Juventus vs. Real Madrid Preview

For Real Madrid it is simple - beat Juventus they will advance to the knockout stage of the Champions League.

For Juventus it is not so easy, as they are in third place in Group B with two draws and one loss, which came in their last Champions League match facing Real Madrid in the Spanish capital.

Juve are the slight home favorite in this HUGE CL match, as Bet365 has them at +150 with Real Madrid at +180 and a draw line of +275.


Hoffenheim vs. Bayern: Bundesliga

Bayern Munich is in first place in the Bundesliga and are big betting favorites facing Hoffenheim on the road, but is the home team ready for a big upset?

Bundesliga odds makers do not think so even though Hoffenheim has scored the most goals in league play.

Midweek Bayern is the big road favorite at 5Dimes at -333 with Hoffenheim at +900 and a draw line of +400.


WC Odds: European Qualifiers Set

In the European Region of World Cup qualifying the group stages are over, but there are still four more ties that will determine the four teams that will qualify for Brazil.

Eight of the second place teams in group qualifying were in the draw held on Monday and after the draw Croatia have to be the happy campers when they drew Iceland and avoided France. Here is the draw and schedule for the four European Ties in the home and away matches:


World Cup 2014 Betting Field

After the last round of qualifying, there are now 21 teams that have qualified for next summer’s World Cup in Brazil.

There are still 11 spots up for grabs in some huge home and away playoffs and one more round of qualifying in the African region. Importantly, eight teams are set to battle next month as Europe sends its final four reps to World Cup 2014.


World Cup odds in betting focus

The final huge blast of World Cup qualifying goes Tuesday and Wednesday with dozens of games affecting the fates of teams in Europe, South America and Africa.

World Cup odds run the full gamut this week between tight lines and one-sided action where Ukraine faces Europe’s worst side, San Marino.

The week is critical for Spain, England, France, Russia and Portugal, who are among the nations whose 2014 Brazil fates have not been decided as of yet.

Europe will send 13 teams to the World Cup, with nine group winners and then an eight-team playoff.


Serie A Betting: Roma vs Napoli

It is a clash of the titans early in the Serie A season, as first place AS Roma hosts second place Napoli. Roma has got off to a scorching start to the season winning their first seven matches where they have only given up a grand total of one goal.

Napoli has not been too shabby either with six wins and only one draw.

In this match at Stadio Olimpico in the Italian capital, AS Roma was favored midweek at +120 at Bet365 with Napoli at +220 and the draw line at +240.


Soccer Betting Section Launched

Betting on soccer continues to grow in popularity with the North American audience, and with World Cup 2014 right around the corner has launched a new soccer odds channel.

Featuring comparative odds from all of the major international leagues and competitions, the section includes matchup data on every game every day in 26 leagues. Click here to visit the new soccer betting channel.


FA Cup Final Odds: Man City vs Wigan

Wigan has had a season to forget in the English Premier League, but they have made an impressive run to the FA Cup Final where they face EPL giant Manchester City.

Wigan has hovered around the relegation zone for much of the EPL season and with only a few weeks remaining in the domestic schedule it looks as if they are safe from being relegated. Still, nobody gave them much of a chance in the FA Cup, especially how they started.


Euro 2012 Final Betting Odds

Spain's road to a European Championship repeat goes through Italy on Sunday as the two teams clash in the final of Euro 2012 at Olympic Stadium in Kiev.

No team has ever repeated as Euro champion and Spain would also set another record with a victory, becoming the first international team to win three-straight Major championships. In case you forgot Spain is also the reigning World Cup champ.


Portugal Spain Euro Betting Pick

With a place in the Euro final on the line Spain and Portugal meet up in the first semifinal on Wednesday with the the defending champions from Spain heavily favored.

Despite being accused of playing “boring football” in the tournament Spain has rolled through the tournament pretty easily so far. Through the group stage they started off with a draw versus Italy before taking our Ireland and Croatia.



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