If you’re planning on betting a tournament such as the World Cup, it’s paramount to have a strategy going into it. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t adapt as the contest goes on, but by this time you should have teams you’re buying and selling before this puppy kicks off.

Below are four teams that are set up to disappoint in Russia.


According to the odds, Argentina has about a 61.3% (-162) chance of winning Group D and an 87.5% (-700) chance of advancing to the knockout rounds. La Albiceleste are the clear favorite  in the set, but this group is a lot tighter than the odds suggest, not only because Croatia, Nigeria and Iceland are solid teams, but also because Argentina aren’t all they’re cracked up to be.

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