With the tournament underway, all eyes are on Qatar for the FIFA World Cup 2022. The hosts lost the tournament opener to Ecuador 2-0, but there’s so much more football to be played.
The odds to win the World Cup 2022 listed below are correct at the time of writing, but visit the individual sportsbook for the latest numbers.
Remember, shop the line to find the best odds available to you, and look for value when they differ.
World Cup Odds – Brazil, Argentina, France
With the tournament now underway, outright World Cup Winners Odds have tighten in substantially on some of the more favored names – as is common in many futures markets.
Brazil remain the bookies’ unanimous favorite, though current odds have fallen to around +250-350 from +450-500 a few months ago. In the early running, England, perhaps surprisingly, sat second-favorite around +600 (7/1), but are now fourth- or fifth-favorite at around +900.
Messi’s Argentina have filled the second spot, with outright winners odds much shorter than they were before. From around +1000 they’ve tightened right in to a range of +295 – +500 mark. If you fancy backing the Albicelestes, there’s some value to be had out there.
Defending champions France remain third-favorite, widely, but the odds have lengthened a little and are now around +750-800, from +650 or so a few months ago (7.5/1).
If you are unfamiliar with American odds, use our Betting Odds Calculator to convert them to your format of choice.
Next up is Spain, with World Cup odds of up to +800-900, followed by Germany (+1100-1200) and the Netherlands (+1200-1400). KDB’s Belgium, despite being FIFA world-ranked #2 are now less favored, at around +1800 than Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal at +1400.
Here are the Top 10 FIFA World Cup odds to win at some of our recommended sportsbooks:
Other Nations of Interest
There will be a lot of interest in the USA this year, who start the competition at odds to win World Cup 2022 of +12,500-15,000. Their run in Group B alongside England and Wales will be closely watched.
Loosing 2018 finalists in Russia, Croatia are around +5000-6000. Luka Modric will want to carry his country one step further this time out. They could be a dark horse.
Australia, who qualified late, are +25,000-45,000, while Senegal, the top African qualifiers are at +10,000-13,000.
Make sure you check out these 10 Group Stage Matches Not to Miss.
And here are each those matches previewed in turn: Where it’s happening, when it’s happening, how to watch the game, key players to watch, and historical context between the two sides.
- Argentina vs Poland FIFA World Cup 2022 – Preview, Analysis
- Portugal vs Uruguay FIFA World Cup – Preview, Analysis
- Spain vs Germany FIFA World Cup 2022 – Preview, Analysis
- Brazil vs Serbia FIFA World Cup – Preview, Analysis
- Canada vs Belgium FIFA World Cup – Preview, Analysis
- France vs Denmark FIFA World Cup 2022 – Preview, Analysis
- Mexico vs Poland FIFA World Cup 2022 – Preview, Analysis
- Argentina vs Mexico FIFA World Cup 2022 – Preview, Analysis
- Senegal vs Netherlands FIFA World Cup 2022 – Preview, Analysis
- USA vs England FIFA World Cup 2022 – Preview, Analysis
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World Cup Odds: Group Winners Odds
Click on the links below to go directly to our Group Winners Odds pages, with odds comparisons for the opening round of group matches, where available. If you’re thinking about placing a bet, check out our sportsbook reviews for ideas.
Group A Winners Odds – Netherlands favored
Group B Winners Odds – England favored
Group C Winners Odds: Messi’s World Cup Bow?
Group D Winners Odds – Les Defending Blues
Group E Winners Odds – Spain ahead of Germany
Group F Winners Odds – Belgium favored
Group G Winners Odds – Neymar to Shine?
Group H Winners Odds – Cristiano’s Swan Song?
Who has the best odds to win the World Cup?
Brazil have the best odds, making them favorites to win the World Cup.
Where is World Cup 2022 held?
The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will be played from November 21 to December 18 in Qatar. It will be the first World Cup played in the Middle East and also the first to be played in winter in the Northern hemisphere.
Is World Cup 2022 still in Qatar?
Yes. There have been a lot of headlines since Qatar was awarded host-nation status in December 2010, but the initial plan remains in place. Qatar has spent an estimated $200 billion on infrastructure to host the event, making it the most expensive FIFA World Cup in history. Eight air-conditioned stadiums will hold matches.
Who will host the next FIFA World Cup 2022?
The FIFA World Cup 2022 is being held in Qatar, an emirate that sits on the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It’s only land border is with Saudi Arabia to the south, the rest of the territory being surrounded by the Persian Gulf. The capital is Doha.
In early 2017, Qatar’s total population was 2.6 million: 313,000 Qatari citizens and 2.3 million expatriates.
The FIFA World Cup 2026 will be staged in Canada, Mexico and the United States.
Who qualified for Qatar 2022?
These are the qualifying groups for the FIFA World Cup 2022: