World Cup

Goal-Oriented: Five Good Bets for World Cup Gamblers

Goals have been stingy so far in the 2018 World Cup, making betting on the world’s favorite soccer tournament a little tricky.†But specific picks about who will score, and where on the field they’ll score from have been posting some attractive odds. . Knowing this, OG took a deeper look […]

Neymar Leaves World Cup Practice with Ankle Pain, Spurring Injury Fears (Video)

Brazilian superstar Neymar left a training session on Tuesday after just 15 minutes with an ankle injury, sparking concerns about the strikerís health going forward in the World Cup. According to team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar, Neymar left practice after first feeling soreness while he was jogging. Injury Follows Foot Surgery […]

Five World Cup Bets for a Winning Wednesday with Groups A, B

How have you done so far with your World Cup betting? The online and Las Vegas sportsbooks are more than happy with all the upsets seen in the first round. But trying to pick a Cinderella story is hardly a winning strategy, especially at this point in the group stage. […]

World Cup Upsets See Japan, Senegal at Top of Group H Table

Japan and Senegal scored a pair of major upsets at the World Cup on Tuesday, sending the two surprise winners to the top of Group H after the first round of games. Both teams won by identical 2-1 scores, meaning they are currently tied for first place in the group […]

Harry Kane celebrates after his stoppage-time winner for England against Tunisia in the World Cup on Monday. (Image: Francis R. Malasig/EPA)

World Cup: Harry Kane Scores Twice as England Squeaks By Tunisia, 2-1

Harry Kane scored two goals, including a dramatic stoppage-time winner to help England take a 2-1 victory over Tunisia in its World Cup opener. The late goal allowed England to overcome a 35th minute penalty scored by Tunisiaís Ferjani Sassi, which was nearly enough for the African side to escape […]

Colombia, Belgium Should Breeze Through Group Play in World Cup

Betting on Groups G and H in the World Cup present some of the biggest challenges in the tournament. Belgium in Group G is an overwhelming favorite to win, with odds at -120. England is next at +120. It is a little tighter in Group H, but Colombia is expected […]

Joint North American Bid Wins Vote to Host 2026 World Cup

A combined bid from the United States, Canada, and Mexico soundly defeated a competing proposal from Morocco to win the right to host the 2026 World Cup. In a vote held in Moscow on Wednesday, the member nations of FIFA voted 134 to 65 in favor of the North American […]

World Cup Prop Bets Add Excitement to Russia 2018

The World Cup kicks off Thursday when host Russia faces Saudi Arabia and 30 other teams take to the pitch in pursuit of the world’s most coveted trophy. And though the odds on the favorites — Brazil and Germany — have changed little, plenty of betting opportunities abound. Brazil is […]

President Trump Gets Political in Tweet Supporting 2026 World Cup Bid

President Donald Trump tweeted in support of the US-led 2026 World Cup bid on Thursday, while also seemingly threatening nations that didnít throw their support behind the effort. The United States is leading a joint bid with Mexico and Canada to bring the 2026 FIFA World Cup to North America, […]

Neymar Jr was as good as advertised for Paris Saint-Germain before breaking his foot. (Source: goal.com)

Neymar Jr. Transfer Rumors Flying Ahead of Offseason

As Paris Saint Germain was claiming its seventh Ligue 1 title with a crushing 7-1 victory over Monaco on Sunday, their would-be star striker was at home in Brazil, apparently playing online poker. Neymar Jr. had posted on his Instagram pictures of himself playing poker before (as well as pictures […]

Germany No. 1 in FIFA Poll, But World Cup Odds Leaning Toward Brazil

FIFA might believe that defending World Cup Champion Germany is No. 1, but sportsbooks have their doubts. Oddsmakers have tightened up the line for Germany and at most places they are now tied with Brazil to win. Most internet sportsbooks have both sides at 9/2 to win the 2018 World […]