Manchester City and Real Madrid Open as 2024-25 Champions League Chalk

Manchester City and Real Madrid Open as 2024-25 Champions League Chalk

Naturally, Manchester City and Real Madrid opened as future market UEFA Champions League betting odds favorites. It comes as no surprise as Man City and Real Madrid are the two most recent winners of the Champions League. Additionally, they are powerhouse clubs from their respective leagues. Man City has become the dominant force in the English Premier League. In comparison, Real Madrid is an established power in La Liga, the top Spanish league. However, the beauty of the Champions League is its quality and parity. The Champions League attracts the best teams from the top pro leagues in Europe.

2024-25 UEFA Champions League

Dates:September 17, 2024 through May 31, 2025

Champions League SBG Future Odds:

Manchester City+225
Real Madrid+300
Bayern Munich+1200
Inter Milan+1600
Bayer Leverkusen+2500
All Other Teams+3300 or higher

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2024-25 UEFA Champions League SBG Future Odds Overview

At the beginning of online wagering future market action, gamblers have several realistic choices of who can win the Champions League title. Therefore, there is an opportunity for gamblers to find quality and value. At the same time, gamblers must be prudent about not paying too much for name brands. Manchester City and Real Madrid could potentially fit into the category of being too popular with casual gamblers.

Squares gravitate to the Champions League because of its powerful brand. In turn, these same bettors don’t have sophisticated knowledge of the Champions League odds. As a result, squares will flock to the biggest name brands and recent champions. And that leaves the door open for other top teams who will offer a superior price and value.

Since 2014, Real Madrid has won six Champions League titles. Including two of the past three seasons and in 2024. Meanwhile, Manchester City was the winner in 2023.

Manchester City

With head coach Pep Guardiola, Manchester City has become the new power brand of the English Premier League. Still, many gamblers have difficulty being able to fathom how Manchester City surpassed Manchester United as the dominant brand in the Premier League. Since 2012, the Blues have won the Premier League title eight times. Additionally, Man City has four consecutive Premier League titles. Their lone UEFA Champions League title was in 2023. Also, they were a finalist in 2021. Of course, Man City is best known for its treble in 2023. Last year, Erling Haaland led Manchester City with six goals in the Champions League competition. Second on the team with five goals were Phil Foden and Julian Alvarez.

Real Madrid

Real Madrid has the most UEFA Champions League titles with 15. Additionally, they have an astounding 36 La Liga titles. Since 2012, Real Madrid has had five La Liga titles.

Head coach Carlo Ancelotti is one of the most successful in the sport. Previously, Ancelotti led AC Milan to a Serie A championship and two UEFA Champions League titles. Ancelotti led Chelsea to a Premier League title in 2010. He was the championship-winning coach at Bayern Munich, the marquee franchise of Germany’s top major league. Most important of all, He has two La Liga titles and three UEFA Champions League titles with Real Madrid.

Last year in Champions League action, Vinicius Junior led the team with six goals. Additionally, Rodrygo and Joselu added five goals apiece.


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