It is definitely one of the most important soccer betting matches of the season. This will be a spectacular event and without a doubt an eye-catcher around the globe. We are talking about the Manchester United vs. Paris Saint-Germain clashing in the round of 16 of the Champions League 2018-19. The first leg of this series will happen next Tuesday February 12th and it will punch the clock in Old Trafford then the second leg match will be in Paris Wednesday, March 6th.
UEFA Champions League Soccer Betting
Manchester United vs. Paris Saint-Germain
Date and Time: Tuesday, 12th February 2019 @ 3pm ET
Location: Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester
Soccer Betting Odds:
|Paris St Germain||PK (-106)||2½ (-145)|
|Manchester United||PK (-109)||2½ (+130)|
There are many situations going on with the Parisian team. The latest news mentions Leandro Paredes del Zenit, coming from St. Petersburg, to be the latest acquisition of the team. The Argentine midfielder cut a 4 ½ year deal with the PSG. The amount this new contract was not disclosed by the teams. It seems that Paredes will be able to take action in the Champions League with his new team as each team of the Champions League is eligible to three player hiring during January, making him available for lineup this February 12th and March 6th.
Paredes for Verratti
Coach Thomas Tuchel of the Paris Saint-Germain might actually be counting on Paredes on the midfield to make up for the void left by Marco Verratti. The Italian appears on the injury list and is reported to have suffered an ankle injury.
Neymar Out Indefinitely
In some other bad news for soccer betting fans who like the PSG, it has been confirmed that Neymar will not be able to have any action for this first leg of the series due to a fracture of the metatarsal bones. This was actually the same injury that threatened to leave him out of the FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Manchester’s Odds to Win
Although Manchester’s United odds to win the first leg of the series against Paris Saint-Germain have improved due to the Brazilian star’s condition, they are still underdogs for this game. Although they are lacking their stars, PSG can brag about the caliber of the men they have on point. Names such as Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Angel Di Maria will take the spotlight without a doubt at the sportsbook.
No hope for Manchester United
Optimistic Manchester United fans believe that PSG should not take their team for granted. But in all honesty, soccer betting pundits believe that there is nothing to hang on to for Manchester United. It’s hard to think of any reason at all as to why or how Manchester United will be able to beat PSG in any of these upcoming games.