The United States women's national team is posted as a slight favorite over host France by many sportsbooks to win the 2019 Women's World Cup, which begins Friday.
Sportsbook.ag lists the U.S. as the 3/1 favorite, a slight edge over France (7/2), while Sportsbook.ag has the U.S. at 9/4 compared to France at 10/3.
Both books have Germany at 11/2, while Sportsbetting.ag has England at 7/1 -- slightly higher than 13/2 by Sportsbook.ag.
bwin sportsbook has the U.S. and France as 7/2 co-favorites, followed by Germany (9/2) and England (7/1).
France (Group A) and the U.S. (Group F) are overwhelming favorites to reach the knockout rounds. Sportsbetting.ag lists Group E as the toughest call, with the Netherlands (5/6) narrow favorites to win the group over Canada (6/5). Group C is also tight between Australia (5/6) and Brazil (5/4).
World Cup Odds from Sportsbetting.ag
United States 3/1
New Zealand 50/1
South Korea 66/1
South Africa 500/1
Some of the more interesting prop bets include:
Will a player take off her shirt on the pitch?
How many red cards will be issued?
Will Alex Morgan win Player of the Tournament?
Will Alex Morgan win the Golden Boot?
Rest of the World 6/5
How many goals will be scored?
How many matches will go to penalty kicks?
Will Marta retire following World Cup? (must publicly announce retirement by 12/31/19)