UEFA Euro 2020 Predictions & Picks
Welcome to the home of UEFA Euro 2020 predictions. Our experts analyze the key statistics, form, trends, and the latest team news to give you the best Euro 2020 predictions. Pickswise has expert insight into every team and each of the 51 scheduled matches, scroll down to view today’s free Euro 2020 picks.
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Euro 2020 Ukraine vs. Austria pick
Ukraine and Austria lock horns in Bucharest in their final group assignments in Group C on Monday and goals could be on the menu. Both sides will need to play on the offensive if they are to claim second spot or boost their chances of being one of the four best third-placed teams in the competition.
While Ukraine’s first two games featured a total of eight goals, Austria matches have produced six, suggesting that over 2.5 goals should be worth a bet. Andriy Yarmolenko and Roman Yaremchuk have looked sharp in offense for Ukraine while the Austrians scored three times against North Macedonia in their first match, which was also played in Romania.
North Macedonia vs. Netherlands Euro 2020 pick
Netherlands booked their spot in the last 16 at Euro 2020 with a fairly solid performance against Austria and they should have no issues at home to tournament minnows North Macedonia in their third Group C game.
The Dutch can seal top spot in the pool with a win, having beaten Ukraine and Austria already, and even a shaken-up lineup should get the job done comfortably in this contest.
Georginio Wijnaldum has been superb in midfield, while Lyon’s Memphis Depay leads the Netherlands’ offense and highly rated center-back Matthijs de Ligt is back in their defense. The Dutch are simply the better side and backing them on the three-way (no push) spread at -1 goal looks a solid move.
Finland vs. Belgium Euro 2020 pick
Finland can still qualify for the Euro 2020 knockout stages, having beaten Denmark 1-0 before losing to Russia by the same scoreline, but getting the better of Belgium looks beyond the underdogs. The Finns are playing in their first ever major tournament and will be going up against a Belgium side blessed with the talents of Kevin De Bruyne, Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard.
The Belgians carved through Russia 3-0 in their opener before beating a spirited Danish team 2-1 last time out and it is worth remembering this team scored 40 goals and let in only three during qualifying. Belgium should maintain a 100 per cent record at the tournament. Back the Red Devils to win by more than one goal on the three-way (no push) spread.
Russia vs. Denmark Euro 2020 pick
The challenging circumstances of Denmark’s opening game against Finland put the Danes on the back foot at Euro 2020 but they looked excellent in the first half of their encounter with Belgium, winning the shot count 21-6.
Playmaker Mathias Jensen, who plays for EPL newcomers Brentford, Barcelona’s Martin Braithwaite and Leipzig offensive talent Yussuf Poulsen offer quality in the final third and they should have enough about them to overpower Russia, which was thumped 3-0 by Belgium before edging out Finland 1-0.
UEFA Euro 2020 Predictions & Picks
Euro 2020 Predictions Today
The Uefa Euro 2020 tournament provides us with an entire month of top-class international soccer action with some of the world’s biggest stars on showcase. The tournament takes place between June 11th and July 11th, 2021, despite keeping its name of Euro 2020. Throughout the group stages, there will be 2 or 3 games a day to get our teeth stuck into, and our soccer experts will have Euro 2020 Predictions for all of them. The action doesn’t stop there, with multiple matches a day throughout the knockout stages until the semi-finals, again, all of which will be covered here at Pickswise. Our Soccer experts spend hours researching domestic and international soccer and our level of expertise on each of the 24 nations showcased in the tournament is unrivaled. Check back each day throughout the tournament for our match previews, key stats, and Euro 2020 predictions today.
Euro 2020 Picks
The Euro 2020 tournament is the biggest soccer tournament of the year and here at Pickswise, we are here to guide you through all of it. With 51 total matches and 24 nations taking part, researching every team, every squad, and every match is extremely time-consuming. That’s where the soccer experts at Pickswise come to the fore. Our handicappers spend hours researching the squads, matchups and stay on top of the latest soccer news such as key injuries, travel schedules, and matchday conditions, so you don’t have to. All of our Euro 2020 picks such as our Outright Winner Picks, Top Goalscorer, Group Winners, and more, as well as picks for each of the 51 games, will come with a full preview, key stats, and the best odds. Pickswise is the home of Euro 2020 picks, so check back daily for our best Euro 2020 picks for today.
Euro 2020 Teams
For the second time in the history of the Uefa European Championships, there will be 24 teams taking part in the finals. Prior to 2016, there were only 16 participating teams, and as few as 8 prior to the 1996 tournament. The Euro 2020 tournament as the name suggests was originally scheduled to be held in 2020, but like so many other sporting events, it was delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Now it’s finally here, check out the 24 Nations that will be fighting to lift the Henri Delaunay Trophy below.
- Czech Republic
- North Macedonia
Euro 2020 Top Goalscorer Predictions
Aside from trying to predict the winner of the tournament, the next most popular futures wager on Euro 2020 will be predicting the tournament’s Golden Boot winner, the player who scores the most goals. Antoine Griezmann scored the most in 2016 with 6 goals en route to the Final, which they ultimately lost to Portugal. Each of the last three winners of the European Championships’ Golden Boot Award has figured in the final, with those extra matches great opportunities to score more goals. Between 1996 and 2004 however the three winners in Alan Shearer, Patrick Kluivert, and Milan Baros never reached the Final with their respective nations, so it’s not always necessary if you can hit the ground running in the group stage. The Group Stages are where teams can have more favorable matchups, and it’s no surprise to see the likes of Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku with the best odds, with considerably easier groups, on paper, than some of their rivals. The experts at Pickswise will be breaking down the best spots and players for the Top Goalscorer market, including where to get the best odds, so be sure to check out our previews and predictions leading up to Euro 2020.
Euro 2020 Groups – Euro 2020 Group Winner Predictions
Aside from the Outright tournament winner bets, the Group winner predictions are the next most popular type of future bet at Euro 2020. With 6 groups of four teams, you can wager on which nation will top each group at the end of the group stages. Some groups look easier to call than others, with the likes of Spain and England as short as -270 and -280 to win their respective groups. Group F looks to be the toughest with France +150 favorites, Germany at +165, and Portugal at +300 to win group F. Our experts will preview each of the 6 groups ahead of Euro 2020, and include our Group Stage Winner Predictions for each, be it a favorite as a lock or a potential upset.
Euro 2020 Player Of The Tournament Predictions
The Player of the Tournament Award is another popular player’s future bet for Euro 2020. While it would be obvious to think the top goalscorer is surely the best player in the tournament, it is often deliberately given to someone else. In 2016 Antoine Griezmann did in fact win both the Golden Boot and Player of the Tournament, but that was a first since the awards’ inception in 1996. Prior to Griezmann, 5 midfielders had won the award, so this would likely be the safest place to look in your research. With the likes of Xavi, Iniesta, and Zidane all previous winners, think playmaker, those that pull the strings in the middle. Our experts will be running through all of the key contenders for Euro 2020 player of the tournament including even more trends, stats, and odds, so be sure to check out our Euro 2020 player of the tournament predictions.
Euro 2020 Odds
The current Euro 2020 Odds have France as the favorites to win the tournament. The French National Team fell at the final hurdle in 2016, losing in the final, on home soil, to Portugal, but are favored to right that wrong with the best odds of +500 to win Euro 2020. The second favorites are currently England at +550, followed by Belgium at +600, the reigning Champions Portugal at +800, and both Germany and Spain at +900. The nation with the worst Euro 2020 Odds is North Macedonia, who are ranked 62nd in the world and playing in the UEFA European Championships for the first time, with odds of +50000.
Euro 2020 Schedule
The opening match of Euro 2020 is scheduled to take place on June 11th, with Turkey and Italy getting the tournament underway on the opening night. The remaining 35 Group Stage matches will then take place between the 12th of June 2021 and the 23rd of June 2021. The Round of 16 follows from 26th-29th June, with the quarter-finals played across the 2nd & 3rd of July, the Semi-Finals on the 6th & 7th of July, and the Final set for the 11th of July 2021.
51 matches, played across 30 days. Check out all of the key dates of the Euro 2020 schedule below.
- Euro 2020 Group Stages – 11th June to 23rd June 2021
- Euro 2020 Round of 16 – 26th to 29th June 2021
- Euro 2020 Quarter-Finals – 2nd & 3rd July 2021
- Euro 2020 Semi-Finals – 6th & 7th July 2021
- Euro 2020 Final – 11th July 2021
Euro 2020 Betting Tips
With 51 matches in total throughout the Euro 2020 tournament, it provides soccer fans plenty of opportunities to take on the sportsbooks. Pickswise is the home of the best free soccer betting tips, including our Euro 2020 betting tips on every game. Our soccer handicappers will preview every single game, analyzing the teams, the matchups, and the odds to find the best free Euro 2020 betting tips today. Check back every day for our latest Euro 2020 betting tips, as well as our Outright Winner picks and other Euro 2020 futures bets.
Euro Winners – Previous Euro UEFA Winners
Germany and Spain hold the title of winning-most nations at the UEFA European Championships, each having tasted glory on three occasions. Germany tops the table by way of having three runners-up spots, with Spain only making one other trip to the final. The 2016 winners, and thus the current holders of the European Champions Title are Portugal, who beat the hosts France in the final of the 2016 tournament, to win their first title. Check out all of the Previous UEFA Euro Winners below, with their number of titles in brackets.
- Germany (3)
- Spain (3)
- France (2)
- Soviet Union/Russia (1)
- Italy (1)
- Czech Republic (1)
- Portugal (1)
- Netherlands (1)
- Denmark (1)
- Greece (1)
UEFA Euro 2020 FAQs
Euro 2020, despite its name, is being played between June 11th and July 11th, 2021. The tournament was originally scheduled to take place in the Summer of 2020 as part of the Euros’ four-year cycle, but like many other sports, it was delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Final of Euro 2020 is scheduled to take place at 3 p.m. ET on July 11th, 2021. The final match of 51 total tournament games, with European Championship glory on the line.
The first game of the Euro 2020 tournament is set to kick off at 3 p.m ET on Friday 11th July 2021. The match will be between Turkey and Italy, with the Italians strong favorites to get their tournament off to a winning start.
The UEFA Euro 2020 tournament is being played in multiple locations across Europe. Typically the tournament is hosted by one nation, but the 2020 tournament will be played across Europe in multiple cities. Originally there were 13 host cities named by UEFA, but since then both Brussels and Dublin have been dropped as host sites, leaving 11 cities.
Those cities are London, Rome, Munich, Baku, Saint Petersburg, Budapest, Seville, Bucharest, Amsterdam, Glasgow, and Copenhagen.
The Euro 2020 Final along with the Euro 2020 Semi-Final matches will be played at Wembley Stadium, London. Wembley Stadium is the largest of the 11 host stadiums across the Euro 2020 tournament with a maximum capacity of 90,000. It is unclear, how many spectators will be allowed to attend the final, with only 25% scheduled to attend the Group Stage matches at Wembley Stadium, but UEFA remains optimistic a larger crowd will be in attendance for the final.
The date of the Euro 2020 Final is Sunday, July 11th, 2021 with the kick-off set for 3 p.m. ET. This is exactly one month, or 30 days from the start of the tournament which begins on June 11th, 2021.
The current favorite to win the Euro 2020 tournament is France. France has the best odds of the 24-teams competing at +500. The second-best odds in the tournament are with England at +550, with Belgium coming in third at odds of +600. North Macedonia has the worst odds in the Euro 2020 tournament at +50000.
Euro 2020 is being played in 2021 due to the disruption caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic. Many of the domestic leagues were disrupted across Europe in 2020, causing a late end to their seasons and leaving no time to play the international tournament during the summer as planned. UEFA made the decision to keep the tournament name as Euro 2020 despite being played in 2021, largely due to commercial complications and for marketing purposes.