Juventus vs Real Madrid betting preview (UEFA Champions League Final)

Juventus will be hoping to win their first European title in more than two decades, as they take on Real Madrid in the 2017 Champions League final on Saturday.

Massimiliano Allegri’s team last won the UEFA Champions League title in 1996, while for Real Madrid- they will aim to be the first team in Champions League history to retain the title.

The Old Lady come into the match after having won the Italian Serie A title for a fifth consecutive season, with four points ahead of Roma. Juve have also reached the final of the Champions League after beating the likes of Barcelona and Monaco.

Real Madrid recently won their first La Liga title since the 2011-12 season, finishing three points ahead of Barcelona, and had to overcome Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid to reach the final of the Champions League.

The last match between these two teams was in the semi-finals of the 2014-15 Champions League, which Juve won 3-2 on aggregate.

Real Madrid are warm favorites to win this match in 90 minutes at (2.61), while the odds offered for The Old Lady to achieve the same are offered at (2.87) by SportyBet. You can also back the 1-1 draw at (3.14) after 90 minutes.

Gonzalo Higuaín has scored 32 goals in all competitions for Juventus this season.

The previous two finals involving Real Madrid have gone to extra-time, and two of the last four finals involving Juventus have also gone beyond 90 minutes, therefore it is not unreasonable to expect this game to finish level.

It is interesting to note that Juventus haven’t lost a match yet in this year’s Champions League, and even kept two clean sheets against Barcelona. The La Liga champions Madrid have kept just one clean sheet in the 12 Champions League games this season.

Los Blancos have scored 31 goals in this year’s edition of Champions League, with Cristiano Ronaldo topping the goal scoring charts with ten goals.

Champions League holders Real Madrid have scored in a record 64 consecutive games in all competitions.

Cristiano Ronaldo is offered at (2.15) price to score anytime.The Portuguese player enjoys playing against Juventus, scoring in the last three head to head clashes. Can Alvaro Morata score against his former team? The odds to see that happen can be backed at (3.05). As for Bianconeri, Gonzalo Higuain (2.45) and Paulo Dybala are the top options (3.00) to score anytime.

When it comes to the goals market, it is very interesting to add that six out of the last seven ties between Real Madrid and Juventus have seen both times score. SportyBet are offering (1.89) odds to see it happen in Cardiff once again, and we feel it is definitely worth a punt.

In the SportyBet correct score market, the 1-1 draw at 90 minutes is the shortest priced option at (5.83).  Just two of the last six competitive ties between Juventus and Real Madrid has produced under 2.5 goals. Hence, our total goals prediction is to back over 2.5 goals at (2.26) with SportyBet.

Cristiano Ronaldo has opened the scoring for Real Madrid in the last four matches against Juventus. He trails Lionel Messi by just one goal to become the top scorer in this year’s competition. Our first goalscorer prediction is to back Ronaldo at (4.09) with SportyBet.

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