Bayern Munich vs Barcelona Betting

Published on April 19th, 2013 3:12 pm EST
Two of the world's most prestigious football clubs will do battle in the Champions League semi-finals as FC Bayern Munich battles FC Barcelona.

FC Bayern will host the first leg of the semi-final match in Munich on April 23rd. The game will kick off at 20:45 local time.

This will be familiar territory for FC Bayern, as they also had to do battle against one of the top Spanish clubs last year in the Champions League semi-finals. Last year, FC Bayern overcame Real Madrid in the semi-finals - this year, they are hoping to repeat against Barcelona.


Here are the current betting odds for Tuesday's match-up:

Bayern Munich, 2.30
Draw, 3.20
Barcelona, 2.70

As you can see, these odds are pretty close. A successful $100 wager on Bayern Munich on Tuesday would yield a total profit of $130, while a successful $100 wager on Barcelona would return a total of $170.

According to the oddsmakers, Barcelona has the edge when it comes to qualifying for the Champions League finals:

Barcelona, 1.61
Bayern Munich, 2.20


Here are the three likeliest outcomes for Tuesday's game, according to bookmaker William Hill:

Draw 1-1, 7.00
Bayern Munich 1-0, 9.00
Bayern Munich 2-1, 9.00

Finally, some of the over/under lines:

Under 2.5 Goals, 1.95
Over 2.5 Goals, 1.80

Under 3.5 Goals, 1.35
Over 3.5 Goals, 3.10

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