USA vs New Zealand Women’s Soccer Predictions,Odds and Betting Tips

The United States Women’s Soccer team will be desperate to redeem themselves after their shock defeat to Sweden in their opening game in the 2020 Olympics. USA women face off against New Zealand women on Jul 24, 2021. 

Who is going to win? Find out more in our predictions for and preview for the USA women vs New Zealand Women match in the women in the Women’s soccer tournament in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

US Women’s Soccer Team Performance

The US Women’s Soccer team has consistently ranked number 1 by FIFA. They have the distinction of being ranked number 1 for 6 consecutive years which is the longest run for any national team.

The US women’s soccer team also has never ranked below 2 by FIFA and they are currently ranked as the best team by FIFA.

Rankings,aside when we move on to the performance of the USWNT in major international tournaments where they have excelled as well.

The first FIFA women’s world cup was held in 1991 and up until now, 8 world cups have been held. The US women’s team has reached the semi finals in all of them. In fact, the USWNT has never finished below 3rd place in the World Cup. 

The US women’s soccer team has won 4 of the 8 world cups, winning 2 consecutive world cups in 2015 and 2019, finished runners up in one of them in 2011 and finished in third place 3 of them.

Moving on to the Olympics, the first women’s soccer tournament in the Olympics was held in the 1996 Olympics. The current tournament is the 7th time it has been played in the Olympics. Up Until the last Olympics in 2016 in Brazil, the USWNT, always bagged a medal. Their worst finish was a silver in the 2000 Olympics and they won 4 out of the 5 tournaments in the Olympics.

However, the USWNT had a disappointing season at the 2016 Olympics where they crashed out in the quarter finals when they were eliminated by Sweden due to penalties.

USWNT recent performances

The US women’s soccer team had been unbeaten in 44 games prior to their opening game in the Olympics against Sweden. The last time this team had lost was way back in January 2019. The USWNT had played 12 games in 2021. They won 11 of them and drew just 1 which was against Sweden. The USWNT also scored a massive 37 goals in these 12 games.

That’s an average of approximately 3 goals per game. They conceded just 1 goal in these 12 games as well and had clean sheets in their last 6 games before their opening game against Sweden.

However, the USWNT were outmatched by the lovely ýet lethal Nordic women of Sweden who inflicted a 3-0 defeat on team USA. 

New Zealand Women’s Team Performance

The New Zealand Women’s football team is currently ranked 22 by FIFA. The team is nicknamed The Football Ferns. They have qualified for the last 4 world world cups but were eliminated at the group stage. 

At the Olympics, the best result that the Football Ferns managed was a quarter finals finish in the 2012 Olympics where they were eliminated by none other than the US Women’s Soccer team.

The New Zealand Women’s team has never won a game in the Women’s world cup but has managed to win 2 of their last 8 games in the Olympic games.

New Zealand Women’s Team Current Performance

The New Zealand Women’s team isn’t exactly in great form. They lost 2-1 to Australia in their opening game in the Olympics and lost a friendly match against Great Britain.Of the 12 games they have played since June 2019, they secured a victory only once and lost the rest.

Even a draw against the best ranked team in the world, would be an encouraging result for the Football Ferns. They have scored just 5 times in their last 12 games.

USA vs New Zealand Women Predictions 

The US team look set to steam roll the Football Ferns and redeem themselves after their loss against Sweden. It is highly unlikely that the Football Ferns would manage to score against the USWNT considering that the USWNT has arguably the best defense and attack in the world of women’s football.

We predict the US women’s team to win 3-0.

USA vs New Zealand’s Women’s Football Starting Lineups

New Zealand Women possible starting lineup:

Nayler; Green, Erceg, Moore; Bott, Longo, Percival, Riley; Hassett, Wilkinson, Rennie

USA Women possible starting lineup:

Naeher; O’Hara, Dahlkemper, Sauerbrunn, Dunn; Lavelle, Horan, Ertz; Rapinoe, Morgan, Heath

USA vs New Zealand Women’s Soccer Odds

The Odds are heavily stacked against the New Zealand team. Bookmakers have set odds of 50.00 (or +4900) for New Zealand while the US women’s team has odds of 1.04 (-2500).

USA vs New Zealand Women’s Soccer Betting Tips

If you have checked out our article on Football betting tips you would know that betting on the US to win is not a good idea. That’s because the odds for the US are less than 2.0 (+100). That will not be a profitable bet to make.

It is highly unlikely that New Zealand would win either so that’s not a good bet to make either. That being said, we can make some parlay bets to increase our payout…

We suggest that you combine the following bets:

  • USA to win
  • A total of 3 or more goals to be scored
  • USA to score all goals
  • USA to keep a clean sheet and win
  • USA to score 2 or more goals

You could try combinations of these and determine which one is too risky for you and drop it accordingly. This would help you to get odds of at least 2.0 or more (+100 or more) and double your winnings.

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