After what has seemed like an eternity, football is well and truly back.
International sport was decimated from March to June due to the enormity of the COVID 19 pandemic, but now the 2019/20 European football season is set to resume.
And here at Freebets.com we’ve got the lowdown on all the latest odds and free bets for the big European leagues – from the Premier League to La Liga to Serie
The German Bungesliga paved the way when it returned to action in mid-May and now it’s time for Spain’s La Liga on June 11,
The English Premier League on June 17, Championship on June 20 and Serie A in Italy on June 22 to all return to action.
Across the continent games will be played behind closed doors and strict social distancing measures are in place to ensure player safety.
In addition, major cup competitions across Europe are also set to resume, including the FA Cup and the remainder of the Champions League.
So far, the ‘ghost games’ have yielded some unpredictable results, with more away wins being registered – potentially due to the lack of fans in the stadium, willing the home team on.
And with so much football still to be played, we’ve got you covered all the.
Latest Football Betting Odds for Today
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The Premier League’s ‘Project Restart’ looks to be finally coming to fruition with the league set to resume on June 17, 2020 with a bumper fixture: Man City v Arsenal, as well Aston Villa v Sheffield United.
All games will be played behind closed doors and some fixtures will take place at neutral venues.
Liverpool – who face Everton on the first weekend – have all but wrapped up their maiden Premier League title and will be returning to action with a 25-point lead.
Whilst the title looks to be sewn up, the race for a top 4 finish is far tighter.
Manchester City look well set to finish second, whilst Leicester City, Chelsea, Manchester United and Wolves are all battling it out for a Champions League place next season
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Germany’s Bundesliga was the first of the major European leagues to return, having recommenced on May 16, 2020.
Despite empty stadiums and unfamiliar surroundings, the Bundesliga has made compelling viewing, with the season set to finish on June 27, 2020.
With 4 game weeks remaining, Bayern Munich look to have the title wrapped up, having won all their games since the season restart.
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Bundesliga Top 4 Finish Odds:
With so few games remaining, it is very much now or never for the teams at the bottom of the table.
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Spain was one of the country’s most heavily affected by the COVID 19 crisis and the return of top-flight football will surely boost morale in the country.
There are 11 game weeks still to be completed in La Liga, with fixtures set to return on June 11, 2020 and finish on July 19, 2020.
Old foes Barcelona and Real Madrid are once more locked in a title race, with only 2 points between them.
La Liga Outright Winner Odds:
With just 5 points separating the teams placed between 3rd and 7th, the race for Champions League football next season promises to be fascinating.
La Liga Top 4 Finish Odds:
There are 11 La Liga game weeks remaining, giving sides plenty of time to manufacture a route to safety, but three teams must go down.
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The COVID 19 crisis gripped Italy far earlier than some of their European counterparts.
As a result, there are 12 rounds of Serie A fixtures still to be played, with matches set to return on June 20 and finish on August 2, 2020.
Juventus have reigned supreme in Italy in recent years, winning every Serie A title since 2012 but they look set for a battle this season with Lazio.
Serie A Outright Winner Odds:
The chasing pack sit a further 8 points back, with 3 teams seemingly battling it out for 2 places.
Serie A Top 4 Finish Odds:
With three teams set to go down and Brescia and Spal cut well adrift, the 5 teams placed 13th to 18th, have only 3 points separating them.
Serie A Relegation Odds:
With the Premier League announcing their restart, the Championship quickly followed suit.
There are plenty of sides chasing promotion to the promised land and with 9 rounds of fixtures still to be played, there is a huge amount at stake.
The Championship season will resume on June 20 and the regular season is set to finish on July 22, 2020, with the play-offs to follow.
As always, the top two teams will achieve promotion automatically from the Championship.
Championship Automatic Promotion Odds:
The teams that finish between 3rd and 6th will face off in the play-offs, with the victors also gaining promotion to the Premier League.
Championship – To Make the Play-offs Odds:
The battle for survival in the Championship is tight too, with only 8 points separating the bottom 8 teams.
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Other European Leagues & Cups
Whilst most of the major European leagues have returned to action, not all have.
Ligue 1 in France, the Scottish Premiership and Eredivisie in the Netherlands have all cancelled their seasons.
Some leagues have already resumed with the Portuguese Primeira Liga set to go down to the wire, with Benfica and Porto level on points with just 9 games to play.
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In England, the FA Cup is set to resume from the quarter final stages, with the next round of fixtures due to take place on June 27, 2020.
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The Champions League is also yet to be completed, and whilst the dates and venues are yet to be confirmed, UEFA have stated their intention to ensure the competition is finalised this summer.