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The Champions League is the world’s biggest club football competition. Every year, the best teams in Europe go head-to-head in a battle to be crowned Kings of the Continent.
Join Football Tips for another season of European knockout action. You’ll get all the Champions League predictions and analysis from our team of experts. From outright winners and group toppers, to top scorers and unbeatable keepers – we offer tips and insights on a whole range of Champions League bets.
Our tipsters take in all the granular variables – including team form, player fitness and distance travelled – to come up with the most likely outcomes.
Here you’ll find a whole host of betting tips for the Champions League ahead of the next round of matches. We post our expert insights for all your favourite bets, including correct score predictions, anytime goalscorer, accumulators and BTTS. Don’t forget to check out our match previews for in-depth analysis and the latest news before kick-off. You’ll get plenty more football tips on our homepage, with free betting predictions posted around the clock.
With midweek fixtures taking place throughout the early stages of the tournament, the Champions League often provides tasty match bets you can combine. As the best players and biggest teams on the continent face off, it’s unsurprising that the tournament remains one of the most popular events to take a punt on year after year.
Our Champions League accumulator tips and BTTS remain ever-popular for European matches. However, with most fans choosing to watch the more high-profile games, some of the best betting tips for the Champions League are around how many corners and cards there’ll be. These can offer impressive odds on important fixtures.
Our award-winning team has been covering the UEFA Champions League for years. Recently we’ve seen Zidane’s Real Madrid dominate, but our experts know this competition can be unpredictable – so we factor that into the tips we share. Never miss a tip by following us on Twitter.
The Champions League, Europe’s premier club tournament, has existed in its current format since 1993. However, the history of European knockout football stretches back much further.
The first continental European Cup kicked off in 1956. Though teams from neighbouring nations had faced off before, the tournament represented the first shot at a European-wide competition in the post-war period.
Those early years were dominated by a star-studded Real Madrid, with the Spanish giants winning the first five tournaments. In the years that followed, the Cup was passed between dominant eras from European nations – the Portuguese with Benfica, the mighty AC Milan of Italy, and the ‘total football’ approach made famous by teams from the Netherlands.
At the beginning of the 1992/93 season, the European Cup became the Champions League. It was rebranded by UEFA alongside a new TV rights deal. French side Marseille were its first winners.
The Champions League has gone from strength to strength ever since, drawing in a global audience of billions and attracting the world’s best players.