English big shots, Liverpool and Manchester United, are tightly holding the chance of winning the first place in Group B and Group F of the Champions League, respectively. International betting sites are making both clubs odds-on favourites for topping a group.
Liverpool are currently first in Group B with nine points out of three wins and +6 goal difference. They are five points ahead of second-placed Atletico Madrid. Porto has the same amount of four points as Atletico, and Milan is trailing as fourth after 3 defeats. The Reds have done a great job so far: 3-2 against Atletico, 5-1 against Porto and 3-2 against Milan.
The 1xbet online bookie is giving 1.20 (-500 American; 1/5 Fractional) odds on Liverpool winning the group, a chance of 80%, with 10.00 (+900; 9/1) on them failing. Atletico Madrid's win is 4.30 (+330; 33/10), a chance of around 23%. Others’ chances are extremely low.
Manchester United are a slightly lesser favourite due to them being more unstable overall. Their odds to win Group F are 1.68 (-147; 17/25), a chance of around 59%, with 2.76 (+176; 44/25) on losing.
Man Utd are currently first with six points and +1 goal difference. Previously, the Red Devils had two one-goal wins against Atalanta (3-2) and Villarreal (2-1) after a surprise 1-2 loss to Young Boys.
They have a solid competition: Atalanta in second and Villarreal in third with four points each, and Young Boys with a three points total in fourth. Their chances to win the group equal the odds of 2.75 (+175; 7/4), 9.50 (+850; 17/2) and 21.00 (+2000; 20/1), respectively.
As for the chances of winning the tournament, Liverpool make the top 4 right now with the odds of 8.00 (+700; 7/1), while Manchester United are in sixth with the odds equalling 13.00 (+1200; 12/1).