Chelsea, PSG Have Virtually Identical Odds of Winning on Tuesday

Published on February 16th, 2015 9:51 pm EST

Tuesday will feature the continuation of Champions League action as Chelsea travels to Paris Saint-Germain in Round of 16 action.

Of the eight matches that constitute the opening legs of Round of 16 action, Chelsea vs Paris Saint-Germain is expected to be the tightest, at least according to the bookmakers. Chelsea has the edge to qualify (1.44 vs 2.62) though Paris Saint-Germain is opening in front of their home fans on Tuesday. For this reason, Tuesday's game is expected to be an extremely tight affair.

Here are the current betting odds for the match as of this moment:

Paris Saint-Germain, 2.80
Draw, 3.00
Chelsea, 2.87

So, according to these odds, Paris Saint-Germain has about a 35.71% chance of winning the contest, while Chelsea has a 34.84% chance of winning. Talk about a close contest!

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According to the bookmakers, the likeliest outcomes of Tuesday's game are:

1-0 win for PSG, 8.50
Draw 0-0, 8.50
1-0 win for Chelsea, 8.50

Again, according to the bookmakers, Tuesday's match between Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea is virtually even on paper.

The bookmakers are expected a tight, low-scoring affair on Tuesday, as the over/under line is currently set at 2.5 goals:

Under 2.5 Goals, 1.60
Over 2.5 Goals, 2.25

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The game's two most prominent players, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Diego Costa, are both being odds of 2.30 to score on Tuesday evening.

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Who do you think will come out on top on Tuesday?

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