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USWNT vs. Colombia prediction, odds, line: Soccer expert reveals picks, best bets for June 25, 2022 friendly

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MONACO - NOVEMBER 21: Timo Werner of RB Leipzig celebrates scoring his sides second goal during the UEFA Champions League group G match between AS Monaco and RB Leipzig at Stade Louis II on November 21, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco. © Provided by CBS Sports

MONACO - NOVEMBER 21: Timo Werner of RB Leipzig celebrates scoring his sides second goal during the UEFA Champions League group G match between AS Monaco and RB Leipzig at Stade Louis II on November 21, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco.

The United States Women's National Team will play the first of two women's international friendly matches against Colombia on Saturday night outside Denver. The USWNT is making final preparations for the Concacaf W Championship, which starts on the Fourth of July. Coach Vlatko Andonovski has chosen a young squad for the matchups, but stars like Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe also will be in the mix for starting spots. The teams will meet again Tuesday in Sandy, Utah. The USWNT will kick off Concacaf play on July 4 in Mexico, with their first match against Haiti. The tournament doubles as qualifying for the 2023 Women's World Cup in New Zealand. The Stars and Stripes had a disappointing showing in their last major competition, losing to Canada in the semifinal at the 2020 Olympics, but they are unbeaten in 12 games since then (9-3-0).

Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET at DSG Park in Commerce City, Colo. The United States is the -10000 favorites(risk $10,000 to win $100) on the 90-minute money line in the latest USWNT vs. Colombia odds. Colombia is a +2200 underdog, a regulation draw is priced at +1500 and the over-under for total goals scored is 5.5. Before making any Colombia vs. USWNT picks or 2022 women's international friendly predictions, you have to see what proven soccer insider Martin Green has to say. 

After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. Since then, his European soccer picks have been stunningly accurate. Green has generated more than $37,000 for $100 bettors since the 2017-18 season. He has his finger on the pulse of the game all over the globe.

Now, Green has broken down the USWNT vs. Colombia matchup from every angle and just revealed his coveted picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see his picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Colombia vs. USWNT:

  • USWNT vs. Colombia Over/Under: 5.5 goals 
  • USWNT vs. Colombia money line: USA -10000, Colombia +2200, Draw +1500
  • USWNT vs. Colombia tickets: See tickets at StubHub
  • USWNT: It has scored 411 goals and yielded 63 since 2016, going 102-15-6 
  • COL: It has a 181-162 goal advantage over its 115 matches (51-25-39)

Why you should back the USWNT

Morgan and Rapinoe remain excellent players, though Rapinoe is on hand more for her leadership right now. The 36-year-old hasn't played much with OL Reign this year after being slowed by an injury. Morgan, 32, has been on fire for the San Diego Wave, leading the NWSL with 11 goals. The USWNT also has young stars like 24-year-old Mallory Pugh, who has 23 international goals and Portland Thorns star 21-year-old Sophia Smith.   

The Americans have never lost to Colombia, going 7-1-0 in their eight previous meetings. They remain the No. 1 team in FIFA's women's rankings, while Colombia is 28th. There is a healthy mix of veterans and youth in the back, as well, with captain Becky Sauerbrunn and Kelly O'Hara leading a defense that also should feature Alana Cook, 25, and Naomi Girma, 21. Team USA has scored at least four goals in eight of the 12 games since losing to Canada in Tokyo.

Why you should back Colombia

The Colombians could benefit from the Americans' youth movement, as Andonovski tries to find the right mix, especially on the back line. Sauerbrunn is 37 and O'Hara is 33, and five of the six other defenders have less than 15 caps. The USWNT has been held off the score sheet twice and to one goal another time in its past nine games, so it doesn't always bring its "A" game. Colombia is on a seven-game unbeaten run since a 2-0 loss to Mexico last September.    

The Colombians are led by captain Daniela Montoya and striker Catalina Usme, who has 20 goals in 29 international matches. They helped the team battle to two draws with Argentina and two more against Venezuela over their past four games. Before that, they won consecutive games over Uruguay and beat Chile 2-0. Colombia has scored 10 goals over its seven-match unbeaten streak. It posted four clean sheets over that span, including two of the past three.           

How to make USWNT vs. Colombia picks

Green has scrutinized the Colombia vs. USWNT match from every angle, and he is leaning under on the goal total. He provides his confident best bet and has a full breakdown of the match. He's only sharing those picks at SportsLine.

So where does all the betting value lie in Colombia vs. USWNT? Visit SportsLine now to see the best bets for the Colombia vs. USWNT match, all from the European soccer expert who has generated more than $37,000 for $100 bettors over the past four seasons, and find out.


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