Manchester City v Marseille Betting Prediction

After scoring consecutive league wins for the first time this season, City needs just one point against Marseille on Wednesday night to claim top spot in Group C in the UEFA Champions League.

City qualified for the knockout stages of the competition when they defeated Olympiacos 1-0 last week and can now end the group stage as group leaders at home to Marseille.

After their 2-0 loss to Tottenham in November, City demolished Burnley 5-0 and followed that up with a 2-0 win over Fulham to give City consecutive league wins for the first time this season as they head into the Manchester derby on the weekend.

Lots of Work Left for City

It’s been a mightily impressive group stage for City who has yet to lose in Europe this season and have conceded just one goal, the least out of any side in the Champions League.

While City is through to the next stage, claiming top spot is important as it guarantees they will face group runners-up and will play the second leg at home which is seen as an advantage in the Champions League.

However, that’s not always the case as the likes of Barcelona and Paris Saint-German finished second in their group this season, City could be in danger of drawing one of those two sides.

Because of this, City can’t take their foot off the gas against Marseille in a game where City head coach Pep Guardiola said he will not rotate his squad.

“I don’t rest players. I don’t say this player doesn’t play because I’m thinking of the other games.

“I want to win tomorrow, it’s not about the match or one more day or one less day. After Thursday, Friday we start to think against [Manchester] United.

“Everyone has played a lot of minutes, like I said we will play to win the game. I don’t rotate the team, I put all the players in the best condition and decide the best team for this game. There is not one team for one competition. The last few days except two or three players everyone was involved.”

City must be on high alert as they face a Marseille side in top form. The French side is bottom of their Champions League table with four losses in five games and has scored just two goals in the entire European campaign.

They sit fourth in Ligue 1 and are four points below league leaders Paris Saint-Germain with two games in hand. They’ve won their last five in a row in the league and have lost just once this season as they look to continue their European adventure this season but in the Europa League.

I reckon Man City wins 2-0 with Riyad Mahrez on the scoresheet.

Odds on a City win open at -350. Odds on a Marseille away win open at +900. Odds on a draw between the two sides open at +475.

Midtjylland v Liverpool Betting Prediction

Having secured both passage into the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League and top spot in Group D, Liverpool travels to Midtjylland in an advantageous position to rest players ahead of the busy winter period in the Premier League.

Liverpool’s injury issues this season have been well documented and any opportunity to rest some starters will be given a warm welcome from Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.

Liverpool is scheduled to play six games in the next 22 days, a tough ask for any side and Jurgen Klopp admitted naming a young line-up on Wednesday evening is possible.

“We will see. You are right, it’s the first time we don’t have to get a result in the last match of the group stage, the first time we are first in the table already.

“We have to consider the general situation, that’s clear, but we have to consider as well it’s Champions League, we are Liverpool, and we want to win the game. All these kinds of things will lead in the end to a line-up.”

Upside for Liverpool

A positive for Liverpool has been the return of some players from injury with Trent Alexander-Arnold and Naby Keita making their respective returns in the 4-0 win over Wolves on Sunday.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who hasn’t featured this season due to injury made his return to training this week, another addition which will bolster Klopp’s side this winter.

Even without Virgil Van Dijk playing a second in the Champions League this season, Liverpool has kept four clean sheets in five games and have conceded just two goals, only Manchester City (1) have conceded less.

Liverpool’s young players have massively stepped up when they were needed which contributes to the impressive defensive record Liverpool have amassed after losing Van Dijk and Joe Gomez.

Klopp paid praise to his youngsters for taking their opportunity and performing valiantly in both the Premier League and Champions League.

“We don’t have to say it any differently, we had some problems injury-wise, that’s clear. We lost top, top, top, top-class players to injuries. But, of course, one door closes, and another opens up.

“What Rhys Williams did so far in the Champions League is exceptional. What Nat Phillips did when he played in the Premier League was absolutely exceptional. Neco played now two really good games in a row, especially the last one was really good. Curtis plays like he played already 10 years for us.”

Despite Midtjylland sitting top of the Danish Superliga, they haven’t carried across the same form in Europe as they sit bottom of Group D yet to win a game.

Even with Liverpool’s expected rotation, I believe they defeat the Danish side 3-0 with Diogo Jota to net after being dropped against former club Wolves on the weekend.

Odds on a Midtjylland home win open at +300. Odds on a Liverpool win open at -120. Odds on a draw between the two sides open at +280.

Chelsea v Krasnodar Betting Prediction

With Champions League qualification and top spot secured, Chelsea has the ability to rotate their squad in what is essentially a dead-rubber match against Russian side Krasnodar.

Chelsea earned their most impressive victory of the group stage in their last outing in their 4-0 route away to Sevilla, a game that is otherwise known as ‘The Olivier Giroud Game’ as the Frenchman netted all four goals as he became the oldest player (34 years and 63 days old) to score a hat-trick in UEFA Champions League history.

Going into their match with Krasnodar, it’s been an impressive campaign for Chelsea and Frank Lampard whose side have scored 13 goals and conceded just one goal in the group stage; the lowest tally conceded out of any side in the competition.

Their Premier League form has been equally admirable as they’ve earned four wins out of their last five games as well as going on a nine-match unbeaten streak.

That vein of form has propelled Liverpool manager and reigning Premier League champion Jurgen Klopp to crown Chelsea as early title favorites, a label Frank Lampard himself doesn’t think too much of.

“I don’t think we think much of it. Liverpool and Manchester City have built a great squad, there are others in contention.

“I think where we are out, we are in good form, but we have players who have come in and City and Liverpool have had a lot of success for long periods. We are trying to reach that.”

Lampard is expected to make wholesale changes on Tuesday, and he’s confirmed both Billy Gilmour and Kepa Arrizabalaga are set to start against Krasnodar.

Gilmour has been out with injury since March while Kepa, the Blues’ most expensive signing has been displaced from his starting spot by Édouard Mendy.

Lampard spoke glowingly about Kepa’s attitude in training and towards Mendy as well as revealing he has no issues with reintroducing the Spaniard back in the side.

“It is about attitude and how you play, his situation now is different with Mendy’s form. Kepa is training brilliantly well and acting brilliantly well. I have no qualms about putting him back in.

“He has been very supportive. I have seen that. I watch from afar and he has been supporting him and training well. That’s what I look at. Goalkeepers have to push each other as a group.”

Krasnodar won their last league game 5-0 but have lost four of their last six as they sit 9th in the Russian Premier League. They did net their first win of the competition last week as they narrowly defeated Rennes 1-0 at home.

Despite Lampard’s expected changes, I still feel Chelsea will get the job done in a 2-0 win to end the group stage on a high note.

Odds on a Chelsea win open at -400. Odds on a Krasnodar win at Stamford Bridge open at +1000. Odds on a draw between the two sides open at +500.

Chelsea vs Sevilla Match Predictions

Having already qualified for the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League, Chelsea may consider resting several starters in their dead rubber match against fellow Group E qualifiers Sevilla on Wednesday evening.

Chelsea secured their passage into the next round with their late 2-1 win against Rennes while Sevilla 2-1 win away to Krasnodar was enough to earn qualification.

Chelsea have had an impressive run of results, with their last and only loss in the Premier League coming way back in September against Liverpool.

They’ve gone on an eight-match unbeaten run which has catapulted them to third in the table, just two points behind second place Liverpool and league leaders Tottenham Hotspur.

A player who is set to start against Sevilla is one Callum Hudson-Odoi who’s experienced a mixed start to the season.

He’s been in and out of the squad despite positive performances, especially in the Champions League where he’s featured in all four group stage games.

Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard said he spoke to Hudson-Odoi about his decision not to include him in the matchday squad against Tottenham last week despite the youngster netting against Rennes just five days prior.

“It was hard not to include him in the Tottenham game,” Lampard said. “His attitude is bang on, his work ethic, so it was a tough decision to make. When you have a top squad, fully fit, as we do now, it’s tough to leave out four or five players a game who are desperate to play, so I spoke to him personally.

“I wanted him to see that. He’s in progression and the main thing is that he stays positive. He took it well. His reaction in training was great.

“It’s not nice to tell someone he’s not in the squad but I have to see the bigger picture and he has hundreds of games ahead of him. In the short term he might not like it, I get that.”

Sevilla have the opportunity to put themselves in a good position to top the group if they can manage a result at home on Wednesday and Lampard was particularly positive about the Spanish side and what they offer on the pitch.

“We felt that when they played at Stamford Bridge, it was a difficult match for us. They have a really great coach, it is very evident when you watch his teams play that he is a top coach, with the style of the team, the work he must do behind the scenes.

“They have a lot that reminds me of Premier League teams in terms of their attributes, the physicality, the speed of their game, with their willingness to cross balls into the box and the energy in their team. I expect it to be a tough match.”

With both sides through to the next round, I see this match ending in a 1-1 stalemate with Chelsea retaining their place at the top of Group E. Sportsbooks odds on a Sevilla home win open at +180. Odds on a Chelsea win open at +155. Odds on a draw open at +230.

Liverpool v Atalanta Betting Prediction Matchday Four

Liverpool follow up their 3-0 win over Leicester City on the weekend with a second match-up with Italian side Atalanta.

The Reds decimated the free-scoring side 5-0 in the reverse fixture with Diogo Jota netting his first hat-trick in Liverpool colors.

Liverpool are unbeaten in the Champions League and are yet to concede in a competition which is a contrast to their defensive record in the Premier League, a competition in which they’ve conceded 16 goals, the most in the top half of the table.

With the upcoming winter schedule, teams playing in different competitions will need to rotate and with Liverpool’s mounting injury problems, Jurgen Klopp will find it harder than ever.

How Curtis Jones is Making Liverpool Fans Happy

The emergence of Curtis Jones as a regular squad player has been one of delight for the fans and especially the Liverpool natives to see one of their own in the starting line-up (as well as Trent Alexander-Arnold).

Klopp was asked about the midfielder’s development and he was ecstatic about the youngster’s growth since the German’s arrival in 2015.

“I’m five years in the club and I think five years ago I saw him the first time and everybody could see already what an exceptional player he can be. When you are in an environment like a top-class football team and you are one of the top talents in the club, a lot of things can happen to you as a person.

“His personal development is even more positive than his sports development. Great lad, really super player and it’s really good for us – last season already but this season especially. So, he just made the next step. I’m pleased for him and good for us as well.”

Jones is likely to start on Wednesday with Jordan Henderson, Naby Keita and Thiago Alcantara all out with injury where three points will be enough for Liverpool to qualify for the knockout stages.

Klopp was asked on whether a win against Atalanta could take the pressure off the final two matches of the group stages.

“Yeah, but you can only play one game. We cannot play two or three games in one. I know, it’s all clear, that’s all on the table, we don’t have to mention it. Everybody knows if we would win then some problems would be sorted, but that’s not the reason.”

Liverpool Betting Prediction to Take Advantage of a Cooling Atalanta Club

Atalanta’s form has cooled in recent months with one win in their last five league games and just three goals scored in their last three games which is quite minimal once you get used to Atalanta’s goalscoring exploits.

The Serie A side must get something from the game at Anfield if they have any hope of clinching the second seed ahead of Ajax who face Midtjylland tonight.

Liverpool will do the double over Atalanta but in a more tightly fought contest this time.

Odds on a Liverpool win open at -167. Odds on an Atalanta win open at +375. Odds on a draw between the two sides open at +350.

Rennes v Chelsea Betting Prediction for Matchday Four

Chelsea can become the first side to qualify for the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League if they beat Rennes on Tuesday evening.

The Blues top the group with seven points and are ahead of Sevilla on goal difference. And who do the Blues play in Spain next week? Sevilla of course.

As for this matchup, Chelsea beat Rennes in the reverse fixture at Stamford Bridge 3-0 with Timo Werner netting a brace of penalties with Tammy Abraham adding a third in the second half.

Frank Lampard’s side has experienced a rejuvenation of sorts with the introduction of summer signings Hakim Ziyech and Ben Chilwell to the side after respective injuries have improved Chelsea on both the defensive and offensive side of the pitch.

Chelsea are on a three-game winning streak and are unbeaten in seven league games as they sit third in the Premier League table.

When Lampard was asked how he guided the team to an improved defensive record over the last two months, Lampard put it to improvements of small margins within the team.

“We have coached, and we have assessed the main areas of where we conceded. Some were mistakes in the games, like Southampton and West Brom.

“Sometimes it is small margins, but what has gone up is the concentration of the team and the work and personnel helps that. The collective has to be the most important thing.”

Mason, Chelsea’s The Man on a Mission

One player who’s been an integral part of Lampard’s squad this season is academy graduate Mason Mount.

The England hasn’t been without his fair share of criticism this season and has been labelled as a favourite of Lampard to include in the first eleven even after poor performances.

Lampard voiced his praise for Mount and how important he is on the pitch.

“Every individual is different. We have a huge fan base and social media has changed criticism. He makes really efficient decisions; he presses more than any midfielder I have seen. I know that he has a lot to improve on, but he is a quality football player and is only going to get better. Any player doesn’t get favoritism, especially when there is competition in the squad.”

Chelsea Betting Prediction Against an Overmatched Rennes Squad

Chelsea are overwhelming favorites tonight against Rennes and it’s not just based on Chelsea’s good form.

Rennes have lost three of their last four games in Ligue 1 and are scoreless in their last two games. They’re yet to win a game in the UEFA Champions League as they sit bottom of Group E.

I think Chelsea win in a convincing fashion in France with Tammy Abraham scoring as he continues his good form.

Odds on Chelsea scoring the win open at -200. Odds on Rennes winning their first game in the Champions League open at +500. Odds on a draw between the two sides open at +350.

Tuesday’s Champions League Best Bets: Look for Goals to Come in Atalanta/Liverpool

Matchday 3 of Champions League play begins today with an eight-game slate, six of those matches coming at 3:00 PM ET on Tuesday.

If you’re looking for some daytime action to quench your thirst before settling in for hours of Election Day coverage, we have a trio of bets you can place on your Champions League ballot and a bonus third-party selection that features a parlay that would pay +589 should it hit. 

For my best Champions League bets, read on from here:

Atalanta vs. Liverpool

Outside of Real Madrid-Inter Milan, this could be the most entertaining match of the day as free-scoring Italian side Atalanta plays host to defending Premier League Champion Liverpool. 

This will be the first-ever matchup between these two European clubs and they currently reside in the top two spots in Group D, so the winner of this match will be right on the doorstep of qualifying for the knockout stages.

Liverpool comes into today’s match with a four-match winning streak to take them back to the top of the Premier League table after a shocking 7-2 thrashing at the hands of Leeds United earlier this year.  However, despite the recent winning stretch, Liverpool enters this match with a multitude of injuries to deal with, in particular the likes of Virgil van Dijk, Thiago Alcantara, and Joel Matip.  Fabinho also continues to recover from a hamstring injury, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is also expected to be absent from the Liverpool side due to injury.

These holes in the Liverpool defense should only create several opportunities for an Atalanta side that have scored 17 goals in six games of league play after leading all of Europe in goal scoring during the 2019/20 campaign. 

Liverpool’s notoriously stingy defense has not shown up yet this season, as The Reds have surrendered 15 goals in Premier League play this season, a total that took 24 matches to reach last season en route to their first league title in 30 years.  However, Atalanta also surrenders goals at a high rate, already conceding 13 of their own in league play thus far, thus the scoring could come in bunches in today’s match as well.

While Liverpool is the only side yet to concede a goal in Champions League play, I believe that run ends today when they face the best opponent they’ve seen yet in Atalanta.  The result of this match is up in the air, but the scoring should still come throughout the contest.  I am backing the Over 3.5 goals here at -117.  

Prediction: Atalanta 2, Liverpool 2
Best Bet:
OVER 3.5 Goals (-117)

Manchester City vs. Olympiakos

Manchester City returns home this afternoon to play host to Greek side Olympiakos in just the second-ever meeting between these two clubs.

Manchester City will enter today’s match with a banged-up squad and not a whole lot of ambition to go all out in this match as a date with Liverpool looms on Sunday. Sergio Aguero, Fernandinho, and Benjamin Mendy are all out today with injury, while Gabriel Jesus is questionable to play today.

This will require some creativity from Pep Guardiola if they are to manufacture much of an attack today.

Meanwhile, Olympiakos will be without three key players of their own as Mady Camara, Ousseynou Ba, and Hillal Soudani all tested positive for COVID-19 leading into this match, so a side that already figured to have its hands full at full strength will face an even bigger challenge now.

This has all of the makings of a match in which Pep will try to have his side get an early lead and suffocate their opponent to death as they coast into a massive weekend match with Liverpool.  Each of the previous four City matches has stayed under the 3.5 goals number and I expect this to be no different.

Prediction: Manchester City 2, Olympiakos 0
Best Bet:
UNDER 3.5 Goals (-167)

FC Midtjylland vs. Ajax

In what is essentially a virtuoso knockout match on its own, Danish side Midtjylland plays host to Dutch side Ajax that is currently ravaged by a COVID-19 outbreak hitting their squad.

Each club comes into their third Champions League match in desperate need of a win, as the two teams have combined for just 1 point.

Ajax faces an uphill climb entering the match as 11 players will not travel with the club to Denmark due to positive COVID-19 tests, including key players Andre Onana, Davy Klaassen, and Ryan Gravenberch, as well as team captain Dušan Tadić.

Fortunately for Ajax, it may not matter a whole lot as Midtjylland has been thoroughly outclassed in their first two matches against Atalanta and Liverpool, and have yet to notch a goal in group play.

The Dutch side is still unbeaten through their first seven matches in league play and sit atop of the Erediv table.  Despite their squad challenges entering this match, they offer great value on the moneyline today when they would otherwise be heavier favorites.

I am backing the Sons of the Gods here to win outright at -136.

Prediction: Midtjylland 1, Ajax 2
Best Bet:
Ajax ML (-136)

Bonus: RB Salzburg vs. Bayern Munich

In the bonus bet of the day, we’re going to back Bayern Munich to win on the money line at -305, but we will parlay it with the above three picks.

FC Salzburg has a respectable club, and they could very well factor into the mix of finishing in second place to Bayern Munich in this group, but Bayern Munich is just too much for the Austrian side to overcome, and I expect Bayern to cruise to an easy victory here.

Prediction: RB Salzburg 1, Bayern Munich 4
Parlay the Following:
Atalanta/Liverpool O3.5, City/Olympiakos U3.5, Ajax ML, Bayern ML (+589)

Wednesday’s Champions League Best Bets

By, Brent Booher

The second round of group stage play continues today in the Champions League, with several tantalizing matchups to pick from, including the headline match of the day between Barcelona and a Ronaldo-less Juventus squad.

Eight matches in all are on today’s schedule, here are the Best Bets we have found from the Wednesday slate.

Basaksehir FK vs. Paris Saint-Germain

Turkish club Basaksehir FK welcomes the 2020 Champions League runners up Paris Saint-Germain to the Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium for the second group match for both sides.

PSG seems to be back to their standard form, at least in league play, as they have rattled off six straight wins in Ligue 1 after starting the season with a pair of losses to freshly promoted Lens and Marseille.  During their winning streak, Les Parisiens have tallied 20 goals while conceding only a single goal. 

Paris Saint-Germain enters today’s UCL match not necessarily in “must-win” mode, but a 2-1 loss to Manchester United leaves the Parisiens with a small margin of error going forward, particularly in a group that is dangerous with the aforementioned Manchester United and Bundesliga heavyweight RB Leipzig also a part of it.

Despite the loss to Manchester United in the opening Champions League match, there were quite a bit of positives to carry forward from that match for PSG.  PSG led the match in ball possession (61%), created five shots on goal, and had 11 corner kicks.  They very easily could have left Old Trafford with a draw or outright win, but just could not get a timely goal when they needed it.  The lone goal of the match for PSG was an own goal scored by Anthony Martial, but the chances were there for more.

Meanwhile the Parisiens opponent today will be facing PSG for the first time in its club’s history, and it is about the worst conceivable time for Basaksehir to face a potent squad like Paris Saint-Germain, as the defending Turkish Super Lig champions are in particularly poor form at the moment, falling 2-0 in their opening UCL match against Leipzig and sputtering in league play where they are currently 11th in the table.

In today’s contest, Basaksehir will have their hands full with four key injuries (Caicara, Sengezer, Chadli, and Ucar are all injured and will not play today), leaving them precariously bare with goalscoring creators.

It’s unlikely that Basaksehir claims more than a few points in this loaded group, and it’s even more unlikely that they can get a point out of today’s match.  Look for a focused Paris Saint-Germain team to dominate from the opening kick and cruise to their first victory in the group stages.

Prediction: Basaksehir 0, Paris Saint-Germain 3
Best Bet:
Paris Saint-Germain -1.5 (-155)
If You’re Feeling Spicy:
Paris Saint-Germain to win 3-0 (+700)

Manchester United vs. RB Leipzig

In the second of two matches from Group H, Manchester United plays host to the current Bundesliga leaders, RB Leipzig, from Old Trafford.

Both teams come into their second group play match with wins in their first match, with United defeating Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 and Leipzig posting a clean sheet in a 2-0 win over Basaksehir last week.

Manchester United enters today’s match showing modest signs of improvement following a very shaky beginning to the 2020/21 season in which the Red Devils began the Premier League season getting outscored by a combined total of 9-2 by Crystal Palace and Tottenham, and they currently find themselves at 15th in the Premier League table.

United is notorious for beginning the season slowly and gradually improving as the year goes on, so Ole Gunnar Solskjær hopes the improvement is coming sooner than later. 

Manchester United, no matter what their form may be, does have some of the best players in the entire group, it’s just a matter of putting it all together in key moments, something that has evaded Solskjær during his entire tenure.  Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford, and Paul Pogba all figure to play key roles in today’s match against a very dangerous Leipzig side, with Edinson Cavani likely to see the pitch at some point as well.

Meanwhile on the other side, unlike Manchester United, Leipzig has begun the new season in phenomenal form, as they have a current seven-match unbeaten streak with six wins in those seven contests.  Leipzig is currently atop the Bundesliga table with 14 points, and they remain undefeated in league play as well. 

Leipzig had a solid 2-0 opening victory in group stages last week against Basaksehir, but it was far from the form they are capable of showing, as the German side almost seemed content to let the early two-goal lead ride throughout a match in which they were never really threatened.

That likely will not be the case this afternoon, as Manchester United on talent alone will give Leipzig a much better match, and subsequently, we should anticipate Leipzig’s motivation levels for this match to be a little bigger while playing at Old Trafford for the first time in club history.

While Ole’s squad showed a lot of good signs of improvement in Saturday’s 0-0 draw that looked like it was played in a monsoon, there are still a lot of reasons for concern when backing the Red Devils.  Leipzig has been in superb form ever since the new season began, and we’re going to back them here to get another 3 points at Old Trafford.

Prediction:  Manchester United 1, RB Leipzig 2
Best Bets:
RB Leipzig ML (+230); Over 2.5 Goals (-142)
If You’re Feeling Spicy: 
RB Leipzig ML and Both Teams to Score Parlay (+440)

Juventus vs. FC Barcelona

In the marquee match of the day, Juventus plays host to Leo Messi and Barca from Allianz Stadium in Turin.

Unfortunately for footy fans, Cristiano Ronaldo continues to be sidelined as he currently is positive for COVID-19, otherwise we could have had one more Ronaldo vs. Messi moment to take in as each player’s career enters the final stages of their career.

Juventus enters today’s match on an eight-game unbeaten streak, including three draws in their last five matches.  The biggest issue concerning Juvy at the moment is their depth, as they are currently dealing not only with the loss of Ronaldo, but also Matthijs de Ligt, Alex Sandro, Giorgio Chiellini, and Leonardo Bonucci leaving the Juventus defense in very dire straits and dangerously thin, particularly when they’re about to face a Barca side that’s still heavy on talent.

Juventus is coming off a 2-0 win over Dynamo Kyiv in their first group play match, but Barcelona is a much different animal they will have to deal with later today.

Meanwhile, after a horrific ending to the 2020 Champions League and subsequent summer with the saga of Leo Messi’s contract, Barcelona finds itself playing in mostly solid form, though they did fall 3-1 to bitter rival Real Madrid last weekend in the latest installment of ‘El Clasico’.

Barcelona won their first match of group play 5-1 over Hungarian side Ferencvaros, and due to the current state of Juventus’ defense, figure to have another wonderful opportunity to take one step closer to the knockout stages. 

To add to the good news for Barca, the much-maligned board of directors and President both resigned after how everything transpired this offseason in regards to Leo Messi, so perhaps this good news can provide a lift to the team with that black cloud that was hanging above them since losing 8-2 to Bayern Munich finally passing by.

It’s rare to find a situation in which a side like Barcelona has this much value in a single betting match, but that’s what we have here.  While Juventus has played admirably in the wake of the many big losses to their back end, this could be the time where they’re stretched a little too thin.

If Juventus were at full strength for this match, we would favor the home side.  Considering how many injuries Juventus is dealing with, in addition to not having Ronaldo available as he continues to recover from COVID-19, and we’ll take Barcelona to score a road win.  We also fancy both teams to score in this contest.

Prediction: Juventus 1, Barcelona 3
Best Bet:
Barcelona ML (+145)
If You’re Feeling Spicy:
Barcelona to Win & BTTS (+310)