The 2018 World Cup continues on Monday with three matches taking place throughout the day. Groups G and H get underway and will see the likes of England and Belgium begin their campaigns. We’ve picked out today’s best World Cup betting tips.
Sweden will be expected to get off to a winning start when they face South Korea in the 1pm match on Monday. The Swedes knocked out Italy in the play-offs and will hope to make it through to the knock-out round. Belgium will be aiming to significantly boost their goal difference against Panama in the 4pm match whilst England will be hoping to do similar when they take on Tunisia.
Sweden vs South Korea – (Group F) – Nizhny Novgorod – 1pm
Belgium vs Panama – (Group G) – Sochi – 4pm
Tunisia vs England – (Group G) – Volgograd – 7pm
Sweden weren’t expected to qualify for the 2018 World Cup as they were handed a tough-looking qualifying group but they prevailed and thoroughly deserve their place at the tournament. They begin their Group F campaign with arguably their easiest assignment and will be expected to pick up three points. They don’t have any standout stars but collectively, they are difficult to beat. Janne Andersson is a tactician who will have his side ready for this opener and his side appear to be more united than ever before. South Korea lost to Saudi Arabia during the qualifying which doesn’t fill you with hope. They are leaking goals at the back and have been struggling during warm-up games. They could be the whipping-boys of Group F. Son is their standout star and he will carry the hopes of a nation but even the Spurs striker cannot do it alone. Sweden are priced at 21/20 with Ladbrokes and that looks a good price. You can use their £50 free bet to back the Scandinavian side.
How to use the Ladbrokes £50 free bet on Sweden:
2 Bet £50 on Sweden to win at odds of 21/20
3 If it lands, you get £102.50 in CASH
4 Regardless of the result, you get your £50 back as a free bet
Belgium have long been touted for World Cup success but they have flattered to deceive in recent tournaments. Under the guidance of Roberto Martinez, they will be hoping to make decent progress in Russia. They have been drawn in Group G and they begin with a straightforward-looking game against Panama. They have a wealth of attacking players who are likely to punish their opponents for any defensive lapses. Panama qualified for the tournament with just nine goals scored and they are lucky to be at the tournament. They aren’t expected to get anything from this tie and keeping their goal difference tally respectable is the main priority in this one. The Red Devils hit four against Costa Rica in a recent friendly and there is little evidence that they can’t inflict a similar result on this CONCACAF opposition. The second of today’s World Cup betting tips is Belgium -2 on the handicap. It can be found at 11/8 with 888Sport and you can use their £30 free bet to back Belgium dominance.
Tunisia and England met in the opening game of the 1998 World Cup with England running out 2-0 winners. It was only the second-ever meeting between the pair with the previous encounter ending 1-1. England will send out an attacking side but Tunisia can be relatively tough to break down and the Three Lions may have to settle for a narrow victory. The North African side are resolute and will be aiming to leave Volgograd with a point. Gareth Southgate’s side only conceded three goals during qualifying but they occasionally struggle in the opening games of major tournaments. Don’t expect this one to be goal-fest but England should come out on top in their Group G opener. England Win and Under 3.5 Goals is the third of today’s World Cup betting tips and can be backed at 17/20 with Betfred. You can use their £30 free bet to back an England success and details on how to take advantage of this can be found below:
How to bet on Tunisia vs England and get £30 free:
2 Bet £10 on England to Win and Under 3.5 Goals
3 If they draw you get £18.50 cash
4 Regardless of the result, you get a £30 free bet
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How to get a £30 free bet from Betway:
2 Bet on Sweden vs South Korea
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