England vs USA: Predictions, tips & betting odds

England vs United States
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The Three Lions are flying after an exceptional opening win in Group B, yet the USMNT should provide much trickier opposition
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England face the USA in the second Group B game for Gareth Southgate's men as they look for another victory to try and secure their place in the knockout stages.

The Three Lions recorded an emphatic 6-2 win over Iran in their opening match while the USA were held to a 1-1 draw by Wales, a result which could make things tough for Gregg Berhalter and his side.

England vs USA latest odds

The European nation are clear favourites against their transatlantic opponents with bet365 offering England and 4/7 (1.57) to secure another triumph.

These sides met in the group stages of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, a match which ended in a 1-1 draw and another stalemate can be backed at 10/3 (4.33), with the USA offered at 9/2 (5.50).

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England vs USA first goal scorer odds

Harry Kane did not manage to get on the score sheet against Iran despite the flurry of goals although the England captain played exceptionally well.

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The Tottenham striker is available at 3/1 (4.00) to open the scoring, while Raheem Sterling is priced at 5/1 (6.00).

It was Jude Bellingham who broke the deadlock in the opening game and the incredibly talented teenager is offered at 12/1 (13.00) to score first once more.

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Timothy Weah scored first for the USA against Wales and the son of the president of Liberia is offered at 14/1 (15.00) with Christian Pulisic priced at 11/1 (12.00).

England vs USA preview

Southgate's job will be not only to plan the game on Friday evening but also to try and keep euphoria in check following their emphatic opening win.

England looked strong against a poor Iran side and could have scored more than the six goals they notched, with their talented attacking players all giving good accounts of themselves.

The USA will provide much stronger opposition and Berhalter's men will be extremely disappointed to not have won their opening game having dominated Wales for large periods.

The USMNT should be able to score once again having netted in eight of their last 11 competitive fixtures, but ultimately England are likely to prove too strong.

England vs USA tips and predictions

Both teams to score looks like an obvious selection here, particularly at the healthy price of 19/20 (1.95) while combining this with a win for England further elevates the odds to 5/2 (3.50).

Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.