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2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup: USA vs. England odds, predictions, picks and best bets

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The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup is down to the final four countries as the semifinals begin Tuesday between the USA and England. They’ll play at 3 p.m. Eastern at Groupama Stadium in Lyon.

The Netherlands and Sweden will follow it up Wednesday, with the final scheduled for Saturday, July 6 at 11 a.m. Eastern.

The US Women’s National Team knocked out hosts France in last Friday’s quarterfinal by the score of 2-1 with both goals coming from Megan Rapinoe. England blanked Norway 3-0 in its quarterfinal match last Thursday.

If you’ve been following my picks, we’ve nailed the USA as the winner with the exact score of both games in the knockout round thus far.

Odds provided by FanDuel Sportsbook; for a full-set of today’s sports betting odds, access them at USA TODAY Sports.

USA vs. England: By the Numbers

Jun 19, 2019; Nice, FRANCE; England forward Ellen White (18) gestures after scoring a goal in group stage play during the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 at Stade de Nice. (Photo Credit: Frederic Porcu/Presse Sports via USA TODAY Sports)

  • Rapinoe moved into a four-way tie for the tournament lead with five goals after scoring twice against France. The American forward is up to 49 career international goals in 157 caps.
  • F Ellen White also has five goals and leads all players for England.
  • USA’s Alex Morgan has five goals, but all of them came in the USWNT’s first match of the tournament against Thailand.
  • England finished third in the 2015 Women’s World Cup. It was eliminated in the quarterfinal of the previous two runnings of the tournament. It failed to qualify in 2003 and 1999.
  • England is second to the USA in goals scored. The US has scored 21 times (plus an own goal for) to England’s 11 tallies. England has allowed just one goal in the tournament to the USA’s two goals against.
  • The USA has received four yellow cards as a team thus far, while England has been charged with just a lone yellow.
  • The two sides last met March 2, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. They played to a 2-2 draw with Rapinoe opening the scoring in the 33rd minute.

USA vs. England: Key Players

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England D Steph Houghton and F Nikita Parris scored in the March meeting. They each have one goal this tournament with Parris adding an assist. Karen Bardsley has been the primary goalkeeper for England. She has 81 caps and allowed one goal in the tournament opener against Scotland. She has made 14 saves.

Alyssa Naeher has played all five matches for the USA in the tournament. She has had to make just nine saves. Co-captain Carli Lloyd is one of just five American players to play all five matches in the tournament. She has three goals to up her career total to 113 in 279 caps.

USA vs. England: Women’s World Cup Best Bet

Moneyline: The USWNT’s odds have dropped again after eliminating the tournament host. Grab the USA at -105.

Total goals: England’s stingy defensive play thus far continues while the USA tries to match them with a slower pace. Grab UNDER 1.5 at tremendous +205 value.

Spread 3-way: Take the handicap draw of +1 and add the correct score of USA 1-0 at +550.

Esten’s record over the last two matches: 6-1

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