Sports betting Euro 2016

Sports Betting Euro 2016

Sports betting Euro 2016 is massive, as this event is the biggest event of its kind held anywhere in the world. It will be taking place in France from the 10th of June to the 10th of July 2016, and Spain will be the two-timing defending championships.

The format for these games will be inaugural, with 2016 being the first time that it will be contested by 24 teams. Since 1996, the Cup has made use of a 16-team layout, and sports betting Euro 2016 has been adjusted to take these changes into consideration.

Under the new format the qualifying finalists will engage in contests in a group stage, which will consist of six groups of four teams each, which will be followed a knockout stage of three rounds before the final match takes place. 19 teams initially joined France, who were able to automatically qualify because they were hosting the games, and a two-legged playoff that took place in November 2015 decided the last four spots.

Hosting the Euro Cup 2016

Sports betting Euro 2016 takes into account the fact that the French team will be playing at an advantage, thanks to the fact that the games are taking place on French soil, after they beat Turkey and Italy for the right to host on the 28th of May 2010. The matches for the 2016 Euro will be played in stadiums in ten different French cities: Lille; Nice; Saint-Étienne; Bordeaux; Lens; Marseille; Saint-Denis; Lyon; Toulouse and Paris. 2016 will mark the third time France has hosted this tournament, the first being the inaugural one that took place in 1960, the second the one being in 1984. The French have taken first prize both in 1984 and the year 2000, with the winners automatically earning the right to compete at the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup that will be hosted in Russia.

Betting on the Euro Cup 2016

Punters interested in Sports betting Euro 2016 will need to take the extra teams into account when deciding where to place their wagers, with Spain as the reigning champions being top of the list for first place consideration. Should they take the title it will make them winners for the third time, having won both the previous Euro Cup tournaments.

The home field advantage should not be dismissed when it comes to Sports betting Euro 2016 however, so the Equipe Tricolore are certainly in the running. The Germans are also a very popular team as far as taking the trophy home is concerned.

Sports betting Euro 2016 options are very wide online, with websites making sure that new betting options and markets are being added as they become available. Punters new to the world of online betting will be able to figure out the brand-new terminology with the help of various websites delineating these in order to help bettors understand the details on the bets, with tips and strategy hints also widely available for those who need the options narrowed down somewhat.