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Germany World Cup Odds


Claudio Fortuna

Updated: Nov 14, 2022

With four World Cups to their name, Germany is a team that can never be written off.

However, they will feel like they should have done much better at Euro 2020 after being played off the park by long-time rivals England in the last 16 and failing to make it to the quarter-finals for the first time since the 2004 tournament.

It could be said that they are moving on from their incredible ‘Golden Generation’ from over the past decade, with their place among the top nations in the world wilting.

FIFA now rank them as only the 11th best team in the world. With that said, Germany is still a side dominated by top players with bags of potential.

But after finishing bottom of their group at the 2018 World Cup, what sort of side will turn up in Qatar?

German Team Odds To Win World Cup

The German team that only eight years ago won the tournament has been given odds of 9/1 (+900) to win this year’s World Cup competition.

While they have won four World Cups over the years, a lack of goal-scoring quality in recent times has seen them slip to 11th in the FIFA world rankings, dropping out of the top 10 for the first time in 12 years.

Germany is second-favorites to win Group E at EVS (+100) and are behind a resurgent Spain who has played well in recent tournaments.

Though Germany aren’t favourites to top the group, they are still 1/10 (-1000) to qualify for the knockout stages, despite failing to escape their group in the last World Cup in 2014.

Having been drawn with Japan and Costa Rica, as well as Spain, they will expect to finish in the top two at the least and go through to the next stage.

It is a tough time in the German team’s recent history, with most football fans used to seeing them dominating the knockout stages.

Will they turn things around this winter? Germany are 4/1 (+400) – original odds: (+450) – to make it to the final, 2/1 (200) to reach the last four, and 4/6 (-150) – original odds: 8/11 (-138) – to qualify for the quarter-finals.

You discount the Germans at your peril; especially if games in the knockout phases go to penalties.

How To Bet On German Team In Qatar

Given the World Cup pedigree that Germany possesses you may be looking to place a few bets on them in Qatar this winter.

But before you part with any cash, it’s crucial that you’re clued up as to how each betting market works to give you the best chance of a successful bet.

There are plenty of football markets out there so it’s important to select the right bets at the right time.

We’ve listed below some of the more popular bets you may want to take a look at as Germany’s World Cup campaign approaches.

Player Prop Bets

One of the most popular football bets is a player prop bet, which revolves around a player’s performance during a game.

An example of this would be betting on Kai Havertz to provide an assist during a Germany match.

Team Prop Bets

Team prop bets are also hugely popular in the world of football betting. These revolve around a team’s performance during a match.

An example of a team prop bet would be betting on Germany to score over 3.5 goals in a World Cup match this winter.

Asian Handicap

Asian handicap bets are bets which provide a handicap to one team and so bring the odds closer together.

If Germany were playing Japan at the World Cup, they would be the favorites, so the handicap might be two and a half goals, with Germany on -2.5 goals and Japan on +2.5 goals.

Whichever team then scores the most goals with the handicap applied is the winner. You could either bet on Germany to win with a -2.5 goal handicap or Japan to win with a +2.5 goal handicap.

If Germany were to defeat Japan 1-0 and you bet on them to win with the handicap, you would not win the bet.

Goal Lines

In the world of football betting, one market enables you to bet on the total number of goals that will be scored in a game – this is called goal lines bets.

When Germany takes on Spain this winter, you might predict it to feature a fair few goals so you could bet on over 3.5 goals to be scored in total.

Totals Bets

Totals bets let you bet over or under on the total number of goals that a bookmaker predicts will be scored in a game.

During Germany v Spain, for example, a bookmaker might claim there will be four goals scored, meaning you could bet on whether you believe there will be more or less than four goals scored in total.

How To Sign Up At Sportsbook & Place A Bet On Germany

Placing an online bet on Germany during the World Cup can be a straightforward process – you just need to select a bookmaker to sign up with.

First of all, have a quick scan around online to see which bookmakers are offering the best sign-up offers.

Next, you simply need to set up an account and add your chosen Germany World Cup bet to your online betting slip before placing it.

Make sure you follow these five quick steps:

  1. Once you’ve decided on the best odds, select them and ‘add’ to your betting slip, which appears on-screen.
  2. Decide on how much money you want to wager before filling the appropriate figure in the correct box.
  3. Before finalizing the bet, make sure you’ve deposited the relevant amount into your account.
  4. Once that’s sorted, simply click the ‘place bet’ button or similar. Your betting slip will then provide confirmation that the bet has been made.
  5. It’s always worth keeping an eye on your betting slip during the match too, as you might be offered ‘cash out’ options before the full-time whistle.

German Team Overview For Qatar

Despite recent struggles, Germany is in a promising position as a football team right now, with a squad full of young talent and experienced winners.

They have a new manager in Hansi Flick who is a proven champion, and they have the depth in squad, funding, and support to really push for another major tournament win.

It could be argued though that their ‘Golden Generation’ is behind them, and their current players aren’t at the level of what has gone before them.

However, it remains to be seen what this German side can really do as we saw them finish bottom of their group in the 2018 World Cup.

Nobody would be surprised to see this German team do well but questions over whether they have the cutting edge to go all the way have been raised and other teams could be prepared to take advantage.

Key Football Players

Though Germany’s ‘Golden Generation’ of the last decade is slowly diminishing as older players retire, they are still capable of putting out an imposing team that, if playing well, would cause problems for any side.

A team dominated by young players eager to make their mark is reinforced with a series of experienced veterans of the World Cup and the game in general.

The German attack is one of their stronger points with 23-year-old Kai Havertz the centerpiece. In the prime of their careers, Leroy Sane is also likely to feature and has experienced the highest level of glory with their respective clubs.

Backing them up is Serge Gnabry, a lightning-fast forward who has been fantastic for Germany in past seasons.

Germany also has a great midfield full of old-school experts and exciting young talent. The likes of Joshua Kimmich and Toni Kroos know how to get the job done and will surely be influencing the younger players in the squad with their determination and capability.

Also worth mentioning is goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, who was a pioneer in today’s standard of the goalkeeper and the man who helped inspire the term ‘sweeper keeper’.

Jamal Musiala is another name that will be talked about as he climbs the ranks and matures.

Injury List

Timo Werner will miss the World Cup after sustaining an ankle injury for RB Leipzig recently.

Meanwhile, Leroy Sane and Thomas Muller have recently missed games with knocks, but are expected to be fit for their first group stage fixture.

Coaching & Technical Staff

Hansi Flick is the manager of the German national team and arrived from Bayern Munich, the hugely successful club at the top of the Bundesliga.

He won a Champions League with them in 2020, alongside the Bundesliga and DFB Pokal.

Flick is a manager who knows how to coach a German team and many of the players who were under him at Bayern will heavily feature for Germany in Qatar.

He is supported by a group of assistant coaches who have managed or worked at some of the biggest clubs in Europe. His assistant Marcus Sorg has been with the German national team since 2016 and knows the structure of the squad inside out.

Danny Rohl, who was previously with Bayern Munich, was appointed last year alongside Flick to help take Germany to the top once again.

Germany has a coaching team officially made up of 12 people featuring professionals in all sorts of disciplines.

They have a video analyst, fitness coach, a mental coach, and a match analyst who are all highly experienced and at the top of their game.

German Team Road To Qatar

Germany had a relatively stable ride through the qualifying period and won every game but one to finish top of their group.

They surprisingly lost to North Macedonia, who they beat 4-1 in the reverse fixture. Notable results were 9-0 and 6-0 wins over Liechtenstein and Armenia.

Throughout the qualifiers, new manager Hansi Flick looked to have got Die Mannschaft playing some good, well-structured football and replicating the winning style he developed with Bayern Munich for the two years he managed there.

Kai Havertz and Thomas Muller were standout players for Germany during the qualifiers both scoring and assisting on numerous occasions.

Germany’s World Cup History

Germany is one of the most successful nations in World Cup history and has won the second most amount of World Cups of any country.

They have won the tournament four times, only one behind the leaders’ Brazil, and will be confident that they can expand on their success in December.

Their last win came in 2014, where a Mario Gotze goal in extra time was enough to see off Lionel Messi’s Argentina.

They have been in eight World Cup finals altogether, more than any other nation on earth, and consistently make it to the quarter and semi-final stages of the competition.

Their other World Cup wins came in 1990, 1974, and 1954. Germany has qualified for 19 of the 21 tournaments played so far and has only failed to reach the quarter-finals twice.

German Fans

Germany has always had a loud set of fans who see football as a massive part of their culture.

Borussia Dortmund, a top Bundesliga club, is world-renowned for its fans who famously form the Yellow Wall – a huge section of fans dedicated to making as much noise as possible for the duration of the match and longer.

The committed fans bring flags, scarves, drums, horns, and anything else that will help to create a special atmosphere for the occasion and will often stand and sing well after the final whistle.

Fans of other German clubs also have similar levels of passion for their teams, with Germany featuring some of the most iconic club stadiums in world football.

These are a set of fans to look out for in Qatar and a group that will stop at nothing to support their nation right to the end.


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