The new season of the Spanish top football tier should be thrilling with Real Madrid and Barcelona looking to win the league after Atlético Madrid had the chance to win the title ahead of the two European greats last season.
La Liga 21/22 Champions League Challengers Betting Tips
If the winner of La Liga this season is likely to be one of Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atlético Madrid, who are their other rivals for the title that you should consider betting on?
2021/22 La Liga Underdogs
To be honest and according to our La Liga 21/22 betting guide writers, probably no one. However, Sevilla is a smart club and Villarealare looking strong so either would certainly be worth a bet to qualify for the Champions League.
Valencia will be looking for a place with La Liga elite after their disappointing 13th place finish last season but with their financial troubles, that looks unlikely.
For Spanish football teams such as Real Mallorca, Espanyol, Cádiz and Elche it is probably more about survival. Tough though it is to say it, these clubs might be worth a bet for relegation from La Liga 2021/22.
Winner Outright Odds For La Liga 21/22
The bookmakers reckon it will be incredibly close in the race to win La Liga this season.
Bookmakers such as Bet365 (be sure to use the great welcome offer we have negotiated for you to bet) have Barça and Real Madrid as joint favourites to come first in La Liga 2021/2. The odds on offer for the two giants are currently 6/4.
As the main betting tips in our La Liga 21/22 betting guide we pick FC Barcelona as chronicle favourite to win the Spanish football league.
Other bookies such as William Hill make Barcelona slight favourites to win La Liga 2021/2022.
Atlético Madrid are only just behind on 10/3 for the title.
The rest are on much longer odds to win the league. Sevilla are variously on 16/1 and 20/1 to win the league, while you can get odds as long as 50/1 on Real Sociedad.
Villareal are back on 66/1 for the title and as far out as 100/1 with some bookmakers.
Real Betis are 100/1 or more to win La Liga while Athletic Bilbao’s odds vary from 150/1 to 200/1.
Odds For Relegation From La Liga 2021/22
According to the bookies the two clubs in greatest danger of relegation from the top flight are Elche and Cádiz, followed by Levante, Osasuna, Espanyol and Getafe.
But Alavés, Mallorca, Granada and Valencia are also – looking at the odds – reckoned to be in the mix.
As ever in 21/22 La Liga, there is a massive gulf between the elite and the rest.
Transfer News Impacting La Liga Odds
Barcelona might be a staggering €1.2bn in debt, demanding their players take a wage freeze and struggling to find the money to tie Messi to a new contract, but it hasn’t stopped them going big in the transfer market.
They have done brilliantly to capture Sergio Agüero, Memphis Depay and Eric García for free (albeit on huge wages) and the underused Emerson for €9m.
Barcelona Summer 2021 Transfer Rumours
They are also signing Kays Ruiz-Atil and Jordi Escobar and are competing with Liverpool for Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches.
This should make Barça really strong, particularly if they can reach an agreement with Messi’s replacement.
Because of the transfer cap the club are struggling to register their new signings but that should be sorted by selling a number of players including Samuel Umtiti, Philippe Coutinho and Tottenham target Miralem Pjanic.
Real Madrid Transfer Rumours For La Liga 21/22 Season
For the Galacticos team, expectations are rocketing with the arrival of old favourite Carlo Ancelotti as manager, with many fans confident that their team can win La Liga for the 35th time.
However, a tape recording showing internal dissent (albeit much of it historic) is threatening to throw Real Madrid off course in their campaign to win La Liga 21/22.
Robert Lewandowski is open to moving to them but that is unlikely to be this close season. And Real Madrid look like being priced out of the market by Chelsea for Erling Haaland.
At least they could beat Barcelona to €50m rated Euros star Mikkel Damsgaard.
Atlético Madrid Transfer Rumours
Atlético have signed Rodrigo De Paul which could mean the departure of Saúl Ñíguez. João Félix is also interested in Manchester City. Unconfirmed rumours suggest Atlético could be in with a chance of getting back Antoine Griezmann, who has not had such a great time at Barcelona, who also need to cut costs.
Most Popular Bets For La Liga 21/22
If you are betting on a team to win the Spanish football title, EagleBet betting guide specialists think that Barcelona just has the edge. With the incredibly exciting talent they have already signed and the probability that they will secure another year or more with Messi (it’s clearly just a negotiation) we believe they have the strongest team.
Sure there are financial storms overhead but they have so much quality in their squad they can reduce costs without decimating the core of the first team. Atlético will push them close but might find it hard to keep hold of their best players.
Can Los Blancos Win La Liga 21/22?
With Real Madrid and their La Liga title hopes, we just fear the off-field problems engulfing the club – the latest leaked take has the club president branded a few club legends as “idiots” – could hit their chances and we would need better odds to bet on Real this time.
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