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Jon Eimer has locked in his picks for Lionel Messi and Argentina vs. Canada in the semifinals of 2024 Copa America on Tuesday

Argentina will look to reach the finals for the sixth time in eight Copa America tournaments when they battle Canada in a 2024 Copa America semifinal on Tuesday. Lionel Messi and Argentina advanced with a 4-2 edge in penalty kicks over Ecuador after playing to a 1-1 draw on Thursday during the quarterfinals, while Canada moved on with a 4-3 edge on penalty kicks over Venezuela after playing to a 1-1 draw on Friday. Argentina enters the semifinal on a nine-match unbeaten streak, including a 2-0 victory over Canada during the group stage. Canada are on a three-match unbeaten streak and are looking to reach the finals for the first time.

Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. ET from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Argentina are listed as the -320 favorites (risk $320 to win $100) on the 90-minute money line in the latest Argentina vs. Canada odds, with Canada the +1100 underdogs. A draw is priced at +390 and the over/under for total goals scored is 2.5. Argentina are -750 favorites to advance. Before locking in any Canada vs. Argentina picks, you need to see what proven SportsLine soccer insider 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.

Now, Eimer has broken down Argentina vs. Canada from every angle and locked in his picks and 2024 Copa America predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see Eimer's picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Canada vs. Argentina:

  • Argentina vs. Canada money line: Argentina -320, Draw +390, Canada +1100
  • Argentina vs. Canada over/under: 2.5 goals
  • Argentina vs. Canada to advance: Argentina -750, Canada +430
  • ARG: Argentina have outscored their opponents 6-1 in the tournament
  • CAN: Canada have posted a 2-3-2 record since Copa America qualifying in March
  • Argentina vs. Canada picks: See picks here

Why you should back Argentina 

Among the leaders on the Argentinian squad is Angel Di Maria. The 36-year-old vice-captain first joined the side in 2008. In 143 appearances for Argentina, he has recorded 31 goals, including two this year. In a 1-0 win over Ecuador in a friendly on June 9 in Chicago, he scored the only goal. As a member of Benfica in the Primeira Liga in Portugal this past season, he scored nine goals in 28 matches.

Forward Julian Alvarez, 24, has emerged as another star on offense. Since joining the national team in 2021, he has recorded eight goals in 34 appearances, including the first goal in a 2-0 win over Canada during group-stage play on June 20. As a member of Manchester City in the English Premier League, he scored 11 goals in 36 league matches this past season. In 225 career matches, he has scored 90 goals. See which team to pick here.

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Why you should back Canada

Forward Jonathan David helps power the Canadian attack. The 24-year-old first joined the national team in 2018, and he has been a major producer on offense. In 53 matches, he has registered 27 goals, including the only goal in a 1-0 win over Peru during the group stage on June 25. David plays professionally in France for Lille of Ligue 1. This past season, he scored 19 goals in 34 league matches.

Also helping power the offense is forward Cyle Larin. The 29-year-old joined the Canadian team in 2014, and in 72 appearances has registered 29 goals. In a 2-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago in 2024 Copa America qualifying playoff action in March, he scored the match's first goal. His best year with the team was in 2021, when he scored 14 goals in 13 matches. Larin plays professionally in Spain. As a member of Mallorca, he scored seven goals in 42 total appearances, including tournament play. See which team to pick here.

How to make Argentina vs. Canada picks

Eimer has broken down Canada vs. Argentina from every possible angle and is leaning Over on the goal total. He also has locked in a pair of confident plus-money best bets, including a must-see Messi prop. He's sharing his Copa America 2024 picks and analysis only at SportsLine.

So what are the best bets for Canada vs. Argentina? Visit SportsLine now to see which wagers in Argentina vs. Canada have all the value, all from the soccer expert who was red-hot in 2023, and find out.

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