On Wednesday morning bettors put the biggest money volumes for the UEFA Champions League Group Stage match between Bayern München and Manchester United.
The odd for home win is 1.70 now, didn't changed yet. This is the first round of the UEFA Champions League Group Stage.
Bayern München: This is the first home match for Bayern München at the Group Stage of Champions League. On the last match at the last weekend Bayern has won on the home match vs VfB Stuttgart with 2-0. Bayern is currently on the 3.place at the German Bundesliga. For the game against Manchester United Bayern München will miss out Ribéry (-/- LW in the Bundesliga) and Thiago Alcántara (-/- CM), two key players of the team both for injury reason. Badstuber (3/- CB), Martinez (-/- DM), Rafinha (-/- RB), Schweinsteiger (-/- CM) and Weiser (-/- RW) also injured. Xabi Alonso (2/- DM) is doubtful. Robben (1/1 RW) is back, ready to play.
Manchester City: At the last round of the English Premier League Manchester City has played 2-2 on the away match vs Arsenal. Man City is now on the 5th place at the Premier League. For the game against Bayern München Manchester City will miss out three regular players. Jovetic (3/2 FW in the Premier League) is injured, like Fernando (3/- DM). Zabaleta (2/- RB) is suspended. Manuel Pellegrini, the head coach of Man City also suspended for this match.
• Bayern München is unbeaten at the Bundesliga in this season (3 match)
• Manchester City will play a Premier League match vs Chelsea on Sunday
• Manchester City scored 2 goals all of their away matches in the Premier League
At the first round of the Champions League Group Stage Athletic Bilbao will play vs. Shakhtar Donetsk.
The odd for home win is dropped from 2.02 to 2.00 on today morning. At the average odds market DNB2 is changed from 2.76 to 2.78.
Athletic Bilbao: This is the first home match for Athletic Bilbao at the Group Stage of Champions League. On the last match at the last weekend Bilbao have lost on the away game vs Barcelona with 2-0. Barcelona is currently on the 12th of the Primera División. For the game against Shakhtar Donetsk Athletic Bilbao will miss out Viguera (2/- CF), Toquero (-/- CF), Aurtenetxe (-/- LB) and Sola (-/- CF) for other reason, but they aren't important players at Bilbao, they could play with full strength squad.
Shakhtar Donetsk: At the last round of the Ukrainian Premier League Shakthar Donetsk has won on the away game vs Chernomorets Odessa with 2-0. Shakhtar is currently on the top of the league table. For the game against Athletic Bilbao Shakthar Donetsk will miss out Bernard (1/- LW in the UKR PL) for other reason. Mircea Lucescu, the head coach of Shakhtar would like to rotate the squad on the match vs Bilbao.
• Athletic Bilbao is unbeaten at home since 5 matches (Spanish PD + CL Quali)
• Shakhtar Donetsk is unbeaten at away since 7 matches (UKR PL + Friendly Int)
• Shakhtar Donetsk has won all of their matches in the Ukrainian PL
• Shakhtar Donetsk scored the highest number of goals (15) at the first 6 round of UKR PL
• Shakthar Donetsk conceded only 1 goals at the first 6 round of UKR PL
Chelsea will play vs Schalke 04 at the first round of the UEFA Champions League Group Stage.
The odd for home win is low, 1.34 on today morning. At the average odds market over 2,5 goals is changed from 2.18 to 2.20.
Chelsea: This is the first home match for Chelsea at the Group Stage of Champions League. On the last match Chelsea has won on the home game vs Swansea City with 4-2. Costa is in a great form, he scored 7 goals on 4 Premier League matches. Chelsea is on the top of the English Premier League. For the game against Schalke 04 Chelsea could play with full strength squad, but José Mourinho, the head coach of the english team would like to rotate his squad on the match vs. Schalke 04. Cech, Ramires, Remy and Luis Felipe could be in the starting lineup on the match vs. Schalke 04.
Schalke 04: At the last round of the German Bundesliga Schalke 04 have lost on the away match vs Borussia M'Gladbach with 4-1. Schalke have an awful start in the Bundesliga, they are on the 17.place on the league table. For the game against Chelsea Schalke 04 will miss out two regular players. Matip (2/- CB in the Bundesliga) and Kolasinac (1/- LB) are both injured, like Santana (1/- CB), Sobottka (-/- DM), Goretzka (-/- CM), Giefer (-/- GK) and Farfán (-/- RW). Uchida (-/- RB) also missing from Schalke, the reason is other. Key player Höwedes (3/- CB), Fuchs (3/- LB) and Kirchhoff (1/- CB) are both doubtful. Key player Huntelaar (2/- CF) is back, ready to play, like Draxler (3/- LW) and Meyer (2/- AM).
• Chelsea has won all of their Premier League matches in this season
• Chelsea scored the highest number of goals (15) at the Premier League
• Schalke 04 are still without any victory in the Bundesliga
• Schalke 04 scored only 3 goals at the first three rounds of Bundesliga
• Schalke 04 didn't scored any goals vs. Chelsea at the last 4 Champions League meetings
Other interesting odds movements:
The odd for over 2,5 goals is dropped from 2.50 to 2.39 on the average odds market.
The odd for under 2,5 goals is dropped from 2.15 to 2.02 on the average odds market.
Category: Daily Analysis
Written by: Znews
Date: Sep 17, 2014