There are just 8 countries with a legit shot to win the World Cup

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  1. Cork Gaines

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    • Brazil is once again the pre-tournament favorite to win the World Cup.
    • Only eight countries have at least a 5% chance to win the most celebrated sporting event in the World, and only three have better than an 8% shot.


    Brazil is once again the pre-tournament favorite to win the World Cup, but the gap between them and the field is not as wide as it was in 2014.

    Brazil has a 19% chance to win the World Cup in Russia, according to Nate Silver's model at FiveThirtyEight. They gave Brazil a 36% chance to be champions on their home turf in the last World Cup.
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