The UEFA Champions League is a lengthy and exciting football competition featuring top-tier clubs from the best European football leagues. It is one of the most prestigious football leagues in the world and one of the most popular for football sports betting.
All the best football betting sites offer Champions League markets and Lilibet offers the full Champions League schedule to wager on.
UEFA Champions League New Season Overview
The 67th Champions League season kicked off with qualifying rounds on the 22nd of June and the group stages began on the 14th of September. The remainder of the new season will culminate with the Champions League final on the 28th of May 2022. With each team having complete 2 games so far, we’ve already seen some huge moments.
The top favorites to be Champions League winners, Man City, and PSG, have already clashed with a thrilling 2 – 0 victory from PSG including a Lionel Messi finisher. There is still so much action to go with plenty of sports betting opportunities.
There has only been one significant change to the new season – the abolishment of the away goals rule. Rather than deciding two-legged ties through most away goals scored, they will instead go down to 30-minutes extra time and a penalty shoot-out if necessary.
UEFA Champions League 2021/22 Schedule
With the qualifying rounds completed in August, the proper competition Champions League fixtures began on the 14th of September. In the UEFA Champions League group stage – also known as the proper competition – all 32 qualifying teams are broken down into eight groups made of four teams. Each team then must play each other twice – away and home – totally 6 Champions Leagues fixtures per team.
The top two teams from each group bracket move forward to the Champions League Round of 16 while the 3rd place team moves the Round of 32. Unfortunately, the last-placed teams on a Champions League table will be eliminated. The Round of 16 is the first knockout phase of the Champions League schedule and consists of 2 games per team.
The following quarter-final and semi-final Champions League fixtures are played under a two-legged knockout system. When the semi-final Champions League fixtures determine two winners, the Champions League final will be played at the Krestovsky Stadium, Russia.
Champions League Predictions
Champions League predictions will be hot on the lips of any football fan or sports betting pro. With plenty of markets and opportunities for sports betting, we at Lilibet wanted to offer our experts opinions with some football betting tips.
Here are our best football betting tips for two of the biggest futures markets in UEFA Champions League sports betting.
- Champions League Final winners – both Manchester City and PSG were big favorites going into this, considering they were in last year’s semi-final, but when they met in the Group A stage the result sealed the deal. Defeating Man City 2 – 0, PSG are our pick to win the UEFA Champions League.
- Top Goal Scorer – now there are a lot of serious contenders for this market. Of all the Champions League predictions this season, this has to be the most difficult of all. Our football betting tips experts heavily debated last year’s top striker, Erling Haaland, and Bundesliga goal-scoring monster Robert Lewandowski before settling on football legend Lionel Messi. An unexpected candidate due to a late signing but Messi has already scored 120 goals in previous Champions League fixtures.
Champions League Odds
A big part of making money from picking Champions League winners is understanding the odds. The default representation of football betting odds at Lilibet is the decimal format. It’ll look like: Manchester City 3.50 – that means if you bet $/€ 1 on Manchester City to win you would receive a return of $/€ 3.50.
Football betting odds are super competitive at Lilibet. Our odds also cover a wide range of markets. You can bet on Champions League futures like the winner of the Champions League final. Open any of the Champions League fixtures on the Lilibet sports betting page and you’ll be met with a plethora of markets.
You can bet on the results of individual matches, the exact scores, bet on each half, and even leverage handicap betting for a fairer chance of a winning bet – one of our biggest football betting tips is to learn football and take advantage of handicap sports betting.
Where To Bet on Champions League Matches Online?
The best place to bet on any of the Champions League fixtures is at Lilibet. The Lilibet sportsbook is packed full of loads of markets, the most competitive odds, and an easy-to-navigate interface. Not to mention the excellent live online casino too – perfect for those breaks in-between Champions League fixtures and punters can even chat Champions League while playing Football Studio Live.