With an improved squad and new coach, Germany are figuring to begin their World Cup campaign with a comfortable win Wednesday against Japan. Visit our sportsbook to get the best World Cup markets and bonuses.
Let’s check the latest World Cup odds, stats, injury reports, and World Cup lines for Germany vs Japan. We’ve plenty of World Cup betting odds for you to consider.
Germany Half-Time/Full-Time (+125)
Germany are always a team to watch at tournaments of consequence. They have brilliant skill in their ranks, the latest bunch of superstars featuring Jamal Musiala, Serge Gnabry, and Leon Goretzka-all att Bayern Munich-along with other standouts. They last won the World Cup in 2014, and are eager to go all the way in Qatar.
Germany are out to equal Brazil’s long-standing record of five Cups. Navigating a group with Japan, Costa Rica and Spain will not be a walk in the park. Germany didn’t exactly cover themselves in glory in 2022, but the Nations League is not regarded as serious competition. Germany traditionally performs well on opening matchdays, and their squad is complete.
Hansi Flick will want his team to go all in at the outset, and they can take the lead before intermission. Germany aren’t in the best of form ahead of the World Cup, but the quality is there. We will include them in our soccer picks and parlays.
Germany and Total Over 2½ (+110)
Germany failed to score only once in nine games this season, and after a streak of three 1-1 draws over the summer, they finally rediscovered their touch. There were nine goals in their last four games, and that’s a necessary ingredient in what could be a high-scoring clash here. Japan isn’t offensively-challenged entering this competition. They will be confident of getting on the scoresheet in the Wednesday match.
Germany is favored, winning two of their last four matches across all of the competitions. included was a 5-2 win over Italy in the Nations League. Three of Japan’s last six matches have ended with at least three goals scored, adding some more confirmation to this prediction. Japan have scored 11 goals in their previous five matches, looking to pose a real threat here. Expect the underdog to test the German defense.
Serge Gnabry to Score Anytime (+185)
Bayern Munich star Serge Gnabry openly talked about his desire to play as an attacking midfielder, or even as a striker during this Cup. However, it appears he will be on the wing, which isn’t such a bad thing.
There will be a ton of activity with the Bayern boys in Qatar. Gnabry has eight goals in Bundesliga, the fifth-most attempts on goal. He has a great pace in his game, and no matter where he will play, we will definitely see him inside the box. Gnabry has played in 36 international matches with the Germans, scoring 20 goals. Back him if you’re betting online.
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