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The 2018 World Cup is now drawing ever close with the opening game between hosts Russia and underdogs Saudi Arabia scheduled to take place on Thursday 14th June at 4pm BST. Brazil have moved to being the favourite with the bookies. Germany, Spain, and France are not far behind. There are also the dark horses in the shape of Argentina, Belgium, England, Portugal, Croatia, and Uruguay.

What bets will you guys be placing ahead of the start of the tournament?

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Iceland at 200 look stand out long shots to me.

Ordinarily I'd agree England are over hyped and of little value, but I have a feeling they'll surprise a little this time around.  Not saying they will win it, but reckon they could reach a QF with some luck.  With a number of England's players playing under the genius of Pep I reckon that could have a flow effect both in terms of football IQ and confidence.  Doesn't hurt that possibly Europe's number 1 goalscorer also leads the line.    

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Guys I have been really boring with my first 2 selections but I feel World Cup betting is so random and treacherous you should back teams that are generally consistent at international level:

 

Germany to win the world cup @ 6.0 Unibet

Some would argue the team has improved from 2014 and I would say the likes of Leroy Sane and Timo Werner will bring that added pace and movement. Pace and movement with runners going beyond tends to bring the best out of Ozil and generally speaking I think Germany will be strong contenders to lift the trophy once again. Question marks over Jonas Hector at LB but overall I am satisfied this team has the quality, cohesion and experience to win.

 

Spain to win the world cup @ 7.6 Betfair (Exchange)

It might not be the Spain of old but the squad is strong throughout and coach Lopetegui should know how to get the best out of Isco and Asensio through his work with the U21 setup. It should also be noted that some of Spain's more talented players have not been playing 90 minutes week in, week out for their clubs this season so fatigue should not be a factor for them. This is also a major reason why I never like to back England in summer tournaments as everyone's knackered after 30 minutes. The big question mark for Spain this summer will be over the cohesion of the side - I don't think they're on Germany's level in that regard. However, a balanced squad combined with great blend of youth, experience and quality should mean Spain are contenders once again this year.

 

Will post again if I can find further selections.
 

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