Match for 3rd Place: Belgium – England

In this post we give our prediction for the match for the third place in the World Cup 2018 between Belgium and England. While the “Red Devils” have lost their semi-final match against France, England has been eliminated by Croatia after extra time. We have updated our model by incorporating the results up to the semi-finals in order to forecast the match for the third place.

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World Cup 2018 Final: France – Croatia

In this post we give our prediction for the World Cup 2018 final between France and Croatia. While France has eliminated Belgium in their semi-final match, Croatia has beaten England after extra time in the semi-finals. For many experts France seems to be the big favourite, but we want to quantify the chances for each team in terms of probability. We have updated our model by incorporating the results up to the semi-finals in order to forecast the final.

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Semifinal: Croatia – England

In this post we give our prediction for the second semifinal match between Croatia and England in the World Cup 2018. While Croatia as winner of group D has eliminated the host Russia in the quarter-final, England has beaten Sweden in their quarter-final match. We have updated our model by incorporating the results up to the quarter-finals in order to forecast the matches in the quarter-finals.

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Semifinal: France – Belgium

In this post we give our prediction for the first semifinal match between France and Belgium in the World Cup 2018. While France as winner of group C has eliminated Uruguay in the quarter-final, Belgium has beaten Brazil in their quarter-final match. For many experts this semifinal seems to be a preponed final since probably the best two remaining teams in the competition fight for a single ticket to the final. We have updated our model by incorporating the results up to the quarter-finals in order to forecast the matches in the quarter-finals.

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Quarter final: Russia – Croatia

In this post we give our prediction for the quarter-final match Russia vs. Croatia in the World Cup 2018. While Russia as runner-up of group A has surprisingly eliminated Spain in the Round of 16, Croatia as winner of group D has eliminated Denmark in a penalty shoot-out. We have updated our model by incorporating the results up to the Round of 16 in order to forecast the matches in the quarter-finals.

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Quarter final: Sweden – England

In this post we give our prediction for the quarter-final match Sweden vs. England in the World Cup 2018. While Sweden as winner of group F has eliminated Switzerland, England as runner-up of group G has eliminated Columbia in a penalty shoot-out. We have updated our model by incorporating the results up to the Round of 16 in order to forecast the matches in the quarter-finals.

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Quarter final: Uruguay – France

In this post we give our prediction for the quarter-final match Uruguay vs. France in the World Cup 2018. While Uruguay as winner of group H has eliminated European champion Portugal, France as winner of group C has eliminated Argentina with Lionel Messi. Since our prediction model is based on the Elo strengths of the participating teams, we have updated our data by incorporating the results up to the Round of 16 in order to forecast the matches in the quarter-finals.

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Round of 16: Colombia – England

In this post we give our prediction for the match Sweden vs. Switzerland in the Round of 16 of the World Cup 2018. While Colombia has qualified as winner of group H with 6 points, England (6 points) was runner-up of group G behind Belgium (9 points). Since our prediction model is based on the Elo strengths of the participating teams, we have updated our data by incorporating the results of the group phase in order to forecast the matches in the Knockout phase. We are interested which team has better chances to qualify for the quarter-finals.

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Round of 16: Sweden – Switzerland

In this post we give our prediction for the match Sweden vs. Switzerland in the Round of 16 of the World Cup 2018. While Sweden has qualified as winner of group F with 6 points, Switzerland (5 points) was runner-up of group E behind Brazil (7 points). Since our prediction model is based on the Elo strengths of the participating teams, we have updated our data by incorporating the results of the group phase in order to forecast the matches in the Knockout phase. We are interested which team has better chances to qualify for the quarter-finals.

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