Euro 2020 Tips and Betting Advice

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When you’re looking for Euro 2020 tips there is a range of aspects to consider. In this guide, we’re going to show you what to look for when you’re making your predictions, choose the right odds and give yourself the best chance of placing successful bets.

Using Euro 2020 tips based on previous Euro stats

If you’re looking to make predictions on the upcoming tournament, then looking at Euro stats is a great place to start. By looking back at how players and teams have performed in the past, you can get an idea of who plays consistently well and who is known to crack under the pressure of big competitions such as Euro 2020. Over the last four tournaments, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Spain have been consistently strong contenders and are therefore solid bets.

Team 2016 2012 2008 2004
Portugal Winner Semi-finalist Quarter-finalist Runner-up
France Runner-up Quarter-finalist Eliminated in group stages Quarter-finalist
Spain Last sixteen Winner Winner Eliminated in group stages
Italy Quarter-finalist Runner-up Quarter-finalist Eliminated in group stages
Germany Semi-finalist Semi-finalist Runner-up Eliminated in group stages
Netherlands Did not qualify Eliminated in group stages Quarter-finalist Semi-finalist
England Last sixteen Quarter-finalist Did not qualify Quarter-finalist
Belgium Quarter-finalist Did not qualify Did not qualify Did not qualify
Switzerland Last sixteen Did not qualify Eliminated in group stages Eliminated in group stages

How to use Euro 2020 tips when placing your bets

As we’ve touched upon, there are lots to consider when you make Euro 2020 tips and predictions. The most important consideration is to do your research. Examine and study everything that could impact the outcome of your bet.

That could be form, injuries, suspensions, fixture pile up and so on.

Each aspect can play a huge part in dictating odds. Always try and find value in your betting odds. The most successful bettors combine research with finding value in the odds on offer from their bookmaker.

With this in mind, let’s take a look at the major aspects to examine before you place your bets on the tournament. These are just a selection of the most important criteria. Remember, anything that can dictate the way a game plays out.

Current Form

The first thing to look at is the recent form of the teams involved. For example, if a side is on a six-game winning streak, confidence will be high. That could mean that side has a better chance of winning. Similarly, if a side is struggling to win games, the odds on that team to win would be longer.

In addition to researching previous match results, it’s also a good idea to look at goals scored and conceded in those fixtures. The quality of their previous opponents should also be considered.

Squad Selections

Squad selections can also play a huge part in Euro 2020 tips. To stand the best chance of making successful predictions and bets, research is key here. Look at the quality of players in the squad, injuries and suspensions.

Importance of the Match

Another aspect to consider is how important the fixture actually is. Let’s say a side has already qualified as group winners. They’re up against a side who need the victory to ensure their qualification to the next round. While the group winners might be the better side on paper, their opponent’s need for the win might turn the tides.


Games between rivals always add a little extra spice to European Championships fixtures. It can also greatly impact the result of a particular fixture. If you’re planning on betting on a match featuring rivals, it’s a good idea to assess previous results between the two sides.

Euro 2020 Fixtures

Now that the new Euro 2020 match schedule has been finalised, make sure to put the revised dates in your calendar so you don’t miss a single second of the action! Starting on 11th June 2021, the Euro 2020 tournament will have you glued to the screen until the final moment.

Overall: 11th June – 11th July 2021

12th – 23rd June 2021: Group stage matches

26th – 29th June 2021: Knockout Phase Round of 16

2nd – 3rd July 2021: Quater-finals

6th – 7th July 2021: Semi-finals

11th July 2021: Euro 2020 Final

Euro 2020 Draw

  • Group A (Rome/Baku): Turkey, Italy (hosts), Wales, Switzerland
  • Group B (Copenhagen/St Petersburg): Denmark (hosts), Finland, Belgium, Russia (hosts)
  • Group C (Amsterdam/Bucharest): Netherlands (hosts), Ukraine, Austria, North Macedonia
  • Group D (London/Glasgow): England (hosts), Croatia, Scotland (hosts), Czech Republic
  • Group E (Seville/St Petersburg): Spain (hosts), Sweden, Poland, Slovakia
  • Group F (Munich/Budapest): Hungary (hosts), Portugal (holders), France, Germany (hosts)

Euro 2020 Tips & Strategies

At the start of our Euro 2020 predictor, we’ll go through some basics. We’ll give you some general context regarding the updated format of the competition and how it has affected the favourites.

We’ll also go through Euro 2020 betting options, so you know what types of bets you can expect. Remember that in order to take part in Euro 2020 football betting, you will have to have an account and be 18/21 or over, depending on your local laws. You can check out our full guide to all betting types here.

Results so far: Euro 2020 football betting

The new Euro 2020 format, with the unprecedented 11 host countries, means that every nation has to go through the qualifiers. It also means that we won’t know the full Euro 2020 lineup until November.

With the exception of Scotland’s devastating upset by Kazakhstan, there were no big surprises in the qualifiers so far. The major favourites to win Euro 2020 have for the most part had an easy stroll through the initial rounds.

Euro 2020 Tips: Favorites & Underdogs

Almost any Euro 2020 predictor will at this point tell you that France is the main contender for winning the European Championship. Coupled with a star-studded cast of players, there is little doubt as to why Le Bleus are the favourites to win Euro 2020.

England is another big favourite. With a host of young talent in its lineup and the fact that the final will be played at Wembley, England will have both the skill and motivation to win their first European Championship.

Other teams among the top favourites include the always looming Spain, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands, each one with their own score to settle. Euro 2016 winners, Portugal, have shown little ever since. Their exit in the last 16 in the World Cup and their tepid performance in the qualifications so far shows that they have lost the edge in play that would make them a serious threat.

Talking about the underdogs, Croatia seems to still be riding the World Cup high, and they hope they can repeat the success. However, their odds aren’t stacked too favourably, when we take into account their ageing line-up.

Most Common Bets of Euro 2020 Prognostics

There are plenty of options when it comes to Euro 2020 betting. You can bet on outrights, or on individual games and players. When it comes to outright betting you will have the option of betting on final and betting on qualifying matches. This means that you can select the winner of the final or the winners of the group stage of the qualifications. You can also bet on winners of each individual match and the top goalscorer.

A full guide to all types of bets is available here. You can follow our Euro 2020 predictor for additional insights later in the tournament.

Bet on group stage: Euro 2020 tips

When it comes to qualifiers the teams are divided into 10 groups and the qualifying matches have started in March 2019. For the first time in 60 years, the European Championship will be spread across 12 host countries. This means there will be no automatic qualification and that all 55 national teams have to compete for the 24 places in the tournament. Only 20 of the 24 teams will qualify directly through the qualifications, while the remaining 4 spots will be decided in the play-offs, which will take place in March 2020.

After the qualifications, the draw for the final tournament will be held on 30 November 2019 in Bucharest. The 24 qualifying teams will be split into six groups of four, with the names of the final 4 teams not known until the end of the play-offs.

Bet on third place prognostic qualification for Euro 2020

Only the top two teams in each of the groups will advance to the knock-out stage. The four remaining spots are reserved to the third-placed teams with the best group stage record. When the actual group draws are done we’ll be able to give you an accurate Euro 2020 predictor on which teams we expect will qualify.

Bet on quarter-finals of Euro 2020

The quarter-finals will be held on 2 and 3 July. The cities chosen as hosts are Sankt Petersburg (Krestovsky Stadium), Munich (Allianz Arena), Rome (Stadio Olimpico) and Baku (Olympic Stadium). At this point, it would be difficult to make any predictions with certainty, but we will, no doubt, be in for some exciting matches.

Prognostic qualification of semi-finals at Euro 2020

As the level of excitement reaches boiling point, the tournament will move to London, as the semi-finals and the final will be played at Wembley. The matches will be played on 6 and 7 July. Make sure to check back for the Euro 2020 tips on which teams we expect will meet in the final.

Bet on final of Euro 2020

The big finale will take place on 11 July at Wembley Stadium in London. So far France is the big favourite, but they certainly aren’t unbeatable. A lot can happen during the tournament and we’ve seen countless favourites eliminated before the finals before. One thing is for sure, the incredible final matches, like the 2016 France – Portugal, are proof that we are in for a spectacle.

When it comes to odds so far for the outright winner of Euro 2020, the top 5 spots belong to France, England, Spain, Belgium and Germany. We will update our Euro 2020 predictor and give you an up-to-date overview of odds and the favourites to win Euro 2020.

Euro 2020 Tips FAQ

To summarise our guide, we’ve answered some frequently asked questions below.

Who Will Win Euro 2020?

The overall winner market is certainly amongst the most popular Euro 2020 bets. Almost every bookmaker you come across will offer this market. Odds for the Winner market are available before and during the tournament.

If you’re planning on betting on this market, remember the key aspects we discussed earlier. This market can be difficult to win. Always do your research.

Who Won Euro 2016?

The current holders of the European Championships crown are Portugal. An extra-time Eder goal was enough to beat host country France in the last edition of the tournament.

Who Was the Best Player at Euro 2016?

There is a range of Player markets available to bet on for the European Championships. Top Goalscorer, or Golden Boot, is one of the most common markets.

There are also Player of the Tournament markets. For the Euro 2016 edition, France’s Antoine Griezmann won the award. Griezmann also won the Golden Boot, scoring six goals.

When Does Euro 2020 Take Place?

Euro 2020 is due to start on Friday 11th June 2021. The opening fixture sees Turkey take on Italy.

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