Champions League betting preview: Bayern Munich v Barcelona
Bayern Munich host Barcelona tonight in a heavyweight Champions League semi-final clash.
The European giants meet in the last four first leg tie at the Allianz Arena, with the winner set to meet either Real Madrid or Borussia Dortmund in the showpiece final.
Bayern, who have only lost once in the German league all season, reached the semi-final stage via a 4-0 aggregate win over Italian side Juventus in the previous round.
Barcelona, who have won 27 of their 32 Spanish league fixtures this campaign, overcame French club Paris Saint-Germain on the away goals rule following a 3-3 aggregate draw in their quarter-final clash.
Online bookmakers Bwin make Bayern 1.95 favourites to win the match, with Barcelona available at 3.6. The draw is also priced at 3.6.
Barca forward Lionel Messi is 4.5 favourite to score the first goal, ahead of Bayern striker Mario Gomez at 5.5.
Bookmakers Titan Bet are offering odds of 8.5 on a 1-0 Bayern win, while a 2-1 Barcelona victory can be backed at 10.