Europa League: Semi-Final Betting
The first leg of the Europa League semi-finals take place on Thursday the 24th of April, with some of the top teams in Europe set to compete for a place in the Final on the 14th of May. Spanish giants Valencia and Sevilla have made it through alongside Juventus and Benfica.
Juventus are currently the bookies favourites to win this years Europa League and bookies have started to dish up some great odds and free bet offers to tempt us into betting.
Benfica v Juventus
The first game of this years Europa League semi-finals sees Portuguese team Benfica take on Italian giants Juventus. Juventus have three Europa League titles under their belt and are having a great tournament, having won five out of their last six games.
With Juventus favourites to lift the Europa League trophy, odds are pretty short on them beating Benfica with Betfred offering 7/4 on a win, plus a £25 Betfred free bet for new account holders.
After making it to the Europa League final last year, Benfica are most of the online bookies that we've reviewed second favourite to claim the Europa League trophy in 2014.
Boylesports offer the best odds on Benfica to win this game with odds of 9/5. Plus, claim Boylesports free bet offer for new account holders (£50) and you could be £90 up if they win!
This is set to be one of the most exciting games of the tournament and a great time to try your hand at some different types of football bets including first/last goalscorer, half-time/full-time or betting on the draw. PaddyPower offers odds of 23/10 on the draw.
Sevilla v Valencia
The second game of this years Europa League semi-finals sees Spanish rivals Sevilla take on Valencia. Sevilla have won the Europa league twice but have had a mixed run this season.
They’re currently in 5th place in the Spanish La Liga, while Valencia, who have won the Europa Cup just once, currently sit in 10th. Sevilla are most bookies favourites to win this clash with the best odds coming from Bet365 at 17/20.
As the underdogs for this Europa League semi-final match you'll obviously get better odds on Valencia to beat Sevilla and it's Bet Victor that currently offer the best odds on that happening at 7/2. There's also a £25 Bet Victor free bet offer for new account holders.
If you think that this Europa League semi-final will be a draw then bet on that happening at 13/5 using their free bet offer and you could win £65 if the match does end in a draw!
Europa League Betting
The second leg of the Europa League semi-finals take place on May 1st and if you’re planning on placing a bet on the outright winner before those matches kick off then now would be a good time to bet to get the best odds before they drop!
As previously mentioned Juventus are currently most bookies favourites to win Europa League 2014 at 21/20 (Ladbrokes) with Benfica 4/1 (Coral), Sevilla 9/2 (Betfair) and Valencia outsiders at 11/2 (Stan James).