Belgium v Portugal: Euro 2020 betting preview, odds and best bets

Belgium take on Portugal in one of the most intriguing last 16 ties in Seville at 8pm.

Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo. Photo by LLUIS GENE/AFP via Getty Images
Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo. Photo by LLUIS GENE/AFP via Getty Images

This will be Belgium’s first proper test after gaining maximum points from Group B. Portugal navigated their way out of ‘The Group of Death’.

Belgium are slight favourites with the bookies at 29/20 with Portugal 2/1 but it really is tough to call from a fan’s perspective. Belgium to qualify for the quarter-finals in any fashion is priced at 3/4 with Portugal at evens to do the same.

Portugal are 10/1 to win the tournament and with their odds increasing from 8/1 since the Euros began. Their 4-2 defeat to Germany in the second game of their group signalled their weaknesses in defence. Belgium are 8/1 to win what would be their first ever major international competition.

Romelu Lukaku is 5/4 to score anytime and add to his three goals so far. Eden Hazard will be fit to start after playing the full 90 minutes against Finland with odds of 11/4. Cristiano Ronaldo is already two goals ahead of any competitor, sitting on five over the first three games. He’s 6/4 to score anytime with Diogo Jota at 5/2 looking for his first this Euros.

Best bets: Given this match hosts a plethora of attacking talent with both nations housing weaknesses in their defence, there should be plenty of goals. Both teams to score and Portugal to win in the 90 minutes is 5/1.

Lukaku to score first and Belgium to win as a full time result is 6/1 and given the Inter Milan striker is in the best form of his career, he could be the hero on the night.

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