Soccer’s most prestigious tournament is underway, with bettors in Canada and the United States eager to bet on the World Cup.
World Cup odds
Top goal scorer odds
One of the most popular World Cup betting markets is wagering on who will score the most goals in the tournament. See who has the best odds of winning the Golden Boot in 2022.
World Cup picks & predictions
See our latest free World Cup picks and predictions as our team of soccer analysts pour over every match to give you their best bets for the tournament.
World Cup bracket
Make your own tournament picks using our World Cup bracket. Download, print and fill out our comprehensive bracket that covers everything from the group stage to the World Cup Final.
World Cup bracket challenges
Enter these free World Cup bracket challenges and contests for your chance at huge prize pools.
World Cup schedule
Due to the extreme heat of summer in Qatar, the World Cup will be played in November and December this year.
World Cup Semifinals schedule
|Dec. 13||2 p.m. ET||Argentina vs Croatia|
|Dec. 14||2 p.m. ET||France vs Morocco|
World CupThird-place match date and time
|Dec. 17||10 a.m. ET||TBD|
World Cup Final date and time
|Dec. 18||10 a.m. ET||TBD|
Watching the World Cup
For North American audiences, World Cup games in Qatar will range in start times from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.
World Cup teams and groups
On April 1, countries were drawn into their groups. Here is a full list of World Cup teams and groups for 2022.
|Group A||Group B||Group C||Group D|
|Group A Preview||Group B Preview||Group C Preview||Group D Preview|
|Group E||Group F||Group G||Group H|
|Group E Preview||Group F Preview||Group G Preview||Group H Preview|
World Cup tournament format
With the teams divided into groups, the World Cup begins with the group stages, where each team plays in a round-robin again their group.
The top two teams in each group advance to the knockout stage, where teams are ranked by points. The knockout stage is a single-elimination phase of the tournament consisting of 16 teams and ending with a third-place match and the World Cup final.
How to bet on soccer
With North America fully engaged in World Cup hype, plenty of new bettors will be looking to place wagers on their country and the players sporting their colors. Learning how to bet on soccer means understanding the odds and knowing a few basic tips on how to handicap a soccer match.
Best soccer betting sites
With increased soccer betting activity in North America this fall, bettors will be hunting for the best soccer betting sites. Our top-rated World Cup betting sites have the best odds, secure, and fast payment options with top-tier customer support.