Ajax and Benfica will square off in the second-leg of their Round of 16 clash in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday. It's all square after the first leg after the teams settled for a 2-2 draw in Lisbon. Ajax enters Tuesday's match having won three consecutive games across all competitions, while Benfica is unbeaten in its last seven outings. You can see what happens when you stream the match live on Paramount+.
Kickoff from Amsterdam ArenA is set for 4 p.m. ET. Caesars Sportsbook lists Ajax as the -255 favorite (risk $255 to win $100) on the 90-minute money line in its latest Ajax vs. Benfica odds, with Benfica the +625 underdog. A draw is priced at +410 and the over-under for total goals scored is 3.5. Tuesday's match will be streamed live on Paramount+ with their must-have Premium plan.
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How to watch Benfica vs. Ajax Ajax vs. Benfica date: Tuesday, March 15 Ajax vs. Benfica time: 4 p.m. ET Ajax vs. Benfica streaming: Paramount+ UEFA Champions League picks for Ajax vs. Benfica Before tuning into Tuesday's Champions League clash, you need to see the Ajax vs. Benfica picks from SportsLine's soccer insider Jon Eimer. Eimer is a high-volume bettor who has vast knowledge of leagues and players across the globe. Since joining SportsLine, Eimer has covered the English Premier League, Serie A, the FA Cup and much more. The Indiana-based handicapper compiled a winning record of 260-133-1 with over 90 units of profit for his community on various platforms over a recent two-month stretch.
For Ajax vs. Benfica, Eimer is expecting both teams to score at -185 odds. Ajax is one of the top scoring teams in all of Europe, having notched two or more goals in 13 of its last 15 games. Ajax recorded eight shots on target in the first leg while holding possession for 60 percent of the match. The Dutch side is led by forward Sébastien Haller, who has scored 11 goals in Champions League play this season.
Benfica, meanwhile, has scored at least one goal in its last 14 fixtures across all competitions. The Eagles recorded 17 shots in the first match against Ajax, and they'll be confident they can find the back of the net against a defense that has given up eight goals in its last five outings.
"Ajax has conceded more goals in their last three league games than their previous 20 games before that," Eimer told SportsLine. "While this team has no trouble scoring, they will have a hard time clean sheeting a Benfica side that has scored in 19 of its last 20 games across all competitions."
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Four teams punched their tickets to the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals last week and four more will do the same this week as the round of 16 second leg action returns on Tuesday and Wednesday. Liverpool, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Manchester City are all through to the next round, with more to join them in the coming days as giants look to avoid upsets and underdogs aim to crash the party. The slate is highlighted by Manchester United vs. Atletico Madrid on Tuesday, while the likes of Ajax, Chelsea and Juventus will look to get the job done at home and make it one step closer to the final.
Here's our predictions for each match and more:
Tuesday's broadcast schedule UEFA Champions League Today, 3 p.m. ET, Paramount+ Manchester United vs. Atletico Madrid, 4 p.m. ET, Paramount+ Ajax vs. Benfica, 4 p.m. ET, Paramount+ UEFA Champions League Post-Match Show, 6 p.m. ET, CBS Sports Network and Paramount+ Wednesday's broadcast schedule UEFA Champions League Today, 3 p.m. ET, Paramount+ Juventus vs. Villarreal, 4 p.m. ET, and Paramount+ Lille vs. Chelsea, 4 p.m. ET, Paramount+ UEFA Champions League Post-Match Show, 6 p.m. ET, CBS Sports Network and Paramount+