Big Al's Daily Angle: UEFA Champions League Preview

by Big Al Staff

With the Los Angeles Dodgers winning the World Series on Tuesday, the Wednesday sports card is limited. However, bettors do have eight matches in the UEFA Champions League Group Stage in the afternoon to consider.

Two matches start at 1:55 PM ET. Chelsea travels to Krasnodar following their 0-0 draw with Sevilla in their opening Champions League match last Tuesday. Krasnodar, representing the Russian Premier League, earned a 1-1 draw with Rennes last week. Chelsea is a -1.25 goal line favorite with the total set at 2.75 (all odds from BetOnline).

The second match at 1:55 PM ET has Paris Saint-Germain on the road at Istanbul Basaksehir. PSG looks to rebound from a 2-1 loss at home last week to Manchester United. Istanbul Baseksehir out of the Turkish Super Lig comes off a 2-1 loss at RB Leipzig in their opening Champions League match last week. PSG is a -2 goal line favorite with an over/under of 3.25. 

Six more matches start at 4 PM ET. Rennes builds off their 1-1 draw at home to Krasnodar last week by traveling to Sevilla, who settled for a 0-0 draw at Chelsea last week. Sevilla is a -1 goal line favorite against their La Ligue French opponent with a total of 2.25.

Borussia Dortmund hosts Zenit Petersburg as they look to rebound from a 3-1 loss at Lazio. The Russian Premier League side comes off a 2-1 loss to Club Brugge. Borussia Dortmund is a -1.5 goal line favorite with a total of 3.25.

Lazio travels to Club Brugge after that 3-1 win at home over Borussia Dortmund last week. Club Brugge representing Belgium comes off that 2-1 win for Zenit and is a 0.5 goal line favorite in this match with the over/under set at 2.75.

Barcelona looks to bounce back from their 3-1 loss to Real Madrid in the latest incarnation of El Clasico by continuing their good start in the Champions League after their 5-1 victory at home against Ferencvaros. They travel to Juventus, who comes off a 1-1 draw at Dynamo Kiev. This match is a pick ‘em with the total at 2.75.

Dynamo Kiev looks to rebound from their loss to the Serie A powerhouse by traveling to Ferencvaros where they are a 0.25 goal line favorite with a total of 2.25.

RB Leipzig looks to build off their 2-1 win over Istanbul Basaksehir last week by traveling to Old Trafford to play Manchester United. The Red Devils come off that 2-1 win over PSG. Man United is a 0.25 goal line favorite with the over/under set at 2.75.

All eight games are available on the CBS Sports All-Access package. Alternatively, the CBS Sports Network broadcasts a whip-around show during the six 4 PM ET games.

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