By doing what we at STT have done today! To clarify, that’s putting all 16 teams into a hat and then drawing a name out to not only support, but also to have a sly 20 squid flutter on. Despite being quite a major international tournament, it’s just hard to really care that much without even one home nation involved, although not having the inevitable choke in the final-8 to look forward to is a blessing in disguise. Like many people, I can’t even trace my nationality back through the generations to any of the involved teams, so the choice the simple; accept that it would probably all just pass me by, or simply make it matter more by staking some wonga on it.
With a fair few bait teams having reached the finals though either by default as hosts or having squeezed through their comparatively easy (of course) qualifying groups, the fear of wasting your hard-earned pounds on the likes of Austria is a very real one, but isn’t that what betting is all about anyway? That’s the rush that leaves thousands of people around the country penniless and kicked onto the streets by their wives every year! Here then for your review is a handy table stolen off the internet to show comparative odds currently being offered by a range of high street and online bookmakers (click to enlarge):
Who then did we draw you might ask…well, to be honest we got lucky and plucked