Ahead of Saturday’s 2022 UEFA Champions League final, Liverpool and Real Madrid may have to make contingency plans for injuries to key players. Madrid defender David Alaba (groin) has resumed training in preparation for the UEFA Champions League final 2022, but hasn’t played since April 26. Meanwhile, Liverpool midfielder Fabinho (hamstring) has missed his club’s last two games. Both sides have talent to spare, but the decision to play could pay off big or create a weakness for their teams. You can see what happens next when you stream the match on Paramount+.
The match will kick-off at 3 p.m. ET and Caesars Sportsbook lists Liverpool as the -101 favorite (risk $101 to win $100) on the 90-minute money line in the latest Liverpool vs. Real Madrid odds. The underdog, Real Madrid, is +260, while a regulation draw is priced at +270. The over-under for total goals scored is 2.5. The match will be streamed live on Paramount+ with their must-have Premium plan.
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How to watch Liverpool vs. Real Madrid
- Liverpool vs. Real Madrid date: Saturday, May 28
- Liverpool vs. Real Madrid time: 3 p.m. ET
- Liverpool vs. Real Madrid streaming: Paramount+
UEFA Europa League picks for Real Madrid vs. Liverpool
Before you tune in to the match, you need to see the Champions League final picks from soccer insider Brandt Sutton. Sutton, a former collegiate soccer player, has been SportsLine’s top soccer editor for nearly five years. He has followed soccer closely for much longer and factors in managerial tactics, projected lineups and past performances to make the most informed decisions possible, keeping his finger on the pulse of the game all over the globe.
Sutton has also been on a roll with his best bets, going 81-61 in his last 142 soccer picks, returning over $2,500 for $100 bettors.
For Real Madrid vs. Liverpool, Sutton is backing over 2.5 goals scored for a -140 payout. Through all Champions League matches thus far, Liverpool and Real Madrid are third and fourth in total shot-creating actions, respectively. When it comes to goal-creating actions, they flip spots, but remain third and fourth in that category as well. Where Liverpool may have the edge in the game, particularly if Alaba plays at less than 100 percent, is Real Madrid’s opponents have averaged 23.92 shot-creating actions per 90 minutes, the eighth-highest mark among all UCL clubs.
Furthermore, Real Madrid has faced the highest number of shots on target in Champions League play with 62. Liverpool has seen significantly less at 27, but Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson has had the lowest save percentage in the competition at 51.9 percent. With the offensive potential for both sides, there promises to be plenty of scoring opportunities in the match, and compelling reasons to believe that multiple goals could be in the cards for either side.
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