- The Euro 2020 soccer tournament is nearing the end of the group stage.
- France and Italy are the top choices to win the tournament.
- England, Belgium and Germany are also near the top of the betting board.
The Euro 2020 soccer tournament is well underway and the competition is nearing the end of the group stage. The tournament was expected to be very competitive and so far nothing has happened to change that view. When we looked at the odds and the group pairings before the Euro 2020 began the top betting choices to win were France (+450), England (+500) and Belgium (+600). That has been changed somewhat–France is still among the top choices across the board but England and Belgium have been relegated to ‘solid contender’ status with Italy taking over as a veritable co-favorite.
As of the end of play in the Monday, June 21 fixtures there are 11 teams that are confirmed as going through to the knockout stage and the Round of 16. Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands have won their respective groups. Wales, Denmark and Austria are through as group runners up. Switzerland is a third place qualifier while the group position of the Czech Republic, England, Sweden and France remains to be determined. At BetOnline.ag, England is a -185 choice to win Group D with the Czech Republic priced at +110. England must beat the Czech team to win Group D–in the event of a draw, the Czech team will finish atop the fray.
Group E shows Spain as a -120 favorite, Sweden as a +120 second choice with Slovakia (+1200) and Poland (+2000) bringing up the rear. If Sweden beats Poland, they will win the group. If Slovakia beats Spain and Sweden does not beat Poland they will win the group. There are also a number of scenarios where the final order of finish will be determined by goal differential.
In Group F, Germany is -120 to win ahead of France at -105 and Portugal at +1200. France will win if they beat Portugal or if they draw Portugal and Germany does not beat Hungary. Germany needs to win and hope France does not to take the group. Portugal must beat France and hope that Germany does no better than a draw to win the group.
France is now the consensus favorite to win the tournament. In Colorado, they’re showing at +390 at DraftKings, +350 at PointsBet and +400 at BallyBet. At BallyBet, Italy is a +400 co-favorite. At DraftKings, Italy is a +600 second choice while at PointsBet they share second choice status with Germany at +600 just ahead of Belgium at +650.
At DraftKings, Belgium and Germany are co-third picks at +700 ahead of Spain (+900) and England (+950). PointsBet has Spain and England flipped flopped with England the #5 team at +750 ahead of Spain at +850. At BallyBet, Germany is a +700 third choice ahead of Belgium and England, both at +750.
At CircaSports (Colorado and Nevada) France is +310, Italy +550, Germany +570, Belgium +650, England +875, and Spain at +950.