Bet Builder Tips: 5 World Cup final flutters for Argentina v France including 41/1 punt

Our tipster Colin Harvey trawls through Paddy's markets to bring you some mini Bet Builders for Sunday.

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World Cup Final Bet Builder Tips

  • The Draw, Under 2.5 Goals, Under 3.5 Cards and Under 9.5 Corners @ 11/1
  • Messi and Mbappe to Score or Assist @ 4/1
  • Hernandez and Otamendi to be Booked @ 9/1
  • Messi and Giroud to Have 2 or More Shots on Target @ 10/1
  • Lionel Messi to Score first and Argentina to Win 2-1 @ 41/1

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It’s Lionel Messi v Kylian Mbappe, it’s Lionel Scaloni v Didier Deschamps, it’s Argentina v France in the 2022 World Cup Final. Kick off is rapidly approaching now so we’ve rounded up a few little Bet Builders that could pack quite the punch on Sunday afternoon.

Sunday 3pm, 2022 World Cup Final: Argentina v France
TV: BBC, ITV, RTE

The Draw, Under 2.5 Goals, Under 3.5 Cards and Under 9.5 Corners

While everyone’s been salivating at the prospect of some of the biggest names in the game going at it and potentially the best ever bowing out with the crown firmly on his head, the fact is that finals are normally quite dull and extremely cagey affairs. Given what’s at stake here we can expect this to be no different.

I’m not going to plough through the stats for this punt, it’s more of a ‘vibe’ play. If you think this could be a tepid affair then The Draw, Under 2.5 Goals, Under 3.5 Cards and Under 9.5 Corners could be the play for you.

*A Bet Builder with these selections pays at approximately 11/1 with Paddy Power. CLICK HERE TO ADD IT TO YOUR BETSLIP.

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Messi and Mbappe to Score or Assist

However, if you think this game’s going to be all about the superstars then Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe to Score or Assist might be worth a go. These two have been sensational during this World Cup and head into this game in straight shootout for the golden boot.

Both are tied on five goals scored but it’s Messi with his nose in front thanks to his haul of three assists to Mbappe’s two. This game is a battle between the GOAT and the coming force so it will be fascinating to see who comes out on top. With this punt you can nicely hedge your bets and sit back and enjoy the show.

*A Bet Builder with these selections pays at approximately 4/1 with Paddy Power. CLICK HERE TO ADD IT TO YOUR BETSLIP.

Theo Hernandez and Nicolas Otamendi to be Booked

At the other end of the scale, Theo Hernandez and Nicolas Otamendi to be Booked might well be worth a go. Hernandez has looked good going forward since coming into the team as a result of his brother Lucas’ injury at the start of the tournament but he’s shocking going the other way. While he will be on the other side of the pitch to Messi he always looks like a walking booking and makes loads of errors.

He’s only picked up one booking this World Cup but, with the pressure on in the final, I fancy him to crack and do something stupid. For Argentina, Nicolas Otamendi looks the man most likely to get into the referee’s bad books. The former Manchester City enforcer will be looking to put one in on Mbappe and heads into the final the back of consecutive yellows.

*A Bet Builder with these selections pays at approximately 9/1 with Paddy Power. CLICK HERE TO ADD IT TO YOUR BETSLIP.

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Messi and Giroud to Have 2 or More Shots on Target

We’ve already discussed Messi’s form and everyone knows about his incredible talent. He’s a threat from literally everywhere in the final third, will be on all the set pieces, and has two or more Shots on Target in all but one game in Qatar.

Olivier Giroud has really grown into the tournament as France have progressed and he’s been making hay from all the attention Mbappe’s been getting and the extra space that’s created elsewhere on the pitch. He’s got four goals and is always available in the penalty spot from drag backs and crosses so Messi and Giroud to Have 2 or More Shots on Target could have a great chance.

*A Bet Builder with these selections pays at approximately 10/1 with Paddy Power. CLICK HERE TO ADD IT TO YOUR BETSLIP.

Lionel Messi to Score first and Argentina to Win 2-1

If you believe in fairy tales then Messi to Score first and Argentina to Win 2-1 could be the perfect ending for a sensational career, on the international stage at least. Argentina are a bit up and down but, overall, they’ve looked more solid than France since that shock opening day defeat to Saudi Arabia.

The French do look a bit suspect at the back while Argentina have been rock solid and getting better as we go on. There’s just a feel of inevitability about this for me and at a monster price Lionel Messi to Score first and Argentina to Win 2-1 must have plenty of appeal for a small flutter.

*A Bet Builder with these selections pays at approximately 41/1 with Paddy Power. CLICK HERE TO ADD IT TO YOUR BETSLIP.

World Cup Final Bet Builder Tips

  • The Draw, Under 2.5 Goals, Under 3.5 Cards and Under 9.5 Corners @ 11/1
  • Messi and Mbappe to Score or Assist @ 4/1
  • Hernandez and Otamendi to be Booked @ 9/1
  • Messi and Giroud to Have 2 or More Shots on Target @ 10/1
  • Lionel Messi to Score first and Argentina to Win 2-1 @ 41/1

*All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widgets, while odds in copy are accurate at time of publishing but subject to change

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