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How the public is betting the Euro 2021 July 2 slate

The Euro 2021 knockout stage continues on Friday with Spain vs. Switzerland and Italy vs. Belgium. We break down how the public is betting each match.

Spain Training Session and Press Conference - UEFA Euro 2020: Quarter-final
Adama Traore, Marcos Llorente and Jordi Alba of Spain react during the Spain Training Session ahead of the UEFA Euro 2020 Quarter Final match between Spain and Switzerland at Petrovski Stadium on July 01, 2021 in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
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Euro 2020 quarterfinal action begins Friday as Spain and Switzerland meet up for the first game before Italy and Belgium match up in the late afternoon. Here’s how the public is betting the first two quarterfinal matches, according to DraftKings Sportsbook.

Friday, July 2 betting splits

Spain vs. Switzerland

Spain (-159): 75% handle, 71% bets
Tie (+285): 5% handle, 12% bets
Switzerland (+500): 20% handle, 18% bets

Spain is the heavy favorite according to the public with 71 percent of bets coming in on it. Switzerland is getting some love after upsetting France, but bettors are not giving them a great chance against Spain. About a fifth of the money on the game is coming in on Switzerland.

Italy vs. Belgium

Italy (+135): 39% handle, 47% bets
Tie (+210): 5% handle, 13% bets
Belgium (+240): 56% handle, 40% bets

Italy was one of the favorites to win the tournament entering the knockout round, but Belgium is getting most of the money in this matchup. The Azzurri are still getting more bets, but it’s close all at 47 percent vs. 40 percent for Belgium. This has the potential to be one of the best games of what has already been an insanely exciting tournament.

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