Belgium vs. England World Cup Betting Tips and Preview

After the heartbreak of their respective losses, Belgium and England go head-to-head with bronze at stake. The Red Devils struggled to break through a resolute French backline in the semi-final, while Gareth Southgate’s young guns ran out of steam in the 2-1 extra-time defeat against a Luka Modric inspired Croatia. Where and when: Krestovsky Stadium – 14 July, kick-off 15:00 Where you can see Belgium vs. England: ITV Last time: Former Manchester United prodigy Adnan Januzaj scored the only goal when the nations met in the group-stages. Belgium advanced with…

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France vs. Belgium World Cup Betting Tips and Preview

France and Belgium go head-to-head in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday as they look to secure a place in the final of the World Cup. France are slight favourites to progress but face an in-form Belgium side who have won each of their five games at this World Cup. Where and when: Saint Petersburg Stadium, Saint Petersburg – 10 July, kick-off 19:00 Where you can see France vs. Belgium: William Hill Last time: Incredibly, this will be the 74th meeting between the two sides, with Belgium holding the upper hand in…

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Brazil vs. Belgium World Cup Betting Tips and Preview

In the standout match of the knockout stages, World Cup favourites Brazil gear up for a titanic battle with Belgium. At one stage, the Red Devils looked set to be the latest big name casualty to bow out, having shockingly gone 2-0 down against Japan in the previous round until a 30 minute rally and three goal swing eventually broke the hearts of their dogged opponents. Where and when: Kazan Arena – 6 July, kick-off 19:00 Where you can see Brazil vs. Belgium: BBC Last time: The nations last met…

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Is this the most open World Cup for a generation?

Even if you’re not glued to the television like the large majority of the nation, chances are that you’ve had a sneaky look at how the 2018 World Cup is progressing in Russia. With Germany failing to reach the knockout stages of the competition for the first time in 80 years after a 2-0 defeat to South Korea, many are now remarking that this is the most difficult to predict World Cup in years. But are they right and, if so, why is this the case? It’s worth pointing out that as…

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Russia vs. Croatia World Cup Betting Tips and Preview

Host nation Russia face Croatia in the quarter-final with a last four spot at stake in what is largely considered the more favourable side of the draw. With favourites Brazil, France, Uruguay and Belgium battling it out for one place in the 15 July showpiece event, lesser fancied Croatia and Russia have a golden opportunity to reach a first ever final. Where and when: Fisht Olympic Stadium – 7 July, kick-off 19:00 Where you can see Russia vs. Croatia: BBC Last time: Burly striker Fyodor Smolov gave Russia an early…

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France vs. Uruguay World Cup Betting Tips and Preview

France and Uruguay go head-to-head in Nizhny Novgorod on Friday as they look to secure a place in the semi-finals of the World Cup. France are slight favourites to progress but face a Uruguay side who have six clean sheets in the past seven. Where and when: Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod – 06 July, kick-off 15:00 Where you can see France vs. Uruguay: William Hill Last time: This will be the eighth meeting between the two sides, with Uruguay holding the upper hand in the head-to-head record with two…

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Colombia vs. England World Cup Betting Tips and Preview

Group H winners Colombia meet runners-up from Group G England in knockout action with a Quarter-Final place up for grabs. The South Americans started their World Cup campaign with a 2-1 defeat against Japan, but two convincing wins against Poland and Senegal secured their passage to the Round of 16. Where and when: Otkritie Arena, Moscow – 3 July, kick-off 19:00 Where you can see Colombia vs. England: ITV Last time: Michael Owen hit a memorable hat-trick in England’s absorbing 3-2 win when the nations last met in in 2005.…

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Brazil vs. Mexico World Cup Betting Tips and Preview

Group E winners Brazil came through the opening phase with two wins and a draw, and will now face Mexico in the Round of 16. The North Americans hit their headlines for their thoroughly deserved 1-0 win against World Champions Germany in the first set of matches and won’t be overawed by the occasion against the favourites for the competition. Where and when: Cosmos Arena, Samara – 2 July, kick-off 15:00 Where you can see Brazil vs. Mexico: BBC Last time: First-half goals from Philippe Coutinho and Diego Tardelli settled…

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Sweden vs. Switzerland World Cup Betting Tips and Preview

Group F winners Sweden match up with Group E runners-up Switzerland on Tuesday 3rd July with both teams going head to head to advance to the quarter-finals. Both teams place in the World Cup knockout stages was only secured on the final day of their respective groups. Where and when: Saint Petersburg Stadium, Saint Petersburg – 3 July, kick-off 15:00 Where you can see Sweden vs. Switzerland: William Hill Last time: This will be the 28th meeting between the two sides, with both sides winning 10 matches apiece with seven…

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Croatia vs. Denmark World Cup Betting Tips and Preview

Group D winners Croatia match up with Group C runners-up Denmark on Sunday 1st July with both teams going head to head to advance to the quarter-finals. Croatia enjoyed serene progress through their group while the Danes needed a last day draw to ensure their passage. Where and when: Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod – 1 July, kick-off 19:00 Where you can see Croatia vs. Denmark: William Hill Last time: This will be the sixth meeting between the two sides, with both sides winning two apiece with one draw. Croatia…

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