Women’s World Cup: United States seeks fourth title

The Women's World Cup final is here, and the defending champions will go up against a team making its first World Cup final appearance. Who will have the edge and lift the trophy? United States vs. Netherlands (USA -270, Netherlands +700, Draw +360) World Cup free play: USA 4-1 (+2250) Only Germany has won two Women's World Cup titles in a row (2003 and 2007), and the United States will look to do the same thing Sunday in Lyon. The [...]

Women’s World Cup: England, Sweden playing for pride Saturday

The Women's World Cup enters its final stages this weekend, and the third-place match kicks things off Saturday in Nice. It's the match neither team wants to be in, but one will have to settle for third in the tournament with a win. England vs. Sweden (England -135, Sweden +345, Draw +285) World Cup free pick: Draw Both teams have recent history in the third-place game. England won it in 2015, and Sweden did the same in 2011. England will [...]

Women’s World Cup semifinals preview: Americans take on England

The scene shifts to Lyon on Tuesday for the semifinal round of the Women's World Cup. The four remaining teams will fight to see who makes it to Sunday's title game in Lyon, while the losers will have to settle for the third-place match in Nice on Saturday. England vs. United States, Tuesday, 3 p.m. ET (England +340, USA -130, Draw +270) The United States might be the defending champion, but England has made back-to-back World Cup semifinals. The Americans [...]

Women’s World Cup quarterfinals preview

We have reached the quarterfinals of the 2019 Women's World Cup, and all of Europe is having a party that America is trying to crash. Seven of the eight quarterfinal teams come from Europe, while the lone team trying to spoil the European fun is the United States Women's National Team. The winners move onto the semifinals in Lyon for a shot at playing for the trophy. Thursday Norway vs. England (Norway +230, England +100, Draw +215) Norway enters the [...]

Women’s World Cup: France vs. Brazil preview

Women's World Cup Round of 16 Host nation France enters the Women's World Cup Round of 16 with a doozy of an opponent Sunday. Les Bleues will take on Brazil in Le Havre, with a nation behind them and the pressure of lifting the trophy on home soil growing exponentially. (France -355, Brazil +625, Draw +340) Best play: France win 2-1 (+875) France hasn't looked great since it opened the World Cup in spectacular fashion with a 4-0 win over South [...]

Women’s World Cup: Australia vs. Norway preview

The knockout stage of the 2019 Women's World Cup begins Saturday, and the headliner of two contests is a matchup between Norway and Australia. (Norway +200, Australia -105, Draw +225) Best play: Draw +225 Norway got through from second place in Group A, while Australia needed a four-goal effort from Sam Kerr to capture second place in a difficult Group C. It should be an incredible match with both teams even in a lot of areas. Kerr is one of [...]

Women’s World Cup: USA seeks more success against Sweden

The Women's World Cup group stage concludes Thursday in Group F when the United States faces Sweden. This is a battle of the top two teams in the group, and the outcome of this match will determine who wins Group F. (USA -485, Sweden +750, Draw +400) World Cup free play: USA 3-0 (+775) The USWNT has been taking care of business so far in their title defense. The Americans defeated Thailand 13-0 and dispatched Chile 3-0 to form a [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]