From the group stage to the final, find out who ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti has lifting the World Cup trophy in Russia. The 2018 World Cup — the biggest betting event in the world — kicks off Thursday, June 14 and it's no surprise that defending champion Germany and 2014 semifinalist Brazil are the consensus favorites at around 4-1 at Las Vegas sportsbooks.
Spain, France and Argentina are the three teams with the consensus next-best odds in Las Vegas, and stand at 6-1, 6-1 and 8-1, respectively, at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.
"We've been seeing a lot of support for Germany," Westgate SuperBook head oddsmaker…