Ace Football team offers the Champions League round 1 match preview for Bayern Munich and Manchester United who meet up on Wednesday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.
Manchester United begin their Champions League title challenge on Wednesday away to Bayern Munich for an opening day Group A encounter at the Allianz Arena.
Form: Bayern Munich vs Manchester United
Bayern Munich Form
Bayern Munich look well suited to take on any opponent presently, as their last three matches saw them gain seven points. They ran out 3-1 and 1-2 against Augsburg and B. M’gladbach respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against Bayer Leverkusen, who claimed a point in a 2-2 draw. Bayern Munich managed a strong return of four wins from their previous six matches on home soil in the Champions League, where they also drew twice and lost none. They scored 13 goals and conceded two times.
Manchester United Form
Manchester United have been a bit bleak in their last three matches, although it started with a 3-2 win against Nottingham Forest. Unable to follow that up, they went down 3-1 against Arsenal, before handing over all three points in a 1-3 defeat against Brighton. Manchester United only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the Champions League. In these six matches, they drew two and lost three as well as being outscored by ten goals to nine.
Betting stats for Bayern Munich and Manchester United
Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that Bayern Munich and Manchester United played across all tournaments.
- Bayern Munich have scored in 48 of the last 50 home matches
- Bayern Munich have scored in 46 of the last 48 matches
- In 12 of the last 13 Bayern Munich matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 7 of the last 8 Bayern Munich home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Bayern Munich have won 8 of the last 10 matches
- Manchester United have scored in 14 of the last 16 matches
- In 9 of the last 11 Manchester United away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Manchester United have lost 4 of the last 5 away matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- Manchester United have conceded in 8 of the last 9 matches
- Manchester United have conceded in 7 of the last 8 away matches
Players on top: Bayern Munich vs Manchester United
Harry Kane is showing good form for Bayern Munich, scoring four goals in their last five matches for Bayern Munich. All eyes will be on Marcus Rashford for Manchester United, having scored twice in his past six games.
Betting markets: Bayern Munich vs Manchester United
Bayern Munich have not lost to Manchester United in four consecutive home meetings. Bayern Munich racked up six wins from a possible 10 at Allianz Arena, drew one and lost three. Manchester United won two of their previous 10 away, drew two and lost six times.
Both teams to score
Bayern Munich have scored in four consecutive meetings with Manchester United. Of the previous 10 outings, Bayern Munich scored the opening goal five times, whereas their opponents were first on target in three of their last 10 games.
Bayern Munich scored an average of 4.8 goals in the past ten matches at Allianz Arena and over 2.5 goals came out nine times. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Manchester United, who managed to score 1.3 times in those matches. Bayern Munich’s last seven matches had more than three goals. Manchester United’s last three matches had more than three goals.
Bayern Munich vs Manchester United Prediction
In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this Bayern Munich vs Manchester United game. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.