Champions League Betting: Can Manchester United Pull Off the Upset at Juventus?

Nov 07, 2018 10:45 PM EST
  • In Wednesday's Champions League action, it's a crucial match for big favorites Manchester City, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.
  • Many eyes will be focused on Juventus vs. Manchester United (3 p.m. ET on TNT), a match that's receiving twice as much action as any other on the board.
  • Bettors have been very active in these group games, and I've picked out two more value plays to make based on sharp money.

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It was an exciting and successful Tuesday in the Champions League, and there are eight more crucial matchups on tap for Wednesday.

After analyzing the betting market, I’ve picked out two value plays after breaking down each match.

2018-19 Champions League Season Record: 7-6-1 (+2.07 units, 16% ROI)

>> All odds and betting percentages as of Tuesday at 6 p.m. ET. Download The Action Network App to get real-time Champions League updates and track all your bets.

Youngs Boys at Valencia (12:55 p.m. ET)
Moneylines: Young Boys (+630), Valencia (-205), Draw (+350)
Total: 3 (u-140)

Young Boys earned a valiant point against Valencia in their previous group stage game, a match where the public was overwhelmingly on Valencia.

Both clubs still have a decent chance to advance as long as Juventus can secure points at home against Manchester United.

The public is unsurprisingly back on Valencia as a -205 favorite, and odds are just about right. Obviously the home side have a clear edge here but I don’t see much value in the current market.

Roma at CSKA Moscow (12:55 p.m. ET on TNT)
Moneylines: Roma (-105), CSKA (+305), Draw (+265)
Total: 2.5 (o-110)


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Getty Images. Pictured: Manchester United’s Paul Pogba and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo

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