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. Croatia World Cup Betting Tips and Preview

The World Cup is down to its last two, with France and Croatia meeting in the final on Sunday afternoon. Les Bleus are in their third final in the last 20 years, while it’s a first for Croatia after knocking out England in the semi-finals.  Where and when: Luzhniki Stadium – 15 July, kick-off 4pm Where you can see France vs. Croatia: BBC & ITV Last time: It was a goalless draw when the teams played each other in a friendly back in 2011, so we hope for a livelier…

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Croatia vs. England World Cup Betting Tips and Preview

England take on Croatia on Wednesday evening, with a place in the World Cup final at stake. No one predicted Gareth Southgate’s side would get this far, but it’s hard to envisage a more presentable opportunity for the Three Lions.  Where and when: Luzhniki Stadium – 11 July, kick-off 19:00 Where you can see Croatia vs. England: ITV Last time: England smashed Croatia 5-1 the last time the countries met, which was in qualifying for the 2010 World Cup.  Both teams to score 11/10 Offer Kane to score first 31/10…

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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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Sweden vs England World Cup Betting Tips and Preview

After a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory against Colombia in the last 16, England face Sweden for a place in the World Cup semi-finals. It’s an unbelievable opportunity for the Three Lions at Russia 2018, but with Russia or Croatia to come in the last four, Sweden will be thinking exactly the same thing.  Where and when: Samara Arena – 7 July, kick-off 15:00 Where you can see Sweden vs England: BBC Last time: Sweden beat England 4-2 in a 2012 friendly that’s famous for Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s incredible bicycle kick from…

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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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Belgium vs. Japan World Cup Betting Tips and Preview

After winning the game their manager said they didn’t really want to, Belgium face Japan in the last 16 of the World Cup. The Red Devils are now in the tougher half of the draw, with Brazil the likely quarter-final opponents for the winner of this game.  Where and when: Rostov Arena – 2 July, kick-off 7pm Where you can see Belgium vs. Japan: BBC Last time: Romelu Lukaku scored the only goal of the game when the countries played a friendly in November of last year.  Lukaku to score…

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