Predicting the 2018 World Cup

Posted 4th December 2017

The countdown to the 2018 World Cup is truly on. 

Opta’s World Cup Predictor has been built using our extensive database of past international and World Cup matches and assessed the attacking and defensive strength of each of the 32 teams competing at Russia 2018, and generated probabilities for each team reaching every stage of the tournament.  

If you would like more information on our World Cup predictor model, click here, or alternatively, read our full write-up of the draw and what our model thinks here.

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