Wednesday Feinting the Line picks from La Liga and Ligue 1: Levante vs Atletico Madrid and Marseille vs Nice
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Levante vs. Atletico Madrid | La Liga | 1:00 pm ET
THE PLAY: Atletico Madrid ML @ -118 | .5u
THE PLAY: Atletico Madrid -1 @ +164 | .25u
These plays are still widely available. Despite lines sticking steady, we see value in the road favorites, Atletico Madrid. We estimate Diego Simeone’s side collects three points at a 2.45% - 3.85% higher rate than a ML price of -118 implies (54.1%).
Marseille vs. Nice | Ligue One | 3:00 pm ET
THE PLAY: Nice ML @ +265 | .5u
The best price available for this play has shortened to +242 at Pinnacle. Accordingly, we have garnered a modest yet significant $.23 or (.23u) of closing line value on our ML bet. This price will likely slip until game time. In addition to the line movement, we are encouraged by high price variance amongst bookmakers. This play is available in most markets at +225 which is the highest price available bar Pinnacle.
Atletico Madrid ML @ -118 | .5u
Atletico Madrid -1 @ +164 | .25u
Nice ML @ +265 | .5u