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Euro, Copa América betting preview: ‘Argentina is gonna be in a ton of parlays’


Within the canine days of summer season, soccer is offering some measure of reduction for bettors and bookmakers. Wagering on Euro 2024 odds and Copa América odds is robust to date, and it is as a result of get stronger with intriguing semifinals.

“Each tournaments have been extraordinarily common with bettors,” BetMGM dealer Tristan Davis mentioned Monday afternoon. “Each tournaments are massively well-known the world over, whether or not you’re a bettor or not.”

Fellow BetMGM dealer Seamus Magee, an enormous soccer aficionado, helps break down betting on Tuesday’s matches: Spain vs. France within the first Euro semifinal, and Argentina vs. Canada within the first Copa semi, with FOX and FS1 bringing you all of the motion.

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Euro 2024 Odds and Betting

Spain vs France: BetMGM opened the three-way moneyline at Spain +165/France +190/Draw +200. Odds have shifted barely over the previous couple of days. Spain is now +170, France is +200 and Draw is +180 on the Euro 2024 odds board.

In the event you’re trying on the favourite, then meaning a $100 wager on Spain would revenue $170 ($270 complete payout) offered Spain wins in 90 minutes plus damage time. But when the match goes to additional time, you’d lose that wager, even when Spain in the end reaches the ultimate.

In the event you’d wish to keep away from that destiny, then you definately’d be higher served wagering on the To Advance/To Qualify possibility. That’s solely a wager on which group will make Sunday’s last. Spain is -125 whereas France has even cash to advance.

Magee addressed not solely Tuesday’s Spain-France semifinal, at 3 p.m. ET on FOX and the FOX Sports activities app, however Wednesday’s NetherlandsEngland semi, since betting on each is comparable.

“Each Euro semifinals have seen fairly good two-way motion to date,” Magee mentioned Monday afternoon. “Our [championship] futures ebook seems to be stable, too. So if we will simply have considered one of these matches go to additional time, I feel we’ll have spherical.”

Anybody betting on Draw would love such an end result, too. And Draw has confirmed to be wager of late. Three of the 4 Euro quarterfinals have been tied after 90 minutes plus damage time.

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Copa America Odds and Betting

Argentina vs Canada: That is essentially the most lopsided match of the 2 Copa and two Euro semifinals. On the three-way moneyline, Lionel Messi’s Argentina aspect is a -275 favourite on BetMGM’s Copa America odds board. So it might require a $275 wager to revenue $100 ($375 complete payout) on Argentina.

On the flip aspect, Canada is a hefty +850 underdog. A $100 wager would land a tidy $850 revenue ($950 complete payout) within the unlikely occasion of a Canadian upset. Draw is +375 at BetMGM for Tuesday’s 8 p.m. ET match on FS1.

“Argentina is gonna be in a ton of parlays. However we’ll undoubtedly see some sturdy play on Canada from Ontario, to offset some legal responsibility,” Magee mentioned, alluding to BetMGM’s operations north of the border drawing a number of underdog {dollars}.

For functions of better betting curiosity in Sunday’s Copa America championship match, BetMGM desires Argentina to finish Canada’s run.

“Argentina is surprisingly the one winner on the [championship] futures ebook proper now. So we’ll hope they will progress and provides us a world last with Messi,” Magee mentioned.

The Argentina-Canada winner faces both Colombia or Uruguay, who meet Wednesday within the second Copa semifinal.

Circle again with us on Tuesday for extra on betting for Wednesday’s Copa America and Euro 2024 semis.

Patrick Everson is a sports activities betting analyst for FOX Sports activities and senior reporter for He’s a distinguished journalist within the nationwide sports activities betting area. He’s primarily based in Las Vegas, the place he enjoys {golfing} in 110-degree warmth. Observe him on Twitter: @PatrickE_Vegas.

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