Paris Saint-Germain (better known as PSG) is currently the second-favorites to win the Champions League final at most reputable online sportsbooks (sports betting websites). They are just behind the English-favorites Manchester City in terms of odds. However, with a more rounded side, is there a chance that PSG can win the Champions League? Take a closer look right here.
Can Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) win the Champions League 2022/23?
To really get a better understanding of exactly how likely it is that French Ligue 1 side PSG will win the UEFA Champions League 2022/23, one of the best things to do would be to look to the major online sports betting sites. For example, right now at Unibet (and most other reputable, fully licensed online sportsbooks), you will see that PSG is NOT the favorite to win the Champions League. Instead, these sites have them as second-favorites to win behind Manchester City FC.
What are the current odds for PSG to win?
Paris Saint-Germain is currently priced at +500 in American/Moneyline odds to win outright. In UK fractional odds, this works out to 5/1, and in European decimal odds, it works out to 6.00. In comparison, the favorites to win the Champions League, Manchester City, are currently priced at +275 (which is 11.4 in fractional odds and 3.75 in decimal odds).
The third joint-favorites to win the Champions League with +700 (7/1, or 8.00) odds are Bayern Munich and Liverpool. You then have Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Chelsea, Tottenham, Atletico Madrid, Juventus, and Inter as the next favorites to win, with average odds ranging from around +900 (9.1m or 10.00) to around +7,000 (70/1, or 71.00).
Which teams are the least favorite to win?
The eight teams that are least likely to win are Celtic, Club Brugge, Rangers FC, FC Copenhagen, Shakhtar Donetsk, Dinamo Zagreb, Maccabi Haifa, and Viktoria Plzen. For example, Viktoria Plzen currently has dreadful odds of +500,000 (5,000/1 or 5,001.00) to win. Maccabi Haifa are currently priced at +400,000 (4,000/1 or 4,001.00), Dinamo Zagreb are priced at +300,000 (3,000/1 or 3,001.00), and both Shakhtar Donetsk and FC Copenhagen are priced at +200,000 (2,000/1 or 2,001.00) to win.
If you want to bet on soccer right now, there is currently an extremely wide and diverse range of markets for all of the upcoming Champions League games. You can also bet on the Premier League, Ligue 1, La Liga, Serie A, and most other major soccer/football leagues from around the world.
A look at the groups
Ajax, Liverpool, Napoli, and Rangers are in group A. Porto, Atletico Madrid, Bayer Leverkusen, and Club Brugge are in group B. Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Inter Milan, and Viktoria Plzen are in group C. Eintracht Frankfurt, Tottenham Hotspur, Sporting Lisbon, and Marseille are in group D. AC Milan, Chelsea, RB Salzburg, and Dinamo Zagreb are in Group E.
Real Madrid, RB Leipzig, Shakhtar Donetsk, and Celtic are in group F. Manchester City, Sevilla, Borussia Dortmund, and FC Copenhagen are in group G, and PSG, Juventus, Benfica, and Maccabi Haifa are in group H. Erling Haaland is currently the favorite to score the most goals throughout the competition, priced at +175 (7/2, or 2.75), and PSG’s Kylian Mbappe is second favorite to score the most goals, priced at +700 (7/1, or 8.00).
Upcoming Champions League fixtures for PSG
PSG will play Juventus at home (Le Parc des Princes) on Tuesday, September 6th. The team then goes away to face Maccabi Haifa on September 14th, and then away to Benfica on October 5th. They have a strong squad, and they could very well win the Champions League. Some of the best PSG players to watch this year in the Champions League, apart from Mbappe, are Lionel Messi, Sergio Ramos, Neymar, Renato Sanches, Rafinha, Presnel Kimpembe, and Marquinhos.