Odds shown as:

Europa League Tips: Latest winner prices and our best bets

Leicester City kept a clean sheet in all three of their home games in the group phase and are 12/1 to lift this season's trophy
Leicester City kept a clean sheet in all three of their home games in the group phase and are 12/1 to lift this season's trophy

The Europa League returns on Thursday and after the draw was made for the last 32 back in December, Tottenham were clear favourites to win the tournament priced at 5/1. Since then their form has dipped dramatically in the Premier League with Jose Mourinho’s side slipping from 1st down to ninth in the table.

Two months on, there is now a new favourite at the head of the Europa League Winner market. We’ve listed all the prices for this year's renewal below along with our football tips and who we think will lift the trophy, as well as a few key statistics over recent years.

Venue Changes

With the global pandemic still an ongoing issue there are several fixtures that are being played in different countries due to travel restrictions and quarantine periods. We’ve listed those that have been announced so far below.

  • 18 February, Molde vs Hoffenheim - To be played in Villarreal, Spain.
  • 18 February, Real Sociedad vs Manchester United - To be played in Turin, Italy.
  • 18 February, Benfica vs Arsenal - To be played in Rome, Italy.
  • 18 February, Wolfsberger vs Tottenham - To be played in Budapest, Hungary
  • 25 February, Arsenal vs Benfica, To be played in Piraeus, Greece

Odds to win the tournament

As mentioned above there is now a new favourite with some bookmakers for the Europa League to when the draw was made for the last 32. After some good form in recent months in the Premier League, Manchester United are now 5/1 with Paddy Power to win the tournament, with the final scheduled to be played in Gdansk, Poland.

Europa League Winner Odds

So let’s look at the prices for the English sides left in the competition. Manchester United (5/1 favourites) have been drawn against Real Sociedad in the round of 32 after failing to progress from their Champions League group. With United looking ever more likely to finish inside the top-four in the Premier League I don’t think there will be a ‘need’ as such to win this tournament in order to qualify for next season's Champions League. One worrying statistic for those thinking of backing United, though, is that they have failed to beat Spanish opposition in their last nine matches, a run that stretches back to 2017 when they overcame Celta Vigo in this competition.

Spurs (6/1) have lost four of their last five league games and were dumped out of the FA Cup after extra time by Everton last week. Jose Mourinho does have a League Cup final to look forward to but with his side currently down in ninth position, winning the Europa League is looking like their most likely way of trying to get into next season’s Champions League. Spurs have been handed a generous tie against Austrian side Wolfsberger AC, in which they should progress easily. With a manager that has proven pedigree in this competition we fancy Spurs to go deep into the tournament, however at 6/1 they are still a little short in our eyes.

Arsenal are currently priced at 9/1 after qualifying for the knockout stages via a notably weak group that included Dundalk, Rapid Vienna and Molde. Mikel Arteta’s side have been handed a tricky draw in Benfica and have not been helped by both legs having to be played in different countries due to Covid-19. Again the likelihood is that Arsenal will miss out on a place inside the top-four in the Premier League which could lead to them putting extra emphasis on this competition in the latter stages of the season. 

Europa League Betting

Leicester City, 12/1, cruised through their group, with the highlight being an emphatic 4-0 over Braga. Brendan Rodgers has impressive squad depth in his current crop and for the second season in a row they have cemented themselves in the top-four league places. I think the Foxes can go one better this season and finish in the Champions League places but I also think they will be a real force in the latter stages of this season’s Europa League. With Slavia Prague the opponents on the menu, we fancy Leicester to progress quite easily and based on their league form it would be no surprise to see them go deep.

How many Europa League winners had exited the Champions League that season?

It’s worth remembering that certain sides who remain in the competition find themselves here after failing to qualify for the latter stages of the Champions League. We’ve had a look back at recent winners and in the last 20 runnings of this tournament and seven of those have been won by a team who have dropped out of the Champions League. Of those most recent 20 finals, 14 have featured a side to have via the UCL.

Selections 

Despite not being one of the most prestigious names left in the tournament, at 12/1 with some firms Leicester City make some appeal. With a fantastic coach at the helm and a well balanced improving squad, we think Leicester can outperform their odds. Arsenal and Spurs are considerably shorter prices than the Foxes which does look a little wrong in our opinion. Slavia Prague should be no match for the East Midlands side in the round of 32 with Jamie Vardy and James Maddison bang in form. Leicester have beaten Manchester City, Liverpool, Spurs and Chelsea this season, all by at least two goals! They have the ability to give any side above them in the market a serious challenge and 12/1 each-way looks generous. 

Bayer Leverkusen also catch the eye at 16/1. When the draw was made for the last 32 Peter Bosz’s Leverkusen were unbeaten in the German Bundesliga with eight wins and three draws from their first eleven games. Since then their form has dipped, but a win over Dortmund last month proved they have still got big performances in them. After losing Kai Havertz last season, Leverkusen have coped well. They have a last 32 tie with Swiss outfit Young Boys which will not be an easy task, but one which they should be more than capable of overcoming. Again I’d be leaning towards taking the each-way on this selection meaning a payout at half odds should they reach the final. 

Free Betting Offers
Advert Disclaimer
Bettingodds.com is a free online resource which endeavour to provide helpful and useful content and odds comparison to its visitors. Please be advised that Bettingodds.com accepts affiliate commission from the companies appearing on the site, and agreed commission levels impact the location and order in which the companies (and/or their products) are presented on the website. Any ratings that appear on this site is determined by our subjective opinion of the brand but also based on market share and reputation, each brand's conversion rates, commission paid to us and general consumer interest. Company listings on this page don't imply our endorsement. We do not feature all providers on the market. Except as expressly set forth in our terms and conditions, all statements and warranties regarding the information presented on this page are disclaimed. The information, including odds, which appear on this site is subject to change at any time.
Welcome Offer
#AD Bet £10 & Get £50 in Free Bets for new customers at bet365. Min deposit requirement. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits and are available for use upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply.
Bet £10 Get £20 In Free Bets + £10 Casino Bonus
#AD New UK customers (Excluding NI) mobile only. £30 in FREE Bets (FB) as £20 in sports bets & a £10 casino bonus (CB). Min stake £10. Min odds Evs. FB applied on 1st settlement of any qualifying bet. FB 7 day expiry. 1 FB offer per customer, household & IP address only. Payment restrictions. 14 days to accept £10 CB, then active for 3 days. CB 5x wagering & max redeemable £100. Game restrictions apply. Cashed out/Free Bets won’t apply. 30 days to qualify. 18+. T&C's Apply. **18+. Prices subject to fluctuation and availability.  T&Cs apply
Bet £10 Get £30 In Free Bets
#AD 18+. Play Safe. New customers using Promo code R30 only, Min £10/€10 stake,  min odds 1/2, free bets paid as 3 x £10/€10, free bets credited after settlement of first qualifying bet, free bets will expire 30 days after the qualifying bet is placed, payment method/player/country restrictions apply.
Bet £10 get £30 in Free Bets
#AD New customers on mobile only. 7 days to claim and stake £10 minimum bet at odds of 1.5 or greater to qualify. Free, void, cashed out or partially cashed out bets do not qualify. Max 3x £10 free bets credited on bet settlement. Free bets must be used on 4 or more selections with selection odds of 1.3 or greater. Free bets are non-withdrawable, and stake not returned with winnings. 7 day expiry. 18+BeGambleAware.org. T&Cs apply.
£30 Matched Free Bet if Your First Acca Loses + 50 Bonus Spins
#AD New UK customers only. Min Deposit: £5. Maximum Free Bet: £30. First bet on a Football or Horse Racing multiple with 3+ selections. Overall odds: 3.00 (2/1) or higher. Free Bets available upon settlement of the qualifying bet. This is offer is valid for 7 days from your new account being registered. 50 Bonus Spins credited on placement of qualifying Acca bet.50x bonus wagering applies as do weighting requirements, bonus Spins only available on selected games and expires 7 days after being awarded. Debit card deposits only (exclusions apply). 18+. BeGambleAware.org. Bet The Responsible Way. Full terms apply
Bet £20 & Get It Back As Cash If It Loses
#AD New customers only. Place your FIRST bet on any market at odds of min 2.0 (EVS) and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £20. Only deposits made using cards will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply, 18+ begambleaware.org
Bet £10 & Get £30 In Free Bets
#AD 18+ New Customer offer. Place a min £10 bet on the Sportsbook on odds of min 1/2 (1.5), get £30 in Free Bets. Rewards valid for 30 days. SMS verification required. Only deposits via cards will qualify. T&Cs apply. Please Gamble Responsibly.
Money back As A Bonus Up To £40 If Your First Bet Loses + £10 Casino
#AD 18+ begambleaware.org. New customers only. Min deposit £10. Money back as bonus if first sports bet loses. Wagering requirements: sportsbook 3x at min. odds of 1.40 (2/5), casino 50x. Unless forfeited the sportsbook bonus must be wagered before using the casino bonus. Bonus expires 7 days after opt-in. Visit Unibet.co.uk for full T&C's.
Bet £10 Get £30 In Free Bets + 100 Free Spins
#AD 18+ New customers only. Opt in, bet £10 at odds 2.00+ within 7 days, no cashout. Get 3x £10 Free Bets, set events at odds 2.00+. Plus 100 Free Spins on Big Bass Bonanza, no wagering. Free Bets and Spins expire in 7 days. Card payments only. T&Cs apply. Please gamble responsibly.
Double the odds, any sport, any bet, any odds!
#AD 18+ begambleaware.org Only valid for new registrations to Grosvenor Existing members do not qualify, Bet must be placed using real money in combination with the Odds Boost Token, Offer applies to Sport bets only. Max stake is £10. Each way bets are a maximum of £5 each way (£10 total). Customers have 60 days after registration to use the Odds Boost token. T&Cs apply.
100% Profit Boost up to £100 (Mobile Only)
#AD New UK customers only. Claim by placing a min deposit £10 via "My Offers" page within 30 days. Skrill/Neteller deposits excluded. 7 days to stake max £10 in-play. Max. extra winnings £100.T&C's apply, 18+ begambleaware.org
Bet £10 Get £10 In Free Bets (APP Only)
#AD New UK, IE & Malta customers only. Min £10/€10 first deposit using Debit Card. Place a bet of £10 at min odds of 1.5. Free bets expire in 90 days. Full T&Cs apply.  18+. BeGambleAware.org, T&Cs apply.
Bet £25 get £50 In Bonuses
#AD Place a qualifying £25 fixed odds bet at odds of 1/2 or greater and get £50 in bonuses 5 x £5 free fixed odds bets, 4 x free £5 spread bets + 50 free spins on Starburst. Qualifying bet cannot be placed in-play or cashed out early. T&Cs Apply. 18+ begambleaware.org
Bet £10 Get £40 in Bonuses
#AD New 18+ UK customers only. Register using the promo code WELCOME40, deposit and place first bet of £10+ on Sports (cumulative Evens+) within 7 days of registration. First bet must be on Sports. £30 in Free Bets and £10 in Free Spins (50x20p) credited within 10 hours of bet settlement. Free Bet stakes are not included in any returns. Bonuses have a 7-day expiry. Payment restrictions apply. SMS verification and/or Proof of I.D and address may be required. Full T&Cs apply.
Bet £10 get £15
#AD New customers only. 18+ begambleaware.org 1st Deposit, Min Deposit: £10, max £15 bonus, valid for 14 days, bets must be placed at a min. odds of 1/1 (2.00) or greater and be settled within 14 days of placement.T&C's apply.
Bet £10 get £10
#AD 18+ begambleaware.org, Welcome Bonus: This offer is for new customers only and is available once per household. Max. FreeBet amount: £10 Minimum Deposit and wagering on sport to activate the Free Bet is: £10 void/cancelled or cashed out bets do not count towards wagering to activate the free bet. Offer valid only to customers making a first deposit of £10 or more. T&Cs apply.
Bet £10 get £20
#AD New customers only, welcome bonus: 1st deposit, min deposit: £10, max £20 free bet valid for 14 days, bets must be placed at odds of 1/1 or greater and be settled within 14 days of placement. system bets are not eligible. Neteller, Skrill, and PayPal are not eligible. , 18+ begambleaware.org
50% Up To £50 Welcome Bonus
#AD 18+ begambleaware.org; New bettors get 50% of deposit up to £50; Once per household; Min deposit £15 (no Skrill/Neteller); Wager a total of 8 times deposit + bonus, with max qualifying bet stake equal to your initial bonus amount; Bonus expires after 60 days; Min odds of 4/5 on singles, or 2/5 per leg for acca; Some bet types excluded; See full terms.
Bet £10 & Get £30 In Free Bets + £10 Bonus
#AD Promo code: 30FB • Min deposit £10 • A qualifying bet is a ‘real money’ stake of at least £10 • Min odds 1/2 (1.50) • Free Bets credited upon qualifying bet settlement and expire after 7 days • Free Bet stakes not included in returns • Casino Bonus must be claimed within 7 days and expires after 14 days • To withdraw any winnings from the Casino Bonus, wager the Bonus amount 40 times within 14 days • Withdrawal restrictions, payment methods, country & Full T&Cs apply. 18+ & Begambleaware
£35 Free Bet + 10 Free Spins
If your account has Sportsbook losses at the end of your first day's betting, QuinnBet will refund 50% of your losses as a Free Bet up to £35 (min 3 bets) Plus 10 Free Spins. Even if your account is up, you're guaranteed a £5 Free Bet Plus 10 Free Spins provided you place at least 1 bet of £10 or greater at the minimum odds. T&Cs apply | 18+ New UK Customers Only | BeGambleAware.org