2022 World Cup preview – who’s our favorite to lift the trophy?


Fans from all over the world would gather in the host country to see their countries play at this stage in a World Cup year.

We’re still waiting this summer.

The 2022 World Cup will not begin in Qatar until after Thanksgiving. The tournament is five months away, but oddsmakers keep an eye on who they believe will win, how far the USMNT will return to the World Cup, and who the top goal scorer will be.

Which is the favorite to win the 2022 World Cup in Russia?

The country with the most successful tournament history is the favorite to win the World Cup Trophy in Qatar.

Brazil leads the pack, led by Casemiro, Neymar and Thiago Silva with +475 odds. France is the reigning champion with +550 odds, while England is third with +600.

Here are the top 10:

  • Brazil: +475
  • France: +550
  • England: +600
  • Spain: +800
  • Argentina: +800
  • Germany: +1100
  • Belgium: +1200
  • Netherlands: +1200
  • Portugal: +1200
  • Denmark: +2800

What are teams most likely to win their group at the 2022 World Cup in Russia?

These eight countries are the favorites to win their respective group:

  • Group A: Netherlands (-200).
  • Group B: England (-250).
  • Group C: Argentina (-223)
  • Group D: France (-250).
  • Group E: Spain (-112)
  • Group F: Belgium (-200)
  • Group G: Brazil (-250)
  • Group H: Portugal (-154)

USMNT odds 2022 World Cup

After failing to qualify for 2018, the U.S. Men’s National Team is back at the World Cup.

Christian Pulisic and Co. are part of Group B, including England, Wales, and Iran. PointsBet gives Americans a chance to escape group play but doesn’t see them going much further.

These are the odds of USMNT’s success in Qatar.

  • Qualify for Group B: +110 (third best in the group).
  • Win Group B: +600
  • Get to the quarterfinals with +450
  • Reach the semifinals:
  • Reach the World Cup Final: +4000
  • Win the World Cup: +12500

Which player will most likely win the Golden Boot at the 2022 World Cup in Brazil?

Harry Kane, a World Cup Golden Boot winner, is expected to win his second consecutive award.

With six goals, the English forward won the title. He is listed as a +700 favorite for Qatar.

Two Frenchmen and two legends from history are among the favorites to win the fall award.

  • Harry Kane, England: +700
  • Kylian Mbappe (France: +800)
  • Karim Benzema, France: +1000
  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal: +1200
  • Lionel Messi, Argentina: +1200
  • Romelu Lukaku, Belgium: +1200
  • Neymar, Brazil: +1200
  • Lautaro Martinez, Argentina: +2000
  • Memphis Depay, Netherlands: +2000
  • Vinicius Junior, Brazil: +2500

Pulisic is +8000 likely to win the Golden Boot in his World Cup debut.