This fall, England looks for their first World Cup victory since 1966. One of FIFA’s top rated teams, England believes this is the year the World Cup drought ends. Do the English offer fair odds to win the Qatar World Cup? Will England win Group B and move to the next round? See below for current FIFA World Cup Odds on the English to win the WC, an odds analysis, and a prediction as to whether the English move to the Round of 16.
England Soccer Betting Analysis and their 2022 FIFA World Cup Odds
2022 Qatar World Cup
- When: Nov. 21 – Dec. 18
England Odds to Win World Cup Will Move On to the Next Round
- England +550
At +550, England is second choice after Brazil to win the World Cup. The English are joined at +550 odds with rival France.
Among the two, France might be the better play. The Nations League winner has a strong attack led by Kylian Mbappe and Karim Benzema.
Spain, the +800 fourth choice, may also have a better shot than the English. That doesn’t mean England won’t win the World Cup. It just means England offers underlay odds to win the World Cup.
Why England will move to the next round
England is light years better than Iran, one of their Group B opponents. The English are just years better than the United States, their other opponent.
When it comes to the Ukraine, Wales, and Scotland, England is also better than any of those three nations. England should have no trouble going undefeated in group play.
Why England won’t move to the next round
The English always seem to bring a competitive team to the World Cup. But outside of 1966, the English almost always fail.
At the 2014 World Cup, England failed to make it out of their group. No doubt, losing to Croatia in the semifinals could have had a lasting affect on the team. So a similar performance to 2014 might be in the cards.
Final Analysis – England will dominate Group B
Losing to Croatia may have had an affect for six months or so. But England easily got over the loss. At EURO 2020, the English were a missed penalty kick away from beating Italy and winning the tournament.
England rolled through their qualifying opponents. The English are loaded. The forwards are as good as what Brazil and France send to the pitch. The backers might be better than Brazil’s and France’s because Harry Maguire is as good as it gets.
So although the United States is a decent soccer club, the English should dominate. The U.S. doesn’t have the midfield to hang with Mason Mount, Jordan Henderson, and Jude Bellingham.
The United States won’t stop Raheem Sterling, the supremely skilled Phil Foden, Harry Kane, and Jack Grealish from posting at least 2 goals. The other teams in the group won’t stop England, either.
The odds on England to win the World Cup make them an underlay. But if you don’t care about the odds, then back the English with confidence because, no doubt, England will make it to the knockout stage and have a real chance of making it all the way to the championship game.