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Planning to bet on FIFA World Cup 2018?

Top two teams expected to win the tournament

By Nicky Mirando
April 2018

A huge list of 210 national football teams has finally been squeezed down to 32, after a qualification process that went on for almost 2 years and 4 months. Everyone is now waiting for the FIFA World Cup finals to start in June this year.

Going by the statistics, FIFA World Cup was followed by 3.2 billion people throughout the world in the year 2014 and this audience is expected to expand even further this time around.

A large number of people also bet actively on the FIFA World Cup games, placing wagers on reputed online platforms like Sbat and others. The World Cup winners market is counted amongst the most popular football betting markets everywhere.

On a side note, if you too are keen on betting on football and making huge profits from it, make sure that you opt for the best football betting system.

So who do you think will bring home the cup this time?! Let's tell you about the top two teams that go as huge favourites into this competition.

Germany

The winners of the last World Cup are huge favourites to successfully defend their title this time around. However, please be aware that the World Cup title has been retained only twice in the history of the competition. The team that had last won the tournament successively was Brazil in the years 1958 and 1962. It was a time when they boasted of players like Garrincha and Pele. But is it possible to pull that feat today? Let's find out.

The German team of today is quite different from the one that won the last World Cup. It has youngsters like Timo Werner and Leroy Sane who've done a lot of hard work to come up the ranks. The former stars like Miroslav Klose are nowhere to be seen. However, if you look closely, you'll notice that this new breed of German players is equally good.

They thrashed everyone they faced during the qualification games, winning all their 10 games comprehensively. You could argue that they had an easy group, but it's still an impressive feat considering they scored a total of 43 goals and conceded only 4. Managed and coached by Joachim Loew, who's been around for 12 years now, the German team is very confident about their chances.

Brazil

Everyone is rooting for Brazil to go all out and bring home the World Cup this time. Despite having played the hosts in the last World Cup, Brazil couldn't go past the semi-final after they were humiliated by the ruthless Germans, with a score line of 7-1. That loss completely shattered their spirits and they even lost the match for third place against the Dutch 3-0.

Brazilians reflected after the defeat and Tite came in as the new manager. Their football team has gone from strength to strength ever since that thrashing. With players like Neymar, Coutinho, Jesus and Renato Augusto, they look like a very solid side going into this World Cup.

They won their qualifying group by 10 points, scoring 41 goals in total and conceding only 11.

 


 

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