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Champions League futures odds

by Covers.com
Updated On: March 11, 2020, 4:16 pm ET

We are part way through the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 and with teams starting to drop like flies, we take a look at the favorites, longshots, and best bets to win the 2020 championship.

With Tottenham crashing and burning against Leipzig, losing 4-0 on aggregate, there are only three remaining English teams. Manchester City leads the way for not only EPL clubs but all competitors at +275, Liverpool sits at +700, and Chelsea has the longest odds to win at +50,000 after going down 3-0 in their frst leg against Bayern Munich.

Borussia Dortmund, despite stunning French giant PSG 2-1 in their first leg sit at +2,500, PSG however are expected to make a comeback and sit at +1,100. Atalanta who have already punched their ticket to the tournaments quarter-finals are expected to be overwhelmed at +2,500.

Spanish powerhouses Barcelona sit among the top at +700 while their league rival Real Madrid look to be in trouble at +4,000.

ODDS TO WIN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Teams ODDS TO WIN
Manchester City +275
Bayern Munich +350
Barcelona +700
Liverpool +700
Paris Saint-Germain +1,100
Juventus +1,400
RB Leipzig +1,600
Atletico Madrid +2,500
Borussia Dortmund +2,500
Atalanta +2,500
Real Madrid +4,000
Lyon +8,000
Napoli +10,000
Chelsea +50,000

Odds subject to change at any time

With the group stage in the past and some teams punching their ticket to the quarter final round we have seen plenty of goals, here we look at who might come away with the most goals at the end of the tournament.

Polish striker Robert Lewandowski has built up a reputation as one of the best goalscorers of his era, so its no suprise to see him at the top with -275, his closest competition however is 19 year old Erling Haaland, who has found the net ten times since the competition started and sits at +250.

PSG front man Mbappe sits in fourth place at +4,000 despite being on the backfoot in his matchup against Borussia Dortmund, and six time Balon D'or winner Lionel Messi trails behind at +5,000.

 

TOP GOALSCORER

PLAYER ODDS TO WIN
Robert Lewandowski -275
Erling Braut Halaand +250
Serge Gnabry +3,300
Kylian Mbappe +4,000
Lionel Messi +5,000
Josip Ilicic +5,000
Gabriel Jesus +6,600
Raheem Sterling +6,600
Mohamed Salah +10,000
Mauro Icardi +10,000

 

PAST TRENDS

To get ahead of the pack there are a few trends that may help you when choosing your Champions League winner:

- Spanish clubs have won the most Champions Leagues ever with Real Madrid winning 13 and Barcelona winning five.

- Italian club Juventus has been to nine finals only to lose seven times.

- Five English teams have won the tournament, the most from one country.

- Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) holds the record for the second most Champions League titles for a single player.

 

PAST WINNERS

PAST WINNERS YEAR
Liverpool 2019
Real Madrid 2018
Real Madrid 2017
Real Madrid 2016
Barcelona 2015
Real Madrid 2014
Bayern Munich 2013
Chelsea 2012
Barcelona 2011
Internazionale Milan 2010
Barcelona 2009
Manchester United 2008
Milan 2007
Barcelona 2006
Liverpool 2005
Porto 2004
Milan 2003
Real Madrid 2002
Bayern Munich 2001

 

Understanding Champions League Odds

These odds are constantly adjusted throughout the summer as players get hurt, suspended or are traded. Once the season begins, title odds will change as teams win and lose games and as more players get hurt, suspended or traded. Sportsbook will also adjust the Champions League odds based on handle and liability to certain teams.

Champions League odds will usually look like this:

  • Bayern Munich +250

This means that on a $100 bet, you'll stand to win $250 if the Bayern wins the Champions League. If it's close to the end of the tournament you might see that a team is has a minus sign (-) ahead of its odds. 

  • Barcelona -120

This means that you would need to bet $120 to win $100 on a Barcelona championship.

Above we have posted the American odds for the Champions League. However, these are easy to convert to decimal odds or fractional odds with our odds converter tool.