France Women vs USA Women Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

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The two pre-tournament favourites square off at the Parc des Princes on Friday and our tipster believes goals at both ends is a worthwhile selection

Women's World Cup hosts France take on holders USA in the quarter finals on Friday.

Les Bleues needed extra time to get the better of Brazil last time out, while USA edged past Spain courtesy of two Megan Repinoe penalties.

Latest Odds

888Sport make the defending champions 5/4 (2.25) favourites to win in normal time at the Parc des Princes.

Corinne Diacre's side have never finished better than fourth place on this stage. With home advantage though, they're available at 9/4 (3.25) to come out on top and secure a semi-final spot. A draw is also 9/4 (3.25) with the online bookmaker.

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Team News

Neither team have any suspension worries coming into the quarter-finals and any players with a single yellow card will see those cautions cancelled after this round.

Alex Morgan blasted five goals against Thailand on matchday one but hasn't scored since. Having been an injury doubt against Spain, the 29-year-old played 85 minutes in Reims and is expected to feature from the start once again here.

Preview

USA have won 11 of their previous 13 matches but the last time to beat Jill Ellis' side were beaten was against France back in January.

That 3-1 victory should give the home side plenty of confidence, and both sides looked vulnerable in the round of 16.

Despite plenty of attacking options on the field, the bookmakers aren't anticipating a high-scoring clash in Paris. Under 2.5 goals is just 4/6 (1.67) with three or more strikes priced at 11/10 (2.10).

One of the main reasons that unders is favoured is likely the Americans' defence. Prior to Jennifer Hermoso's equaliser in the last round, USA had kept seven straight clean sheets.

Predictions

Despite that impressive defensive record, goals appeal in this quarter-final. France should pose much more threat than many of USA's recent opposition.

France Women vs USA Women Betting Preview

In fact, Les Bleues have scored in each of their previous three head-to-head meetings with USA since 2017, winning two of them.

With that in mind both teams to score at 5/6 (1.83) is a solid selection with neither side looking assured at the back last time out.

Those seeking a bigger price should consider the 9/4 (3.25) on France to shock the reigning champions. That quote looks too big for a team that have home advantage and who have been able to get the better of Ellis' side in recent meetings.

France to win and both teams to score is an 11/2 (6.50) chance with 888Sport.

Betting Banner - Best Bet Both teams to score at 5/6 (1.83) for for a 3pt stake with 888Sport

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