Euro, Copa América wagering sneakpeek: ‘England constantly discovers a method to dissatisfy’

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England’s long nationwide problem is closing in on 60 years. 

It was 1966 when Three Lions last won a significant global competition, declaring the World Cup that year.

The English are 2 wins away from ending that dryspell. However, BetMGM clients betting on Euro 2024 chances aren’t precisely eager on England for Wednesday’s match vs. the Netherlands.

“For the whole competition, gamblers haveactually flown the white flag, provided the truth that England constantly discovers a method to dissatisfy,” BetMGM senior trader Tristan Davis stated Tuesday night.

Davis supplies his behind-the-counter insights on Euro 2024 and Copa América wagering for Wednesday’s semifinal matches: Netherlands vs. England at 3 p.m. ET on FOX, and Colombia vs. Uruguay at 8 p.m. ET on FS1.

Netherlands vs. England

England hasn’t precisely burnished its qualifications as a significant soccer power over the past 3 weeks of Euro 2024 action. Yes, to its credit, Three Lions have reached the semis in a 24-team competition with anumberof strong teams. But the English side might’ve quickly lost a couple of matches. 

England connected Denmark 1-1 and Slovenia 0-0 in group play. Then, in the Round of 16, it took strikes by Harry Kane in the 90th minute and Jude Bellingham in injury time to beat Slovakia 2-1.

In Saturday’s quarterfinals, England fell behind Switzerland 1-0 in the 75th minute, connected it in the 80th minute, then got taken through overtime. 

England won on charge kicks 5-3.

As Davis pointed to above, BetMGM wouldn’t mind England getting one action closer to an evasive significant worldwide title.

“Our book desires England,” Davis stated, while keepinginmind he believes bettors are fix to guide clear of the preferred. “They have played dreadful football throughout this competition. And I believe [Wednesday] will be their greatest difficulty that they puton’t get over.”

Netherlands vs. England sneakpeek: Who will action up in the semifinals?

BetMGM has England as a +165 preferred on the three-way moneyline, with the Netherlands +210 and Draw +180 on the Euro 2024 oddsboard. That implies a $100 bet on England would earnings $165 ($265 overall payment) if England can win in 90 minutes plus injury time.

However, if England onceagain gets dragged to overtime, then that three-way moneyline bet is a loser. If you’d rather prevent such a possibility, however still desire to bet on England — or the Netherlands, for that matter — then you may desire to bet in the To Qualify/To Advance market rather.

England is -130 and the Netherlands even cash to advance. The winner heads to Sunday’s last vs. Spain, which beat France 2-1 in the veryfirst semifinal Tuesday.

Colombia vs. Uruguay

In Tuesday’s initially Copa semifinal, Argentina was a large preferred vs. Canada and it revealed, as Lionel Messi & Co. won 2-0 to reach Sunday’s last, with Messi scoring the 2nd objective.

But oddsmakers have Colombia and Uruguay ranked nearly even for Wednesday’s 2nd semi. BetMGM has the three-way moneyline at Uruguay +175/Colombia +195/Draw +180. If you like Uruguay, then a $100 bet would earnings $175 ($275 overall payment).

Bettors appear to concur with oddsmakers: These 2 groups are equally matched.

“It’s strong two-way action here, actually a split choice. So, like most huge soccer matches, we will be cheering for Draw in policy,” Davis stated.

Indeed, Draw is practically constantly the bookie’s finest pal in soccer. So to repeat what was keptinmind above, if you desire to prevent that fate, then wager in the To Qualify/To Advance market. Uruguay is -120 and Colombia -110 to advance.

Patrick Everson is a sports wagering expert for FOX Sports and senior pressreporter for He is a differentiated reporter in the nationwide sports wagering area. He’s based in Las Vegas, where he delightsin playinggolf in 110-degree heat. Follow him on Twitter: @PatrickE_Vegas.

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