The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup just got under way on June 17th in Russia, which occurs the year before the World Cup every four years, and consists of the 6 winners of the FIFA Confederations Championships that have taken place over the last 3 years, the Champion of the previous World Cup and the host of the next world cup.† This means there is a total of 8 teams, which are divided into 2 groups.
The 8 teams are Russia, Germany, New Zealand, Portugal, Mexico, Cameroon, Chile, and Australia.† Each team plays the three other teams in their group, and the top two teams in each of the two groups advance to the Semi Final knockout round. The Semi Finals will take place on Wednesday June 28th, with the 3rd place match and Finals occurring on Sunday July 2nd.† Brazil was the host and winner of the 2013 Confederations Cup.
Betting software for bookmakers will have† each game and half times available to bet, along with odds to win the Confederations Cup.Germany began the tournament as the slight favorite at +200, and then Chile and Portugal were the next †two co-favorites at +250.† Each team has played 1 game, and now the odds to win have change slightly with Chile as the new favorite at +200, and Germany at +250, and Portugal at +275.
So far the tournament has played out as expected with Russia, Chile and Germany each winning their first game, and then Portugal and Mexico having a 2-2 draw. Each team will still have 2 more games each to play, with some key matchups yet to come including Russia vs. Portugal on Wednesday †June 21st, Germany vs. Chile on Thursday June 22nd, and Mexico vs. Russia on Saturday June 24th.
Since the sports schedule is a bit lighter with the NBA and NHL playoffs having finished, this Confederations Cup is already get heavy betting †volume.† Also these games are being played in Russia, which means that for North American bettors these games are being played early in the morning, which is a special treat for gamblers to start their day early with lots of betting excitement.
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