Manchester City Vs. Olympique Lyonnais Betting Preview, Picks

  • Manchester City is heavily favored to beat Olympique Lyonnais with -450 odds on the moneyline.
  • In Manchester City’s last 10 games, they’ve covered the spread 5 times.

LISBON, Portugal— There is some great soccer action today in the UEFA Champions League as Manchester City is set to take on Olympique Lyonnais at 3:00 p.m. EST.

Online sportsbooks have Manchester City as the very heavy favorite in this one to beat Olympique Lyonnais.

Manchester City Vs. Lyon Moneyline Odds

  • Man. City (-450)
  • Lyon (+1100)
  • Draw (+550)

Manchester City’s soccer odds should be bet on at all costs here to win the game. They had a great season in the English Premier League as they finished in second place with a 26-3-9 record. Lyon, on the other hand, has had it rough since returning to action from the coronavirus cancellations. In their six games back Lyon has gone just 3-3.

Something else that should back up Man. City’s odds is that they are favored to win the UEFA Champions League with +210 odds while Lyon is far behind at +900.

UEFA Champions League Winner

  • Manchester City +210
  • Paris SG +250
  • Bayern Munich +300
  • FC Barcelona +800
  • Lyon +900
  • RV Leipzig +900

Bettors who are looking at the oddsmaker’s side of things can see this futures bet as an indication of who to bet on now.

Manchester City vs. Lyon Over/Under

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  • Over 3 (-105)
  • Under 3 (-115)

Looking at the game total for the game, bettors can take the risk here and bet the Over for a decent payout. Despite Lyon having their issues offensively, Man. City can easily carry the load offensively as in their past six games, they have had three shutout wins which all hit the Over and have also pushed the Over twice.

Even without Sergio Aguero in rotation, Gabriel Jesus should be able to carry the load up top.

Manchester City Vs. Lyon Spread

  • Man. City -1.5, -2 (EVEN)
  • Lyon +1.5, +2 (-120)

As for the spread, bettors can look for Manchester City to cover the spread in this one with no problems. In five of their last ten games, they have covered the spread five times and have pushed it once. Bettors can count on the same result here against Lyon.

Game Props

One prop here where bettors can make easy money is betting on which of the two teams will qualify for the Champions League. Man. City is a huge favorite here with -1400 odds to qualify for the Champions League while Lyon has +800 odds of qualifying. As said before, Man. City not only overpowers Lyon but they had a strong outing in the Premier League which should be enough to push them to qualify.

Another prop bet that bettors can look at is if Manchester City will record a shutout win. Surprisingly enough, they are favored not to record a shutout. This is a great bet to take being that in Manchester City's last 15 games, they have had nine shutout wins.