2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Semifinals Odds, Preview & Pick.

2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Semifinals Odds, Preview & Pick

Written by on July 2, 2019

The United States isn’t known for its love of soccer. Although soccer is the most popular sport in the world, it’s nowhere near the most popular sport in the US. However, soccer has caught on recently, especially now, as the United States has advanced to the semifinals of the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The US Women’s National Team, led by Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan, has caught the nation’s eye. The team is so popular right now, that their kit is the highest-selling Team USA soccer apparel in the history of Nike.com. The United States Women’s National Team hopes to stay on their hot streak, as they take on England in their semifinal matchup. After their victory over the host nation, France, the road for Team USA doesn’t get any easier, as they take on the ladies from the UK. Let’s take a look at the Soccer Odds while making some predictions.

2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Semifinals Odds, Preview & Pick

The Americans come into this match on quite a roll. The United States hasn’t been beaten in its 13 matches this year. They defeated the powerful French team in their last match, as the Americans jumped out to a 2-0 lead and controlled the ball to keep the French team from getting opportunities to score. The United States has outscored their opponents 22-2 and looks to keep on rolling. The team standing in the way of the Americans is the English National Team. The ladies from the UK have only given up one goal throughout the tournament. England defeated Scotland, Argentina, Japan, Cameroon, and Norway on their path to the semifinal matchup with the United States. Throughout this journey, England’s defense was stellar, but their offense was only able to muster 11 goals. While the United States is led by Rapinoe and Morgan, Team England is led by two stars of their own. Ellen White is one of only three players who has scored five goals in the World Cup. Rapinoe has scored four goals in the last two matches, while White has four in her last two, and five in her last three. England may also have arguably the best player in the world in Lucy Bronze. The defender is one of the most complete defensive players in the world. Not only will she be in charge of shutting down Megan Rapinoe, but she can also put the ball in the net for the English National Team.

Some Records

In the eight women’s World Cup tournaments, the United States has advanced to the semifinals in all eight. They have won three times and came in second once. England has appeared twice in the semifinal round. With a 38-6-5 all-time record at the Women’s World Cup, the United States has enjoyed a great deal of success in the Women’s World Cup. With their stellar defensive play, a very good group of midfielders, and the goal-scoring prowess of Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan, the United States will be ready for a tough English team. If England can avoid their momentary lapses on defense, they’ll be stiff competition for Team USA. All eyes will be on this match on Tuesday. If the US team can defeat England, it will only help to solidify the legacy of this US Women’s National team. This match could be one more step in the breakthrough of soccer in the United States.