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Rangers vs. Eintracht Frankfurt prediction, odds: Expert reveals 2022 Europa League final picks for May 18

One team will secure long-sought continental glory on Wednesday when Eintracht Frankfurt and Rangers square off in the 2022 UEFA Europa League final in Spain. Frankfurt has won a European trophy once in its history, taking home the 1979-80 Europa Cup. Rangers also have one continental title, and that came way back in the 1971-72 European Cup Winners’ Cup. The Gers have made the final four other times but fell short, most recently the 2007-08 UEFA Cup. Frankfurt’s only other final was in 1959-60, and it lost to eventual winner Chelsea in the 2018-19 semifinals. 

Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. ET in Seville, Spain. Caesars Sportsbook lists Frankfurt as the +129 favorite (risk $100 to win $129) on the 90-minute money line in the latest Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Rangers odds. Rangers is the +215 underdog, while a draw is priced at +230 and the over-under for total goals is 2.5. Before making any Rangers vs. Eintracht Frankfurt picks, you need to see what proven soccer insider Brandt Sutton has to say

Sutton, a former collegiate soccer player, has been SportsLine’s top soccer editor for nearly five years. He has followed soccer closely for much longer and factors in managerial tactics, projected lineups and past performances to make the most-informed decisions possible, keeping his finger on the pulse of the game all over the globe.  

Sutton has also been on a roll with his best bets, going 79-57 in his last 136 soccer picks, returning more than $1,500 for $100 bettors. He also is 7-2 on his Europa League picks since the start of March.

Now, Sutton has broken down Rangers vs. Eintracht Frankfurt from every angle, and just revealed his coveted picks and Europa League predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see his picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Rangers:

  • Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Rangers spread: Frankfurt -0.5 (+122)
  • Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Rangers over-under: 2.5 goals
  • Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Rangers money line: Frankfurt +129, Rangers +215, Draw +230
  • EF: Frankfurt has scored 20 goals and conceded 12 in its 12 UEL matches
  • RAN: Rangers has outscored opponents 21-14 in its 14 Europa League games

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Why you should back Eintracht Frankfurt 

Die Adler is 7-5-0 in the tournament, and they are trying to join Chelsea (2018-19) and Villarreal (2020-21) as the only teams to go unbeaten throughout Europa League play. Eintracht Frankfurt has already gotten past elite teams like Real Betis, Barcelona and West Ham United in the knockout stage. Frankfurt has scored in all 12 games in the competition, with Daichi Kamada leading the way with five Europa League goals. Rangers, meanwhile, have lost five games in the Europa League (6-3-5).    

Raphael Borre is the team’s top scorer in all competitions with 11 goals and also has six assists. Midfielder Filip Kostic is a key part of the attack and has set up 13 goals while scoring seven of his own. The Frankfurt attack should have no trouble getting on the board against a Rangers back line that has held foes scoreless just twice in the past 13 games. 

Why you should back Rangers

The Gers come in with huge confidence after pulling off a giant comeback against RB Leipzig. They were down 1-0 entering the second leg, only to pull off a rousing 3-1 win to advance to the final. RB Leipzig was the second Bundesliga side Rangers ousted from the tournament. It also eliminated Borussia Dortmund, which finished second in the league, 6-4 on aggregate in the knockout stage opener. Rangers have scored 23 goals in their past nine games overall.

Captain and defender James Tavernier has led the Scottish power’s run with a tournament-high seven goals. He has 16 in all competitions and has set up 15 from his spot on the right flank. Joe Aribo (eight goals, seven assists) and Ryan Kent (two goals, eight assists) also play key roles up top for Rangers, who had a plus-49 goal differential in Scottish Premier League play. Veteran goalkeeper Allan McGregor, 40, provides fiery leadership for a sturdy back line.

How to make Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Rangers picks

Sutton has scrutinized Rangers vs. Eintracht Frankfurt from all sides, and he is leaning over on the goal total. He also provides another confident best bet on the winner and has a full breakdown of the 2022 Europa League final. He’s only sharing his Europa League picks here.

So, who wins Rangers vs. Eintracht Frankfurt in Wednesday’s Europa League final? And where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see the best bets for Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Rangers, all from the expert who has been crushing his soccer picks, and find out. 

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