Euro 2024 Tips & Predictions

If you’re searching for Euro 2024 tips and predictions then you’ve come to the right place. This one-stop hub provides punters with football tips for all 51 Euro 2024 fixtures taking place this summer. Daily predictions for matches at the European Championship will also be available to view here at FootballTips, with credible betting suggestions being sourced using our data-driven, value-based model.

Euro 2024 Winners Odds

First, let’s assess the state of play in the outright winner market. Further below you’ll find the best odds for each of the 24 participating teams to lift the coveted trophy, along with which bookmaker has this price currently posted.

  • England: 3/1 @ bet365
  • France: 4/1 @ SkyBet
  • Germany: 11/2 @ BetMGM
  • Portugal: 8/1 @ bet365
  • Spain: 9/1 @ BetVictor
  • Italy: 18/1 @ BetVictor
  • Belgium: 18/1 @ BetVictor
  • Netherlands: 18/1 @ BetVictor
  • Croatia: 40/1 @ SkyBet
  • Denmark: 40/1 @ BetMGM
  • Turkey: 66/1 @ SkyBet
  • Switzerland: 80/1 @ SkyBet
  • Austria: 80/1 @ bet365
  • Hungary: 80/1 @ bet365
  • Serbia: 125/1 @ BetVictor
  • Ukraine: 100/1 @ Midnite
  • Scotland: 100/1 @ Midnite
  • Czech Republic: 150/1 @ BetMGM
  • Poland: 150/1 @ bet365
  • Romania: 200/1 @ BetMGM
  • Slovenia: 250/1 @ BoyleSports
  • Slovakia: 500/1 @ Betfred
  • Georgia: 750/1 @ BetVictor

 

As you can see, England have been established as the favourites to secure only their second ever major piece of silverware – their first since 1966 – at the 3/1 mark, with 2022 World Cup runners-up France also highly fancied at odds of 10/3.

Interestingly, defending champions Italy are all the way out at 18/1, perhaps due to their failure to qualify for the most recent major international tournament in Qatar.

The Methodology Behind How We Select Our Tips

There is a detailed methodology which we abide by in order to create and ultimately share our Euro 2024 betting tips with you. This system involves considering multiple different factors, of which we have listed below, along with some reasoning behind why you should take each of these into consideration when forging your own bets.

Current Form

This is one factor that any punter is likely to examine when crafting their bets. Whether it’s siding for or against a team to win, or delving into the player props markets to select a player who will score or be carded, identifying the likelihood of that outcome based on recent data can be a good marker for success.

Historical Records

Some teams fare better against others, with the same logic applicable for more specific outcomes, like a particular player scoring against a team, or being sent off, for example. Studying the historical records, such as head-to-head statistics and game-by-game data, is another justifiable method for highlighting a selection worth backing.

Potential Value

Betting is a finely tuned mathematical equation that boils down to probability when all is said and done. By comparing the expected outcome of an event against the odds being offered you can determine whether a selection is overpriced (shorter odds than the implied probability suggests) or underpriced (larger odds than the implied probability suggests).

Game Stakes

Finally, it can be wise to review the circumstances pertaining to a particular match or event. What we mean by that is, some games are more important than others. Take for example a team’s third group stage fixture at Euro 2024. That match could have a considerably larger impact for one team than it does their opponents, meaning there could be factors involved that have an influence over a particular outcome depending on the situation.

Our Predictions For the Euro 2024 Group Stage

The 24 qualified teams have been spread across six different groups labelled from A-F. 16 teams will progress from the group stage to the first knockout round, meaning only eight nations will be sent home at the first port of call. This is due to a further four spots being available in the last-16 to the quartet of best third-placed teams, along with the six group winners and six runners-up who make it through.

Euro 2024 Group A Prediction

Julian Nageslmann is still in his infancy as head coach of the German national team, however, the insecurities that his team have displayed so far don’t seem to be a live threat held by any of their Group A opponents. That and a litany of in-form players should see the hosts top the standings with very little resistance.

The other teams will then battle it out for second place. Scotland are the anticipated punching bag, while Hungary’s 14-game undefeated run could help break their status as an enigmatic entity. That leaves Switzerland, who look the safest bet to progress to the last-16 having done so at each of the last three World Cups and in five of the last six major tournaments they’ve qualified for.

Winner: Germany

Runners-Up: Switzerland

Euro 2024 Group B Prediction

The European Championship’s joint-most successful nation will have their sights set on a record-breaking fourth title this summer and with Manchester City’s Rodri anchoring their midfield, plus a squad supplemented with younger talent in the likes of Pedri, Nico Williams and Lamine Yamal, La Roja will prove a tough nut to crack.

There’s a back and forth case to be made for either Italy or Croatia as neither looks best positioned to challenge. Gli Azzurri enter this tournament with the 18th-best qualifying campaign, only managing one win away from home to Malta and looking like they may have to rely on scoring their way out of trouble without their usual airtight defence.

On the other hand, The Checkered Ones have typically performed better on the World Cup stage than on this continent, peaking at the quarter-finals of the European Championships. This perceived last stand for the nations’ golden generation may just tip them over the line as both age and experience are likely to prove determining factors.

Winner: Spain

Runners-Up: Croatia

Euro 2024 Group C Prediction

Gareth Southgate’s side look strong at present, hence their leadership in the outright market for the entire tournament at around 3/1. Three years ago, they were losing finalists at Euro 2020, more recently exiting the 2022 World Cup after a quarter-final defeat to eventual runners-up France. Armed with Golden Boot contender, Player of the Tournament prospect Jude Bellingham and a wealth of international experience at this point under the guidance of Southgate, The Three Lions are a shoo-in for 1st.

Meanwhile, 2nd could be decided by the final group stage encounter between challengers Denmark and Serbia. Qualifying performance and The Scarlet Guard’s squad composition has us leaning towards them for Group C runners-up.

Winner: England

Runners-Up: Denmark

Euro 2024 Group D Prediction

Second favourites France will renew their rivalry with the Netherlands at Euro 2024 as both stake a claim to finish top of Group D after battling it out during qualifying. There’s a sense that history will repeat itself unless Ronald Koeman’s men can cause an upset to the 2022 World Cup finalists.

Winner: France

Runners-Up: Netherlands

Euro 2024 Group E Prediction

Group favourites Belgium, now led by Domenico Tedesco, have many returning faces from the disappointment of Qatar, however, they are being tipped by many to outlast several others deep into the tournament due to the firepower of Romelu Lukaku and creative output from Kevin De Bruyne.

Neck and neck in the race behind them are Ukraine and Romania. The outcome of their Game Day 1 meeting could influence the eventual runner-up and it’s The Tricolours who’ve earned our backing thanks to a unbeaten qualifying campaign which saw them top their standings, achieving two results over second-placed Switzerland.

Winner: Belgium

Runners-Up: Romania

Euro 2024 Group F Prediction

New coach Roberto Martinez cemented a place at his first finals with Portugal back in October, going on to complete a 100% qualifying record – the only team of their kind in the build up to Euro 2024. Mercurial Cristiano Ronaldo is set to make his sixth Euro finals appearance, holding the record for the most goals (14) and is likely to lead a strong squad in their charge to top spot and a possible second European title.

Although Turkey have fallen at the group stage in two of their last three European finals appearances, the lack of pedigree for debutants Georgia or a convincing challenge from the ever-present Czech Republic should plausibly result in a guaranteed knockout spot for The Crescent-Stars.

Winner: Portugal

Runners-Up: Turkey

Euro 2024 Top Scorer Prediction & Tips

Similarly to the tournament’s eventual winner, fans will be poised to follow the all-important competition to crown the Euro 2024 top goalscorer. A list of elite names pad out the betting market, with plenty of intrigue and potential value to be discussed.

In this section we’ll offer up some advice to consider when making your selections before then walking you through the star-studded cast in contention to secure the prize. Finally, we’ll end by providing you with a prediction and some betting tips of our own towards the Golden Boot outcome.

Best Strategies For Betting On the Euro 2024 Top Goalscorer

  • Longevity: Backing somebody you expect to make it far into the tournament seems like a no-brainer, simply because the more games a player plays, the more chance they stand of scoring.
  • Nationality: Analysing the tournament’s strongest teams and identifying a player from one of those countries is another good jumping off point for choosing a competition’s top goalscorer as that side are likely to score more goals due to their strength over opposition teams.
  • Form: Both club and international records play a crucial role in assessing whether a player appears to be a good bet in the top goalscorer race. If they haven’t been banging them in lately, or if they have a patchy scoring record for their country, these can be useful indicators of how their performance at Euro 2024 may unfold.
  • Potential path: Although the exact bracket is yet to be determined, you can still get an idea of a team’s potential route to the final. Should things go according to plan for your chosen player’s nation, this could be the difference maker in them getting over the line in the Golden Boot battle.

Euro 2024 Golden Boot Top Contenders

  • Kylian Mbappe: The mercurial 25-year-old faces an uncertain summer in regards to his club future, however, there’s little doubt over his goalscoring credentials for Euro 2024. The former PSG forward tallied eight goals to earn this prize at the most recent major tournament in Qatar and backs up the prospect of a repeat win with a mouthwatering 44 goals in 47 appearances at club level last season.
  • Harry Kane: The Three Lions’ red-hot captain supported his strong career tally with 44 goals overseas during his debut campaign with Bayern Munich. As his country’s all-time top goalscorer boasting 62 goals, Kane’s reputation as a lethal finisher and his status as England’s designated penalty taker will make him a popular choice among punters.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo: An 11th major international tournament appearance awaits the magnetic goalscoring machine, who holds records for the most goals at the European Championships (14), in addition to the most international goals (128). His unrivalled 891 senior career goals might be doing a lot of heavy lifting towards his chances here, although his sharp movement and presence in front of goal cannot rule him out.
  • Jude Bellingham: Following an excellent first season at Real Madrid, in which he netted 23 times, the 20-year-old is expected to be a crucial component of Southgate’s plans at Euro 2024. Something to potentially note, however, is Jude’s more advanced position for club than the deeper role he occupies for country.
  • Olivier Giroud: France’s record scorer has hinted that this may be his final major international tournament having decided his club future after choosing to play for Los Angeles FC from next season. The 37-year-old was among the top scorers in last season’s Serie A charts, ranking fourth for goals netted by players over 35 across Europe’s top 10 leagues.

Our Euro 2024 Golden Boot Prediction & Tips

His proficiency in front of goal, alongside an undisputed record on the biggest stages, make Kylian Mbappe a worthy market leader that few will dare to back against.

Harry Kane’s status as a bit of a flat track bully doesn’t bode well for his chances outside of the group stages, especially after an underwhelming two goal contribution from England’s 13 scored in Qatar and a return of four in their run to the final at Euro 2020.

At 39-years-old and no longer being a top-level player these days, it appears as though Cristiano Ronaldo is being priced up out of respect for his previous accomplishments rather than on current merit. 

Prediction: Kylian Mbappe (France) – 5/1 @ SkyBet

If you’re looking to explore the field deeper, outsider Romelu Lukaku shouldn’t be excluded from your consideration having notched 14 times during eight qualifiers and weighing in with a further 21 for Roma across all competitions. Quality service from creator Kevin De Bruyne and tricky wingers Jeremy Doku and Leandro Trossard also bodes well for his chances.

Elsewhere, depending on the game time afforded to Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal’s Goncalo Ramos could be a strong alternative. The PSG forward is a livewire inside the penalty box, scoring three goals from four shots on target across his five qualifying appearances for Roberto Martinez. An uncomplicated group stage is when he could pull away early from the pack of contenders should he be granted a starring role for his country this summer.

Tip: Romelu Lukaku (Belgium) – 25/1 @ BetVictor

Tip: Goncalo Ramos (Portugal) – 33/1 @ bet365

Predicting the Euro 2024 Finalists

Here we’re answering the question the world wants to know: who will win Euro 2024? By assessing the top contenders in the betting, we’re able to deduce their chances of winning the tournament before establishing our prediction for how they’ll perform.

England

  • European Championships Won: 0
  • Euro 2020 Finish: Runners-up
  • Odds: 3/1
  • Euro 2024 Prediction: Runners-up

France

  • European Championships Won: 2
  • Euro 2020 Finish: Round of 16
  • Odds: 10/3
  • Euro 2024 Prediction: Winner

Germany

  • European Championships Won: 3
  • Euro 2020 Finish: Round of 16
  • Odds: 6/1
  • Euro 2024 Prediction: Semi-finals

Portugal

  • European Championships Won: 1
  • Euro 2020 Finish: Round of 16
  • Odds: 8/1
  • Euro 2024 Prediction: Quarter-finals

Predicting the Final 16 Teams At Euro 2024

Given the updated format changes included from Euro 2020 onwards, now 16 of the 24 qualified teams will book themselves a place in the initial knockout stage.

Keep reading to learn of the 16 nations we are predicting to progress from their groups, whether that’s by finishing top of the standings, serving as runners-up in their respective tables or by finishing as one of the best third-placed teams.

  • Group A Winner: Germany
  • Group A Runners-Up: Switzerland
  • Group B Winner: Spain
  • Group B Runners-Up: Croatia
  • Group C Winner: England
  • Group C Runners-Up: Denmark
  • Group D Winner: France
  • Group D Runners-Up: Netherlands
  • Group E Winner: Belgium
  • Group E Runners-Up: Romania
  • Group F Winner: Portugal
  • Group F Runners-Up: Turkey
  • Best Third-Placed Team #1: Hungary
  • Best Third-Placed Team #2: Italy
  • Best Third-Placed Team #3: Serbia
  • Best Third-Placed Team #4: Ukraine

Are There Any Offers or Free Bets For Euro 2024?

Bookmakers are relishing the opportunity to entice new customers and reward existing users over the course of Euro 2024. You can find a comprehensive list of betting sites we recommend using, as well as a wealth of Euro 2024 Free Bet Offers.

Important Information to Know About the European Championship Before Placing Your Bets

Scroll through this list of key information about Euro 2024 to ensure that you’re clued up ahead of researching your bets:

  • The tournament takes place from the 14th June to the 14th July;
  • Euro 2024 group stages run until the 26th June;
  • Knockout games begin on the 29th June;
  • 24 teams will contest this year’s finals;
  • There are six groups each containing four teams;
  • The top two teams from each group will proceed to the knockout phase along with the four best third-placed finishers.

Things to Avoid When Making or Selecting Your Euro 2024 Predictions

Before getting to the stage where you can cheer on your selections, first assess this useful list of pitfalls to avoid when trying to land that winning bet at Euro 2024:

  • Backing Favourites: Football is full of surprises, no less at a major tournament when just about anything can happen. Limiting yourself to choosing short-priced teams can be a sure-fire way for things to end in disappointment.
  • Blindly Trusting History: Don’t go off the kind of team a nation used to be when placing your selections, but rather do your research into current form and other more relevant factors.
  • Acting On Emotion: Always act in a logical, level-headed manner. Never allow your emotions to drive your decision making, especially when it comes to ill-advised moves such as chasing losses.

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