2022 IIHF World Championship Betting Tips

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2022 IIHF World Championship Betting Tips

We're happy to share our cherry-picked 2022 IIHF World Championship betting tips for one of the most important ice hockey competitions. Bookmakers have released their World Cup hockey odds and there are already some strong favourites among sixteen teams participating in the tournament. What you can see is that IIHF World Championships odds at Unibet are in favour of Finland at odds of 2.35.

IIHF World Championship 2022 Information

IIHF World Championship Information
Start 13.05.2022
Final 29.05.2022
Host Country Finland
Venues Tampere Deck Arena in Tampere and Hartwall Arena in Helsinki
Defending Champions Canada

In our IIHF World Championship preview we give you everything. First of all, you can find here at least a few exclusive ice hockey World Cup tips that might help you place your 2022 IIHF World Cup bets. Moreover, we show you where you can find the best ice hockey odds with the list of the most recommended 2022 IIHF World Championship bookmakers where odds are the highest. So, keep reading and make sure you take advantage of this knowledge in the best way.

1. IIHF World Cup 2022 Preview

For the ninth time in history, it's Finland that is home to the World Cup in ice hockey. Hartwall Arena in Helsinki and Tampere Deck Arena in Tampere are the venues chosen to host all group stage and knockout stage matches between the 13th and 29th of May. The format of the tournament is simple ā€“ first, 16 teams are divided equally into two groups of eight; then, the four best teams from each group advance to the second round consisting of quarter-finals, semi-finals, and the final.

IIHF World Championship Previous Winners

Year Winner
2021 Canada
2019 Finland
2018 Sweden
2017 Sweden
2016 Canada
2015 Canada
2014 Russia

In Group A, there are Canada (defending champions), Germany, Switzerland, Slovakia, Denmark, Kazakhstan, Italy, and France. In Group B, there are Finland, the USA, the Czech Republic, Sweden, Latvia, Norway, Great Britain, and Austria. Originally, Russia and Belarus were also among participants, but after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, they were justifiably banned and expelled from the tournament. Additionally, IIHF took away from Russia the next year's World Cup that was supposed to take place in Saint Petersburg.

2. 2022 Hockey World Cup Odds

If you're wondering where to find the best ice hockey World Championship 2022 odds, we advise you to stick to our most recommended brands. There are no better places to make use of our 2022 IIHF World Championship betting tips at competitive odds than Bet365, William Hill, and Unibet. They all cover ice hockey betting markets pretty extensively with whopping outright and live odds and once you register there with our links and promo codes, you can claim very attractive welcome deals for new players. Alternatively, you can also look for competitive IIHF betting odds at 1XBET but please note this brand doesn't accept players from the United Kingdom.

While waiting for all of the above-mentioned bookmakers to release fully their 2022 ice hockey World Cup odds, we can briefly analyse who might be the biggest IIHF World Championship favourites there. Bet365 will surely offer great odds for Canada to win their 28th gold medal in their ice hockey 2022 World Cup betting odds. Moving on, we already know that William Hill included Finland, the winners of the 2022 Winter Olympics tournament, at the very top of their IIHF World Championship winner odds. Finally, you will find fair odds for the Czech Republic and the USA if you want to bet on IIHF World Championship at Unibet. Remember to learn how to effectively compare betting odds from our guide available in the related article.

3. Ice Hockey World Championship Betting Predictions

What are the best 2022 IIHF World Championship betting tips ahead of the group stage? One of our most profitable IIHS ice hockey sure prediction is to keep backing the hosts. Even without playing in their country, the Finnish players are strong enough not only to win their group but also to reach the final and lift the World Cup trophy. We'd be surprised if Finland didn't win all their group games, so follow the strongest from our ice hockey World Championship betting tips and look for the best odds to bet on their wins in every group match.

I'm not a national treasure. I'm just a regular Finnish man. Iā€™m not a miracle worker, but we have a great team ā€“ management and coaching staff and the players ā€“ that works well together. I just give the finishing touch. - Jukka Jalonen, the Finland's head coach, after winning Winter Olympics gold medal, Reuters

Secondly, our next 2022 IIHF World Championship pick of the day is to stick to Canada. Just look at the recent past ā€“ they featured in five out of the last six World Cup finals and they surely want to do it again. Moreover, they have a great squad full of very talented players and they seek revenge after having been eliminated in the quarter-finals of this year's Winter Olympics tournament. So, if you don't believe in Finland, our ice hockey 2022 World Cup pick is to back the Canadians whenever you want, keeping in mind to find the highest odds on bookmakers such as Bet365, Unibet, and William Hill.

Finally, the last of our ice hockey betting tips for the 2022 World Cup is to keep an eye on live scores. With many matches played every day, you should really follow live results to find some interesting IIHF 2022 World Championship live odds. It's not uncommon for favourites to lose a goal and be forced to make a comeback, so look for the latest 2022 ice hockey World Cup live betting tips and odds to try to make additional profits this way. Also, remember to follow our ice hockey handicap predictions provided in the related article.

3.1 2022 IIHF World Championship Free Bet

We think you'll be happy to know that some ice hockey bookmakers have special welcome offers for new players who join them with our links and bonus codes. Bet365, William Hill, and Unibet all provide cash refunds in the form of IIHF World Championship free bets if your very first bet is lost. For example, if you place an ice hockey World cup bet of at least ā‚¬10 at Bet365 and you don't win, you can get up to ā‚¬50 in free bet credits as a refund. In a similar way, IIHF free bets are available at William Hill (up to ā‚¬30) and Unibet (up to ā‚¬40). We think it's a great opportunity to use one of our 2022 IIHF World Championship betting tips with the risk lowered a little bit.

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3.2 How to Bet on World Cup in Ice Hockey

Even if you're a beginner and you've never placed a bet before, we want you to know that the whole IIHF ice hockey betting process is very easy. Just choose the 2022 IIHF World Cup prediction you want to back and go to one of our recommended sportsbooks. Register if you don't have an account or log in if you're already a member of their community and head to the ice hockey betting section. Find available markets for this year's tournament and place a bet according to the chosen IIHF World Championship sure pick.

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4. 2022 IIHF World Championship FAQ

4.1 šŸ’ Where and when does this year's World Cup in ice hockey take place?

This year, Finland's cities of Helsinki and Tampere host the IIHF World Championship matches. The tournament starts on the 13th of May and concludes on the 29th of May.

4.2 šŸ’ Who are the biggest IIHF World Championship favourites?

Before the semi-finals, it's Finland and Canada who are considered to be the strongest 2022 ice hockey World Cup winner picks.

4.3 šŸ’ Where to bet on 2022 IIHF ice hockey World Championship?

We advise you to register at either Bet365, William Hill, Unibet, or 1XBET as these are the best IIHF World Cup bookmakers in 2022 with the most attractive odds and juicy free bet bonuses for new players.

4.4 šŸ’ What is the best IIHF World Championship bet?

You can find many interesting opportunities in our 2022 IIHF World Championship betting tips that you can use later to place your own ice hockey sure bets for this tournament.

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