FIBA World Cup 2023 Betting Odds & Live Stream FIBA World Cup

The FIBA World Cup is the biggest event in international basketball and is being held in Japan, the Philippines and Indonesia this year.

Learn everything you need to know about betting on the FIBA World Cup in 2023 and more basketball betting options , as well as find out how to watch live basketball for free at Stake online sportsbook .

What is the FIBA World Cup?

The FIBA World Cup is the World Cup of basketball and is one of the most prestigious international competitions in the sport. It is contested by the leading basketball nations in the world, and the USA is the joint most successful team in the competition’s history, with five titles to their name.

History of the FIBA World Cup

The FIBA World Cup was first hosted in Argentina in 1950. Ten teams competed in the first-ever competition, and the hosts won the final 64-50 against the USA to become the first FIBA World Champions.

The former Yugoslavia shares the most FIBA World titles with the USA, winning three out of four available world titles between 1990 and 2002.

Spain are the current world champions, following their impressive showing in the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, where they defeated Argentina 95-75 in the final in the Wukesong Arena in Beijing.

After another super impressive NBA season in which the Denver Nuggets claimed their first-ever championship, all eyes will be on Team USA as they take to the court when the competition gets underway in the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia later this year.

When is the FIBA World Cup 2023?

The 2023 FIBA World Cup is scheduled to start on August 25, 2023. The final will take place on September 10, 2023. This year’s tournament is hosted by three nations – The Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia, and we’ll stream matches live from five host cities.

Thirty-two nations will compete in the 2023 FIBA World Cup – five teams from Africa, seven from the Americas, eight from Asia & Oceania and 12 from Europe.

Format & Schedule of the FIBA World Cup 2023

The FIBA World Cup begins with eight groups consisting of four national teams. The top two teams from each group will proceed to the latter stages of the tournament, which start with a knockout format.

Each fixture will be just one game (rather than a series of games), culminating with the final on September 10 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila.

Which Teams Play in the FIBA World Cup?

32 nations have qualified for the 2023 FIBA World Cup, and the competitors are as follows:

  • Africa: Angola, Cape Verde, Egypt, Ivory Coast, South Sudan

  • Americas: Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico, United States, Venezuela

  • Asia & Oceania: Australia, China, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, New Zealand, Philippines

  • Europe: Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain

You can place an outright bet on the nation you think will win the 2023 FIBA World Cup, or you can place various other wagers like spread bets and prop bets throughout the tournament, as we introduce below.

How to Bet on FIBA World Cup & Basketball Bet Types

Betting on the FIBA World Cup at couldn’t be easier. Begin by adding cryptocurrency to your account, choosing from Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin, Litecoin, and numerous others. You can learn more about adding funds to using the Moonpay documentation .

With funds in your account, you can then place the following bets on the FIBA World Cup at

  • Moneyline /Winner (Inc. Overtime): A straight-up bet on the team you think will win a specific fixture in the FIBA World Cup.

  • Handicap (Inc. Overtime): A bet on the winner of a specific fixture. However, the favourite has a points handicap that they must overcome if they are to win the match and for your bet to be successful.

  • Total (Inc. Overtime): A basketball totals bet is a wager on the number of points that you think will be scored by both teams in a specific FIBA World Cup match.

  • Over/Under : A bet on whether you think over or under a specific number of points will be scored in a match in the World Cup.

  • Winning Margin: A wager on the number of points you think the winning team will win by.

  • Will there be Overtime? As self-explanatory bet allows you to bet on whether or not you think there will be Overtime in a match.

  • Quarters/Half: Specific basketball proposition bets relating to the action in a specific quarter or half in a fixture.

  • Player Props : Bets that aren’t tied to the outcome of a basketball fixture. World Cup player props include how many points, rebounds, or assists a specific player will make in a match. Learn more about basketball player props here .

Live Stream FIBA World Cup 2023 & Live Betting Markets

You can live stream the FIBA World Cup directly from Stake Sportsbook. Simply access our sportsbook and check for upcoming basketball fixtures to learn which games are available to live stream. If you log in to your account, you can place a host of live bets on the World Cup, including player props and match props, among others.

If you’re new to live betting, learn about the differences between live betting and pre-match betting to take advantage of the available markets throughout the FIBA World Cup.

FIBA World Cup Betting Odds & Payouts has the best basketball odds, with a wide selection of betting options for the 2023 FIBA World Cup. You can adjust the odds in your account to view odds as fractions, decimals or in the American format.

As a crypto-only sportsbook, we process deposits and withdrawals instantly, meaning you don’t have to wait to get your hands on any basketball betting winnings.

FIBA World Cup Betting Tips, Predictions & Strategies

You’re now all set to bet on the 2023 FIBA World Cup. But before you place your bets, bear the following sports betting tips in mind:

  • Always check a team’s injury list and form chart before backing them to win. If a team is out of form or missing a major star, they’re less likely to win their basketball matches!

  • Make the most of the latest promotions at to boost your bankroll while placing basketball bets.

  • You can use the Vault to store crypto securely online to fund future betting. Learn more about how to access and utilise the Vault here.

Refer to the sports betting guide or our basketball betting guide for more helpful tips and insight into picking winners throughout the FIBA World Cup and discover the ultimate online betting experience.