BARCELONA already have their first silverware of the season safely tucked away in the trophy cabinet and today they kick off their La Liga title defence at home to Real Betis.
Luis Enrique’s men, who completed a cruise to victory over Sevilla in the Spanish Super Cup on Wednesday, are short of central defenders for this curtain-raiser but their embarrassment of riches in forward areas should see a straightforward win and they’re 4-9 at Coral to be leading at half-time and full-time.
In France, Nantes host Monaco whose minds will be wandering to their crunch Champions League qualifier second leg against Villarreal next midweek.
Monaco are set to rest several key men tonight and could even field a completely different back four from last week’s domestic draw with Guingamp. Nantes began their season with a solid win at new boys Dijon and on home soil are worth a look at 4-5 with Unibet in the draw no bet market against a makeshift visiting side.
Completing the treble are Dutch champs at PSV (8-15, William Hill), going for a fourth straight win against a Zwolle side thumped 3-0 at home by promoted Sparta Rotterdam last week.
Also in Holland, Roda and Vitesse have a 100% per cent record of both teams scoring from their two fixtures so far this season and same again today pays 8-13 at 188bet.
Add the Ligue Un clash of Toulouse v Bordeaux at 42-41 with Unibet. Toulouse scored in 17 of their 19 home league games last term and Bordeaux come into this one on a high after an impressive opening 3-2 win over St Etienne.
They’re at home to Espanyol, now bossed by ex-Watford gaffer Quique Sanchez Flores, who has beefed up the Catalans’ attacking options with the siginings of Leo Baptistao, Pablo Piatti and former Sevilla favourite Jose Antonio Reyes, so both teams to score has a chance at 13-15 with 188bet.
Nantes draw no bet (4pm)
Barcelona HT-FT (5.15pm)
Euro Btts Treble
Roda v Vitesse (5.30pm)
Toulouse v Bordeaux (7pm)
Sevilla v Espanyol (9.15pm)