Champions League Finals 2024 Picks

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UEFA Champions League Final Predictions – Who Will Win UCL 2024?

The UEFA Champions League , better known as the UCL, is one of the biggest competitions in club soccer. Featuring the top sides from across Europe, it’s considered the most prestigious trophy by fans of European soccer teams. Every year, the final is one of the most-watched events in the world of sports. Find out more about the 2024 UCL final and how to bet on this exciting soccer tournament on our online sportsbook .

UEFA Champions League Final Schedule

Each season sees the return of the UEFA Champions League, Europe’s most prestigious club competition. It begins with the early qualifying rounds in the summer for teams that haven’t earned automatic qualification.

Top leagues have a set number of automatic qualification spots, with final league position affecting which teams qualify the following season and which will play in other competitions such as the Europa League . This ensures that the UCL always features the strongest teams in Europe.

The Champions League group stage then begins in September, and the top two teams in each group are entered into the draw for the knockout round in December. The first knockout games begin in February, with teams playing home and away fixtures to progress to the next stage.

Ultimately, the two strongest teams reach the final, which is held at the very end of the season. This season Real Madrid will be taking on Borussia Dortmund in the UCL final.

When & Where is the UCL Final?

The 2024 UCL final is held on June 1. It takes place in Wembley Stadium, London, England. Kickoff is at 3 pm ET.

This season, the Champions League final returns to Wembley Stadium in London, England . Often known as the home of football, it’s one of the most iconic stadiums in the world. Just four years ago, it hosted the final match of the Euro Championships and will now see yet more high-stakes soccer action.

This will be the first time the Champions League final has been played at Wembley since 2013, in a match that also featured Borussia Dortmund. That season, Dortmund lost the final to their Bundesliga rivals Bayern Munich, though they’ll be hoping for a better result this time around.

UEFA Champions League Betting Tips, Odds & Predictions

The Champions League is the most prestigious trophy available to European soccer clubs, and lifting the trophy is a historic moment that lives on with fans forever. Here, we’ll share some tips and predictions for this season’s final.

Real Madrid

Current finalists Real Madrid are the kings of the competition, having won it a record 14 times in their history. Incredibly, five of those wins have come in the last ten seasons. They’ll have another chance on June 1 to add to their tally, setting a new record in the process.

Real Madrid are definitely the most likely team to win judging by their squad and history in the competition, and the current betting odds reflect this. They beat Bayern Munich and current champions Manchester City to reach the final and have also secured La Liga for the 36th time this season.

If Real Madrid score early, they’ll be very difficult to beat. Players such as Toni Kroos will be essential for setting the tempo and controlling the game, while the likes of Jude Bellingham and Vinicius Junior provide a serious goal threat that will be difficult to stop.

Borussia Dortmund

Meanwhile, Borussia Dortmund have won the Champions League once in their history, lifting the trophy in the 1996-97 season. They also finished runners up in 2013 and while the odds are stacked against them, their fans will be hoping their team can get the job done this time.

Although Dortmund are the underdogs, it’s impossible to count them out until the final whistle goes. Not many experts gave them a chance to reach the final, but they knocked out Atletico Madrid in the quarterfinal stage and Paris Saint-Germain in the semifinals to book their tickets to Wembley.

Mats Hummels has been a key player for Dortmund in this Champions League campaign, rolling back the years to give several masterful defensive performances. He’ll have his work cut out for him this match. However, if Dortmund can keep a clean sheet late into the game, the pressure will build, and they could score a later winner from a counterattack.

Final Prediction

While Dortmund winning the final would be a fairytale ending and a great send-off for club legend Marco Reus, sports aren’t decided by which team has the best story. Real Madrid are the favorites for a reason. They have the best squad in the world right now and a winning mentality that makes them almost impossible to beat.

We predict Real Madrid to win the match, although we expect Borussia Dortmund will make it a closer game than many are expecting. The defense of Dortmund could make it a tense game to watch, and it may even be decided in overtime or penalties.

Final prediction: Real Madrid 2-1 after overtime

UCL Final Betting Tips

When betting on the Champions League, the form of each team should be used to decide on your picks. How have the teams performed in the knockout stages so far, and what’s their history in the competition?

An interesting stat to make note of is that the last four Champions League finals have all ended in a 1-0 scoreline. The final is usually a tense game, and it’s rare to see lots of goals. The last time over 2.5 goals were scored was in 2018, when Real Madrid beat Liverpool.

Additionally, it’s rare that matches are settled in overtime or by a penalty shootout. Only one final has been decided in overtime since 1992, and the last time the match went to penalties was the 2016 final. Both games featured Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid.

Types of Bets and How to Bet on the Champions League

Aside from betting on the result of the match, you should know that there are plenty of other markets to bet on, including the total number of goals, goal scorers, and various props . Here are some of the most popular bets on the Champions League final:

  • 1x2 – like a moneyline bet, this is a prediction of the result after 90 minutes plus added time (excludes overtime and penalties)

  • Who will win the final – a bet on which team will lift the trophy, includes overtime and penalties

  • Draw no bet – returns your stake if the match ends in a draw after 90 minutes and added time

  • Asian total – betting on the total number of goals scored

  • Asian handicap – betting on which team will win with a goal handicap or advantage applied

  • Double chance – a bet on two different outcomes

  • Winning method – which team will win and whether it will be in standard time, overtime or penalties

How to Bet on the UCL Final 2024

Betting on the UCL Final is incredibly simple. Just follow these steps to place your first bet:

  1. Create your account at and make a deposit

  2. Select soccer from the list of sports in the side menu

  3. Go to all view all and then scroll down to international clubs and select UEFA Champions League

  4. Alternatively, search for either club in the search bar and select the Champions League final

  5. Browse the different markets and choose one to add to your bet slip

  6. Enter your stake and confirm your bet to place.

  7. Watch the game live to see if you’re a winner!

You can also place multiple bets on a single betting slip by using our 'Bet Builder' function. This is an easy way to boost your odds on a specific fixture! Learn more with our same game multi betting guide .

Live Stream Champions League Online

Thanks to Stake, you can now enjoy a quality live stream of the Champions League online. All you have to do is create an account, make sure you have available funds and then find the Champions League final match from the homepage. You’ll be able to catch the whole game online and place live bets with no need to pay an expensive cable TV subscription.

Bet on Soccer and Football with Best Odds at Stake Sportsbook

Stake Sportsbook is the best place to enjoy the 2024 UCL Final. You can tune in live and catch all the action as it happens, and there are more than 80 betting markets on the game to choose from. Whichever team you think will win, sign up now, follow our responsible betting guidelines and place your bets.