World Cup

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 didn’t 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 […]

Defending World Cup champions Germany will host two friendlies during the international break against Spain and Brazil. (Image: Tim Groothuis/Witters Sport/USA TODAY Sports)

2018 World Cup Heavyweights Square Off in International Friendlies

Several of the top teams in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and some of the best teams that failed to qualify for the tournament will be in action this weekend for high-profile international friendlies. Most of the world’s prominent soccer leagues are on break this weekend so that international teams […]

Lionel Messi Favored to Win Golden Boot at 2018 World Cup

Oddsmakers expect Argentina’s Lionel Messi to win the Golden Boot at the 2018 Russia World Cup, which gets underway in June. Sports books have the forward at anywhere from 8/1 to 10/1 to win the award for the most goals scored. His team is a 7/1 pick to win the […]