Euro 2020 kicks off on Friday when the Italians take on the Turks. Then on Saturday, Switzerland battles Wales, Finland goes against scorching Denmark, and FIFA’s top-rated international team, Belgium, battles Russia. Check out Euro Cup odds, analysis, and free picks for this weekend’s UEFA European Championship matches.
UEFA European Championship Weekend Matches Worth Betting On
UEFA Euro Cup 2020 – Weekend Matches
- When: Friday, June 11 – Sunday, June 13
Friday, June 11th Match
- Italy -1 ½ (+148) / Turkey +1 ½ (-192)
Italy is on fire. The Italians haven’t allowed a goal in their last 5 matches, outscoring their opponents a combined 17-0. Turkey is in decent form with 3 wins and 2 draws in their last 5, but Italy is a Euro 2020 favorite. It’s difficult to see Turkey scoring while the Italians are a much more aggressive bunch than they have been in years. Italy by at least 2.
Soccer Pick: Italy
Saturday, June 12th Matches
- Switzerland +110 / Wales +252
Like Italy, Switzerland is hot. The Swiss have dominated recent opponents, including beating Leichtenstein 7-0 and the CONCACAF Nations League Champions, the United States, 2-0. At above even money odds, Switzerland is an overlay.
Soccer Pick: Switzerland
- Finland +1 ½ (-158) / Denmark -1 ½ (+137)
Denmark has 4 wins and a draw in their last 5. The Danes should take this no problem. The big question is whether they win by at least two. Finland could keep this to within a goal, but Denmark has played so well recently that it’s impossible not to back them at the more than fair +137 odds.
Soccer Pick: Denmark
- Russia +362 / Belgium -147
Belgium wins. If MyBookie posts the Belgians at -1 ½ instead of -½, consider backing Lukaku, De Bruyne, Hazard and the rest on the handicap. -147 makes Belgium an overlay.
Soccer Pick: Belgium
Sunday, June 13th Matches
- Croatia +399 / England -163
On paper, the English should roll. But Harry McGuire won’t play. That could give Luka Modric and Croatia enough confidence to push more forward than they normally would. A lot is riding on England to make waves at Euro 2020. The English don’t always respond well to pressure. Croatia may not win. They could force a draw.
Soccer Pick: Draw
- North Macedonia +145 / Austria -165
21 European soccer league players step onto the pitch for Austria. That alone gives Austria an edge over North Macedonia. But North Macedonia is a tight group. The North Macedonians blasted Kazhakstan 5-0 on June 4. In the match before, N. Macedonia drew with Slovenia 1-1. North Macedonia upset Germany 2-1 on March 31. Give the underdogs a shot.
Soccer Pick: North Macedonia
- Ukraine +143 / Netherlands -163
The Ukraine is going to take a political image off their jerseys. The fact the Ukrainians had a political image on their jerseys might be a sign Ukraine isn’t thinking about soccer. Or it could be a sign the Ukrainians are fired up for this UEFA European Championship. Because the Ukraine has won 2 straight, chances are it’s the latter.
Soccer Pick: Ukraine
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