Ajax vs Tottenham Expert Predictions for Champions League Semi Final Leg 2
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After Ajax Amsterdam defeated Tottenham Hotspur, 1-0, in Leg 1 of the 2018-19 Champions League Semi Final, both clubs travel to Amsterdam for the second and final leg of this matchup. Ajax is a +125 home favorite, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
The winner of this Leg 2 matchup advances to face Liverpool in the 2018-19 Champions League Final. As it's always smart to hear what those in the industry have to say before placing a bet, here are some expert predictions for Leg 2 of this Champions League Semi Final.
Ajax vs Tottenham Predictions
FiveThirtyEight Sports gives Ajax a 52 percent chance of winning Wednesday's game. But it's important to note that they give Tottenham a 27 percent chance to win and the draw a 21 percent chance of occurring.
Picks and Parlays
The staff at Picks and Parlays is backing Tottenham, plus 0.25 goals. Picks and Parlays cites Ajax's consistent performance as one major reason this one might end in tie, thus siding with Tottenham plus the points.
Gabriele Marcotti, of ESPN FC, predicts this matchup will end in a 1-1 tie, allowing Ajax to advance 2-1 on aggregate goals in this Champions League Semi Final. Marcotti also notes Ajax's unfazed approach in recent play, and he believes this will carry into Wednesday's contest.
Overall, two of the three experts are calling for a tie, while one is taking Ajax to win straight up.
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