Uruguay World Cup Betting Preview: Latest odds, squad and tournament history

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Oscar Tabarez's men relied heavily on home advantage during qualifying but will expect to progress from an open looking Group A that includes Russia

Drawn alongside Egypt, Saudi Arabia and hosts Russia, Urugauy will have desires on not only qualifying for the knockout stages but topping what looks to be an open Group A.

Were they to achieve that, La Celeste would likely meet either Portugal or Spain in the last 16 unless there is a real upset in Group B.

2018 World Cup Qualification

Oscar Tabarez's men finished second in South American qualification, albeit they were 10 points behind Brazil who topped the overall table.

Luis Suarez Uruguay Czech

Home advantage was especially prominent with Uruguay taking 22 points from a possible 27 in front of their own fans but picking up just nine on the road.

Edinson Cavani netted 10 of the team's 32 goals on the road to Russia with Luis Suarez accounting for five.

World Cup History

Winners of the first World Cup back in 1930 and again in 1950, Uruguay have a rich history at international football's top table.

The South Americans finished fourth in 2010, the third time they've reached that stage of the competition, but were knocked out by Colombia four years ago in the last 16 phase.

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2018 World Cup Squad

GK DEF MID ST
Fernando Muslera Diego Godin Nahitan Nandez Cristhian Stuani
Martin Silva Sebastian Coates Lucas Torreira Maximiliano Gomez
Martin Campana Jose Maria Gimenez Matias Vecino Edinson Cavani
  Maximiliano Pereira Rodrigo Bentancur Luis Suarez
  Gaston Silva Carlos Sanchez  
  Martin Caceres Giorgian De Arrascaeta  
  Guillermo Varela Diego Laxalt  
    Cristian Rodriguez  
    Jonathan Urretaviscaya  

Latest World Cup odds

Market Price
To win the World Cup 28/1 (29.0)
To make the World Cup final 12/1 (13.0)
To win Group A 10/11 (1.91)
To qualify from Group A 2/9 (1.29)
To be the top South American team 7/1 (8.0)

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