FIFA World Cup 2018 Betting Predictions & Tips » Beat the Bookie

The FIFA World Cup will kick off in Russia in June and Bookmakers will be keen to make a profit off of football’s premier event. However, there are ways for even inexperienced players to turn the tables on bookies and fetch from their wallets instead. Most efficient of these is through analyzing games on prediction sites. A number of online sites offer tips on what bets players should stake and which ones contain the most risk, offering some background information as to how they arrive at their selections. While some of these sites offer tips for a fee, most are free.

Free FIFA World Cup 2018 Betting Tips

There are numerous online prediction sites that accord gamblers free football tips. Some sites like are to offer World Cup tips on whether matches are likely to end with over 2.5 total goals scored or below. Others offer predictions on a combination of prediction categories like ‘score-no score’, ‘three-way’, ‘correct score’ and ‘halftime/fulltime score’ predictions. Some sites have free tips on games with smaller payouts. For tips on odds with high stakes and potential payouts, members may have to pay for premium membership.

Who Will Win the 2018 World Cup?

The World Cup tournament is likely to be won by the team with the most potent combination of recent form and tournament experience. Brazil and Germany are favourites in this regard as they have won the tournament a combined nine times and currently boast well-balanced squads.

The Germans will be hoping to retain the trophy they won four years ago in Brazil, while the Samba Boys shall be seeking redemption after a humiliating semi-final exit in their own backyard in 2014. France and Spain are the other favourites based on recent competitive fixture outcomes.

How Our Experts Make Tips

To arrive at the best tips for a team/ game, football experts analyze teams’ holistically; starting from the team’s current form, tournament history, head-to-head history against the opposing team, presence/ absence of important squad members, et cetera. However, with there being various betting categories, the criteria for arriving at the final choice may vary slightly as well. With ‘three-way’ bets, one unique factor usually considered is the rest period between games for both teams, as the better-rested teams tend to have the fitness advantage.

Also, bookies check for subtle issues that may affect a team’s in-match performance; such as player/ manager conflict and lack of squad depth in case of injuries. As for ‘score-no score’ bets, analysts lookout for offence data and compare them to the opponents’ defence statistics. For instance, a team that has scored three or more goals in at least four of their last five matches is likely to find the net against a team that has conceded in at least four of their last five fixtures.

Experts Tips Statistics

Some sites do not use expert analysts to arrive at their predictions and tips, as they use computational algorithms that gather statistical data and come up with a probability in terms of percentage. Other sites do not do the analysis for the player but provide user-friendly interfaces that allow gamblers to easily go through all the latest statistics prior to making up their minds. For ‘live betting’ aficionados, these sites also trace live statistics of matches as they happen. A prime example of this is