After a long wait of one year, fans and players will finally get to experience the Euro which was re-scheduled to 2021 as the whole world was affected by the pandemic in 2020. The Euro was originally scheduled to be held in 2020. As seen generally, the Euro attract lots of bets and fantasy leagues.
The Euro 2021 will be an exciting one for fans as things stand very uncertain with some top nations tasting defeat from underdogs during the WC qualifications European rounds. All the countries who have qualified for the Euro 2021 have shown great potential in the qualifiers. There is a wave of new players, as well as most of the nations, are coming up with young squads. Nations like France, England, Spain, Germany; etc. boast some of the world’s best youngsters who have lived up to their expectations in club football.
Euro 2021 betting tips: Predictions
Most of the bets are placed on the teams which have been on a good run, have a good pool of players, have a great squad strength, and have had excellent performances in the previous competitions. The odds of France winning the Euro 2021 is 4/1 which makes them the Euro 2021 favourite and England following them with odds of 3/1. Both countries have an excellent set of players; with France being stacked up with central defenders and England being stacked up with wide forwards and strikers.
France being the most recent World Cup winners gives them the confidence to win this trophy. There are several Under -21 players in both sides who have been touted as future stars and are performing in the top level with other players. Euro 2021 betting tips must include careful calculations and close observation of all the squads.
Euro 2021 Bets: Top Bookies
A bookmaker is of immense importance to the people who place bets as they are the ones who facilitate betting, place odds and make other predictions. The two best bookies for this edition are Genting Bet and Ladbrokes. These are top-quality bookies who are reputed for making accurate predictions. Other top bookies are Bet365 and VisaBet who have very reasonable predictions as well.
The bookies should be chosen after observing and comparing a list of bookies available in your locality or online. Most of the bookie predictions in England have predicted England as the outright winners or the Euro 2021 favourite and Harry Kane/ Kylian Mbappe as the tournament top scorers. Euro 2021 betting tips can be best observed from these bookies.
Euro Favourites Teams and Why?
The Euro 2021 winner prediction has been done by many critics and bookies around the world. Most of them favor a France win while some are confident of England taking it home, a large list of them have also predicted Portugal to be the winners as they are the defending champions of the tournament.
The French team is full of talented youngsters who have been recently discovered through several camps and leagues, it boasts young players like Konate, Jules Kounde, Marcus Thuram, and the already famous Kylian Mbappe. Not only these players, but it also has other creative geniuses like Kante, Coman, Griezmann; all of them being highly experienced and have risen up during important matches for France.
The English team on the other side have exciting prospects like Reece James, Tariq Lamptey, Jason Mount, who’s already captaining Chelsea and has managed to win the trust of both his club and national manager. Wide forwards like Saka, Foden, Grealish, Sterling, Odoi can steal the show this time.
Meanwhile, Portugal have one of the greatest of all time, Cristiano Ronaldo as their captain and the emerging mid-fielder Bruno Fernandes, steering the wheels. The Euro 2021 winner prediction depends a lot on the performance of these players.
Though Germany has a good squad, the recent run under coach Joachim Low has made their chances questionable in this tournament. On paper, Spain also looks good and their 6-0 thrashing of Germany had everyone raise their eyebrows.
Euro Underdogs Teams to look out for
The Euro 2021 betting odds have been more complex and difficult this time due to the strong underdogs who have sent shockwaves across Europe. Excellent players like Soyuncu, Under, Ozan Kabak; and Calhanoglu have made Turkey one of the most balanced and dangerous teams in the tournament. The recent surge in the form of Golden Boy 2020 award winner Erling Halaand and highly creative Arsenal player (loaned from Real Madrid) Martin Odegaard has made Norway a dangerous team and one to look out for sure.
Teams like Sweden under the leadership of Zlatan Ibrahimović will always continue to pose threats. Their new sensations Kulusevski and Isak can cause trouble up front if not contained properly. Ukraine have been in a very good form since last year and its players have gathered some eyeballs after great performances at club level against big clubs like Real Madrid.
The other underdogs to watch out for are Croatia, Switzerland, Austria, Wales, etc. There are able leaders and excellent individuals in these countries like Luka Modric, Granit Xhaka, David Alaba, Gareth Bale, etc. Though Euro 2021 betting odds are complicated, placing money on these underdogs will surely end up with good returns.
Euro 2021: Types of Market offered
The bookies offer several types of markets, some of them are:
- Top 4 to Finish: This prediction is easier as one has to choose 4 teams who will play the semi-finals.
- Outright winner: It is more streamlined choice and requires a choice made after collecting and analysing different aspects. This is the most popular market in the whole tournament.
- Top Goalscorer: This market has a fascinating fan base as the number of choices is large in comparison to the number of choices in the outright winner market. Here, the bet placers have to analyze which players have hit the right chord this season and can be successful against various forms of defenses.
- Player of the Tournament: It is a very hard choice to mark; as it requires selecting and putting up the name of an individual for the tournament. It can be grabbed by players like Kylian Mbappe, Harry Kane, Manuel Neuer, this time around.
Euro 2021: Betting Odds
Betting odds this time might be very tricky as we can say by looking at the teams. Even the underdogs are defeating strong nations like Germany, Spain on their day and more frequently. Bonuses are guaranteed throughout the tournament as it is a long tournament and is reputed to be the best continental championship. The odds will decrease as the tournament progresses and it will remain uncertain till the very end.
This Euro will be a bonanza as we will get to see some players playing the Euros maybe for the last time as they near retirement. Players like Ronaldo, Neuer, Modric, Muller, and Ibrahimović might as well be playing their last Euro. Teams like France, England; Spain, Belgium with a blend of fierce defence and subtle attack have made the competition more exciting. People are anticipating the results from very early days. There can be surprise teams too; the miracle of Greece 2004 can never be forgotten by the fans all around the world. It was a win so famous that it reached people beyond borders and boundaries.