A week after four fantastic Champions League quarterfinal first legs, the final two second legs are upon us. With Real Madrid and Chelsea moving on, it will be an exciting day of matches Wednesday to determine the other two participants in the semifinals.
Here are the best Champions League bets for Wednesday.
Bayern Munich (home) vs. Manchester United
Asian handicap: Bayern Munich -1.75 (-111) vs. Man Utd +1(+105)
3-way line: Bayern Munich -350 / Man Utd +1200 /Draw +600
PickCenter public consensus money line pick: 77 percent Bayern Munich
Total: 3.25 (Over -105, Under +100)
Manchester United’s 1-1 home draw in the first leg and 4-0 win at Newcastle in the EPL at the weekend might have raised hopes among United followers that their team is on the verge of causing one of the biggest Champion League upsets of recent seasons by knocking out the defending champs. I can’t see it myself -- the difference in class and quality between these sides has been so considerable this season that it’s right Bayern remain overwhelming favorites.
The prices are hard to question, but, if pushed, I’d support the over on the total. United have to score to stand any chance of reaching the semifinals, so they can’t commit to defense...