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European Championship Betting
The Euros will return in June 2024, with the tournament set to be hosted in Germany. The 2020 Championships had all the drama, with Italy making a comeback to defeat England in the final, preventing them from securing their first major international trophy since their World Cup victory in 1966.
You can bet on all the European action with Bet UK providing you with the latest betting odds from the first kick until the final whistle.
Euro 2024 winner odds
Italy currently holds the crown, having pipped England to the trophy in a dramatic penalty shoot-out. Euro 2024 will be again filled with action as Europe’s biggest nations push for one of the world’s major international football competitions.
As teams find their form in international friendlies and new talent makes their mark on the big stage, the odds for the Euro 2024 winner will fluctuate. Be sure to watch for the latest odds across the markets to find the best selections ahead of the tournament and throughout.
Euro 2024 Qualifying Betting
Germany are the only team guaranteed to perform at 2024 as hosts, the remaining teams in the tournament have to qualify for the event. The top two teams in each group will qualify for the tournament, as qualifiers contain 10 groups, seven groups of five teams and three groups of six teams. The pots for team selection are based on UEFA Nations League positions and rankings, 12 nations are guaranteed at least a spot in the playoffs due to their Nations League performance. When betting on qualifying the best betting market is that of the group winner betting market.
These are the teams who we believe we qualify from each group.
In a group with Scotland, Georgia, Norway and Cyprus, you won't find many that bet against Spain for Euro 2024 qualifying. However, a surprise loss to Scotland means that the Scots have the advantage in regards to winning the group.
Value for money may be in the Scotland bet. However, they would likely have to pick up maximum points against Erling Haaland's Norway to win the group. If you don't think that is the like option. Spain to win the group and Scotland to qualify are where we can see value.
Group B is a lot simpler than Group A. France are a powerhouse and should comfortably win their group. Netherlands should have enough in their locker to overcome an improved Republic of Ireland and Greece.
This should be one of the most one-sided groups in the tournament, England and Italy should both safely qualify. However, the question remains as to whether Ukraine can cause either team any problems. We think England will win the group and Italy will qualify in second.
Perhaps the hardest group at in qualifying to judge. Two of Croatia, Turkey or Wales will qualify. Unfortunately, the retirement of Gareth Bale will hit Wales hard, we believe Croatia will win the group with Turkey finishing second.
You wonder how last tournament's finalists England and Italy end up in the same group when you see Group E. Czech Republic and Poland will receive virtually no competition from Moldova, Faroe Islands and Albania. We may see one or two shock results but ultimately, the Czech's and Poland will progress but we believe Poland will win the group.**
Group F is an interesting group with a declining Belgium sitting with Austria and Sweden. Belgium still have significantly more quality than both teams but anything can happen! We do believe that Belgium will come out victorious and we believe Sweden will finish above Austria to end in second place.
Group G is another where you wonder how Netherlands and France ended up in the same group. However, it is a fantastic opportunity for Serbia, Hungary, Montenegro, Bulgaria or Lithuania to qualify for the next stage. Serbia should dominate the group given their prowess. However, Hungary's astonishing performance in the UEFA Nations League gives the indication that they are ready to qualify in second.
The first of the six man groups sees a group where Denmark should dominate. We believe that Slovenia will comfortably finish in second place but could face stiff competition from Kazakhstan.
Switzerland consistently qualify for competitions such as the European Championships with ease and we can't see Group I giving them any problems this time out. Switzerland to win and Romania to finish second
Portugal sit in a group with a number of teams they will be expected to beat. Slovakia and Bosnia may prove to be difficult to beat but we believe that Portugal will win the group with ease and Slovakia will comfortably finish in second ahead of Bosnia and Iceland.
Euro 2024 How to bet
Euro 2024 will mark the sixteenth competition of the Euro Championships, bringing together 24 of Europe’s most successful international teams as they challenge for the title.
You can bet ahead of the competition or live as the tournament develops, so it's worth following the teams involved to understand their form going into the tournament and any in-form players they might have developed. Awareness of each country can help you find the best betting odds for the European Championship.
With the tournament typically taking place at the end of the season, it is likely for key players to pick up injuries due to the testing fixture list. The loss of key figures can have a decisive influence on the outcome of matches which can be important to consider when selecting the best odds.
Explore all the best odds across in-play and outright betting markets, including the option to bet on a particular game during the group stage and knockout rounds.
Finding the best European Championship betting odds
Bet UK is covering all the Euro action with the latest odds available across in-play and outright markets. Discover our extensive range of in-play odds right here for the following markets:
Correct score - Place a bet on the correct final score of each match
Half-time score - Predict the correct score at half-time
Match result - Decide on who will win the match or predict a draw between the two sides
Player specials - Individual wagers for players throughout the game, including; the total number of goals scored, players to be sent off and more
Next goalscorer - Follow each game live and place bets on who will score the next goal in the match
These in-game betting odds can be combined into a bet builder bet in order to increase the odds.
For the upcoming competition, you can also bet outright across a vast range of odds, including:
Euro 2024 Winner - Predict which country will win the European Championship
Top scorer - The player to score the most goals throughout the tournament
Most assists - The most assists achieved by a player at the end of the competition
European Championship top scorer odds
The top goalscorer award is one of the biggest in football betting, last time out, Cristiano Ronaldo showed no signs of ageing, registering the most goals at Euro 2020 with an impressive total of five goals from only four games and breaking more records in the process. The Portuguese forward no longer has time on his side, with Ronaldo past his peak years. Euro 2020 could have been his final major international tournament, but when it comes to Cristiano Ronaldo, you can never write him off.
A potential decline for Portugal’s star player could also pave the way for the exciting prospects that Europe is currently showcasing. By the time Euro 2024 comes around, players such as Christopher Nkunku, Erling Haaland, Harry Kane, and Kylian Mbappé could be entering prime form, making for a thrilling individual contest for viewers, providing they all successfully qualify for Euro 2024.
How to bet on the European Championship
Bet UK provides European Championship betting options across in-play and outright markets, with the choice to bet live or ahead of kick-off. If you're looking to place your first bet on the Euros, create your Bet UK account and claim any available offers or promotions. Once set up, you can explore all the available European Championship betting odds via our online sportsbook. Keep an eye on the outright and in-play markets, as the odds will likely be updated ahead of the tournament and throughout.
European Championship Betting FAQs
What is the European Championship?
Since 1960, the UEFA European Championship has been running every four years, consisting of Europe’s top international football teams and bringing together football fans from across the continent. To begin with, 55 teams are eligible to enter the competition before being narrowed down to 24 teams for the Euro finals. All teams will go through qualification games in a group stage format before being narrowed down to the final 24 for the Euro finals.
As part of the Euro finals, teams will be split into six groups of four with the top two teams going through to the round of 16. Four of the best third-placed teams will also progress to complete the last 16 teams. From here, each team will play in single-legged knockout matches as they aim to progress toward the final.
When does the Euros start?
The European Championship is due to start on the 14th June 2024, and will run until July 2024. The tournament runs alongside the Copa America in South America, so if you're looking to boost your odds, why not check out our Copa America betting odds and boost your odds.
Where are the Euros being held?
Host nations are known to have a good run given the home advantage created by the fans, and this time, Euro 2024 will be hosted in one of the greatest footballing countries.
The tournament will take place in Germany as the hosts will be keen to reclaim the European title and cement their place as the competition's most dominant nation. Still, with close rivals growing in strength, they'll certainly have a large task ahead of them.
Who has won the most titles?
Of the sixteen tournaments so far, Spain and Germany rank as the most successful winners in the tournament’s history, with three titles each. Both Italy and France are following closely with two titles in their collection.
Every four years, as the competition rolls around, the same names will pop up as the favourites for the competition. When betting, this can give a better indication at the nations likely to be challenging in the final rounds, although nothing is certain.
Who is most likely to win the Euro's 2024?
It is difficult to say which nation will be among the favourites to win the next European Championship, as the squads can change drastically. New players develop, and management can change.
Undoubtedly, the historic favourites will be in the pool of names, including; France, Portugal and Germany. If you're looking at betting for the European Championship, following the build-up to the event can give you a better idea of the nations looking strong for the first group stages.