Malaga CF vs FC Porto Odds

Published on February 18th, 2013 10:31 pm EST
Malaga CF will travel to take on FC Porto in the first leg of their Round of 16 Champions League match. The game, which will be taking place at Estadio do Dragao in Porto, will get underway on Tuesday evening at 19.45 local time.

This is the first time that Malaga CF and FC Porto have ever squared off against each other. As a matter of fact, this is the first time that Malaga CF has ever made it to the Champions League, and they will be looking to make a big splash against FC Porto.

As you might have imagined, FC Porto is a big favourite to win on Tuesday evening.

FC Porto, 4/5
Draw, 13/5
Malaga, 17/4

These odds mean that a successful $125 bet on FC Porto would yield a total profit of $100, while a $100 bet on Malaga CF would yield a total profit of $425, if they were able to pull off the big upset. A $100 bet on a draw, on the other hand, would return $260 in profit if the two teams ended up even at the end of the game.

The over/under for the game is currently set at 2.5 goals:

Over 2.5 Goals, 43/40
Under 2.5 Goals, 8/11


Malaga CF earned their berth in the Group of 16 after finishing in first place in a Group which featured AC Milan, FC Zenit St. Petersburg and RSC Anderlecht. Malaga CF finished the group stage with a record of 3-3-0.

FC Porto, on the other hand, finished in second place in their group with a record of 4-1-1. FC Porto split their two matches with Paris Saint-Germain FC, who finished atop the group with a record of 5-0-1.


FC Porto currently sits in a tie with St. Benfica at the top of the Portuguese Liga with a record of 15-4-0. FC Porto's defense has been especially stingy, allowing just 9 goals in 19 games.

Malaga, on the other hand, currently sits in 4th place in La Liga with a record of 12-6-6.

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