Women's World Cup odds, predictions 2019: Betting lines, best expert picks for Netherlands vs. Cameroon
The Soccerbot just locked in picks for Saturday's Women's World Cup match between Netherlands and Cameroon
The Netherlands looks for a 2-0 start in the 2019 Women's World Cup when it faces Cameroon on Saturday. It's a 9 a.m. ET kickoff from Stadium Hainaut in Valenciennes, France. The Dutch dominated possession against New Zealand in their opening Women's World Cup 2019 match, but did not score until Jill Roord's 92nd-minute header in a 1-0 victory. It could have been a much different outcome had the Kiwis not hit the crossbar in the first half. Cameroon held possession just 26 percent of the time in its 1-0 loss to Canada, though the African nation played impressive defense that frustrated the world's fifth-ranked squad. Bookmakers list the Dutch as -825 favorites (risk $825 to win $100) in the latest Netherlands vs. Cameroon odds, with the latter getting at +2350 (risk $100 to win $2,350) as the underdog. A draw is +700 (risk $100 to win $700) and the Over-Under for total goals scored is two. Before you make any Netherlands vs. Cameroon picks and 2019 Women's World Cup predictions of your own, see what European football expert David Sumpter has to say.
Sumpter is the applied mathematician who wrote "Soccermatics," the book that explains how math works inside the sport. Along with other experienced analysts, Sumpter developed the powerful Soccerbot model.
The Soccerbot reads current odds and all team performance data, calculates key metrics and predicts matches. In the three seasons since its inception, Soccerbot is up an incredible 2,000 percent on Premier League picks. That's right -- 2,000 percent!
And the model is crushing the 2019 Women's World Cup group stage, returning $625 already to anyone following it. The model correctly called the stunning Japan-Argentina draw (+825) -- a more than 8-1 long shot -- and was all over the Netherlands beating New Zealand, Germany outlasting Spain and England topping Scotland in their opening matches.
Now, the model has crunched the numbers for Netherlands vs. Cameroon. We can tell you it's leaning over, but its much stronger play is on the Netherlands vs. Cameroon money line, saying one side has all the value. You can see that one exclusively at SportsLine.
The model knows the Orange Lionesses created a slew of scoring chances in their win over New Zealand. Vivianne Miedema, who plays professionally for Arsenal, could have had a hat trick herself. The Netherlands controlled the ball for 70 percent of the match and should post a similar figure against Cameroon, which plays a defensive style.
With a chance to secure a spot in the knockout stage, the Orange Lionesses will be attacking constantly. In fact, they had 17 shots against New Zealand offensively to go with three saves defensively.
But just because the Dutch have a more glittering pedigree doesn't mean they'll provide value on the Netherlands vs. Cameroon money line.
Cameroon made it out of the group stage at the last World Cup and has won seven of its past 11 matches. Star striker Madeleine Ngono Mani, who plays professionally in France, is a lethal scorer with 26 career goals in international competition. Against Canada, Cameroon displayed a rugged defense, frustrating the higher-ranked team by stringing a slew of defenders behind a midfielder and looking to counter-attack.
So who wins Cameroon vs. Netherlands? Where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Cameroon vs. Netherlands money line you need to be all over Saturday, all from the European model that's up 2,000 percent on bookmakers' closing odds.
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