Women’s World Cup: USA-Chile preview

The United States continues play in the Women's World Cup on Sunday, again as a huge favorite against Chile. (USA -20000, Chile +1950, Draw +1125) Soccer free play: Over 4.5 U.S. goals (-160) What can you say about the record-setting performance for the United States against Thailand? The Americans' 13 goals was the most ever in a World Cup match, and 10 goals in the second half is also a Women's World Cup record. Still, they're only looking to improve [...]

Copa América: Argentina faces group showdown with Colombia

Copa América is officially underway, and the second day of action Saturday will have an incredible matchup in Group B, between Lionel Messi and Argentina and James Rodriguez and Colombia. (Argentina +125, Colombia +245, Draw +215) Soccer free play: Argentina +125 Argentina has been to the final of the past two Copa América tournaments, but lost both to Chile on penalties. Argentina also lost in the final in 2004 and 2007, both of those to rival Brazil. Messi will attempt [...]

Top six soccer betting markets

As you seek out playable options for the numerous soccer matches coming your way this summer, there are several markets ripe with action that could land you some money. Here are six ways you can play a particular soccer match or wager across multiple games. 1x2 FT The most popular play is to pick a team to win the game straight up. If one team is a clear favorite, there may not be much value in placing money on them. [...]

Betting soccer 101: props and three-way lines

We all want to bet football—it's as American as apple pie. But unfortunately for us, football doesn't start for a few months. So in the meantime, why not bet fútbol? Soccer gets a bad rap in the United States and I'm not sure why. It could be our failings on the national level, confusion on tactics and rules, lack of television time, or maybe all of the above, but it's a fascinating sport to wager on. And throughout the rest [...]

MLS preview: Seattle Sounders at Montreal Impact

Major League Soccer's key matchup this week is a Wednesday meeting between the Montreal Impact and the Seattle Sounders in Montreal. Both teams are seeking points as they try to get closer to the leaders in the standings. (Impact +100, Sounders +260, draw +240) Best Play: Sounders at +260 Montreal enters the match with inconsistent form. The Impact has only one win in their last five matches and has dropped to fifth in the Eastern Conference. It's important for Montreal [...]

Liverpool vs. Tottenham: Champions League Final Preview

On June 1, the Champions League season will come to an end with an unlikely final in Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid. Atletico’s recently inaugurated stadium will host the conclusion to an amazing tournament, which featured setbacks for the favorites, magic hat-tricks and comebacks that pleased even neutral soccer fans. The final decision brought us to an all-English match between Liverpool and newcomers Tottenham Hotspurs. Both teams arrived at this stage after overcoming Barcelona and Ajax in two breathtaking semifinals. [...]

Soccer: MLS Teams to Watch

Major League Soccer's season began in March and is almost at the midway point. Philadelphia Union is leading the table in the Eastern Conference, while Los Angeles FC has an impressive lead in the Western Conference. LAFC can be grateful for the amazing form Mexican forward Carlos Vela has presented so far, with 14 goals and seven assists in 14 matches. If Vela carries on this performance and doesn’t sustain any injury, he will surely be capable of surpassing Josef [...]

Champions League Semifinals: Round 2 Preview

Last week of Champions League gave us some great football highlights. In London, Ajax continued its rampant campaign and is one step closer to get a perfect conclusion to their incredible season. The Dutch team capitalized on the absences of Harry Kane and Son Heung-min and ran away with a 1-0-win, courtesy of youngster Donny Van De Beek. Solid at the back and holding the advantage for the second leg, Ajax will also be extra motivated for the second leg [...]

Champions League: Barcelona vs. Liverpool

The second Champions League semifinal takes place Wednesday as FC Barcelona hosts Liverpool FC at the Camp Nou. Both teams come in carrying lengthy win streaks in all competitions, which will create a terrific matchup in this first leg. FC Barcelona (-110) Barcelona enter the clash Wednesday on a 12-match unbeaten streak, including 10 wins. Their last loss came on March 6 at Girona, but since then, Barcelona has been on a tear. They advanced to the Champions League semifinals [...]

Champions League Semifinal Preview

Who will get the advantage on the first leg? After going through a roller coaster of a quarterfinal, with comebacks and controversial video assistant referee (VAR) decisions, the final four of the Champions League is settled. Barcelona cruised past a very permissive Manchester United defense, scoring three goals past David de Gea in Camp Nou, with Lionel Messi netting two more to set him as the current top scorer of the competition (10 goals). Their next task is another team [...]