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Champions League Betting Breakdown for Wednesday’s Group Matches

Oct 02, 2018 7:24 PM EDT
  • Champions League Wednesday matches are highlighted by Barcelona-Tottenham (3 p.m. ET) and Liverpool-Napoli (3 p.m. ET).
  • There are eight more games on the board and plenty of value as we've picked apart the betting market for every one.

There were a couple of big shockers during Tuesday’s Champions League action. The two biggest results were CSKA Moscow’s win over Real Madrid and Bayern Munich’s draw at home with Ajax with Manchester United’s draw against Valencia a close third.

Some of the top teams in the tournament have struggled in the group stage so far, and we’ve got some more crucial matches on Wednesday afternoon including Barcelona-Tottenham and Liverpool-Napoli.

There’s plenty of value on the board and I’ve picked out two value plays while breaking down the betting market for every match.

Season Record: 2-0-1 (+2.05 units)


>> All odds via Pinnacle as of Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET. All betting percentages are the offshore market average. Download The Action Network App to get real-time Champions League odds and track your bets.


Schalke at Lokomotiv Moscow (12:55 p.m. ET)
Moneylines: Schalke (+122), Lokomotiv (+270), Draw (+225)
Total: 2 (o-117)

Deemed one of the weakest in the history of the competition, Group D is anyone’s for the taking. After seeing Real Madrid fail to score in Russia on Tuesday, it may be difficult to back Schalke to get a result, despite the fact that they’re the favorites.

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Barcelona’s Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions’ League group B football match FC Barcelona against PSV Eindhoven at the Camp Nou stadium

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