International Soccer in the US: Betting History in the Making

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Matt Skinner
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Starting June 3rd and for the span of 3 weeks some of the worldís greatest soccer stars will be playing in the US. All because for the first time in 100 years the Copa America will be hosted outside of South America and this honor was bestowed on the US.

The fact that the oldest, most prestigious and widely viewed soccer tournament will be played in the US signifies how much the sport has grown here and how much more it is expected to grow in the coming years. Some of the most respected sportsbooks like will have the Copa America 2016 odds available in the upcoming days adding excitement to an already historic event.

The soccer matches will be played in 10 different cities throughout the US including Chicago, Houston, Orlando, Philadelphia and others. The championship game will be played at MetLife Stadium in New York on June 26th 2016.

A total of 16 international teams from 2 separate soccer confederations (10 teams from the South America confederation CONMEBOL and 6 teams from CONCAFAF of which the US is a part of) will play 32 matchups in the course of 3 weeks.

The Copa America 2016 odds are expected to be extremely competitive if you consider that teams like Uruguay who has 15 titles and is the team with most wins in this tournament followed by Argentina with 14 wins and Brazil with 8 will be facing some newcomers on the international scene like Costa Rica who had an outstanding performance in the last world cup and Mexico who has an impressive 32 CONCACAF titles.

Aside from the normal full game odds in the Copa America, will also offer live in-game betting odds for all the matchups making this a unique experience for the soccer gambler. Add to this the hundreds of player props and other betting offerings and what you get is an unforgettable soccer betting experience.

Among the players who are expected to make an appearance in this yearís Copa America are Lionel Messi, James Rodriguez, Chicharito and Luis Suarez among others. Names like these will certainly make the soccer fans go wild and they promise some incredible moments during the games.

The betting odds for the Copa America 2016, will provide ample opportunities to increase your bankroll, although nothing is written in stone in the sports world some of the early matches seem terribly uneven, such is the case of the matchup between Brazil and Haiti on June 8th or Argentine vs. Panama on June 10th. The first round will prove to be highly lucrative for those interested in making a wager or two.

Even if you do not consider yourself a soccer gambler, having these kinds of events on US soil with the media coverage that will certainly ensue will make you want to bet on these games and be a part of history.

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