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World Cup 2018 Props – Winner and Top Goal Scorer

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If you’re looking for an interesting prop bet that is tough to hit, we certainly have one for you. It’s the winner and top goal scorer double where you must get both correct to cash in. It is an attractive bet to make, as even the low odds are high. Of course, the fact that the odds are high on this prop indicates just how difficult it is to get right. Below, we’ve listed the top 20 odds and offer our World Cup winner and top goal scorer picks. One word of caution, don’t bet the farm on this one.

Winner and Top Goal Scorer Double

Remember, in order to take down this prop, you must get both the winner of the tournament and top goal scorer correct. Here’s what your choices and odds look like.

  1. Brazil/Neymar +2000
  2. Argentina/Lionel Messi +2800
  3. Brazil/Gabriel Jesus +2800
  4. Germany/Timo Werner +3300
  5. France/Antoine Griezmann +3300
  6. Brazil/Lionel Messi +4000
  7. Germany/Thomas Muller +5000
  8. Germany/Lionel Messi +5000
  9. Germany/Neymar +5000
  10. Spain/Diego Costa +5000
  11. Brazil/Cristiano Ronaldo +6600
  12. France/Neymar +6600
  13. Spain/Lionel Messi +6600
  14. Spain/Neymar +6600
  15. Spain/Alvaro Morata +6600
  16. England/Harry Kane +6600
  17. France/Lionel Messi +8000
  18. Germany/Cristiano Ronaldo +8000
  19. Argentina/Sergio Aguero +8000
  20. France/Kylian Mbappe +8000

Smartest Picks

What’s the smartest thing to do when it comes to making winner and top goal scorer picks? Some sports bettors would say the smartest thing to do would be to never wager on this prop. Acknowledging the high risk in this type of venture is a good thing to do. We suggest that you risk very little on this prop. Use it as a diversion more than anything else.

We’re going to suggest make three bets of various unit sizes. Also, we suggest risking no more than a total of five units. Our suggestion is to wager on teams that are most likely to make it to the final that are coupled with a player who’s also one of the favorites to win the Golden Ball Award and/or the Golden Foot Award.

Our World Cup Winner and Top Goal Scorer Picks

We like only three bets in this category. Our World Cup winner and top goal scorer picks are:

  • Brazil/Neymar +2000 for two units
  • Germany/Timo Werner +3300 for 1.5 units
  • France/Antoine Griezmann +3300 for 1.5 units

We think that all three players are capable of putting a whole lot of balls in the net, and their teams have very good chances of winning the whole thing. We’ve posted more prop bets, as well as World Cup analysis and information pieces to help you make the most of this huge and exciting tournament. Please be sure to see our directory of 24 World Cup 2018 articles.


Paul has been writing about sports betting and sports for more than a decade, offering picks on the NFL, MLB, NHL, and NBA, as well as on college sports and European football. He's written thousands of season and post-season previews, innumerable articles on sports betting strategies, and various books on sports and sports betting.

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