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This Shocking Team Has Been Heavily Backed to Win World Cup

Bettors have shocked the world leading up to the 2022 World Cup by making one longshot team one of the most backed teams for this year's tournament. One specific team, which comes in with massive World Cup odds, has become a shocking trendy pick.
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This Shocking Team Has Been Heavily Backed to Win World Cup

The World Cup is just a few days away and betting on World Cup odds has really started to pick up as we approach Sunday's opening game.

According to the latest OddsChecker World Cup betting data, the usual teams are being backed to win the 2022 World Cup. However, there is one shocking team that is currently receiving a massive influx in bets.

Uruguay, which hasn't won a World Cup since 1950 and is the current No. 14-ranked team in the world, is also the second-most-backed team to win the World Cup over the past 24 hours. Forget teams like England and France and Brazil, it's Uruguay that has the attention of the betting public.

Can Uruguay win the 2022 World Cup? Should you be backing their World Cup odds despite the long price? Let's take a look at how it has broken down over the past 24 hours.

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As you can see above, when it comes to the latest World Cup odds and betting, Brazil in the king. Not only are they the favorites at +550, but 25% of bets on the World Cup in the last 24 hours are on them to win it all.

However, the second most popular team is a shocking one. Uruguay comes into the 2022 World Cup with World Cup odds of +5000 to win outright. Those odds imply a 2% chance they win. But, in the past day, 15% of bets are on Uruguay to win it, making them the second most popular pick.

Argentina, with World Cup odds of +1200, are the third most popular pick among bettors, and the Netherlands (+1900) rounds out the top-4 teams.

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Brian is a sports journalist with close to ten years of experience in the business. A lifelong Philadelphia sports fan with a passion for all things sports gambling.


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