News - Gambling - Sports
   Web        OGpaper portal          


Champions League odds: Manchester United favourite with bookmaker

 Just a day separates football fans from the 2009 Champions League Final game FC Barcelona vs. Manchester United and now is the best time to look at the latest Champions League odds as posted at some of the most popular bookmakers. Truth be told, we have not seen such a contested final of the Champions League in a long time. For days now most of the bookmakers have held the same odds on both football teams, although today Manchester United seems to be the favourite among most of the Champions League bookmakers.

 At the online sportsbook Bodog Sports (does not allow Canadian punters), Manchester United is and has been the clear favourite team to win the 2009 Champions League Final on Wednesday. At the bookmaker Man Utd are listed with best 3/2 odds to win the Champions League, while Barcelona are the underdog with odds 17/10. A draw during the regular time of the Champions League final will pay out on 23/10 odds. For the European bettors who prefer to work with coefficients instead of fractional odds - the bookie has got you covered, you can convert those Champions League odds with one click of the button.

 But despite the fact that Bodog has had the Red Devils as the favourite football team to win the final of the Champions League, there are plenty others, where it seems punters are siding with the Spanish team. At another very popular sportsbook, Bookmaker (20% bonus) Barca is actually the favourite to win the game on Wednesday. At this bookie Barcelona are +145 favourite, while Manchester United are actually the underdog of the Champions League final. Keep in mind that for the past week the odds on both Man Utd and Barcelona to win the Champions League final game have been the same +150 at Bookmaker. And with so much interest in this Champions League final between Barcelona and Manchester United, the odds are bound to change constantly until the last minute before the game. Keep in mind that you can bet live on the Champions League at Bodog Sports.

 For those punters who love to look at the historical matchup stats before betting on the game, keep in mind that Manchester United is leading by one win over Barca in the Champions League. The two teams have met a total of 9 times before at major European competitions game - Manchester Utd has won three of those games, compared to Barcelona winning just two, while the other four have finished in a draw during regular time. Meanwhile Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson will have the chance to become only the second boss ever to win three Champions League finals as a head coach. The Uefa Champions League final Barcelona v Manchester United will start on Wednesday, May 27th at 19:45BST from Stadio Olimpico, Rome. Bet live on the Champions League at Bodog Sports.

 Published on 05/26/2009

Related News:

 Champions League odds: Barcelona v Manchester United odds
 Manchester United v. Arsenal: Odds and game preview




Copyright 2005 © . All rights reserved.