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ECL Betting: Will Brugge Manage Comeback vs Fiorentina?

The first leg of the UEFA Europa Conference League semifinals between Club Brugge and Fiorentina was a blast! The Italian side ended up winning 3-2 thanks to a goal in stoppage time. Now, the Belgian side comes in as the betting favorites at +155 for the second. The main reason for that is that the Black and Blues won their last six home games in a row and kept a clean sheet in four. Click here to view the most up-to-date Europa League odds.


ECL Betting: Will Brugge Manage Comeback vs Fiorentina?
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Club Brugge vs Fiorentina Game Information

  • Game: Club Brugge vs Fiorentina
  • Date/Time: Wednesday, May 8, 12:45 p.m. ET
  • Location: Jan Breydel Stadium, Bruges
  • Club Brugge vs Fiorentina Live Stream: Fubo.tv


Club Brugge vs Fiorentina Odds and Spreads


Beyond the First Leg: Betting Insights for Club Brugge vs Fiorentina

Besides the result of the first leg, Club Brugge has scored at least one goal in 16 consecutive home games. As for Fiorentina, the Violets scored in six of their last 10 road matches.

Most recently, Club Brugge visited Antwerp and won 2-1, while Fiorentina visited Hellas Verona and lost 2-1. Both are focused on winning the continental tournament, but the Belgian side also has the chance to win the domestic title.

Keep an eye on Igor Thiago and Andreas Skov Olsen. Both scored for Club Brugge in the first leg and have had a great season. Thiago has scored 29 goals in all competitions, including seven in the ECL. Olsen has scored 24 goals in all competitions, also including seven in the ECL.

Regarding Fiorentina, Nicolas Gonzalez is the man to follow. The Argentinian has scored 13 goals in all competitions, including four in the continental tourney. He’s followed by Lucas Beltran, who has scored 10 goals in all competitions, three in the ECL.

Both may not be among the sportsbook’s favorites to win the tournament, but winning the ECL guarantees you a spot in the group stage of the UEFA Europa League. That should be enough motivation to go all in right from the start.


Club Brugge vs Fiorentina Betting Tips

  • Fiorentina won the first leg 3-2.
  • Club Brugge averages 2.3 goals at home.
  • Fiorentina averages 1.2 goals on the road.
  • Club Brugge has won the first half in 51% of its matches.
  • Fiorentina has scored at least one goal in six consecutive matches.
  • Club Brugge has scored at least one goal in 15 consecutive matches.
  • The away-goal rule doesn’t apply.


Don’t Bypass These Club Brugge vs Fiorentina Prop Bets

Let’s start with the scorers. Believe it or not, Thiago is +200, a great deal to include in your Europa League picks. The Brazilian scored in three of Club Brugge’s last four games, which means he’s on fire! As for Fiorentina, Nicolas Gonzalez is +240, another great deal.

I expect both teams to score, which is listed at -140 odds. Also, I expect a close battle, enough for me to think that Club Brugge will win by one goal, an option offering a +300 price.

Club Brugge winning by one goal means overtime since the away-goal rule doesn’t apply. That opens the option to also bet on a method of victory, for which I like Club Brugge in penalties, offering a +1200 price at the sportsbook. The Belgian side deserves to be in the Grand Finale, but Fiorentina won’t be easy prey.



Question Of The Day

Which team would be the winner’s rival in the ECL final?

The winner of this series will face the winner between Bayer Leverkusen and AS Roma.

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