Argentina Currently Listed at 3.00 To Win

Published on May 23rd, 2015 8:04 pm EST

The Copa America, which pits the members of CONMEBOL (and two teams from other federations) against each other in a tournament format, will be getting started next month in Chile.

The tournament series, which runs from June 11th to July 4th, will include a total of 12 teams from 2 different federations. Here are this year's participating teams:


Argentina
Columbia
Paraguay
Bolivia
Ecuador
Peru
Brazil
Jamaica
Uruguay
Chile
Mexico
Venezuela

The Copa America is a big deal and is one of the biggest soccer tournaments in the world. All of the biggest players from the participating countries, including Lionel Messi, Neymar, Jr. and Luis Suarez, will be playing.

Here are the three groups:

Group A

Chile
Mexico
Ecuador
Bolivia

Group B

Argentina
Uruguay
Paraguay
Jamaica

Group C

Brazil
Columbia
Peru
Venezuela

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Argentina, which will be led by Lionel Messi, are the current favourites to win the event. Brazil, led by Neymar, Jr., currently has the second best odds of winning, while host country Chile has the third best odds.

Here are the current betting odds as of this moment for the event:

Argentina, 3.00
Brazil, 4.33
Chile, 4.50
Columbia, 5.50
Uruguay, 15.00
Ecuador, 26.00
Mexico, 26.00
Paraguay, 41.00
Peru, 67.00
Venezuela, 67.00
Bolivia, 101.00
Jamaica, 251.00

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Uruguay are the defending champions, as they beat Paraguay 3-0 to take down the 2011 Copa America. The competition is expected to be much stiffer in 2015, however, as Uruguay is listed at 15.00 to win.

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This should be a spectacular event - who do you think will win?

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