After some international affairs (Champions League and Europa League), the top European soccer domestic competitions (Premier League, Serie A, La Liga, Bundesliga, Ligue 1) return to action next weekend. Let’s take a sports betting look at the best European Soccer League betting matches and how things are regarding the title race in each tournament. This includes the current (as of writing) soccer betting odds to win it all.
European Soccer League Betting
Premier League (England)
- Reigning champions: Liverpool
- Current First Place: Everton
Everton (13 PTS) managed to remain at the top of the Premier League after an intense Merseyside Derby against Liverpool (2-2). Now, the “Toffees” will face Southampton on the road as favorites +135.
Liverpool (10 PTS) climbed to third place but the ‘Reds’ own the worst defense (13 goals allowed) among the Top 5. Liverpool will play host to Sheffield United next Saturday and dominates the current odds -400.
Despite a rocky start from both teams, there’s no doubt that Manchester United (6 PTS) vs Chelsea (8 PTS) is next weekend’s most interesting matchup over the English Premier League.
Chelsea hasn’t beat Manchester United in a Premier League contest since 2018. The last time both teams met at Old Trafford the ‘Red Devils’ won 4-0 and now they come in as slight favorites +155.
Arsenal (9 PTS) will play host to Leicester City (9 PTS). Both teams lost last weekend and the winner will take fourth place.
The ‘Gunners’ come in as the favorites -110 at the Premier League Odds.
Some other interesting matchups are Aston Villa vs Leeds United, West Ham United vs Manchester City and Burnley vs Tottenham.
Premier League Top Scorers
- Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton): 7
- Son Heung-Min (Tottenham): 7
- Mohamed Salah (Liverpool): 6
- James Vardy (Leicester City): 5
- Harry Kane (Tottenham): 5
Odds to Win the Premier League Title
As reigning champions, Liverpool +120 continues to be the favorite at the odds to win the English Premier League, followed by Manchester City +150, Chelsea +1200 and now Everton +1800.
Arsenal and Tottenham offer a +2500 and +5000 value respectively.
Serie A (Italy)
- Reigning champions: Juventus
- Current First Place: AC Milan
There’s a new sheriff in the Italian Serie A town. AC Milan beat Inter Milan 2-1 thanks to a huge performance from Zlatan Ibrahimović (two goals) and now commands the league with 12 points.
Next weekend AC Milan will play host to AS Roma, which has just beaten Benevento 5-2.
Surprisingly enough, Sassuolo sits at second place with 10 points. They remain unbeaten and have scored four more goals than AC Milan.
Sassuolo comes in as a huge favorite -180 against Torino.
What About the Other Title Contenders?
The reigning champions Juventus (8 PTS) have had a rocky start with a 2-2-0 record. Next Sunday they will play host to Hellas Verona.
Inter Milan (7 PTS) will be on the road against Genoa and Napoli (8 PTS) will visit Benevento. Both Inter (-250) and Napoli (-350) are huge favorites.
More Games for European Soccer League Betting
Some other interesting Serie A matches scheduled for next weekend are Atalanta vs Sampdoria, Lazio vs Bologna and Fiorentina vs Udinese.
Serie A Top Scorers
- Alejandro Gomez (Atalanta): 4
- Francesco Caputo (Sassuolo): 4
- Zlatan Ibrahimović (AC Milan): 4
- Andrea Belotti (Torino): 4
- Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan): 4
Odds to Win the Serie A Title
Despite recent results, Juventus +130 remains at the top of the odds to win the Serie A, followed by Inter Milan +175, Atalanta +300 and AC Milan +1000.
La Liga (Spain)
- Reigning champions: Real Madrid
- Current First Place: Real Sociedad
Real Madrid (10 PTS), Barcelona (7 PTS) and Sevilla (7 PTS) lost last weekend. Real Sociedad took advantage of that, beat Real Betis 3-0 and now leads the league with 11 points.
Villarreal comes in second place with the same 11 points, but Real Sociedad have scored 10 goals and Villareal only 8.
Next weekend, Real Sociedad will play host to S.D. Huesca and they dominate the current line -190. Villarreal will face Cadiz, the team that beat Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu, that’s why Villarreal is just a slight favorite +110.
Despite recent results, in the soccer atmosphere, there’s no more important match than Barcelona vs Real Madrid, and they will meet next Saturday at Camp Nou.
Last season, they ended 0-0 at Camp Nou and then Real Madrid won 2-0 at Santiago Bernabeu. Real Madrid lead the all-time series 96-52-95.
Barcelona’s last victory against Real Madrid at Camp Nou was in the 2018-19 season (5-1).
Some other interesting La Liga matchups for next weekend are Atletico Madrid vs Real Betis and Sevilla vs Eibar.
La Liga Top Scorers
- Paco Alcacer (Villarreal): 4
- Iago Aspas (Celta de Vigo): 3
- Ansu Fati (Barcelona): 3
- Maximiliano Gomez (Valencia): 3
- Gerard Moreno (Villarreal): 3
Odds to Win the La Liga Title
No big changes here as Barcelona +110 leads the odds to win La Liga. They are followed by Real Madrid +120, Atletico Madrid +700, Sevilla +2000 and Villarreal +9000.
- Reigning champions: Bayern Munich
- Current First Place: RB Leipzig
RB Leipzig beat Augsburg 2-0 and now commands the Bundesliga with 10 points. Next Saturday, RB Leipzig will play host to Hertha Berlin with the odds -220 by their side.
They are followed by Bayern Munich (9 PTS). The reigning champions scored eight goals in their last two games and 17 in total (best in the league); Bayern will face Frankfurt at home as huge favorites -500.
What about Borussia Dortmund?
Borussia Dortmund comes at third place with 9 points. They own one of the best defensive units in the tournament (2 goals allowed).
Next weekend they should crush Schalke 04 (0-1-3 record, 2 goals for, 16 against). As expected, Borussia Dortmund comes in as a huge favorite -450.
Some other interesting matchups are Stuttgart vs Colonia, Wender Bremen vs Hoffenheim and Bayer Leverkusen vs Augsburg.
Bundesliga Top Scorers
- Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich): 7
- Andrej Kramaric (Hoffenheim): 6
- Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund): 4
- Niclas Fulkrug (Bremen): 4
- Serge Gnabry (Bayern Munich): 3
Odds to Win the Bundesliga Title
Bayern Munich -900 remains as the huge favorite at the odds to win the Bundesliga, but now they are followed by Borussia Dortmund +600 and RB Leipzig +1800.
Ligue 1 (France)
- Reigning champions: PSG
- Current First Place: Lille
Surprise, surprise. After seven games, Lille commands the Ligue 1 with 17 points (5-2-0). Rennes (15 PTS) is the other only team that remains unbeaten.
Lille owns the best defense in the league (just 2 goals conceded) and they will be on the road next Sunday against Nice. Lille dominates the current odds +120.
PSG comes in second place with 15 points. They have won five games in a row with 16 goals for and only 1 against. Their next opponent is Dijon, and PSG comes in as a huge favorite.
Looking to keep up with both Lille and PSG, Rennes will play host to Angers.
Marseille will be on the road against Lorient and Lyon will play host to Monaco.
Ligue 1 Top Scorers
- Ibrahima Niane (Metz): 6
- Memphis Depay (Lyon): 4
- Gael Kukuta (Lens): 4
- Ignatius Ganago (Lens): 4
- Wissam Ben Yedder (Monaco): 3
Odds to Win the Ligue 1 Title
PSG -1000 remains as the huge favorite at the odds to win the Ligue 1. PSG is followed by Lille +2500, Lyon +3000 and Rennes +3000.