Tag Archives: Champions league

UEFA’s curtain raiser crowned ‘Super’ match on bettingexpert

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The UEFA Super Cup, labelled in some sporting quarters as a ‘glorified friendly’, surprisingly came out as August’s top match on bettingexpert. Held in Macedonia on 8 August, European football’s traditional curtain raiser beat off competition from Arsenal’s Premier League opener against Leicester City at the Emirates and Tottenham Hotspur’s Wembley bow against reigning champions Chelsea. 15% of tips on …

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Turner Broadcasting expands digital presence with new Champions League streaming service

US media owner Turner Broadcasting has announced that it will launch a new ‘standalone sports streaming service’ for US consumers in 2018. The Media group which operates CNN, TNT, TCM plus US sports channels NBA TV, Turner Sports and Nascar TV has recently agreed a $60 million content deal with UEFA for the rights to broadcast Champions League matches, beginning …

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Football holds sway on bettingexpert despite domestic break

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The Confederations Cup final between Chile and Germany came out as July’s top match on bettingexpert, in a month dominated by football despite the absence of domestic league action. Surprisingly, the Champions League qualifier between Rijeka and TNS took second spot behind the final in Russia, ahead of the competition’s third place play-off between Portugal and Mexico. Unibet was the …

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NBA season finale claims June top spot on bettingexpert

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The last game of the NBA Finals between Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers was the top match on bettingexpert in June, with more tips than for the Champions League final. The Warriors beat the Cavaliers 120-129 at the Oracle Arena in California to cap a 4-1 triumph, after becoming the first team in NBA playoff history to reach the …

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Facebook to stream UEFA Champions League content for US market

Tech giant Facebook has furthered its position within live sports content by brokering a deal to stream UEFA Champions League matches in partnership with US broadcaster Fox Sports. The Champions League content will be only available to United States Facebook users. At present, Facebook has agreed to stream two live matches per group match day, four round of sixteen and …

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Unibet & bet365 lead the way for top match tips on bettingexpert

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Unibet and bet365 shared top billing for May’s biggest match on bettingexpert, with both bookmakers accounting for 10.29% of the tips on last month’s Madrid derby at the Bernabeu. The pair made up the top two for each of the top five matches on bettingexpert, which also included both matches between Monaco and Juventus, San Antonio Spurs vs Houston Rockets …

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Cardiff final caps record season of trading volume for Smarkets

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Smarkets has announced a 30% increase in football trading volume across the biggest leagues in 2016/17, with £600 million traded on Europe’s top five leagues and two major cup competitions. Having accounted for £300 million of the football volume, the Premier League was by far the most popular league for trading on Smarkets. The rest was traded on La Liga, Serie …

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bettingexpert – Monaco’s win in Dortmund tops the bill for April

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The Champions League tie between Borussia Dortmund and Monaco came out as the top match in April on bettingexpert, with Unibet the top bookmaker for the match at the Westfalenstadion. Statistics from the bettingexpert community showed 238 tips on the quarter final first leg, with 52 of those placed on Unibet (21%), 33 on bet365 (13.9%) and 19 on William …

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50/1 for Leicester City and Shakespeare to do the impossible

There was much ado about something after Leicester City earned their place in the Champions League Quarter Finals under new manager Craig Shakespeare. Following the draw earlier today the Premier League champions must now prepare for a showdown with Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid. The Spaniards have reached the final twice in the past four years, but have fallen at the …

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Bookmakers find no fun in Barcelona’s epic Champions League comeback

FC Barcelona’s epic last minute Champions League (last-16) tie win over Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) hit bookmaker pockets last night. Barcelona’s turnaround of a PSG 4-goal aggregate lead at the Camp Nou Stadium has been hailed as European football’s greatest ever comeback. However, bookmakers will share no delight in Barcelona’s accomplishment as punters took advantage of the favourable match and in-play …

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