The 2022 World Cup will take place in Qatar, making it the very first time that the event will take place in the Middle East. As of this writing, the tournament is scheduled to be held from November 21st to December.
Because of Qatar’s incredibly hot summers, FIFA scheduled the 2022 World Cup to take place in the winter. This will be the 22nd edition of the World Cup.
2022 World Cup Odds Tracker
Track the top ten countries with the best odds to win the World Cup in Qatar in 2022. Check back frequently to monitor the changing futures odds.
2022 World Cup Odds – All Teams
Betting on the winner of the 2022 World Cup has already begun, with futures odds available for all nations. As of late 2020, Brazil and France top the list. Brazil has won the most World Cup titles of all time with five – in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002.
Canada shares the longest odds on the board with countries like Costa Rica and Finland at +50,000. A $20 dollar bet on Canada to win the World Cup would earn you a cool $10,000 if they miraculously pulled off the win.
2022 World Cup Qualifiers
Qualifying for the 2022 World Cup began on June 6, 2019. The dates listed below may change due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.
55 European countries will compete through qualifying, and they’ll be separated into 10 different groups when the draw is held on Sunday, November 29, 2020. The Qualifying will get underway in March of 2021.
2021 UEFA Match Dates
1-3: March 24 to 31
4-6: September 1 to 8
7-8: October 8-12
9-10: November 11-16
South America (CONMEBOL)
all 10 nations play each other home and away. The top four nations qualify directly to the finals. The fifth-place team will go into an intercontinental playoff (draw to be determined).
The first four rounds of qualifiers in March and September 2020 were suspended and it will now begin in October 2020.
North America/Central America/Caribbean (CONCACAF)
CONCACAF has 35 FIFA-affiliated countries, and they have been drawn into six groups of five. The first round will get underway in March of 2021.
Group A: El Salvador, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Montserrat, US Virgin Islands
Group B: Canada,Suriname, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Aruba
Group C: Curaçao, Guatemala, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Cuba, British Virgin Islands
Group D: Panama, Dominican Republic, Barbados, Dominica, Anguilla
Group E: Haiti, Nicaragua, Belize, St Lucia, Turks and Caicos Islands
Group F: Trinidad and Tobago, St Kitts and Nevis, Guyana, Puerto Rico, Bahamas
The CAF group stage will get take place May 31-June 15. The Groups are:
Group A: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, Djibouti
Group B: Tunisia, Zambia, Mauritania, Equatorial Guinea,
Group C: Nigeria, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Liberia
Group D: Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Malawi
Group E: Mali, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda
Group F: Egypt, Gabon, Libya, Angola
Group G: Ghana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia
Group H: Senegal, Congo, Namibia, Togo
Group I: Morocco, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Sudan
Group J: Congo DR, Benin, Madagascar, Tanzania
Group A: China, Syria, Philippines, Maldives, Guam
Group B: Australia, Jordan, Chinese Taipei, Kuwait, Nepal
Group C: Iran, Iraq, Bahrain, Hong Kong, Cambodia
Group D: Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan, Palestine, Yemen, Singapore
Group E: Bangladesh, Oman, India, Afghanistan, Qatar
Group F: Japan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Myanmar, Mongolia
Group G: United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia
Group H: South Korea, Lebanon, North Korea, Turkmenistan, Sri Lanka
There are eleven FIFA-affiliated teams in the OFC and they will all play in the qualifiers. The first round will take place in March and June on 2021 and the second round semifinals will be played in September of that year, with a final scheduled for October 2021.
Betting on the 2022 World Cup Qatar
Betting on the World Cup has never been easier, whether you’re a first-time bettor or a seasoned pro. There are plenty of ways to wager on soccer’s biggest event, held every four years, and you can check out our how to bet on FIFA World Cup for more. Let’s take a quick look at your current betting options.
World Cup Futures Betting
Until the group matches are set for 2022, the only World Cup betting option is the Futures bet. These odds are set long before the event occurs, and can shift up and down depending on many different factors, such as player availability.
For the 2018 World Cup, the futures odds board showed Brazil as the favorite to win. They’re listed here as +533 favorites, with France a close second at +590. If you were to bet $20 on Brazil to win the tournament, and they did, you’d come away with $126, including your original wager amount.