France v Croatia Preview and Best Bets

12 July 2018

It promises to be a great World Cup Final with some excellent talent on show.

For France Mbappe and Griezmann have been superb all tournament, however it’s their defensive performances which have shone in the Quarter and Semi-Final with Varane and Umtiti scoring and two clean sheets.

All over the pitch France have been very strong and are worthy favourites to land their second world cup.

Croatia have not won any of their knock-out matches in 90 minutes with two penalty shoot out wins and an extra time win over England.

In the semi-final they showed their experience as the game went on with Perisic, Rakitic and especially the world class magician Modric excelling as they dominated.

Will the Final be one-step too far for Croatia? Or can they complete another victory in extra time or penalties?

Best Bets

France are worthy favourites, but at odds-on, we’re not advising a bet on this market.

In the goalscorer markets, set pieces have been a strength of France so anytime goalscorer we will put up Varane at 10/1 (11.0) and Umtiti 11/1 (12.0)

With their defensive strength a 1-0 France win at 19/5 (6.90) could be the play in correct score.

However, it you feel that Croatia’s name is on the trophy then their best route is extra time or penalties. A win for Croatia in Extra time is 10/1 (11.0) and penalties is 9/1 (10.0)

Good luck with your bets.

*odds subject to change

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