho? They are heavily-favored in this group with -500 odds. Along with the previous FIFA World Cup hosts are Switzerland with +550 odds, Serbia with +750 odds, and Costa Rica with +1400 odds.
The upcoming world cup is already looking good for the defending World Cup champions. The Germans could sail through the group, but the narrative here is the run-in for the second place. Mexico and Sweden will fight it out, but the Swedes are keen to show their grit in this stage after knocking out Italy during the qualifiers.
Currently, Germany sits pretty with -335 odds, Mexico with +450 odds, Sweden with +550 odds, and South Korea with +1200 odds.
The Group G showcases two European teams gunning for the top spot. However, Belgium leads the Bitcoin odds in this group with -135 odds. England sits close with +120 odds, Panama with +1000 odds, and Tunisia with +2000 odds. Before the advancing stages though, make sure to watch Belgium and England’s game on June 28 as the two will go wire-to-wire for sure.
Group H has tight odds with the 4 countries. But the group highlights soccer darlings, Colombia after their showing their domination to the quarterfinals. Colombia is the group’s favorite with +125 odds but the Poland’s odds with +165 could be coin flip too. Senegal and Japan could attempt to make runs with +400 and +700 odds, respectively, but this looks like Colombia’s and Poland’s group to advance on.
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