The Champions League means there is a champion’s profit available to be won if you just listen to your Humble Handicapper’s top soccer tips. The first match that catches his gambling eye is Real Madrid vrs Borussia Dortmund.
We do have to mention that so far Real
Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo is the Champions League top scorer this season with
13 goals (and sits on 2/9 to be the competitions’s top goalscorer come the
final whistle). Real also have the heavy
hitter that is Gareth Bale just waiting to sign his name on the greatest stage
in European football. The competition basics have Real Madrid at 7/2 to win the
Champions league and Borussia Dortmund at 34/1. What’s more Real are 1/4 to
qualify and Borussia are 3/1.
These sides don’t face off until April but
that’s no reason not to get some early money down on them.
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with the facts….WHERE’S THE MONEY MIKE?
Real Madrid, who are in their fourth
successive quarter-final sailed through the group stages, wiping aside teams
like Juventus and Galatasaray. And if anything they have improved since their
6-1 opening-night win in Istanbul (if you forget about their recent El Clásico
defeat, a defeat predicted by your Humble Handicapper http://www.sportsbookreview.com/soccer/free-picks/la-liga-betting-real-madrid-vs-barcelona-a-38279/
). Real have 29 goals to their name and are the competition's top scorers and
have the two (joint) second most prolific assisters in the Champions League in
Angel Di Maria and Karim Benzema.
Real Madrid hold the honour of being
involved in the two highest-scoring (that‘s 10 and 8 goal) European Cup finals.
Back in 1960, they beat Eintracht Frankfurt 7-3 at Hampden Park, but two years
later they lost 5-3 to Benfica.
Borussia Dortmund are last year's defeated
finalists and had to work harder to get through a demanding group containing Arsenal, Napoli and Marseille.
However, overcome it they did and then crushed Zenit St Petersburg in the
opening leg of the knockout round in Russia. Dortmund’s counter-attacking power has only been boosted by the arrivals
of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. But their Weaknesses are
mostly defensive, probably because they have been beset by injuries for most of
Looking at the head to head stats, Real
Madrid have come out on top twice from the
last five and Dortmund have won two themselves. The other meeting (from the
last five) was a 2-2 draw. In three of the last four games were we’ve seen a clear
winner it has been in the home side favour. What is more interesting
is that the goals for and against tally has 11 goals for Real Madrid and 8 for
Prediction: Sorry Dortmund but Real are going through.