In less than six days, the most important sports tournament on the planet kicks off when host nation Qatar takes on South American country Ecuador in the 2022 World Cup. Ecuador and Qatar starts what should be a month of exciting soccer action. There’s no more time to waste. Check out the most updated FIFA World Cup Betting Odds heading into the tournament along with the top three picks and the underdog that can get it done.
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2022 Qatar World Cup
- When: Nov. 20 – Dec. 18
Updated 2022 World Cup Odds
- Brazil +400
- France +600
- Argentina +650
- England +700
- Spain +800
- Germany +1000
- Netherlands +1200
- Portugal +1400
- Belgium +1400
- Denmark +2800
- Croatia +5000
- Uruguay +5000
- Senegal +8000
- Switzerland +8000
- Serbia +8000
- USA +10000
Top Pick: Argentina +650
Sometimes following the money yields to big profit. No nation has taken as significant of a drop as Argentina. The South American country opened a +1400 choice to win the 2022 Qatar World Cup.
Since opening at big odds, slowly, soccer handicappers have caught on to how well-positioned Argentina is to win their third WC tournament.
The Albiceleste boasts arguably the greatest player in soccer history in Lionel Messi. Argentina’s captain has stated this is his last World Cup.
Messi will play facilitator to Lautaro Martinez, Paula Dybala, Nicolas Gonzalez and the rest. With Messi and Angel Di Maria running things from a veteran standpoint, and the youngsters allowed to do their thing, Argentina should at least make it to the semifinals.
Second Pick: Brazil +400
Choosing chalk to win the World Cup often pans out. The reason? Only eight nations have won the World Cup. Brazil is one of them.
This year’s Brazil squad has enough talent to overcome Neymar’s shortcomings. Raphinha, Rodrygo, Gabriel Jesus, and Richarlison are all capable of winning the Golden Boot.
Captain Thiago Silva will make sure the backline is a force. Brazil can start either Allison or Ederson in goal. On paper, the favorite has zero flaws.
Third Pick: Germany +1000
Germany’s odds, like Argentina’s, opened at +1400. Also like Argentina, Germany has attracted enough action to be considered a favorite.
The reason some soccer handicappers are chilly on the Germans is because they play in the same group as the exceptional Spanish side.
El Rojo has enough talent to win it all. But Germany boasts Thomas Muller and no other team does. Now 33, Muller is the ultimate team player. TM will ensure Germany’s youngsters remain on the same page.
If a player breaks out, maybe 19-year-old Bayern midfielder Jamal Musiala, the Germans will have a shot to win it all.
Top Underdog Pick: Uruguay +5000
Uruguay is yet another South American team that can win the 2022 Qatar World Cup. One of the reasons we should concentrate on South American teams to win this year’s WC is because oddsmakers are overlooking their talent and they should handle the Qatar environment, the heat, better than their European counterparts.
One CONMENBOL squad with enough talent offering overlay odds is Uruguay. No way the Uruguayans should be anywhere near 50-to-1 odds.
Uruguay boasts two veterans in Edison Cavani and Luis Suarez who will play big brother to the younger players. Federico Valverde, one of the top young midfielders in the game, and Darwin Nunez, one of the rising forwards in all of soccer, lead the youth brigade.
Uruguay can for sure win the World Cup. So if you want to make a play on a dog with a chance, the South American nation is your team.