RUSSIA get the World Cup underway against Saudi Arabia and here is our first round of daily tips.
Each day throughout the tournament SunSport will provide you with top tips to help guide you through each round of fixtures.
Under 3.5 goals: 2/9 with Sun Bets
Getty – Contributor Igor Akinfeev will captain Russia at the World Cup
Russia vs Saudi Arabia
Fyodor Smolov to score first: 5/2 win Sun Bets Saudi Arabia to win 1-0, 2-0 or 2-1: 9/1 with Sun Bets
Smolov is Russia’s main man and he is in fine form after netting 14 goals for Krasnodar in the Russian Premier League last season.
Smolov to score first at 5/2 with Sun Bets.
Saudi Arabia are outsiders to beat Russia in the opening game, but they certainly have reason to be optimistic about their chances.
Russia are without a win in their last six matches.
Saudi Arabia to win 1-0, 2-0 or 2/1 is an enticing 9/1 with Sun Bets.
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Is Russia vs Saudi Arabia on BBC or ITV and can I live stream it?
Russia vs Saudi Arabia will be live on ITV one.
Coverage will also take in the opening ceremony before the match.
The first game will be shown from 2.30pm.
If you have an Amazon Fire TV stick, you can also stream the curtain raiser.