Liverpool Heavily Favoured at Home To Defeat FC Porto

Published on April 5th, 2019 11:05 am EST
Written By: Dave Manuel

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The Champions League quartefinals are here.  First leg.  Liverpool vs. Porto.  Bet on it! The quarter-finals of the 2018/19 Champions League tournament begins on Tuesday, April 9th, with Liverpool playing host to FC Porto and Tottenham taking on Manchester City.

Liverpool, by virtue of hosting the first leg of the match against FC Porto, is the biggest favourite from the slate of four games this coming week.

Liverpool is currently involved in a heated fight with Man City for the #1 spot in the English Premier League, so they will look to carry their intensity over into their match against FC Porto.

Let's take a look at the betting odds for this match as of this moment, courtesy of Bet365:

Source: Bet365
Time Stamp: April 5th, 2019 10:50 am EST
Odds Subject to Change

Liverpool, 1.30
Draw, 5.00
FC Porto, 10.00

Here are the odds to qualify for the semi-finals:

Liverpool, 1.20
FC Porto, 4.33

Finally, the over/under for the match is set at 2.5 goals, with the under trading for 1.66 and the over currently going for 2.20.

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Liverpool is undoubtedly one of the best clubs in the world right now, as they are battling Man City tooth-and-nail at the top of the EPL and are coming off of a finals appearance in last year's Champions League tournament.

Liverpool pushed past Bayern Munich in a surprisingly easy fashion in the Round of 16, beating the German powerhouse 3-1 in aggregate.

FC Porto, on the other hand, got past AS Roma 4-3 to advance to their meeting against Liverpool. While FC Porto is surely happen to be in the quarter-finals, they will be looking to extend their season against Liverpool.

Liverpool and FC Porto are both two stingy defensive clubs, with both teams giving up roughly 0.60 goals per game so far this season.

Liverpool certainly has the talent advantage, plus they are enjoying a tremendous amount of momentum right now. FC Porto will need to pull out some magic in order to advance against the hard-charging Liverpool side.

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