First set up 105 years ago in 1916 the Copa America, then titled the South American Football Championship is the oldest continental soccer competition in history. With hosts from across South America and on 3 occasions the event hosted in countries across the continent and once in the USA the tournament determines the best soccer team in the continent.
The current champions as of 2019 are Brazil following a 3-1 victory against Peru in front of a 70,000-person crowd. The final took place at the Estadio do Maracanã in Rio; this was the 46th final on record. This year the tournament has been titled by CONMEBOL, the South American football ruling body as ‘Argentina x Columbia Copa America’ due to the co-hosts this year.
What types of bets can I place on the Copa America?
The most popular betting on soccer matches is referred to as ‘1X2’, this bet is on the outcome of the game so ‘1’ means the home side will win, ‘X’ means a draw and ‘2’ means the away side will win. Bets can also be placed on the number of goals that will be scored, either over or under a certain amount for example over 2.5 goals will require at least 3 goals scored and under 2.5 a maximum of 2 goals. More information on football related bets can be found on our ‘sports betting’ Page, it is best to learn as much as possible about different ways of betting for the best chance of winning during the Copa America 2021 tournament.
This Year’s Tournament
The Argentina x Colombia Copa America kicks off soon and Group A consists of Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay, Chile, Paraguay and an invitee to be confirmed. The first day of play on June 13th will consist of Argentina vs Chile and Paraguay vs Bolivia.
Group B is built up of Columbia, Brazil, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and an invitee to be confirmed. The opening day of this group on June 14th will see Brazil vs Venezuela and Columbia vs Ecuador.
The odds on Betway now are in favour of the home sides with Argentina and Paraguay sharing 1.65 odds to win whilst a R$10.00 stake on visitors, Chile and Bolivia would return a very nice R$55. Similar for the Group B sides Brazil’s odds are 1.28 to win whilst Venezuela to win offers 11.00 and Columbia 1.47 against 7.00 for an Ecuador win.
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This year’s Argentina x Colombia Copa America looks likely to be one of the best in recent memory and we can wait until it’s kicking off. We’ll keep you up to date as the tournament progresses, good luck with your bets! Visit our football betting page to learn more.