France vs. Portugal prediction, odds, start time: UEFA Euro 2024 quarterfinal picks from proven soccer expert

After a disappointing showing in 2020, Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal look to earn their second title in three tournaments when they battle Kylian Mbappe and France in a 2024 UEFA European Championship quarterfinal match on Friday in Hamburg, Germany. Portugal, which placed 13th four years ago, will look to reach the semifinals for the sixth time after defeating Slovenia 3-0 in penalty kicks on Monday following a 0-0 draw in regulation. France finished 11th in 2020 and can reach the semifinals for the sixth time with a victory. France won the tournament in 1984 and in 2000.

The match from Volksparkstadion in Hamburg, Germany, kicks off at 3 p.m. ET. France are the +135 favorites (risk $100 to win $135) on the 90-minute money line in the latest Portugal vs. France odds, with Portugal at +240. A draw is priced at +190 and the over/under for total goals scored is 2.5. France are the -150 favorites to advance, while Portugal are +120. Before locking in any France vs. Portugal picks or Euro 2024 predictions, you need to see what SportsLine’s Jon “Buckets” Eimer has to say.

Eimer is a high-volume bettor who has vast knowledge of leagues and players across the globe. Since joining SportsLine, he has covered the English Premier League, Serie A, the FA Cup and much more. In 2023, he was red-hot, going 248-234-12 for a profit of $2,593 for $100 bettors. That included an 86-59-5 record in the Premier League for a $3,463 profit. Anyone who follows him is way up.

Now, Eimer has broken down France vs. Portugal from every angle and locked in his picks and Euro 2024 predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see Eimer’s picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Portugal vs. France:

Portugal vs. France over/under: 2.5 goals

Portugal vs. France 90-minute money line: France +135, Portugal +240, Draw +190

Portugal vs. France to advance: France -150, Portugal +120

POR: Portugal have outscored their opponents 5-3 in the tournament

FRA: France are unbeaten in each of their last seven matches, going 4-3-0 during that stretch

Portugal vs. France picks: See picks here

Why you should back France

Mbappe captains the team, and has been a force since joining the side in 2017. Mbappe, 25, has played well during the tournament, which included a six-shot performance with five on target and a goal in a 1-1 draw with Poland during a group stage match. He also registered five shots against Belgium. This past season for Paris Saint-Germain in France’s Ligue 1, he had 27 goals in 29 matches.

Another dominant part of the offense is forward Antoine Griezmann. The 33-year-old has been a member of the national team since 2014. During that stretch, he has appeared in 133 matches, and has scored 44 goals. Professionally, he plays for Atletico Madrid in Spain’s La Liga. In three seasons with the club, he has scored 34 goals in 97 league matches. Since turning pro in 2009-2010, he has appeared in 693 matches across all competitions, scoring 268 goals. See which team to pick here.

Why you should back Portugal

Among Portugal’s top offensive threats is midfielder Bernardo Silva. During the group stage, he scored Portugal’s first goal in a 3-0 win over Turkiye on June 22. He later added a penalty kick in Monday’s victory over Slovenia. Silva, 29, who plays for Manchester City of the English Premier League, joined Portugal’s national team in 2015. During his time with the side, he has scored 12 goals in 92 matches. In seven seasons with Manchester City, he has 39 goals in 233 league matches, including six in 33 appearances this past year.

Portugal are also powered by Ronaldo. The 39-year-old has been with the Portuguese national team since 2003. Since then, he has been a scoring machine, scoring 130 times in 211 matches. In Monday’s win over Slovenia, he scored Portugal’s first goal by penalty kick. In a friendly leading up to the competition, he had two goals in a 3-0 win over the Republic of Ireland on June 11. See which team to pick here.

How to make Portugal vs. France picks

Eimer has broken down France vs. Portugal from every possible angle and is leaning Under on the goal total. He also has locked in two confident best bets while offering a full breakdown of this star-studded clash. He’s sharing his Euro 2024 picks and analysis only at SportsLine.

So who wins France vs. Portugal on Friday, and where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see which wagers in Portugal vs. France have all the value, all from the soccer expert who profited $2,593 for $100 bettors in 2023, and find out.

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