Mosconi Cup: Preview, Statistics and Tips

Updated: 726 Snooker

The thirtieth renewal of the Mosconi Cup will take place in London between the 6th and 9th of December. Team Europe are hoping to record four consecutive wins after victories in 2022, 2021 and 2020.

Mosconi Cup: Preview, Statistics and Tips
Darren Brett Tipster Competition Manager

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Mosconi Cup 2023

The annual match-up between the USA and Europe returns to Alexandra Palace with Team Europe looking for their fourth consecutive victory in the 30 Year Mosconi Cup Anniversary.

The bookmakers have Europe favourite to take the Mosconi Cup at odds of 3/10. USA are a best price of 5/2.

USA won the initial Mosconi Cup 16-12 in 1994 and then won nine of the next eleven events.

Europe have won eleven of the last thirteen Mosconi Cups.

The overall score of the twenty-nine editions of the Mosconi Cup is:  Europe 15, USA 13, Tied 1

Who do you think is going to win the 2023 Mosconi Cup? Once you have made your choice for the 2023 event you can add a bet via an online bookie. If you do not have an active online betting account, you’ll need to set one up. You can do this by heading over to our list of bookmakers showing their latest customer sign up offers.

Mosconi Cup: Format

A maximum of twenty matches to be played, first team to eleven wins the Mosconi Cup

All matches are played over the best of nine racks

Day One: One team match, two doubles matches and one singles match

Day Two: Three doubles matches and two singles matches

Day Three: Two doubles matches and three singles matches

Day Four: One Doubles match and five singles matches

You can access the list of bookies offering the best free bets before deciding on your Mosconi Cup selections.

Mosconi Cup 2023: The Teams

Team Europe:

Ralph Eckert (Non-playing captain)

Francisco Sanchez Ruiz (World Ranked 1) WPA World Nine-ball Champion (2023), US Open Pool 9-ball Champion 2022, Mosconi Cup winner x1

Joshua Filler (World Ranked 6) WPA World Nine-ball Champion (2018), US Open Pool 9-ball Champion (2019), Mosconi Cup winner x4

Albin Ouschan (World Ranked 7) WPA World 9-ball Champion (2016, 2021), Mosconi Cup winner x5

Jayson Shaw (World Ranked 5) US Open Pool 9-ball Champion (2017), Mosconi Cup winner x5

David Alcaide (World Ranked 9) Mosconi Cup winner x3

Team USA:

Jeremy Jones (Non-playing captain)

Shane Van Boening (World Ranked 2) WPA World 9-ball Champion (2022),  US Open Pool 9-ball Champion (2007, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016), Mosconi Cup winner x3

Fedor Gorst (World Ranked 3) WPA World Nine-ball Champion (2019)

Skyler Woodward (World Ranked 15) Mosconi Cup winner x2

Tyler Styer (World Ranked 41)  Mosconi Cup winner x2

Shane Wolford (World Ranked 43)

Based on World Rankings, Europe would seem the sensible pick to retain the Mosconi Cup, especially with home advantage in Europe's favour. The last Cup to be played in Europe resulted in an 11-6 victory for the home team. Europe look good value to win the Mosconi Cup for the sixteenth time.

Most betting apps should offer a section on the Mosconi Cup should you wish to make a bet on your pick for this event.

Mosconi Cup: Previous Winners

Below is a table of all the results of the Mosconi Cup:

The MVP award was introduced in 2003

Year
Winner
Score
Losers
MVP
Venue
2022
Europe
11-7
USA
Joshua Filler
(Europe)
Bally's Las Vegas
2021
Europe
11-6
USA
Jayson Shaw (Europe)
Alexandra Palace, London
2020
Europe
11-3
USA
Jayson Shaw (Europe)
Ricoh Arena, Coventry
2019
USA
11-8
Europe
Skyler Woodward (USA)
Las Vegas, Nevada
2018
USA
11-9
Europe
Skyler Woodward (USA)
Alexandra Palace, London
2017
Europe
11-4
USA
Joshua Filler (USA)
Las Vegas, Nevada
2016
Europe
11-3
USA
Abin Ouschan (Europe)
Alexandra Palce, London
2015
Europe
11-7
USA
Niels Feijen (Europe)
Las Vegas, Nevada
2014
Europe
11-5
USA
Niels Feijen (Europe)
Tower Circus, Blackpool
2013
Europe
11-2
USA
Niels Feijen (Europe)
Las Vegas, Nevada
2012
Europe
11-9
USA
Chris Melling (Europe)
Bethnal Green, London
2011
Europe
11-7
USA
Niels Feijen (Europe)
Las Vegas, Nevada
2010
Europe
11-8
USA
Darren Appleton (Europe)
Bethnal Green, London
2009
USA
11-7
Europe
Dennis Hatch (USA)
Las Vegas, Nevada
2008
Europe
11-5
USA
Mika Immonen (Europe)
St Julian's, Malta
2007
Europe
11-8
USA
Tony Drago (Europe)
Las Vegas, Nevada
2006
USA
Europe
12-12
TIED
Corey Deuel (USA)
Rotterdam, Netherlands
2005
USA
11-6
Europe
Earl Strickland (USA)
Las Vegas, Nevada
2004
USA
12-9
Europe
Rodney Morris (USA)
Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands
2003
USA
11-9
Europe
Mika Immonen (Europe)
Las Vegas, Nevada
2002
Europe
12-9
USA

Bethnal Green, London
2001
USA
12-1
Europe

Bethnal Green, London
2000
USA
12-9
Europe

Bethnal Green, London
1999
USA
12-7
Europe

Bethnal Green, London
1998
USA
13-9
Europe

Bethnal Green, London
1997
USA
13-8
Europe

Bethnal Green, London
1996
USA
15-13
Europe

Dagenham, London
1995
Europe
16-15
USA

Basildon, Essex
1994
USA
16-12
Europe

Romford, London

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