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World Cup Predictions: Croatia vs Belgium Vegas Odds, Preview, and Picks (Dec 1)

  • Croatia and Belgium deliver the derby of Thursday’s World Cup action
  • The Croats will advance to the knockout stage with a draw.
  • Meanwhile, shaken Belgium needs a win.

If you’re in search of some World Cup predictions, look no further because, in this article, Vegas Odds are going to preview Croatia vs Belgium.

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Belgium are collapsing, but wounded lions are always the most dangerous, and Croatia will know that. 


Schedule and How to Watch

  • Where: Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan, Qatar
  • When: Thursday, December 1 2022 at 10 a.m ET
  • How to Watch: FOX Sports

Croatia vs Belgium Vegas Odds

SportsbookCroatiaDrawBelgium
Caesars (Vegas)+160+230+170
FanDuel (Vegas)+170+220+165
DraftKings (Vegas)+160+245+170
BetMGM (Vegas)+160+230+170
Offshore Sportsbooks+164+245+176

Team News and Game Preview

Croatia bounced back following a goalless draw against Morocco in the opening round to beat Canada, 4-1, and remind everyone that they still have what it takes to compete at the highest level.

We’ve seen them mentally strong, coming back from a shocking minus that stunned them in the second minute of the game, and flipping the result until the end of halftime. With a triumph over the Canadians, Croatia now has six wins and a draw in the past seven events. 

Belgium is on the verge of collapsing, with the locker room falling apart. The players are pointing fingers at one another, calling themselves out, and overall the situation is toxic. 

The positive side is that Batshuayi will not play and that Lukaku will come back to the starting lineup, and that should change everything in Belgium’s attack. 


Croatia vs Belgium Prop Bets

Romelu Lukaku to Have Over 1.5 shots on Target

Belgium with Lukaku upfront, even if he is injured, is a completely different team, because Batshuayi is a terrible striker. Also, Inter’s striker is one of the best in the world, and he is likely to show that today.

Prop Bet SelectionVegas Odds
Romelu Lukaku to have over 1.5 shots on target+186

World Cup Predictions: Croatia vs Belgium

Both teams don’t have too much room for calculations here, and we expect them to go 100% in today’s matchup, therefore goals on both ends are sure.

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