2014 World Cup Predictions

Leading up to the 2014 Brazil World Cup, there were predictions made about which team will win the tournament, with varying success. The predictions listed below use various methods, such as analyzing bookmaker odds and using recent results and rankings.

2014 Predictions

Brazil were clear favorites, due to very good recent form and given they were playing at home. Germany won the tournament after thrashing Brazil 7-1 in the semifinal.

Predictions First Second Third Fourth
Zeileis Brazil (22.5%) Argentina (15.8%) Germany (13.4%) Spain (11.8%)
Groll Germany (28.8%) Brazil (27.6%) Spain (9.0%) Belgium (8.2%)
SB Nation Brazil (28%) Spain (24%) Portugal (7%) Germany (5%)
Goldman Sachs Brazil (48.5%) Argentina (14.1%) Germany (11.4%) Spain (9.8%)
FiveThirtyEight Brazil (45.2%) Argentina (12.8%) Germany (10.9%) Spain (7.6%)
Dormagen Brazil (25%) Spain (15%) Germany (14%) Argentina (10%)
Infostrada Brazil Spain Germany Argentina
Yuan Brazil (21%) Spain (7.6%) Germany (7.5%) Portugal (6.9%)
Power Rank Brazil (28.6%) Spain (12.6%) Argentina (11.5%) Germany (10.7%)
Betegy Germany (18%) Argentina (17%) Brazil (16%) Spain (13%)
Betfair Brazil (23.3%) Argentina (18.9%) Germany (12.6%) Spain (12.6%)
Elo Ratings Brazil Spain Germany Argentina
FIFA ranking Spain Germany Brazil Portugal
         
actual result Germany Argentina Netherlands Brazil

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