Top division football in Switzerland will resume next week, on the 19th of June after more than 3 months break. 13 rounds still remained from the league where St Gallen are leading but Young Boys and Basel are closely behind them. The Swiss Super League winner odds favor the more experienced teams to finish on top at the end. Let’s see the details.
Only 10 teams are competing in the first division of Swiss football, with 36 rounds in the whole season. After 23 played rounds the team of St Gallen are leading which is the oldest club in the country. It was founded in 1879 but since then they’ve only won the Swiss championship twice. The club was relegated to the second division in the 2000s, but returned back to the top tier in 2012. This season they were playing in great form, winning 14 games and collecting 45 points so far. But big guns, like Young Boys and FC Basel are following them, so it will be a tough task to keep their lead.
In the Swiss Super League winner odds Young Boys are the favorites
Young Boys are also belong to Swiss clubs with long tradition. It was founded in 1898. But they are much more successful than St Gallen, winning 13 championship and 6 Cup titles already. No surprise online sportsbooks in Switzerland are giving them the smallest odds, 1.50 at Bet365 Sportsbook to become champions again. They are the defending champions for the second consecutive years. They also managed to qualify for the Champions League group stage for the first time in their history in the 2018/19 season.
The club are playing in the same form this year in the Swiss league, they are level on points at the top of the table with St Gallen. Thanks to their great players like the league’s top scorer, Cameroonian Jean-Pierre Nsame. Or goalkeeper David von Ballmoos who is a possible target for French side Montpellier. It is a question how they can return after such a long break, but this is valid for all clubs. Young Boys will start against 5th-placed FC Zurich next Friday.
Other teams who can win the league
We already mentioned current leaders, St Gallen who has the odds of 3.50 at Bet365 Sportsbook to win the title according to the Swiss Super League winner odds. They will travel to the home of FC Sion next Saturday where they are the favorites to get the three points. Fans hope their players can keep their form and continue in the same confident way under the lead of team captain Silvan Hefti.
But another big team, FC Basel also have the chance to finish on the top of the table at the end of the season. Online gambling sites in Switzerland are offering them the odds of 7.00 at Bet365 Sportsbook. The 1893 founded club won the championship titles 20 times so far. They have been the most successful club in the country. Also the only Swiss club to qualify to the Champions League group stages directly. They won the championship last time in the 2016/17 season, finishing second last year. But Basel still have the chance to catch the leaders. As they are only five points behind them in 3rd place.