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The UEFA Champions League is one of the most coveted titles in football, and is therefore naturally a very popular tournament to bet on. Here we’ll talk you through how to bet on the Champions League, highlighting the best Champions League free bets and betting offers we can find.
There are a host of great sign-up offers across bookmakers.tv, with free bets that can be used on sports and markets that include the Champions League. Below we’ve rounded up some promos that are ideal for the Champions League in particular, and the good news is they’re available to new and existing customers, so you can make the most of them throughout the tournament.
|Champions League offer details||4 SCORES CHALLENGE – Predict 4 Champions League scores to win £500 cash or free bets
Key T&Cs – Free Bets paid as Bet Credits. New and eligible customers only. T&Cs apply.
|GAME OF CHAMPIONS – Answer 6 Champions League questions to win £25,000
Key T&Cs – Promo ends before kick-off on each matchday, one entry per customer, £25,000 shared between all winners, no prize if no one gets all answers correct. Further T&Cs apply.
|ACCA INSURANCE – Free Bet if one leg of your 4+ fold acca lets you down
Key T&Cs – Applies to ACCA or Bet Builder bets with 4 or more legs. Excludes Enhanced Match Odds and Horse Racing bets. Max free bet £10 per day. Min odds per leg of 1/4 (1.25). Bet Builder bets that contain highly related selections may not qualify. T&Cs apply.
|Bookmaker details||Bet with bet365||Bet with Unibet||Bet with Paddy Power|
The premier European club competition has gone under various guises, both in terms of its name and its format. Before 1992, the competition was a straight knock out called the European Cup, involving only the champion club of the participating nations. Since then, it has expanded and incorporated a league stage, with up to four teams for the top leagues in Europe taking part. Those leagues include the Premier League, Serie A, La Liga and Bundesliga.
The UEFA Champions League begins typically at the end of June with four knockout qualifying rounds and a playoff round. The 32 teams that have progresses are then divided into eight groups of four teams. The teams are play both home and away matches against each other. with the top two in each group advancing to the knockout stages where they again play both home and away matches. The winner of the UEFA Champions League will go ahead and proceed to the UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup.
Real Madrid is the most successful team in the competition’s history as they have lifted the trophy 14 times. It’s therefore unsurprising to hear that Spanish clubs have dominated the competition with 19 titles between them. England follow with 14 wins, with Italy not too far behind on 12.
|Year||Champions League Winner||Runner-up|
|2015-16||Real Madrid||Atl Madrid|
|2013-14||Real Madrid||Atl Madrid|
Bookmakers.tv gives you access to numerous operators who offer Champions League betting markets, where you’ll be able to choose the Champions League betting offers of your choice.
If you want to place a bet on any of the games in the Champions League, start by choosing a betting platform of your choice. Remember that there’s more than just a sign-up offer to consider. Take into account promotions for existing customers like those mentioned above, as well as the layout of the sites, variety of markets, plus in-play and streaming options. Once you’ve made your decision, sign up for an account through bookmakers.tv, ensuring you’ve made note of any exclusive bonus codes that may apply. Then choose football from the sporting events section, select the Champions League and the matches and markets you’ve particularly keen to bet on. Decide your stake size, and place your bet.
Thanks to the exceptionally competitive nature of the UEFA Champions League, it attracts millions of the football fanatics that are not able to travel to where the matches are being played live. Owing to the sheer volume of viewers, there are plenty of broadcasters that will provide live coverage of all the Champions League matches. You can either access the television broadcasters for free or via a premium subscription service depending on your current location. Here is a look at some of the most reliable broadcasters, both free and paid:
CBC sport, Armenia TV, Idman TV, RTL, SBS, Medialaan, Belteleradio, Facebook, Nova BH, Goal.com, CCTV, HRT, Tele Rebelde, FBC, MTV3, NENT, MTVA, RTE, RCTI, Virgin Media, Qazaqstan RTRK, RAI, SRG SSR, Teleclub, RTL, TDM, All Media Baltics, PBS, GMG, Talpa TV, TV2, TVI, TVP, Match TV, RTS, Pro Plus, Varzish TV, TV Futbol, Univision, Uzreport TV etc.
K+, BT Sport, Turner Sports, Univision Deportes Network, Media Group Ukraine, ELTA, Digiturk, Teleclub, NENT, Supersport, Canal+ Afrique, SPOTV, Movistar+, Sport Klub, Arena Sports, Hub Sports, Orange Sports, Mios Sports, Sky Sport, Match TV, Telekom Sport, Look TV, Digi Sport, Eleven sports, Polsat, Ziggo, Sky Pacific, Sky Net, SPS, beIN Sports, Total Sports Network, Astro Supersport, Proximus, RMC Sport, All Media Baltics, ESPN, FOX Sports, Kujtesa, DAZN, Sport 5, BT Sport, Virgin Media, Sport 24, K Vision, Sony Pictures Networks, TV2, Cable TV, Cosmote Sport, Silk Sport, C More,O2 TV, CytaVision, Planet Sport, Flow Sports, bTV media, Astro Supersport, Optus Sport, Tring etc.
The Champions League knockout stages commence on 14th February and will run through till 10th June when the final will be played in Istanbul.
Manchester City head into the knockout stages of the Champions League as favourites to win the tournament for the first time in their history. Bayern Munich and PSG are also among the leading contenders, with whoever comes out on top in their last 16 tie expected to vie with City as outright favourites.
The current champions are Real Madrid who won the trophy last season for a record 14th time. They were led to victory by Carlo Ancelotti who had previously coached the club to Champions League victory in 2014. Real beat Liverpool in the final, with Vinícius Júnior scoring the one and only goal.