Bayern Munich Favorites To Win Champions League

Published on March 19th, 2014 6:22 pm EST

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Manchester United posted a thrilling 3-0 victory at home over Olympiakos to advance to the Champions League quarter-finals, while Borussia Dortmund held on to advance over Zenit St. Petersburg.

The Round of 16 is now over, and the eight remaining teams are:

Bayern Munich
Real Madrid
Barcelona
Paris Saint-Germain
Chelsea
Atletico Madrid
Borussia Dortmund
Manchester United

Not surprisingly, Bayern Munich are the current favorites to win (they are the defending Champions League winners), while Manchester United has the longest odds after their squad barely made it through against Olympiakos.

The quarter-final draw is set for March 21st. There are no seeds, and any two teams can play against each other, regardless of whether or not they play in the same league.

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Heading into the quarter-finals, here are the current betting odds for the eight remaining teams to win Champions League:

Bayern Munich, 2.88
Real Madrid, 5.00
Barcelona, 4.50
Paris Saint-Germain, 10.00
Chelsea, 13.00
Atletico Madrid, 13.00
Borussia Dortmund, 15.00
Manchester United, 17.00

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Given the quality of the teams that are remaining in the tournament, the quarter-finals should provide us with some thrilling action to be sure.

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