Champions League betting notes for Tuesday

Apr 1, 2013 |
European soccer's premier club football competition returns Tuesday and here are four points on each of Tuesday's quarterfinal first legs:

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Paris Saint-Germain v Barcelona (+400, +290, -133)

--PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been cleared by UEFA to play after getting his two-game Champions League suspension reduced. He has scored two goals and leads the competition with five assists.

--Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova will travel to Paris after receiving cancer treatment in the United States.

--PSG is tied for the best goal differential in the competition, with Juventus, scoring 17 goals and allowing four in eight Champions League games.

--Barcelona has been held scoreless only twice this season in all competitions. Both times coming in the Champions League against Benfica and AC Milan.

Bayern Munich v Juventus (-167, +300, +550)

--Both teams are well ahead of the pack in their domestic leagues. Juventus is nine points up on Napoli in Serie A; Bayern Munich is 20 points ahead of Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga.

--Despite not having a single player with 10 goals, Juventus is tied for second in Champions League scoring with 17 goals.

--Bayern Munich has scored 15 goals in its past five games.

--Juventus hasn't allowed a goal in the Champions League in 490 minutes.

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