2009 Shakhtar Donetsk vs Werder Bremen UEFA Cup Final betting tips
Werder Bremen the very slight favourite?
Popular UK bookmaker William Hill has listed Werder Bremen as the very slight favourite to win the 2009 UEFA Cup over Ukraine`s Shakhtar Donetsk in Istanbul this Wednesday, Betting Choice reported.
Werder are listed at 13/8 compared to Donetsk`s 7/4. The draw is available at 21/10 and extra time here is not ruled out, especially if Shakhtar can maintain the defensive solidity that`s carried them to the final.
The most likely correct score is a 1-1 draw at 6/1. A 1-0 margin to Bremen would pay out at 8/1 compared to Shakhtar`s 1-0 which pays 9/1. This one will likely be tight, especially in the first half. 0-0 at half-time is a very plausible bet.
For the record, Luiz Adriano and Claudio Pizarro both share the same 2/1 price for anytime goalscorer. Neither of those are particularly good bets. According to Betting Choice, the first goal is going to come from a defensive mistake more than stellar attacking play.