Memories of a shock European Championship triumph back in 1992 will inspire some punters to see the Denmark World Cup 2018 odds as a tempting option when searching for lively longshots.
Former Norway coach Hareide was brought in to replace the long-serving Morten Olsen after the Danes failed to book a place at the last World Cup or Euro 2016.
Early losses to Poland and Montenegro did not augur well for a successful Russia 2018 qualifying campaign, but a seven-game unbeaten run saw them finish second in their pool.
In the play-offs, Denmark opened with a goalless draw against the Republic of Ireland in Copenhagen and fears of missing out on another major tournament grew.
However, the Scandinavian outfit then came from behind to secure a spectacular 5-1 success at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
A kind draw sees them start out with games versus Peru and Australia, so expect some positive vibes in Denmark World Cup 2018 betting tips and predictions.
Odds correct on date of publication: 21/05/2018
Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen was the catalyst behind that amazing victory over Ireland, with his superb hat-trick silencing the home crowd.
That took his goal tally to 11 overall on the road to Russia, with only Robert Lewandowski and Cristiano Ronaldo in more prolific form during the European qualifying campaign.
The 26-year-old has also been outstanding for Spurs over the past few seasons and would challenge for a place in any team on the planet.
Former Arsenal forward Nicklas Bendtner hit the final goal in Dublin and appears to be enjoying life again since switching to Rosenberg.
RB Leipzig striker Yussuf Poulsen can help to add some fresh legs to the Denmark attack.
Sevilla defender Simon Kjaer provides stability at the back, while Andreas Christensen has caught the eye for Chelsea.
There should also be a Premier League presence between the posts, with Kasper Schmeichel of Leicester backed up by Huddersfield’s Jonas Lossl.
Rank (world): 12
WC appearances: 4
Best effort: Quarter-finals in 1998
Road to Russia
Rep of Ire 1-5 DEN
DEN 0-0 Rep of Ire
DEN 1-1 Romania
Montenegro 0-1 DEN
Armenia 1-4 DEN
DEN 4-0 Poland
Kazakhstan 1-3 DEN
Romania 0-0 DEN
Kasper Schmeichel (GK)
Andreas Christensen (D)
Christian Eriksen (M)
Nicklas Bendtner (F)
Age Hareide – NOR