Champions League Week Two Bet Preview

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Champions League: Atletico Madrid vs Salzburg, Atalanta vs Ajax & Marseille vs Manchester City

Following an opening week packed with drama, with Champions League fixtures are coming thick and fast in the 2020/21 season. COVID 19’s impact has meant that the season is now even tighter on time than it ever has been before and all of Europe’s biggest sides will be looking to secure their progress from the group stages as quickly as possible. For the likes of Atletico Madrid, Ajax and Marseille – game week two becomes crucial, after opening day defeats whilst Manchester City and Atalanta will be looking to take a step towards the last 16 by making it two wins from two here.

Group A

Atletico Madrid vs Salzburg

Match Winner Odds:

Atletico Madrid – $0.62

Salzburg – $4.10

Draw – $3.08

Atletico Madrid

Spanish giants Atletico Madrid have work to do, following their opening day 4-0 thumping by Bayern Munich. With 11 points registered from their opening 5 games, Atletico Madrid have endured a mixed start to the season in La Liga. Diego Simeone’s side are normally well drilled so will want to control from the off here.

Salzburg

Red Bull Salzburg are beginning to make a name for themselves in the Champions League, competing in the competition for the second season running. They will be looking to build on their draw with Locomotiv Moscow last time out but will be aware this is a big task facing them here.

Odds and Predictions

Atletico Madrid are resolute at home and should keep Salzburg out here.

Both teams to score – NO – 0.45

Luis Suarez is still finding his feet at Atletico and will be looking to net here.

Luiz Suarez to score anytime 1.05

Score Prediction:

Atletico Madrid 2 – 0 Salzburg – 7.83

Result Prediction:

Atletico Madrid will be aware of the threats Salzburg pose but should prevail here.

Atletico Madrid to win the match – 0.62

Group C

Marseille vs Manchester City

Match Winner Odds:

Marseille – $6.94

Manchester City – $0.38

Draw – $4.28

Marseille

French giants Marseille are sure to be reeling from their opening day defeat to Olympiakos and they will be looking for a response here. They’ve enjoyed a good start in Ligue 1 and will be looking to build on that here.

Manchester City

The Champions League is the competition that continues to elude Manchester City, but they picked up a good win in their first outing against Porto. The blues have been laboured thus far in the Premier League this season so need a response here.

Odds and Predictions

Manchester City always struggle defensively in the Champions League and could concede on the road here

Both teams to score – YES – 0.85

Raheem Sterling is in incredible form for Manchester City and he looks ready to net again here for the blues.

Raheem Sterling to score anytime 0.80

Score Prediction:

Marseille 1 – 3 Manchester City – 9.95

Result Prediction:

This should be an excellent game, between two good sides but City’s quality should see them through this test.

Manchester City to win the match – 0.38

Group D

Atalanta vs Ajax

Match Winner Odds:

Atalanta – $0.78

Ajax – $2.84

Draw – $3.46

Atalanta

Following their run to the last 8 of the Champions League last season, Atalanta look to be a side full of confidence in the competition. They picked up an incredible 4-0 win on matchday one against FC Midtjylland, they look well placed again this season.

Ajax

Dutch champions Ajax will be looking to topple another European powerhouse as they travel to Bergamo. They are one of the form teams in Europe – underlined by their 13-0 win over VVV Venlo last time out and their young emerging side looks to have the potential to challenge the biggest sides in the competition.

Odds and Predictions

Both sides look to play on the front foot and goals look guaranteed.

Both teams to score – YES – 0.65

Luis Muriel always steps up for Atalanta when it matters, particularly in European games.

Luis Muriel to score anytime 0.95

Score Prediction:

Atalanta 2 – 1 Ajax – 8.55

Result Prediction:

Ajax will push Atalanta hard here, but the Italian side are excellent in European competition.

Atalanta to win the match – 0.78

 

 

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