Early 2022 UEFA Champions League Betting Predictions for Title Match

The early Champions League Final odds make Liverpool a solid favorite to beat Real Madrid and win this season’s Champions League title. The Reds are at +102 to beat Real in regulation and grab the trophy. A lot can happen from now until May 28. Sometimes, though, it makes sense to bet early. Check out current UEFA Champions League Odds on MyBookie, an analysis, and the early pick to win the Champions League. 

UEFA Champions Finals Early Prediction: Liverpool the Favorite to Beat Real Madrid

2022 UEFA Champions Finals: Real Madrid vs Liverpool

Why make an early bet on Real versus Liverpool?

After last season’s Champions League disappointment, Real ditched Zinedine Zidane and went back to the man that had led the team to so much success, Carlo Ancelotti. Heading into the Champions League Finals, Ancelotti has his team believing they’re one of the best soccer clubs in the world. Real rallied to knock out Man City. So why couldn’t they beat Pool on a neutral pitch? 

Real Madrid Last 5

** Records as of May 12

  • L – 1-0 vs. Atletico Madrid
  • W – 3-1 s. Manchester City
  • W – 4-0 vs. Espanyol
  • L – 4-3 vs. Manchester City
  • W – 1-3 vs. Osasuna

Real Madrid Predicted Starting Lineup

  • Curtois
  • Alaba
  • Militao
  • Marcelo
  • Carvajal
  • Casemiro
  • Modric
  • Kroos
  • Bale
  • Junior
  • Asensio 

Why make an early bet on Liverpool versus Real?

Liverpool has turned into the most feared team in soccer. Yes, Man City is likely to win the English Premier League. But Pool has a shot to take the FA Cup on May 14 versus Chelsea. Then on May 28, the Reds can beat Real. Liverpool is excellent on all four levels, which is why they’re such a heavy favorite. Pool has played consistent soccer since before Jan. 1. There’s no reason for Liverpool to slow down before the CL title match. 

Liverpool Last 5

** Record as of May 12

  • W – 1-2 vs. Aston Villa
  • D – 1-1 vs. Tottenham Hotspur
  • W – 2-3 vs. Villareal
  • W – 0-1 vs. Newcastle United 
  • W – 2-0 vs. Villareal

Liverpool Predicted Starting Lineup

  • Rulli
  • Torres
  • Albiol
  • Estupinan
  • Foyth
  • Iborra
  • Parejo
  • Moreno
  • Pino
  • Dia
  • Aurier

Final Early Betting Analysis: Liverpool vs. Real Madrid

On paper, this might be a Liverpool slam dunk. Don’t get us wrong. Real has a shot, but there are two areas where they will struggle. 

First, Real’s goalie, Thibaut Curtois, although excellent, will have trouble versus Liverpool’s attack. Real’s backline isn’t as talented as Pool’s.

Sadio Mane and Mohammed Salah will be very difficult to contain. If you decide to stop one, you will have trouble stopping the other. Not just that, but Trent Alexander-Arnold plays excellent one-on-one defense and attacks.  

On the backline, Virgil Van Djik will help to control Real’s best player, Karim Benzema. And if Real can find a way to get off a clean shot, Alisson will be in goal. At this point, Liverpool offers overlay odds to win straight up. The Reds are the play. 

Early Champions League Finals Pick: Liverpool +102


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