Galatasaray vs Schalke 04 Odds March 12th, 2013

Published on March 12th, 2013 12:29 am EST

On 12/03/2013, Schalke 04 will host Galatasaray in the second leg of their Round of 16 UEFA Champions League match-up.

Schalke 04 will have the definitive advantage heading into Tuesday, as they were able to fight to a 1-1 draw in Istanbul three weeks ago. This was the first time that the two teams had ever played each other.

Schalke 04 is undefeated at home during this year's Champions League, but Galatasaray has been able to win two on the road.

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As of this moment, Schalke 04 are substantial favourites to win. Here are the current betting odds:

Schalke 04, 1.67
Draw, 3.80
Galatasaray, 5.00

These odds mean that a successful $100 wager on Schalke 04 would yield a total profit of $67, while a successful $100 bet on Galatasaray would yield a total profit of $400.

More importantly, here are the odds to qualify for the Champions League Quarterfinals:

Galatasaray, 3.00
Schalke 04, 1.36

As you can see, Schalke 04 has the big advantage here, thanks to their away goal advantage and the fact that they will be playing at home on Tuesday.

Here are the "draw no bet" odds:

Schalke 04, 1.25
Galatasaray, 3.75

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Can Galatasaray pull out the upset on Tuesday, or will Schalke 04 advance to the Quarterfinals?

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