The stage is once again set for the clubs from Europe’s top six rugby nations at the European Rugby Champions Cup. This time around, all eyes will be on Exeter Chiefs as they look to record a successful title defence campaign. However, according to our 2021 European Rugby Champions Cup betting predictions, title frontrunners Leinster could end their title hopes.
The seventh edition of the European Rugby Champions Cup will run from 12 December 2020. Furthermore, the final will be live on 22 May 2021 at the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille, France. At this time, our 2021 European Rugby Champions Cup betting predictions foresee a victory for Leinster.
Let’s see how their winning chances stand against this season’s top contenders on 888sport:
Our 2021 European Rugby Champions Cup betting predictions point to a Leinster win
This time around, Leinster Rugby once again find themselves in the best position of winning the European Rugby Champions Cup. However, they failed to live up to their high expectations of claiming the 2020 title after crashing out in the quarter-finals.
Now, Leinster will be looking to bounce back with this season’s victory. Furthermore, they’ll be under pressure to claim what will be their fifth title, overtaking Toulouse as the most successful Champions Cup club.
At this time, Leinster Rugby have the best odds of achieving this and claiming the title according to 888sport. Overall, our 2021 European Rugby Champions betting predictions have labelled Leinster a safe bet with odds at 5/2.
Defending champions Exeter Chiefs look to extend their bragging rights for another year
Without a doubt, Exeter Chiefs will be under scrutiny this season as they look to defend their title. Previously, the Chiefs were second-favourites for the 2020 European Rugby Champions Cup title on the online sportsbooks in the UK.
However, they exceeded their expectations by challenging then title favourites Leinster to win their first European Rugby Champions Cup win. Fortunately, Exeter Chiefs stand a good chance to achieve this on 888sport.
Consequently, they pose as a promising bet at 33/10 according to our 2021 European Rugby Champions Cup betting predictions.
More top contenders eyeing the 2021 European Rugby Champions Cup win
Once again, Racing 92 will go in search of their first European Rugby Champions Cup victory. According to the online sportsbook news in the UK, they came close to achieving this on three occasions. Previously, Racing 92 were 2016, 2018 and most recently, 2020 finalists.
Now, the French club will be looking to go one up this season whilst challenging title frontrunners Leinster for the 2020 title. Fortunately, the top 2021 hopefuls currently have the third-best odds of achieving this on 888sport at 5/1.
Lastly, Toulouse are among this season’s promising title contenders according to our 2021 European Rugby Champions Cup betting predictions. Without a doubt, the French club have had their fair share of success in the competition claiming four titles.
Furthermore, Toulouse are also currently the most successful club ahead of Leinster after recording more runners-up finishes. Now, they’ll be under pressure to hold on to their title by strengthening their trophy cabinet. Presently, Toulouse have the fourth-highest odds of achieving achieve this at 6/1.
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