England’s Harry Kane controls the ball by Austria’s Stefan Lainer during the international friendly soccer match between England and Austria at the Riverside stadium in Middlesbrough, England, Wednesday June 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell, Pool)
- Euro 2020 gets underway on Friday, June 11, 2021
- Many sportsbooks are offering great specials to get you started for the tournament
- Read on to see where and how to bet on Euro 2020
The Euros begin this Friday with Turkey vs Italy at 3:00 pm EST. The tournament pits Europe’s top teams against each other every four years after an extensive qualification process. This tournament was originally scheduled for last year, however, was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
So what do you need to know to bet the Euros?
When and Where is Euro 2020 Happening?
Euro 2020 begins June 11 and will conclude on July 11 with the final at Wembley Stadium in London. In all, 51 matches over 30 days will be played in 11 different host cities. Host cities include: Amsterdam, Baku, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Glasgow, London, Munich, Rome, Saint Petersburg and Seville.
Which US Sportsbooks Are Taking Bets on Euro 2020?
There are tons of US Sportsbooks offering betting on Euro 2020.
If you’re located in the US, you can find numerous betting options at sportsbooks such as: DraftKings, FanDuel, BetRivers, BetMGM, PointsBet, William Hill, FOX Bet and SugarHouse.
Can I Bet the Euros Outside of the US?
Absolutely. The European Championships are a world-wide event enjoyed around the globe and there are many non-US sportsbooks taking action on the tournament. These include: Betway, Bet365, 888sport, BetVictor, LadBrokes and Paddy Power.
Who are the Favorites to Win Euro 2020?
2018 World Cup Champions France are the leading favorites to win Euro 2020. They are closely followed by England, who will play a majority of their games at home in London. Belgium’s Golden Generation of talent has yet to lift major silverware, but are instilled as third-favorites. To round out the top five we have Euro 2016 champions Portugal, as well as an Italian side who enter the tournament in blazing hot form.
UEFA Euro 2020 Odds Tracker
What Types of Bets Can I Make on Euro 2020?
There are all sorts of bets you can make on this tournament.
Of course there are your standard bets you can make on every match, betting the winner, totals, cards, goalscorers, etc.
But this is a multi-stage tournament with multiple ways to bet. There are any number of futures-types bets for this tournament such as:
- Which teams will win and qualify from their groups, exact order of group finish, total team points in group stage
- Highest and lowest scoring teams in the tournament
- Golden Boot and Player of the Tournament
- Stage of elimination, to reach quarterfinals, to reach semifinals, to reach final
- Top team goalscorers, and many, many more
Are There Any Betting Promos for Euro 2020?
Several sportsbooks are offering great deals to get you started for your Euros betting.
Ryan is SBD’s resident soccer pro, though his repertoire is by no means limited to a single sport. His articles have been published by the Canadian Hockey League (CHL), Ontario Hockey League (OHL), and the Kitchener Rangers, and outlets like SportsXpress and Shredthespread.com