Champions League Odds
The Champions League returns this week and bettors are lumping big money on Manchester City to take their excellent Premier League form into Europe and to win their first ever Champions League.
Pep Guardiola's man job at Man City was to take the club to the hallowed ground of winning a Champions League. They're the sportsbooks second favorites at +380, just behind Bayern Munich but we can reveal that a huge 26.67% of Champions League futures bets this past week have been on Man City.
City, spearheading by the German, Ilkay Gundogan who is in the best form he's had since arriving in Manchester, account for an incredible 81.45% of all money staked on the market.
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Surprisingly it's Liverpool who are the second most popular bet to win the trophy. They've been in bad form recently, losing 5 of their past 7 games in all competitions. However, bettors believe that Jurgen Klopp can get his talented squad firing again and 15.15% of bets have been on the Reds. They've won the trophy before and at odds of +800 they could be real value to do it again.
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12.12% of bettors are backing last season's champions Bayern Munich, the +325 favorites. Narrowly behind are Atletico Madrid who take 10.81% of all bets. Atletico would be a real surprise package at +1800 but they lead La Liga and Diego Simeone knows what it takes to reach the latter stages of this competition.
Thomas Tuchel has had a great start at Chelsea, giving the Blues an identity and style of play that they had lacked under former manager Frank Lampard. They're the next most backed team, with 8.48% believing that the Londoners could cause a huge shock and win the Champions League at long odds of +2000.
Bayern Munich +325
Man City +380
Real Madrid +1600
Atletico Madrid +1800