After an exciting 1-1 draw in Madrid last week, Chelsea now has that all important away goal to get to the Champions League final on May 29th in Istanbul. Real Madrid won’t back down as they were able to weather the storm and tie the match and nearly got the victory in the end.
For the oddsmakers at DraftKings, Chelsea is the odds-on favorite, playing at home and having progressed to the next round of 5 of their last 7 Champions League ties when not losing away from home in the first leg.
All eyes will also be on Christian Pulisic who could become another American to reach the Champions League final but be the first to play a pivotal role for his team. Here are various betting options to consider in this Champions League semifinal clash that has it all on the line!
1st half winner between Chelsea and Real Madrid
An interesting betting option where you could continue to place bets on this match is afterward, who will be in the lead at the half? Chelsea could be an interesting pick here and at +180, they are a good option considering how dangerous they were in the opening minutes against Real Madrid.
Correct Score Chelsea and Real Madrid
While fluid and attacking the first leg gave us only two goals. Look for this match to be low scoring, so bet on options between 0-0 to no more than 2-1. A 2-1 result in favor of Chelsea is paying out +750, while a 1-0 Real Madrid win is at +850. Take your pick but don’t go high!
Anytime goal scorer
Show that American spirit and bet that USMNT wonderkid Christian Pulisic gets on the scoresheet for the Blues. A Pulisic goal is paying out +285, while if he scores in the first half is at +700. Pulisic shows up to the big games and this game is the biggest in his career.