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Sweden vs. England: World Cup Betting Picks for the Quarterfinals

Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
Sweden vs. England World Cup Quarterfinals

The year’s World Cup betting action is shaping up to be quite thrilling. Now that the Round of 16 is in the bag, online betting players can look ahead to the tournament’s quarterfinals. We’ve seen plenty of upsets so far in the tournament. But we will see one in this Saturday’s Sweden vs. England matchup? Let’s check on the odds to see what they’re predicting.

2018 World Cup – Sweden vs. England – Saturday, July 7th           

When: 10:00 am ET

Where: Samara Arena, Samara, Russia

TV: Fox

Stream: Fox Sports Go

World Cup Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Sweden +½ (-105) 2 (-108) +380
England -½ (-110) 2 (-107) -105
Sweden/England Draw +236
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Sweden                    

All in all, Sweden was placed in one of the toughest groups in the tournament. Nevertheless, Sweden made it out unscathed. They kicked off their group stage action by picking up a solid 1-0 victory over South Korea – something even the reigning champion Germans couldn’t do. Following that victory, Sweden would go on to suffer its first defeat of the tournament. Although Germany got the best of them 2-1, Sweden got the last laugh since the Germans were eliminated in the group stage. Following that loss, the Swedes delivered a triumphant rebound by pummeling Mexico 3-0. Afterwards, Sweden would get pegged against Switzerland in the Round of 16. Although the Swiss posed a challenge, the Scandinavian country survived in the end 1-0. They now look to deliver a World Cup betting upset over England.

Players to Watch: Andreas Granqvist (Helsinborgs), Ola Toivonen (Toulouse), and Ludwig Augustinsson (Werder Bremen).

England

Thanks mostly to Harry Kane’s efforts, England exploded onto the scene early in the tournament. Their first World Cup matchup resulted in a 2-1 triumph over Tunisia. Subsequently, the English beat up Panama 6-1. But since that brilliant performance, the English have stuttered quite a bit. Their final group stage matchup resulted in a humbling 0-1 loss to Belgium. Not only that, the English struggled to score against Colombia in the Round of 16 as well. Nevertheless, the English avoided defeat by wining via PKs 4-3. Pegged as the favorite, the English are hoping Harry Kane can come out in full force versus Sweden.

Players to Watch: Harry Kane (Tottenham), John Stones (Manchester City), and Jesse Lingard (Manchester United).

Sweden vs. England || World Cup Betting Predictions

Trends

  • Sweden is 3-1-1 SU in their last 5 matches
  • Sweden has scored 6 goals in their last 5 matches
  • The Swedish have allowed 5 goals in their last 5 matches
  • England is 4-1-0 SU in their last 5 matches
  • England has scored 11 goals in their last 5 matches
  • The English have allowed 4 goals in their last 5 matches
Sweden vs. England || World Cup Betting Picks

So which side should players learning how to bet World Cup quarterfinals online take in this Sweden vs. England pairing? All in all it’s probably better to stick with England here. They’ve had a more dominant run in the tournament. Granted, Sweden has been rather stout defensively. But in the end, it’s looking like England will advance. Sign up today to make your soccer betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 1-0 England.

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