Champions League Betting Tips
Predictions Champions League of the editors
Liverpool begin their bid to reach the final of the Champions League with the first leg at Anfield. They take on Italian side Roma who eliminated Barcelona in the quarter finals but struggle on their travels in this competition.
Two of the top sides in Europe face off in the semi-finals of the Champions League. Bayern Munich will be looking to get a lead as they take on defending champions Real Madrid at home but will be hoping the Spaniards don't complete an unwelcome hat-trick for the Germans.
Find our tips on all the Champions League matches and all the information you need to bet on the Champions League.
Bet on the semi-finals of the Champions League
Bayern Munich-Real Madrid
- Bayern Munich to qualifiy, odds of 24/23 with Unibet
- Real Madrid to qualify, odds of 13/17 with Unibet
Respectively defeating FC Sevilla and Juventus Turin, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid will meet in the semi-finals of the Champions League. A double-confrontation that is ging to be intense and will also have as many viewers as the final. Counting on an insane Cristiano Ronaldo in the tournament, the Spanish club are expected to advance by sports betting sites. Now, when you see the recent performances of the Bavarians and all the experience of Heynckes' men - Robben and Ribery have for example won the 2013 edition with the same coach, it would be stupid to see Real Madrid in the final of the competition. It remains difficult to say, one thing is sure, the game will be a spectacle. Take the opportunity to bet!
Liverpool - AS Roma
- Liverpool to qualifiy, odds of 1.40 with William Hill
- AS Roma to qualify, odds of 2.75 with William Hill
In the second semifinal, the Liverpool Reds and Roma will be beating out a place for the grand final of the Champions League. Guided by a gleaming Mohamed Salah, the group of Jurgen Klopp is logically favorite to the qualification. No wonder in itself when you see the quality of the club Mersey - Manchester City will not say otherwise - however the proposed values seem quite low given the recent performance of the Roma. The men of Di Francesco have made a heroic and historic comeback against FC Barcelona in the quarter-finals and will not be taken lightly, especially as they will receive the return leg on their turf. Objectively, Liverpool should be able to make a difference. Now, in view of the proposals, the right questions will have to be asked. For our experts in Champions League predictions the strategy is clear: we put priority on the games themselves.
Champions League, who will be the final winner? Odds for your predictions
- Bayern Munich, odds from 3.25
- Real Madrid, odds from 3.00
- Liverpool, odds from 3.25
- AS Roma, odds from 9.00
Presentation of the Champions League
The Champions League - or Champions League - is the most beautiful of all European competitions. Every season, it sees the best teams in Europe, who won their tickets through their respective national results. For example, for France, the champions and the runners up are entered, and the club ranked third passes through the playoffs. The functioning of the final phase is simple, eight groups of four teams are drawn, and each formation of the same pool meet at least once in both home and away matches. At the end of the six days of the group stage, the first two teams are qualified for the round of 16, the third are transferred to the Europa League and the last are eliminated. Last year as in 2016, Real Madrid was crowned champions.
Key stats of the Champions League
What will be remembered above all for the Champions League is that it is very prolific! Last year, for example, 3.15 goals per game were scored on average throughout the competition, 2.9 in the group stage and 3.4 in the finals. Let's face it, if you want to win your sports betting you will have to bet on goals in the Champions League!
The importance of the public
The other important information for the CL is the number of victories at home. The numbers have been substantially similar over the last five seasons, almost one game in two ended in a local success vs 28% outside. If you are unsure about an uncertain encounter, lean more towards a successful home team. The rating will certainly be lower, but the probabilities of gains much stronger.
Betting on the Champions League
As mentioned above, this is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular competitions in the world, whether in terms of game or goals scored. Please note that 57.2% of the matches have had +2.5 goals in the past season, and that the number skyrockets to 68.9% in the final phase! . The bookmakers' ratings are often beautiful, so we do not hesitate to combine several overtures on the Champions League.
If you are fond of betting on the exact scores, we advise you to limit your bets. In the Champions League more than elsewhere, the results are very heterogeneous and vary enormously from one group to another. However, if you want to try, know that last year 14% of the matches ended in a 1-1 , the biggest ratio of the competition. Difficult to bet on this kind of market therefore, turn rather towards the bet "Goal of the visitors", validated in 65% of the meetings during the last exercise.
Another key stat of the Champions League, goals in the last quarter of an hour. In C1 more than in any other competition, the range 75'-90 'is the most spectacular with 22% of Goals . A huge ratio - almost one in four goals - which is explained by the fact that the teams play everything for the whole in the last moments of the meetings. The score for a goal after the 75th minute of play often turns between 1.75 and 1.90, go for it! Expert advice.
Finally, last year, in the 64% final phase of the home team, they qualified for the next round , i.e. more than 6 out of 10 when the football experts say that to receive the return is a chance, their word is rather reliable.
It should be noted that, since 2000, the Spanish clubs dominated the Champions League with 9 victories, far ahead of Italy (3), England (3), Germany (2) and Portugal (1). If you want to bet on the winner of the Champions League, Real Madrid and Barca will be a great option.
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