Portugal vs Czechia Prediction, Betting Tips, Odds - UEFA Euro 2024

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TournamentUEFA European Championship
Timetable20:00 GMT 18th June 2024
PredictionPortugal to Win 2-0!
BookmakerLegend Play Sports
Portugal to Win 2-0!
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Odds : 1.52
Bet €100 and win €152 if Portugal win.
Odds : 1.52
Bet €100 and win €152 if Portugal win.

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Portugal come into Euro 2024 as one of the favourites for the tournament due to their abundance of talent especially in the attacking areas. They won the Euro’s in 2016 and are probably in a better place now than then. They dominated their qualifying campaign, winning 10 matches out of 10, scoring a whopping 36 goals, and conceding only 2 goals. They have a lot of attacking talent, including Rafael Leao, Bernardo Silva, Bruno Fernandes, Goncalo Ramos, Joao Felix, Diogo Jota and Cristiano Ronaldo and will have so much depth throughout the tournament. They also have quality at the back with centre halves Ruben Dias and Goncalio Inacio. Portugal should finish top of this group and go far in the tournament, but this win on matchday 1 might not be routine with Czechia having quality players such as Bayer Leverkusen striker Patrik Schick, who scored 7 goals this season in the Bundesliga and has a total of 77 club goals in 221 appearances and 18 goals in 37 appearances for Czechia, an average of a goal every 2.05 games. Can Czechia Cause an upset, or will Portugal get the expected win, and how have Ireland’s best betting sites priced the potential match outcomes?

Portugal vs Czechia Euro Prediction

Portugal are full of quality in all areas of the pitch most notably in the forward areas. Portugal manager Roberto Martinez is going to have some sleepless nights trying to decide which attacking players will make it into the starting 11, with a lot of them coming off the back of brilliant seasons with Bruno Fernandes scoring 10 goals and getting 8 assists in the premier league and also winning the F.A Cup, Rafael Leao scoring 9 goals and providing 10 assists in Serie A, Bernardo Silva scoring 6 and providing 9 assists in the premier league, Diogo Jota scoring 10 and providing 3 assists in an injury hit season and 5 time Ballon D’or winner Cristiano Ronaldo scoring 44 goals in 45 matches with Al Nassr in the Saudi league. It will be difficult for Martinez to fit all these players into one team but it will also be difficult for teams like Czechia to deal with the quality of Portugal. I can see Portugal making to a semi-final or even final in this tournament, with it even being likely that they could be winners due to their squad depth, so I expect them to be comfortable in this group that includes Turkey and Georgia as well as Czechia, so I am picking them to be victorious in this one.

💯 Portugal vs Czechia Odds

When wagering on the second leg clash between Portugal and the Czech Republic, you should note that all bets will be settled within 90 minutes. This applies to popular markets such as the match winner, BTTS, and the over/under and how many goals will be scored in total. But how are each of these betting markets currently being priced?

🏅 Portugal vs Czechia: Match Winner

Unsurprisingly, given Portugal’s squad depth in quality and their perfect record of 10 out of 10 in qualifying, Portugal are the favourites for this one. Czechia finished 2nd in their qualifying group, winning 4, drawing 3 and losing only 1, a 3-0 away loss to group winners Albania. The bookmakers have the odds for a win as follows.

Team to Win
Portugal to Win1.501.521.501.521.52
Czechia to Win6.506.006.506.006.00
Draw to Win4.

⚽ Portugal vs Czechia: Both Teams To Score Odds

Portugal scored 36 goals in their qualifying campaign and conceded only 2 goals. They scored in every game and kept 9 clean sheets, with their 2 conceded goals coming in a 3-2 win versus Slovakia. These wins for Portugal included a 9-0 home versus Slovakia and a 0-5 win away at Bosnia and Herzegovina. They have been dominant in friendlies since the qualifiers, winning 5-2 and 4-2 at home to Sweden and Finland. Czechia failed to score in only 2 of their 10 qualifying matches, scoring 12 and conceding 6 goals. The bookmakers have the odds for both to score/not to score as follows.


🥅 Portugal vs Czechia: Over/Under Goals Odds

In their 10 qualifying games, there were over 2.5 goals in 6 of Portugal's matches, winning to nil on 5 of these occasions. In Czechia’s 10 games there were over 2.5 goals in 4 of those games, with Czechia being on the winning occasion in 3 of those games. The bookmakers have the odds for Over/Under 2.5 goals as follows.

Over 2.5 Goals1.771.841.771.841.84
Under 2.5 Goals1.981.951.981.951.94

✔️ Portugal vs Czechia Betting Tips

There are some intriguingly priced markets associated with the clash between Portugal and the Czech Republic, as one of the Euro’s favourites Portugal take on potential dark horses Czechia. But how can you identify the best value markets or successfully leverage combination betting to your advantage? Here are some tips to keep in mind!

  • Tip 1: Back Portugal to Win: Portugal are the favourites heading into their opening group game vs Czechia. It is a group that Portugal are expected to finish first in and they have the strength in depth to go very far in this competition. They have some of the best forwards in the world in the form of Cristiano Ronaldo, Diogo Jota and Rafael Leao and have the quality in midfield behind them in Bernardo Silva and Bruno Fernandes that will make them a difficult prospect for any team in this tournament including favourites France and England. They have pedigree in this competition being victorious in 2016 and they also won the first ever Nations League in 2019 versus Netherlands. They come into the tournament in blistering form since their World Cup quarter final exit at the hands of Morocco on 10th December 2022. They have suffered only 1 defeat since then, coming in a friendly against Slovenia back in March. They should have enough to win this opening game versus Czechia so we are recommending a Portugal win with odds of 1.52 from 20Bet Sports. Portugal win price of 1.52 with 20Bet Sports.
  • Tip 2: Back Portugal Halftime/Fulltime: Portugal were very dominant in qualifying having a perfect record of 10 wins out of 10 scoring 36 goals and conceding only 2.I expect this dominance to continue in their group consisting of Georgia, Turkey and their matchday 1 opponent, Czechia. They have too much quality in their ranks, and it would certainly be a shock if they were defeated in any of their group matches. I expect them to dominate this game throughout so get Portugal half time full time at the odds *goto Sportaza Sports [price of 2.20 with Sportaza Sports]*.
  • Tip 3: Back Portugal to win to nil: I’ve already touched on Portugal’s dominance since their elimination from the 2022 World Cup in December 2022. Since then, in competitive matches, they have scored 36 goals and conceded just 2 goals, keeping 9 clean sheets in their last 10 competitive matches. Czechia have qualities to score in this one scoring 12 goals in their last 10 competitive games. These 12 goals came against opposition who are not at the same calibre as this Portugal side, who are very strong defensively with centre backs Ruben Dias and Goncalio Inacio showing their quality with great season in the Premier League and Liga Portugal, both winning league titles respectively. Portugal scores goals and keeps clean sheets, so there is a good chance they will win this game to nil, keeping a clean sheet. For this, *goto Sportaza Sports [price of 2.40 with Sportaza Sports]*. This is a great use of any free bets that you may have.

1️⃣ Portugal Euro Update

Portugal come into the Euro’s as one of the favourites for the tournament with the bookmakers along with England, France, Germany and Spain. They are full strength with Diogo Jota returning from his injury with Liverpool late in the season to make the Portuguese squad.

Last 5 Games
Portugal 4
Finland 2
International Friendly
Slovenia 2
Portugal 0
International Friendly
Portugal 5
Sweden 2
International Friendly
Portugal 2
Iceland 0
Euro’s Qualifiers
Liechtenstein 0
Portugal 2
Euro’s Qualifiers

2️⃣ Czechia Euro Update

The Czech Republic come into the tournament as a potential dark horse to make it out of this group and far in the competition. They have quality in their squad with Leverkusen striker Patrik Schick and premier league fans will recognise West Ham duo Tomas Soucek and Vladimir Coufal in the Czechia squad.

Last 5 Games
Czechia 2
Armenia 1
International friendly
Norway 1
Czechia 2
International friendly
Czechia 3
Moldova 0
Euro’s Qualifiers
Poland 1
Czechia 1
Euro’s Qualifiers
Czechia 1
Faroe Islands 0
Euro’s Qualifiers

👕 Portugal vs Czechia Potential Lineups

Pos. Portugal
Goalkeeper D. Costa J. Stanek Goalkeeper
Right Back D. Dalot M. Vitik Centre Back
Centre Back R. Dias D. Zima Centre Back
Centre Back G. Inacio T. Holes Centre Back
Left Back J. Cancelo V. Coufal Right Midfielder
Defensive Midfielder J. Palhinha T. Soucek Midfielder
Right Midfielder B. Silva A. Kral Midfielder
Attacking Midfielder B. Fernandes V. Jurecka Left Midfielder
Attacking Midfielder Otavio V. Cerny Attacking Midfielder
Left Midfielder D. Jota J. Kuchta Striker
Striker Cristiano Ronaldo P. Schick Striker

Portugal to Win 2-0!