Europa League betting tips: Leicester and Arsenal to secure qualification?
The Europa League group stage rumbles on tonight with matchweek four. All five British teams are in action with both Leicester and Arsenal bidding to progress to the knockout stages with a victory.
Both Tottenham and Rangers will be hoping to remain top of their respective groups as Celtic look to keep their Europa League hopes alive against Sparta Prague.
Could it be a memorable night for the British contingent? We look ahead to the action with the latest odds and previews from across the continent tonight.
Braga v Leicester – 17:55
Leicester will be eying up their fourth win in a row knowing that three points in Portugal would secure their passage to the Europa League round of 32.
The Foxes kick-off as evens favourites having scored nine goals and conceded just once in their three games so far in Group G. Braga are 5/2 to win which would see them go level on points with Brendan Rodgers’ side.
Kelechi Iheanacho scored twice when the sides met three weeks ago in a 4-0 rout. The striker is 3/1 to score first again. For Braga, Paulinho is 2/1 to score anytime.
Molde v Arsenal – 17:55
Similar to Leicester, Arsenal can book their place in the knockout stages with a win in Norway with a game to spare in Group B.
Molde (19/5) will be looking to get a result on home soil to strengthen their hold on qualifying from the group, but they will have their work cut out against the Gunners, who are 4/6 favourites.
Mikel Arteta will look to utilise his squad and both teams to score is 3/5 with Arsenal to win and both teams to score 2/1.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is 10/11 to score anytime with Alexandre Lacazette 10/3 to break the deadlock at Aker Stadion. Leke James is 11/4 to score anytime for the hosts.
Sparta Prague v Celtic – 17:55
The Hoops are bottom of Group H having picked up one point from a possible nine available and they are 21/20 to secure their first win and keep their qualification hopes alive.
Sparta Prague (12/5) beat Celtic 4-1 at Celtic Park in matchday three and they will be searching for consecutive wins to pile the pressure on Neil Lennon. However, the Czech outfit have lost four of their last six matches in all competitions.
Both teams to score is 1/2 with over 2.5 goals 3/5. Albian Ajeti is 7/5 to score anytime with Odsonne Edouard 4/1 to score first. For Sparta, Lukas Julis is 17/10 to score anytime after his hat-trick against the Scottish champions last time out.
Tottenham v Ludogorets – 20:00
Tottenham will be hoping to move a step closer to the Round of 32 when they take on a Ludogorets side still searching for their first points in the group stage. Spurs are resounding 1/12 favourites to win.
The Bulgarians are rock bottom of Group J having conceded nine goals in their three games and are 25/1 to pull of a shock result and win the tie in London.
Over 3.5 goals is 3/4 with Tottenham 4/7 to win to nil. Harry Kane is 8/5 to score two or more with Gareth Bale 4/6 to score anytime. Elvis Manu has scored three goals for the Bulgarians in the competition and is 11/2 to score anytime.
Rangers v Benfica – 20:00
Rangers could move three points clear at the top of Group D and secure their qualification to the knockout stages with a win at Ibrox against Benfica (21/10).
The Gers are 23/20 favourites to win as Steven Gerrard’s side look to continue their impressive form which has seen them win their last ten matches at home in all competitions.
Kemar Roofe has scored three goals in the last two games and is 6/4 to score anytime. Alfredo Morelos is 9/2 to score first with both teams to score 1/2.
All odds and markets correct as of date of publication