Today’s best football betting tips UK – Thursday, April 29th 2021

Thursday's best football betting tips from the Europa League and more

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Today’s football betting tips bring the Europa League semi-finals into focus. Both ties are playing their first legs on the night.

We will also be looking at a couple of league matches from continental Europe. That includes Barcelona’s bid to keep up a title challenge as they host Granada.


Best Football Betting Tips Today: Man Utd v Roma

Our football betting tips today start in the Europa League as the Red Devils look to have a good chance of opening up an advantage.

It’s action at Old Trafford first in this tie for them. The home win in Europa League football betting is at 8/15.

Manchester United lost in last season’s semi-finals against Sevilla, so they will just be a little cautious.

But their run in this season’s Europa League has been comfortable. They were up against Spanish opposition in the last round and cruised past Granada 4-0 on aggregate.

That moved them on to a seventeen match undefeated streak in the Europa League, with thirteen wins in that sequence.

United hold a W4 D1 L1 head to head advantage over Roma.

At Old Trafford, they hold a W13 D3 L3 record against Italian visitors.

Roma are 19/4 underdogs for the first leg in this one.

They don’t have much of a record in England going for them. Roma have won 1 of their previous 17 visits to England, losing 10.

Also adding on the misery for Roma is that they have suffered a loss in each of their last seven two-legged ties against English teams.

Manchester United to win at 8/15
* (Betting Odds were taken from Betfair on April 27th, 2021 at 9:10 p.m.)

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Today’s football betting tips top pick:
Villarreal v Arsenal DRAW

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(odds taken April 27th, 2021 at 9:10 p.m.)



Football Betting Picks Today: Villarreal v Arsenal

Villarreal are at 29/20 to come up with a home win in the first leg of their Europa League tie against Arsenal.

They aren’t running in the strongest of form, having lost three of their last five games in all competitions.

They came up with a victory over Dinamo Zagreb in the quarter-finals of this season’s competition.

Villarreal have drawn their two previous home games against Arsenal.

The draw in today’s football betting is at a quote of 12/5.

Villarreal, who have former Arsenal boss Unai Emery in charge, hold a very good W13 D2 L4 record on home turf in the knockout stage of the Europa League.

Arsenal are 19/10 for the away win on the night. It will be their first clash with the Spaniards since 2009.

Arsenal have a W12 D8 L15 record against Spanish teams in European competition (home and away).

The Gunners have taken a win in only 3 of their previous 16 trips to Spain.

Their form has been inconsistent as well at W2 D2 L2 in their last six. We are leaning towards another stalemate between them in Spain.

Draw at 12/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from Betfair on April 27th, 2021 at 9:10 p.m.)

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Football Betting Tips for Today: Barcelona v Granada

Next for football betting tips today we are going to take a look at the race for the title in the Spanish top flight.

Barcelona are big 1/8 odds-on favourites for three points from the game.

A victory would put them to the top of the table by a point over Atletico Madrid.

So this is a big, big game now for Barca as it is their game in hand over the other teams in the top four.

Barcelona have taken a W11 D4 L1 home record this season in the league.

They have won four on the spin there, scoring at least three goals in three of those four victories.

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Barcelona are averaging 2.6 goals per home game in La Liga this season.

Earlier in this campaign, they cruised to a 4-0 win at Granada.

Granada are at a quote of 18/1 for the win and they are a little out of sorts at the moment.

They have lost four of their last seven and three of their last four on the road as well.

The away record of Granda is only W3 D3 L10 this season and are likely to come up short.

Barcelona to win to nil at 11/10
* (Betting Odds were taken from Betfair on April 27th, 2021 at 9:10 p.m.)

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Online Betting Football Tip: Maritimo v Braga

Our final pick for football betting tips today comes from the Portuguese top flight as we look at the away win.

Maritimo have found a little bit of form recently which has eased them away from relegation worries a little bit.

They have won their last two and three of their last four league games.

It is worth noting that each of those last three wins have been against teams who are currently down in the bottom five with them.

They are a quote of 9/2 to take onee against a much stronger opponent on Thursday night.

Braga took a win at Maritimo on their last visit there, ending a run of three straight defeats.

Braga are currently in fourth place in the table, but they have been lacking a little consistency.

They have won two of their last six only.

But their slip ups have been at home and they are undefeated in their last six road games (W4 D2).

Braga are heading into Thursday night’s fixture at a quote of 1/2 odds-on.

We would have to support them getting the win, as Martiimo’s record against the stronger teams has been poor.

Martimio are W1 L11 from their 12 fixtures played this season against teams currently in the top eight.

Braga to win at 1/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from Betfair on April 27th, 2021 at 9:10 p.m.)

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