The club season will draw to its conclusion over the next ten days, with the major European finals staged across the continent. This week, all eyes will be on Dublin, as the Europa League final will be contested between Bayer Leverkusen and Atalanta.

The former will be looking to pick up their second major honour of the season to move within one victory of securing a memorable treble under Xabi Alonso.

Atalanta vs Bayer Leverkusen Odds

Bayer Leverkusen will kick off the final in Dublin as the firm favourites to claim success at 21/25. A victory in 90 minutes for Atalanta is priced up at 17/5, with the draw being a 57/20 chance.

Leverkusen are preferred at 21/50 to win the final, while Atalanta is priced up at 93/50. Both teams to score could be a popular selection in the final at 41/50.

Atalanta Route To The Final

Atalanta will be playing in their first ever European final this week. However, they have exceeded all expectations to reach this stage. The Italian club finished top of the Group D standings in the opening round after winning four of their six group stage matches. Defensively, they were excellent in that opening round after conceding just four goals.

Atalanta have continued to impress throughout the knockout round, landing a 3-2 aggregate success over Sporting Lisbon in the round of 16. However, their best performance of the season came on the road against Liverpool after landing a 3-0 win. Their place in the final was assured after landing a 3-0 home success against Marseille in their semi-final second leg earlier this month.

Bayer Leverkusen Route To The Final

Leverkusen have created one of the stories of the season this term, as they are still yet to lose a competitive match in any competition. The German side wrapped up their first Bundesliga title last month, and they have gone 12 matches without defeat in the Europa League. Leverkusen stopped the Group H standings in the opening round after winning all six of their matches, scoring an incredible 19 goals.

However, they needed to remain professional in the round of 16 after fighting back from 2-0 down against Qarabag before securing a 5-4 aggregate success. In the quarterfinals, they eliminated West Ham United following a 3-1 victory following two legs. In the semi-final, Leverkusen secured a 4-2 aggregate success against AS Roma.

Atalanta vs Bayer Leverkusen Head to Head

Atalanta holds the advantage based on previous meetings between the teams after winning each of their two matches against Leverkusen. Both victories were achieved in the Europa League in the 2021-22 season.

Atalanta vs Bayer Leverkusen Prediction

Leverkusen could secure a second trophy of the season on Wednesday, before targeting history in the DFB Pokal final on Saturday. We expect the German side to have too much for their rivals in the final third, with both Patrik Schick and Victor Boniface ranking among solid bets in the goalscorer market having already netted five times in the competition this term.

Pick: Bayer Leverkusen & BTTS at 27/10 with BetXchange.

Pick: Victor Boniface To Score at 26/17 with BetXchange.



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