Hungarian team Gyori Audi Eto KC have won the EHF Champions League third time in a row last season. They will try to make history and winning the fourth one. Even with few players leaving the club, the team is still very strong. They managed to replace them with superb players, women’s EHF Champions League betting predictions favour them as the winner again.
In the 2018/19 season beside Gyor, Russian team Rostov-Don, French team Metz Handball, and the Norwegian Vipers Kristiansand have qualified for the Final Four in Budapest. After confidently beating Kristiansand (31-22), Gyor played against Rostov in the final, in front of 12,000 people. Rostov’s coach was Ambros Martin, who lead Gyor to four Champions League title earlier. He left the club the year before.
During the game, after a slow start, Gyor took the lead back from Rostov. With great defending and the goalkeeper, Grimsbo’s saves they were leading 15-11 at half time. In the second half, they continued in the same style, but the Russian team didn’t give up the fight. They came back to one goal, make it very exciting at the end. However, Gyor kept its nerves and won 25-24 in the end, as was expected by online gambling sites in Russia.
So Rostov were close, can they or anyone else beat Gyor this year? According to the women’s EHF Champions League betting predictions, Gyori Audi Eto can win it with 2.00 odds at 1xBet. They are ahead of CSM Bucuresti (3.00) and Rostov-Don (6.50).
But let’s see these teams closely and their chances to beat the Hungarian champion.
Women’s EHF Champions League betting predictions: teams who can win the title
So Gyori Audi Eto Kc are the main favourite again, they were drawn for the group stage with the Slovenian, Swedish and Czech champion. Their biggest rivals, Rostov and Bucuresti are in the same group.
Online sportsbooks in Russia are predicting very similar performances, almost the same odds for the two teams to win their group. Rostov Don are to win with 1.80, while the odds for CSM Bucuresti is 1.95. As the top three teams in each group will qualify for the next round, both teams should go through. They also carry the results and points from group stages to the next one though, so winning is important.
Other teams who can compete for the title are the other Romanian team, Valcea, who have managed to beat rival Bucuresti at the national league and bought some good players. Macedonian Budocsnoszt Podgorica were great in defending, but need to improve on their attacking play if they want to get to the final four.
The other Hungarian team, FTC-Rail Cargo Hungaria are planning to join Gyor in the final, which will be held again in Budapest. But they are in a tough group with Vipers and Metz and showing a bit of early-season form. Bookmakers are giving FTC 30.00 odds to win, Metz 10.00 and Vipers 50.00 at 1xBet.