At the start of the season, Arsenal was my choice for the strongest side in the competition. Now, the Europa League betting odds have shifted as top teams in Europe are in contention for the cup following exits from the Champions League.
Considered as the second division in European football, the Europa League has almost been underappreciated for what it holds. The Europa League champions, are guaranteed a prestigious trophy and a place in next season’s Champions League, regardless of where they finish in the domestic league.
Champions League failures, Europa League Favorites
As unusual as this headline is, the truth lies behind it, at least according to BetVictor Sportsbook. From failing in difficult groups, top European teams like Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and Napoli have taken the Europa League 2018 betting odds favorites’ position for snatching up the prize.
As online sportbook news in France has given hope to Olympique Lyonnais, with the final to be played in their stadium, the pendulum has swung in the direction of 2-time Champions League finalist in the past 4 years, Atletico Madrid. Los Rojiblancos are the leading competitors after narrowly missing out of the latter stages of the Champions League.
Arsenal to win Europa League?
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After being 19 consecutive seasons in the Champions League, last season, the Gunners missed out by just 1 point. Surely with a mastermind like Arsene Wenger at the helm, the Frenchman can lead his team to glory. Qualifying first in the group with a game to spare has helped the manager avoid tricky games by playing only his second team.
Europa League 2018 betting odds
So what shall be the final destination when we join up in May to watch the final? Shall we see Arsenal to win the Europa League? Could Atletico Madrid be Europa League Champions? Can Borussia Dortmund become Europa League winners 2018? Have a look at online sportsbook news in France’s betting odds and bet on your Europa League 2018 Champions!