Champions League tips for October 18
FootyOn pick out Champions League tips for October 18 ahead of the latest third round of fixtures of the 2017/18 season’s group stage.
There are more British representatives in the latest European elite encounters on Wednesday night.
Following Tuesday’s action, Premier League sides Manchester United and Chelsea continue their respective group stage campaigns.
Meanwhile, Scottish champions Celtic have a daunting trip to Bayern Munich on their hands.
So, read on for our top Champions League tips for October 18…
LIVE on BT Sport Showcase and 2: Benfica v Man Utd (19:45)
Manchester United find themselves atop Group A after two wins from their opening games.
Victories over Basel and CSKA Moscow have set them up strongly at this early stage before contesting Benfica.
Against his former club, Jose Mourinho will be confident of earning another three points on the road in his native country.
Belgian frontman Romelu Lukaku has netted in their opening two European encounters, including a double in Russia.
The in-form forward will be key to success here once again for the travelling Red Devils.
Chosen bet: Romelu Lukaku to score two or more goals
Best price: 3/1 with Paddy Power
LIVE on BT Sport 3: Chelsea v Roma (19:45)
Premier League champions Chelsea are also in action against Serie A powerhouse Roma at Stamford Bridge.
The Blues sit two points ahead of their Italian rivals and a win would go a long way in securing top spot in Group C.
Antonio Conte’s side have lost back-to-back league outings, but have been superb in the Champions League so far.
The Londoners face a Giallorossi outfit who also enter on the back of a disappointing domestic defeat.
Chosen bet: Draw and both sides score
Best price: 17/4 with BetVictor
LIVE on BT Sport ESPN: Bayern Munich v Celtic (19:45)
Brendan Rodgers’ Scottish Premiership champions face a tough test at Bayern Munich next.
After a thumping by PSG, the Bhoys managed to produce an impressive performance to overcome Anderlecht on the road.
Although, the Bavarians represent a possible step too far after they bounced back from a poor previous run with a 5-0 win over Freiburg last time out.
Prolific Poland hitman Robert Lewandowski could be the main man behind Celtic’s demise here on German soil.
Chosen bet: Robert Lewandowski to score first goal
Best price: 21/10 with BetVictor
LIVE on BT Sport Extra 3: Juventus v Sporting Lisbon (19:45)
Dominant Italian champions Juventus need a strong result to overtake Sporting Lisbon in their standings.
A poor performance could see them slip further off the pace, particularly after some recent underwhelming form.
But the Old Lady should have enough to secure three points on home territory here.
Meanwhile, Sporting have struggled for goals of late as well.
Chosen bet: Juventus to win to nil
Best price: 6/5 with Paddy Power
LIVE on BT Sport Extra 2: Barcelona v Olympiakos (19:45)
Barcelona saw their nine-game winning streak ended in a draw with La Liga title rivals Atletico Madrid recently.
But the Spanish giants come up against an Olympiakos team that have prevailed in only one of their last six on all fronts.
The hosts should have too much firepower for their Greek opponents at the Nou Camp.
Chosen bet: Barcelona to win by four or more goals
Best price: 17/10 with Paddy Power