The World Cup is the most popular sporting event on Earth. And there’s no better way to increase your enjoyment of any sport than by betting on it.

The World Cup is currently being played in Qatar in 2022, the first time the tournament has happened in an Arab country. Indeed, West Ham fans will have been able to place a number of bets on the competition already, especially as they have had a number of their stars already take to the field throughout the Group Stage of the competition and put in some fine performances.

This article goes over some of the best ways to bet on this event, focusing on getting started if you are new to sports betting.

Is betting sports online safe?

For those that may be wondering whether sports betting is safe, there are ways in which this can be checked. It is possible to utilize the sites that are available on as a means of remaining secure with each session, as the platform provides a list of options that offer limitless betting that can be a great option for fans of the Hammers who wish to place bets on their country or their favorite players.

The FIFA World Cup Tournament: How Does It Work?

The World Cup qualifiers are divided into four-team groups, which compete in the group stages. From each group, two teams advance to the knockout round. Teams advance to the round of 16 after winning in the elimination stage, then to the quarterfinals, semifinals, and ultimately the World Cup 2022 championship game.

Sports Betting Terms and Tips

Spread Betting

Spread betting is when you bet on whether a team will win by more or less than the game’s point spread. For example, if the spread for a World Cup match was -1, then you’d have to wager on whether the team that won would do so by two points or more.

Speculation Bets

Speculation bets are when you bet on things that might happen during the match, such as a goal being scored in the first half hour or a player scoring two goals over the course of 90 minutes. This is a potentially popular market for West Ham fans who wish to place a wager on one of their players scoring first, or even being booked.


Parlay bets involve betting on multiple selections in a single bet. This means that you can combine the outcomes of multiple matches or even different markets within one match. For example, a parlay bet could involve combining the outcome of the World Cup final and the first goal scorer for greater potential returns.

Matchup Parlay

Matchup parlay bets involve betting on two players from different teams within the same match. For example, you can bet on whether Lucas Paqueta or Declan Rice will be booked in a given match. This type of wager can be especially lucrative, as it allows for an increased return if both players do something in the same match.


These are just a few examples of how to bet on FIFA World Cup 2022, with many more options available for those who wish to make a wager on this event. With the right knowledge and strategies, anyone can be successful when betting on soccer and increase their enjoyment of this once-in-a-lifetime event. Good luck and enjoy the World Cup!

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