Title Chasing Teams Return to Domestic Duties on SaturdayPublished February 29, 2020 by Florin P
Easy mission for the best European teams as they return home to resume their quest for trophies in highly competitive divisions
The European League adventure has distracted some of the top teams from their goal of winning the domestic leagues. They are back in the fray this weekend and some of the most important games are scheduled for Saturday afternoon and evening. All across the continent, matches involve teams chasing the trophies and squads threatened by relegation and equally motivated to prevail.
Bayern and Dortmund Chase Vital Points in the Afternoon
Bayern and Dortmund have both been successful in the Champions League and hope to replicate and success in the Bundesliga. Both play at 2:30 p.m. UK time, with Dortmund having home pitch advantage against Freiburg, while the reigning champions travel to Hoffenheim. They are overwhelming favorites, with bet365 Sports offering odds of 1/5 on Dortmund and 3/10 on Bayern.
Lazio and Napoli have Home Pitch Advantage in Serie A
Lazio and Napoli have precise objectives for the season, with the former chasing the title, while the latter would gladly settle for a Champions League berth. They should be able to make progress towards achieving these goals, as they have home pitch advantage against weaker opponents. Lazio play at home against Bologna and are priced at 9/20 precisely the same value offered on Napoli to defeat Torino.
Liverpool and Chelsea Play Easy Games on the Road
Liverpool are just a few victories away from being mathematically crowned the winners of this Premier League season. They should be able to pick three points at Watford in spite of playing on the road, as the hosts are second to last in the tables. 888 Sport only offers odds of 2/5 on the visitors to prevail and a massive value of 7/1 on the hosts caused an upset. Chelsea are also credited with the first chance and odds of 7/10 on the road against Bournemouth a team that is plummeting in the standings in 2020.
Reeling Valencia Braces for Betis Visit
After a horrible performance against Real Sociedad, Valencia are hoping for a victory at home against Betis Sevilla. The match is scheduled at 3 PM UK time and the hosts are narrow favorites against a team that doesn’t fare too well on the road. Punters who bet on Valencia to prevail will be paid at 11/10 if the hosts win, while those who take a leap of faith with Betis Sevilla will enjoy odds of 5/2.
The odds mentioned here were accurate at the featured bookmakers at the hour the article was written, respectively on Wednesday at 8 am UK time.