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2017 Confederations Cup Betting Preview

- 09:05, 18th May 2017

The 10th Confederations Cup takes place in Russia this June with eight countries battling it out over two groups to see who can be crowned champions just like Brazil back in 2013. Our football tipster Ross Casey offers his full betting preview…

2017 Confederations Cup Betting Preview

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What is the Confederations Cup?

The Confederations Cup is an eight team tournament between the countries that win their respective regional championships (such as Portugal for winning Euro 2016) as well as the World Cup winners and the country next due to host the World Cup. The Russian federation will use this tournament as a rehearsal for their World Cup 2018 preparations, ahead of them hosting that.

There are two groups of four, with the top two of each reaching the semi-final knockout stages before playing out the final between the victors. The tournament will be played in Russia from 17 June – 2 July 2017.

Who is in the 2017 Confederations Cup?

Hosts – Russia.

2016 World Cup Winners – Germany.

EURO 2016 Winners – Portugal.

Copa America 2016 Winners – Chile.

Gold Cup 2015 Winners – Mexico.

Africa Cup of Nations 2017 Winners – Cameroon.

Asian Cup 2015 Winners – Australia.

OFC Nations Cup 2016 Winners – New Zealand.

Who are the favourites?

The favourites to win the Confederations Cup this year are Germany. The World Cup winners have been installed as the 15/8 best price favourites. Joachim Loew’s side have never won this competition before, their best effort being a third placed finish back in 2005 when they hosted the tournament.

Behind them in the betting market are Portugal, who are available with Confederations Cup odds of 4/1. That seems a big price for a country that is winning competitions left, right and centre at the moment! Eurovision, anyone?

You can view all eight sides’ current prices by heading to the outright winner market.

What are the Confederations Cup betting markets?

It’s not just the outright winner market that we offer in our Confederations Cup betting centre. We have match odds with over 70 markets available for the first four matches as well as group betting, where you can back a team to finish top of their respective groups.

Will you be offering Confederations Cup tips?

Yes, our football betting tipster Ross Casey will bring you his 2017 Confederations Cup tips as we get closer to the tournament and the squads are announced. Who says that there is no football this summer? We don’t!

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Thanks to our odds comparison service you are guaranteed best odds for every market. For example, in the outright winner market Germany are favourites at time of writing with a best price of 15/8. If you didn’t peruse the market, you could have settled for a much shorter price of 11/10 elsewhere. Why settle for less? Make sure you use Easyodds to get the best possible prices throughout your Confederations Cup betting portfolio.

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