World Cup Group Stage Pool
The new World Cup Group Stage pool is a free pick'em office pool based on the world's most popular sporting event. Pick who you think will win each of the 48 group stage matches. The first match starts Sunday Nov. 20. The Group Stage lasts 13 days.
We also offer the Knockout Stage pool as a separate pool. If you play both pools, you're points for both pools will be combined. Group Stage leagues and league players' points can be carried over to continue league play in the Knockout Stage pool.
Basic scoring: you get 10 points if your pick wins and 4 points if your pick draws. This generally corresponds to the actual points awarded to group stage teams competing to advance to the knockout stage, which is 3 points for a win and 1 point for a draw.
When the Underdog option is used, points will vary from this scheme to balance the value of each pick. Underdogs get more points and favorites less points. Underdogs and favorites points are based on each match's moneylines.
All our pools feature easy league hosting setup for the commish and great league scoring options to customize the game to your preference.
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World Cup Group Stage Pool Leagues
World Cup Group Stage Pool - How it works
To enter the pool, just make some picks. Each player can make 1 set of picks.
Pick the winner of each match.
Earn points for correct picks and match draws. The most points wins the pool or league.
Point values for each pick are shown next to each team on the picks page.
Tiebreaker: the entry closest to the total goals scored in the last match of the Group Stage.
Each match's pick is due by the listed match start time.
• Underdogs are worth more points, favorites are worth less.
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