Barcelona Still Lead Champions League BettingPublished November 1, 2011 by OCR Editor
Spanish teams still show the way, although English not far behind in betting odds.
Manchester City may well be the hottest name in European football right now, but Spanish clubs Barcelona and Real Madrid are still the teams to beat according to UEFA Champions League online sports betting odds.Tuesday Night Specials
A full round of group fixtures takes place Tuesday and Wednesday night, and Barcelona is seen as the most likely team to score quickly and score a lot in Tuesday's matches, as it faces Czech underdog Viktoria Plzen.
William Hill Online has Barca at 5/2 to be the highest scoring team on Tuesday night, followed by Chelsea, who are 7/2 to put a flurry of goals past Belgian team Genk, and Borussia Dortmund, who are 5/2 to score heavily against Greece's Olympiacos. There are similar odds for fastest scoring team.Champions League Title
Barcelona still leads William Hill's Champions League title odds. Barca is 7/4, just ahead of arch-rival Real Madrid, 9/2, and followed by Manchester United, 6/1, Bayern Munich, 7/1, Chelsea, 9/1, Manchester City, 14/1, and AC Milan, 20/1.
The chances of all English Premier League final being played at Munich's Allianz Arena next May are 8/1. An all-Manchester final between cross-town rivals United and City is paying 25/1, while a final between the two London representatives, Chelsea and Arsenal, is paying 40/1.
City, who head the Premier League table by five points, are paying 8/11 to qualify from their Champs League group, but are at even money to fall at that stage.