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The latest Champions League news comes thick and fast. The group stage is of course important in establishing which of the elite clubs of European domestic football win through to the knockout stages, where sudden death is waiting in ambush for the unsuspecting.
The Champions League odds can swing like a pendulum if news emerges from a club’s camp that one or more key players are out of contention as a result of injury. Suspensions as a result of previous red cards or accumulated yellow cards can also affect the odds on a game. In the group stages, the difference may be only a point or two in odds on a particular game, but in the knockout stages, it is possible to see wider swings.
We can bring you all the news and views on every Champions League match, regardless of where it is being played, which teams are participating and which players are available or unavailable. Armed with the latest stats and news, from analysts and pundits who are in the know, you can make informed choices about where, how and with whom you place your bets, either online or in the high street bookies’ shop.
Who sets the odds in Champions League betting?
Bookies set the odds depending on the news which they receive from analysts, pundits and of course club insiders. Bookies spend several millions of pounds annually in collating the latest Champions League table stats and news. Teams of analysts and statisticians will pore over thousands upon thousands of news reports and rumours, just to get an edge over their rival bookies, as well as trying to stack the odds in favour of them and not the punter.
Where can I get up to the minute Champions League news?
You can get up to the minute news about the Champions League from the UEFA website, but this is less tangible than the news you really want to see or hear. Most footy fans and punters alike want to hear the gossip about players, suspensions and injuries and how it will affect the potential outcome and result of a particular match.
Is Mo Salah suffering from a knock he picked up in his most recent Premier League game? Is Neymar still fluttering to deceive? Will the manager of Barcelona get his tactics right this time? Is one crucial player not available because he is suffering flu or other illness?
Did Paris St Germain look weak or out of sorts in their last match? Does Barcelona depend too much on their midfield playmaker? Is Real Madrid suffering burnout from winning three Champions League finals in succession? Is Chelsea punching above their weight and will they ever return to the same ‘never say never’ form which saw them lift the Champions League trophy against all the odds in 2012?
Look into our stats pages, news page and dedicated Champions League tips page. Every little snippet of news will be analysed, dissected and shredded to see if it has any bearing on the upcoming match. Armed with ll the inside info, you will hve a better chance of beating the bookie.
Who was manager when Chelsea won the Champions League?
Roberto di Matteo.
Is ESPN showing Champions League?
See our news page.
Is Champions League final on free to air?
Each season the rules are different for TV companies, see our news pages.
How much money does the UEFA Champions League make?
In excess of 2 BILLION Euros.
How do betting companies calculate odds?
By sifting through news and historical data, current form and stats to determine the odds of an event happening.
How are odds determined?
Odds are determined on the probability of an event taking place.
How can I win sports betting?
By researching and limiting your potential losses based o historical data and current news and stats.
What sport is the easiest to bet on?
What is the most profitable sport to bet on?
NFL, Premier League and Champions League football.
What is an accumulator bet?
An accumulator combines four or more selections and place them in a single wager but will only be a winning bet if all parts win.