Greece or Spain are the favorites after that it's the United States at third. The worst prepared team is Israel that doesn't even have an established rotation. Most coaches only throw the team under the bus but Danny Franco threw the entire country under the bus rather than admitting fault for his pathetic preparation.
If i read the site correctly the final 8 is from the following teams Turkey, Australia, Sweden, Canada, Argentina, Greece, Spain, USA.
The following teams are playing 9th to 16 Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, Croatia, Israel, New Zealand, France.