My first Champions League Asian Handicap betting preview of the new season sees Juventus take on Europa League champions Sevilla.
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In 2015 these sides met in Group D and Juventus won 2-0 at home, with Sevilla winning 1-0 in the return leg.
Llorente, Zaza and Morata scored the goals over both legs, although all of these players now play for different clubs.
Juve’s main danger is Gonzalo Higuain who has already scored 3 goals in his first 3 Serie A games.
The Italians have had an excellent start to the season, beating Fiorentina (2-1), Lazio (1-0) and Sassuolo (3-1).
In Europe Juventus have gone 17 home matches unbeaten, with their last defeat being against Bayern Munich back in 2013.
Last season Massimiliano Allegri’s men managed to progress to the knock-out stage, only to get eliminated by Bayern Munich.
Juventus also reached the Champions League final in 2014/15, but lost out to Barcelona who won 3-1.
Sevilla failed to make it past the group stage last time round, although they went on to lift the Europa League trophy for the 5th time in 11 years.
Believe it or not, the Spanish side are yet to progress beyond the Round of 16 in this competition! Last campaign they suffered 4 defeats in their 6 Champions League group stage games.
Away from home, they seem to struggle in Europe and are currently on a 5 match win-less run in this competition.
Sevilla have started their La Liga season strongly, with wins over Espanyol (6-4) and Las Palmas (2-1), as well as a draw away to Villarreal (0-0).
Juventus have a great record against Spanish opponents however, which reads as 14 wins, 7 draws and 2 defeats.
The Italians are undoubtedly flying at the moment and I am confident that if you back them -1 on the Asian Handicap Betting market, you’ll return a profit. A Juventus victory by 2 goals or more would land a winner and they aren’t short of goals currently!
Asian Handicap Betting Recommendation: Juventus -1 @ 1.94 with 188BET
Prices correct at time of writing.