Predictions Group A World Cup 2018 Russia
Every day you find new predictions on our website. Our team of sports betting experts analyse all 64 matches during the World Cup Football in Russia. Before every game you can read our predictions. You can use the predictions for betting. With the predictions you can increase your chances of winning money during the world cup 2018 in Russia. The tournament starts on 14th of june with a game between Russia and Saudi Arabia. On this page I am going to give you all the predictions and betting tips for Group A of this years Football World Cup in Russia.
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Standings Group A
Both Russia and Uruguay won their first and second match. Because of this both teams have six point and will continue to the last 16 round. Egypt and Saudi Arabia have only lost and will be out of the tournament after the next match.
General information group A World Cup 2018 Russia
In Group A we find the hosts (Russia) of this tournament. They are in group A with Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Uruguay. Group A has 4 countries from different continents. Only Egypt is one of the best countries from their continent. The matches in Group A are played in the following cities: Moscow, Ekaterinburg, St Petersburg, Rostov, Samara and Volgograd. Every game in group A is played in a different stadium in a different city. this is pretty unique because this never happened before during a World Cup.
The teams in group A – Russia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Uruguay
Russia is the host of this tournament and I doubt if they are ready for this tournament. The team did not win their last 7 matches prior to this tournament. It looks like the team is not in a good shape. And there are some problems in the squad between players and coach. The coach did not added Russia’s best player to the World Cup squad because of a personal problem with the player. Russia will start against Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is a pretty unknown team. And most players are playing in Saudi Arabia or at teams in lower international leagues. I don’t think Saudi Arabia will reach the next round in this group. Only a good result against Russia can help them.
Uruguay is my personal favorite in this group. With players like Suarez and Cavani I think they can beat every other team in this group. And I predict that Uruguay will finish first in Group A with the maximum of 9 points. Uruguay starts their campaign in group A against Egypt. Egypt is one of the better countries from Africa. They get really good results during the Africa Cup and they always qualify easily for World Cups. I think Egypt will compete with Russia for the second place in this group. The game between Russia and Egypt is going to be a key game in this group. Can Russia use their home advantage against Egypt? When they can they will finish second.
Predictions group A – Final group results
We predict a simple group stage for Uruguay. They will probably win 2 or 3 games during the group matches. They will finish first before Egypt. Egypt has a strong squad and I think they can surprise the hosts Russia. Russia has the presure of the home crowd and the full nation watching them. With their recent results they don’t have a lot of faith in a good result. Russia will end third in this group and Saudia Arabia will finish 4th with 0 or 1 point.
Our predictions of Group A and the best Odds
- Uruguay – Odds for group winner – 1,71 Bet now!
- Egypt – Odds for Egypt to Qualify – 2,40 Bet now!
- Saudi Arabia
How far will the teams in group A reach in Russia?
Uruguay and Egypt will qualify for the second round. We predict that they will play against Portugal and Spain. Uruguay and Egypt are not capable of winning against both Portugal or Spain. So we predict that all the teams from group A will be out of the tournament after the group stage.
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Matches in group A – our predictions – The best odds
In group A there are 6 matches and they are all played in a different stadium in a different city. The teams in this group have a lot of travelling during the group stage. Normally I would say this is negative. But in this group every team has a lot of travelling. Which team will handle the travelling best? Below I am going to give you a game by game prediction of every match in group A. We start with the first two games and the new prediction will be added after the first two games are played. With the results from the first games it is easier to predict the results of the next games.
Uruguay – Russia – 25th June – Samara – 16:00 CET
Saudi Arabia – Egypt – 25th June – Volgograd – 16:00 CET
Russia – Egypt – 19th june – St Petersburg – 20:00 CET (Result 3-1)
On june 19 Russia hosts Egypt in their second game of the group. Both teams travel to St Petersburg. For both teams it is an important game. Russia can qualify for the second round when they get a win. Egypt needs a win. When Egypt loses this game they will be out of the tournament and unable to reach the second round. Egypt will have to attack from the start and that could give Russia some space in the counter attack. Russia has the advantage of playing for their home crowd. Their crowd was a bit sceptical before the first game but their 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia lifted the confidence of the supporters.
I think Russia will continue winning because of the home advantage. And maybe the influence of Putin in this country. Egypt is the equal team with Russia but the fact they have to win can cost them the game on the counter attack. I predict a 2-1 win for Russia in this game. And a goal from Cheryshev.
Bet on Russia – Egypt
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Interesting bets and the Odds for Russia against Egypt
Our score prediction – 2-1 RussiaBet on this Match!
Result Russia – Egypt (3-1 Russia)
Another great win for the hosts Russia. The first half of the game was very boring. Both teams tried to attack but they couldn’t create any chances. Egypt started with their super start M. Salah but he couldn’t create anything in the first half. The first half ended in 0-0, a good result for Russia because they already won their first game. After the break a surprise goal opened the game. A kick in to the box was deflected by A. Fathi and got in to the far corner of the Egypt goal. 1-0 Russia and this was the moment that Egypt had to attack even more. Egypt needed a win to held on to a chance of qualification for the next round. Things didn’t work out as Egypt and their supporters hoped. After 59 minutes Cheryshev scored a second goal for Russia (Good goal for our bets). And they game was done. No way Egypt would score 3 goals in 30 minutes.
It even got worse for Egypt when Dzyuba received the ball outside the box and got in to the box to score a beautiful goal. 3-0 Russia and game over. In this game we saw 1 briljant moment from M. Salah. He controlled the ball in the box and got trapped. He felt and received a penalty. He scored the penalty and made the final score 3-1 Russia.
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Russia – Egypt 3-1
47′ A. Fathi (og) 1-0
59′ D. zcheryshev 2-0
62′ A. Dzyuba 3-0
73′ M. Salah (pen) 3-1
Uruguay – Saudi Arabia – 20th June – Rostov-on-Don – 17:00 CET (Result 1-0)
Saudi Arabia now plays a do or die game because they lost their first game with 5-0 against Russia. Uruguay played a good game against Egypt and they won 1-0. So for both teams a win is important. When Uruguay wins they are qualified for the next round. When Saudi Arabia loses again they are out and not able to qualify any more. Saudia Arabia needs to attack from the start to get a goal. This could be very interesting for Uruguay because they can counter attack with their strikers Cavani and Suarez. Suarez or Cavani will probably score a goal during this game.
Both teams play their game in Rostov-on-Don on June 20. they play in the Rostov Arena, a stadium qwith a 45.000 capacity. Uruguay has the much better team and loads of confidence after their first game. Saudia Arabia is not capable of beating Uruguay. And I guess Uruguay will win with a 2 goal or more difference.
Bet on Uruguay – Saudi Arabia
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Interesting bets and the Odds for Uruguay – Saudi Arabia
Our score prediction – 2-0 UruguayBet on this Match!
Result Uruguay – Saudi Arabia (1-0 Uruguay)
Uruguay won their first game so they could qualify for the second round when they managed to win against Suadi Arabia. In the first half Uruguay was the far better team and they created a few good chances. Suarez and Cavani where very dangerous. After 23′ minutes Suarez scored from a corner kick. The Saudi Arabia goal keeper made a huge mistake and missed the ball in the air. Suarez had a simple ball in an empty goal. 1-0 Uruguay and Saudi Arabia needed to score at least two goals to stay in the tournament. Suadi Arabia played a decent game. A much better game than their first game against Russia.
Saudi Arabia tried their best but they couldn’t score a goal and they went out of the tournament after 2 games. Uruguay simply qualified for the second round. They now have to face Russia to compete for the first place in this group. The referee didn’t book any of the players in a super friendly game.
Uruguay – Saudi Arabia 1-0
23′ Luis Suarez 1-0
Results Group A and our betting results
Underneath you find all results and our betting results for the games in group A during the world cup in Russia. Here you can see if we won money on our bets or if we lost all our bets.
Russia – Saudi Arabia – 14th June – Moskow – 17:00 CET (Result 5-0)
The first game for the host russia. This is a very important game for Russia because the team is in a really bad form at the moment. Russia have not won one of their last 7 games. The team is automatically qualified for this World Cup because they are the hosts of the tournament. they only played friendly games before the start of the tournament. And they did not won one of their last 7 games. Saudi Arabia has actually a better form then Russia. The team finished 2nd in the third round qualification group behind Japan. This meant automatically qualification for the World Cup in Russia.
Saudi Arabia lost 5 of their last 9 friendly matches before the world cup. The last 3 games they lost against Germany, Peru and Italy. They only won against Algeria, Greece and Moldavia. This is going to be a vital game for both teams. A win can lift the confidence and can help the teams get good results in the upcoming matches against Uruguay and Egypt. With the recent forms and the home advantage of Russia I predict a small win for Russia. Saudia Arabia will not score a goal during this game. Russia will probably win this game with 1-0. russia does not have a real topscorer in their team. This is interesting for betting options. The odds for the first goal scoreer are relativly high for this game.
Bet on Russia – Saudi Arabia
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Our score prediction – 1-0 RussiaBet on this Match!
Result Russia – Saudi Arabia (5-0 Russia)
In the first game on this World Cup Russia played Saudia Arabia. The hosts won this game with 3-0. Before half time Russia had scored 2 goals and Dzagoev had left the field with an injury. The goals before half time where scored by Yuri Gazinskiy and D. Chersyshev. In the 71st minute Atrem Dzyuba scored the 3-0. In the last minute D. Cheryshev and Golovin scored the 4-0 and 5-0. The 4-0 was an amazing goal. Cheryshev is now the topscorer of the tournament.
We predicted a win for Russia. That was the own good prediction for this game. We predicted a 1-0 win for Russia but Saudia Arabia was a much weaker team as we expected. Our goal scorer Dzagoev left the field after 14 minutes with an injury. He is probably out for the rest of the tournament. For the remaining games we expect 2 losses for Saudi Arabia. For Russia the game against Egypt will be a vital one.
Russia – Saudi Arabia 5-0
90′ D. Cheryshev
Egypt – Uruguay – 15th june – Ekaterinburg – 14:00 CET (result 0-1)
On friday 15th july at 14:00 central European time Egypt and Uruguay will play their first match in Ekaterinburg. This is a clash between two of the better countries of their continent. Egypt is probably in the top 3 of best African countries and Uruguay is third in the South American continent. Egypt haven’t won 1 of their last 6 games prior to this World cup. They drew against Kuwat, Columbia and Ghana and they lost against Portugal, Belgium and Greece. So it looks like Egypt is not in a really good form at the moment. But they easily qualified for the World Cup in Russia and ended first in a group with Uganda, Ghana and Congo. With the recent form I predict that Uruguay will win this game with at least a 2 goal difference.
Uruguay has won 5 of their last 6 games. They are in a really good form at the moment. The team won against Wales, Czech, Bolivia and Paraguay. They only had a draw against Venezuela. With this form I give them a good chance to win this game easily. And I recommend you to bet on a handicap win for Uruguay. this means that you bet that Uruguay will win with a 2 goal difference. It is also interesting to bet on Suarez or Cavani to score a goal during this game.
Bet on Egypt – Uruguay
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Interesting bets and the Odds for Egypt – Uruguay
Our score prediction – 0-2 UruguayBet on this Match!
Result Egypt – Uruguay (0-1 Uruguay)
Egypt started this game without their star player Mo Salah. And they where in Ekaterinburg to get a draw against Uruguay. On paper Uruguay is the better team and during the game they where the better team. But Egypt defended solid and that resulted in no goals before half time. Uruguay had 1 goal disallowed in the first half. This was a good decision from the referee from the Netherlands.
In the second half Uruguay started to play better. Maybe Egypt got tired because they just ended the Ramadan. Egypt looked more tired and could only defend. Cavani and Suarez had a few good chances but only cavani managed to hit the target. He hit the post and the ball did not went in this time. A few minutes later Uruguay got a corner kick and this corner kick went straight to Jose Gimenez. With a hard header the ball went in the net, 01 for Uruguay.
After the 1-0 nothing happened except 2 yellow cards for Egypt. Sam Morsy and A. Hegazy got booked by referee Bjorn Kuipers.
If we have a look at our predictions we only predicted the correct winner of the game. We thought Uruguay would score 1 more goal. But they didn’t. For the next games this result is very important for Uruguay because they are now top of the table with Russia. In the next two games Russia plays against Egypt, a very important game for Egypt. A defeat will end all their hopes. Uruguay should win against Saudi Arabia and complete their qualification for the second round.
Egypt – Uruguay 0-1