UEFA Euro 2020 odds, picks, predictions: European soccer expert reveals best bets for England vs. Germany

It’s a battle of world heavyweights in the round of 16 when rivals England and Germany face off at Euro 2020. High-powered England managed just two goals but won its group with two wins and a draw, while Germany finished second in the Group of Death with an uneven performance. The teams met in the semifinals of the 1990 World Cup and again in the semifinals of Euro 1996, with Germany winning both matches. In the latter match, current England manager Gareth Southgate missed a penalty in sudden death to allow the Germans to close it out. Germany has a 15-4-13 edge in the all-time series. 

Kickoff from Wembley Stadium is set for noon ET. England is the slight +160 favorite (risk $100 to win $160) in the latest Germany vs. England odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under for total goals is 2.5. Before you lock in any England vs. Germany picks, check out the Euro 2020 predictions and best bets from SportsLine’s Martin Green.

After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper. Since then, his European soccer picks have been spot-on. Green has generated almost $19,000 for $100 bettors since the 2017-18 season. He’s having a great Euro 2020 as well, with his picks generating more than $800 in profit for $100 bettors through the group stage. Green has his finger on the pulse of the game all over the globe.

Now, Green has taken an in-depth look at England vs. Germany at Euro 2020 and locked in his best bets. You can head to SportsLine now to see his picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Germany vs. England:

  • Germany vs. England spread: England -0.5 (+150)
  • Germany vs. England over-under: 2.5 goals
  • Germany vs. England money line: Germany +188, England +160, Draw +225
  • ENG: GK Jordan Pickford has allowed 18 goals in 34 starts for the national team
  • GER: GK Manuel Neuer has allowed 38 goals in 89 international matches

Why you should back England 

The Three Lions didn’t have much success offensively in the group stage, but they took a defensive approach that paid off. They posted three clean sheets — they have eight in their last nine matches — and Raheem Sterling scored both goals. They outscored their opponents 37-6 while going 7-0-1 in qualifying and are 12-2-2 since the start of 2020. With the likes of Sterling, Harry Kane, Phil Foden and Marcus Rashford in the attack and playmakers like Jack Grealish, Mason Mount and Jadon Sancho, the offense is certainly capable of lighting up the scoreboard.      

Kane led the English Premier League in goals (23) and assists (14) for Tottenham and had a direct hand in 15 goals for England in qualifying. He and Sterling have combined for 22 goals and 12 assists in England’s past 12 games. Grealish had six goals and 10 assists with Aston Villa and is a dizzying presence. The defense is in great hands with captain Harry Maguire returning from a long-term injury to team with John Stones in the middle in front of goalkeeper Jordan Pickford. 

Why you should back Germany 

The Germans are 4-1-2 in the past seven meetings with England, and both losses were friendlies. The last competitive match, in the 2010 World Cup round of 16, ended in an emphatic 4-1 victory for Germany. If England sits back, the Germans have the talent to unlock the defense. Thomas Muller is one of the best playmakers in the world and joins Toni Kroos to form a dangerous combination. Muller scored 11 goals and led the Bundesliga with 19 assists for league champion Bayern Munich, while Kroos had 10 assists for Real Madrid.

Joshua Kimmich and Robin Gosens rattled Portugal in a 4-2 win in the group stage with their low crosses that led to two own goals. Kai Havertz, Serge Gnabry and Ilkay Gundogan are all capable scorers, and Leon Goretzka, who had the critical equalizer against Hungary, and Timo Werner can provide energy off the bench. Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has been one of the world’s best for well over a decade. 

How to make Germany vs. England Euro 2020 picks

Green has analyzed Germany vs. England from every possible angle, and he is leaning over on the goal total (2.5). He also has two strong best bets and a complete analysis of this star-studded showdown. He’s only sharing those picks on SportsLine.

So who wins England vs. Germany? And where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see the best bets for Germany vs. England, all from the European soccer expert who has generated nearly $19,000 for $100 bettors since the 2017-18 season.

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