2022 World Cup cheat sheet: What you need to know

By Adam Burke  (VSiN.com) 

November 18, 2022 09:51 AM

2022 World Cup cheat sheet

The 2022 FIFA World Cup kicks off on Sunday November 20 with a match between Qatar and Ecuador at 11 a.m. ET. There are three matches on Monday, as the United States faces Wales at 2 p.m. ET in their first Group B test. France begins its championship defense on Tuesday against Australia at 2 p.m. ET.

If you’re looking for coverage on all 32 teams that make up the eight groups in this year’s tournament, you’ve come to the right place. Our VSiN World Cup Betting Guide features group previews from Nigel Seeley, picks and predictions from Seeley, VSiN hosts Amal Shah and Patrick Meagher and VSiN producer Matt Santos and handy “How To” bet on soccer advice from Mike Palm and Josh Appelbaum.

To get access to the World Cup Betting Guide, become a VSiN subscriber (if you already are, click HERE to access the Guide PDF). Our midseason football special that runs through February 12 is just $99 and that includes the World Cup Guide, as well as our recently-released College Basketball Guide, upcoming College Football Bowl Guide and all of our coverage of the College Football Playoff and Super Bowl. Other options include $20 a month for an annual subscription or $40 a month for a subscription you can cancel anytime. Read more about the options on our VSiN subscription page.

Here are the links to the Group Previews:

Group A (Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, Netherlands)

Group B (England, Iran, United States, Wales)

Group C (Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland)

Group D (France, Australia, Denmark, Tunisia)

Group E (Spain, Costa Rica, Germany, Japan)

Group F (Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia)

Group G (Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon)

Group H (Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, South Korea)

Written coverage isn’t all that we’re going to be offering for the tournament. Our VSiN shows will have ongoing analysis from hosts and guests. LISTEN LIVE | WATCH LIVE

We’ll also be turning some of the show highlights into clips on our VSiN YouTube page. (Now’s a good time to hit the subscribe button!)

We have our World Cup Betting Preview Show with Meagher, Shah and Seeley posted at the top of the page, or watch it right here:

Also, watch as Paul Carr of TruMedia Sports shared some best bets with host Gill Alexander on Thursday’s edition of A Numbers Game:

Keep it locked right here at VSiN for all of your World Cup betting needs.

World Cup Betting Splits

World Cup Betting Odds (DraftKings)

(see the latest odds)

Brazil +350

Argentina +500

France +700

Spain +850

England +900

Germany +1000

Netherlands +1100

Portugal +1600

Belgium +1800

Denmark +2200

Uruguay +4000

Croatia +5000

Serbia +8000

Switzerland +8000

Senegal +10000

Mexico +13000

United States +13000

Ecuador +15000

Poland +15000

South Korea +20000

Wales +20000

Ghana +25000

Japan +25000

Morocco +25000

Canada +25000

Cameroon +25000

Qatar +30000

Australia +40000

Tunisia +50000

Iran +50000

Costa Rica +80000

Saudi Arabia +80000

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