High-powered attacks will clash when the fourth-ranked Netherlands takes on the top-ranked United States on Friday in the women's soccer quarterfinals during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Netherlands compiled a plus-13 goal differential during Group F play, including an 8-2 win over China on Tuesday. The United States, meanwhile, overcame a shocking 3-0 loss in the opener to Sweden to finish 1-1-1 in Group G with a plus-2 goal differential. The Americans settled for a 0-0 draw with Australia in their final group stage match.
Kickoff from International Stadium in Yokohama, Japan, is scheduled for 7 a.m. ET. The United States is listed as the +130 (risk $100 to win $130) favorite on the 90-minute money-line, while Netherlands is +170 and a draw would return +250 in the latest Netherlands vs. United States odds at William Hill Sportsbook. The over-under for total goals scored is 3.5. Before finalizing any USWNT vs. Netherlands picks or Tokyo 2020 Olympics predictions, you have to see what soccer insider Martin Green has to say.
After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper, and has covered the game worldwide. Since then, his expert soccer picks have been spot-on. Green has generated nearly $19,000 for $100 bettors since the 2017-18 season. He has his finger on the pulse of the game all over the globe.
Now, Green has taken an in-depth look at USA vs. Netherlands and locked in his 2020 Tokyo Olympics soccer picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are the 2020 Tokyo Olympics soccer odds and betting trends for Netherlands vs. USA:
- Netherlands vs. United States: United States -0.5 (+125)
- Netherlands vs. United States over-under: 3.5 goals (under -167, over +125)
- Netherlands vs. United States money line: United States +130, Netherlands +170, Draw +250
- NETH: Is 6-2-1 in nine matches this year
- USWNT: Has won four Olympic gold medals, the last coming in 2012
Why you should back the USWNT
The Americans, who have won the last two World Cups, remain the favorites despite showing some vulnerability. After being humbled in the tournament opener, the U.S. bounced back strong with a 6-1 win over New Zealand. The Americans decided to go with a defensive approach in their third game vs. Australia and ended up with a draw. The U.S. has had the Netherlands' number of late, winning their last four meetings with it.
Forward Alex Morgan has also been a huge part of the American offense. In 183 matches, she has posted 111 goals. The 32-year-old, who plays for the Orlando Pride of the National Women's Soccer League, has been a member of the national team since 2010. Since the start of the year, Morgan has compiled four goals, including one in the win over New Zealand on Saturday.
Why you should back the Netherlands
The Dutch first played internationally in 1971, and have reached the finals of the UEFA Women's Championship in 2009, 2013 and 2017, winning the tournament title in 2017 as the host nation. The Netherlands has also played in two FIFA Women's World Cups, placing 13th in 2015 and finished as runners-up in 2019. That year, they were defeated by the United States 2-0 in the finals. The Netherlands are No. 4 in the FIFA world rankings.
The Dutch are led by 25-year-old forward Vivianne Miedema, who plays club ball for Arsenal. In 99 matches for the national team, she has scored 81 goals, including eight during the group stage. She opened the Olympics with four goals against Zambia in a 10-3 rout, before scoring twice in each of the other games. She is her country's most prolific scorer since joining the squad in 2013.
How to make Netherlands vs. USA picks
Green has taken a close look at USWNT vs. Netherlands, and he is going under on the goal total. He has two other strong best bets and complete analysis of this Tokyo 2020 matchup, with one of the picks providing a plus-money payout. He's only sharing those Olympic soccer picks at SportsLine.
So who wins Netherlands vs. USWNT? And where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see the best bets for USWNT vs. Netherlands, all from the soccer expert who has his finger on the pulse of the game all over the world, and find out.