Juventus Still Favourites To Win Europa League Following First Leg Loss

Published on April 24th, 2014 7:34 pm EST
Benfica and Sevilla scored home victories on Thursday in the first leg of their respective Europa League semi-final matches, with Benfica edging Juventus 2-1 and Sevilla beating Valencia 2-0.

Here are the updated odds to win Europa League:

Juventus, 2.50
Sevilla, 3.50
Benfica, 3.75
Valencia, 17.00

Despite dropping their first leg match to Benfica on Thursday, Juventus are still the odds-on favourites to win Europa League. Juventus is a substantial favourite to win at home next week, as you can see from the odds below:

Juventus, 1.67
Draw, 3.80
Benfica, 5.50

Valencia, 2.30
Draw, 3.50
Sevilla, 3.50

Valencia is basically being given no shot of winning Europa League, while the remainder of the teams, Juventus, Benfica and Sevilla, all have decent odds of winning.


Who will end up being the Europa League finalists? Here are the odds:

Juventus/Sevilla, 2.00
Benfica/Sevilla, 2.40
Juventus/Valencia, 9.00
Benfica/Valencia, 11.00


Both of the second leg games will take place on Thursday, May 1st, with Juventus playing host to Benfica and Valencia playing host to Sevilla.

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