Oddsmakers Expecting Extremely Close Game on WednesdayPublished on April 26th, 2016 8:05 pm EST
Atletico Madrid will be playing host to Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final match on Wednesday.
With Atletico Madrid hosting on Wednesday, oddsmakers are expecting an extremely close contest, as evidenced by these odds:
Atletico Madrid, 2.80
Bayern Munich, 2.70
That is about as close to a coin flip as you are going to get.
Bayern Munich, which is the current favourite to win Champions League, is listed at 1.44 to qualify for the finals:
Bayern Munich, 1.44
Atletico Madrid, 2.62
Atletico Madrid, however, is brimming with confidence at the moment, as they dispatched of Barcelona in the quarter-finals and now have a legitimate chance of winning both La Liga and Champions League.
Bayern Munich, on the other hand, is looking to rebound following a disappointing run in Champions League last year. They are going to have their hands full, however, with a spirited Atletico Madrid squad that is playing some exceptional football.
Oddsmakers are expecting a tightly played match on Wednesday, as evidenced by this over/under line:
Who are you backing on Wednesday - Bayern Munich or Atletico Madrid?