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France vs Portugal prediction odds start time UEFA Euro 2024
Jon Eimer has locked in his best bets for Friday's Portugal vs. France matchup in the Euro 2024 quarterfinals

Teams looking to reach the semifinals of the 2024 UEFA European Championship meet when Portugal takes on France on Friday. France advanced with a 1-0 win over Belgium, due in part to an own goal, and Portugal defeated Slovenia 3-0 in a penalty shootout after playing to a 0-0 draw. France, which finished second in 2016, finished a disappointing 11th in 2020. They are unbeaten in four matches this year with two wins and two draws. Portugal, winners of the 2016 tournament, placed a disappointing 13th in 2020, going 1-1-2. They are 2-1-1 in this competition.

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. 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 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

Veteran forward Kylian 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

Midfielder Bernardo Silva has been red hot of late, scoring the first goal in the 3-0 win over Turkiye on June 22 during the group stage. Silva, who joined the national team in 2015, has scored 12 times in 92 appearances. He plays professionally in the English Premier League for Manchester City. This past season, he scored six goals in 33 matches. The 29-year-old has registered 39 goals in 233 league matches for Manchester City over seven seasons.

Forward Cristiano Ronaldo continues to be a force, even at age 39. The Portuguese icon first joined the national team in 2003. Since that time, he has registered 130 goals in 211 appearances. He converted the first penalty kick in the win over Slovenia and had two goals over the Republic of Ireland on June 11 in a warm-up to the competition. He has played the past two seasons at Al Nassr of the Saudi Pro League, scoring 49 goals in 47 matches, including 35 goals in 31 appearances this past season. 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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