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Champions League: Manchester City vs RB Leipzig – Betting analysis

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Ace Football previews the Champions League round of 16 match between Manchester City and RB Leipzig and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Manchester City welcome RB Leipzig over to the Etihad Stadium for their second leg Champions League last-16 tie.

The two teams enter Tuesday’s game level on aggregate, having settled for a 1-1 draw in the opening leg on February 22.

Form: Manchester City vs RB Leipzig

Manchester City Form

Manchester City are enjoying their football currently with three wins on the bounce, and it began with a 0-3 win against Bristol City. They went on to beat Newcastle by 2-0, before also getting the better of Crystal Palace in a 0-1 victory. The Citizens won five of their last six Champions League matches at the Etihad Stadium, scoring 15 and conceding five along the way. They also drew once as they remained without defeat.

RB Leipzig Form

Results have been up and down for RB Leipzig, who beat Eintracht by 2-1. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 2-1 against B. Dortmund, before claiming three points in a 3-0 win against B. M’gladbach. The Red Bulls won three of a possible six away matches in the Champions League, as well as playing zero draws and suffering three defeats. They scored 16 while also conceding 11 times.

Betting facts for Manchester City and RB Leipzig

Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when betting on the upcoming match between Manchester City and RB Leipzig. The facts are based on the data from matches played across all tournaments.

  • Manchester City have scored in the last 29 home matches in a row
  • Manchester City have won 24 of the last 26 home matches
  • Manchester City have not lost 29 of the last 31 home matches
  • Manchester City have scored in 21 of the last 23 matches
  • Manchester City have won 4 of the last 5 home matches while scoring more than 2.5 goals
  • RB Leipzig have not lost 24 of the last 25 matches
  • RB Leipzig have scored in 24 of the last 25 matches
  • RB Leipzig have not lost the last 9 away matches in a row
  • In 7 of the last 9 matches RB Leipzig played, both teams scored
  • In 6 of the last 7 RB Leipzig away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5

In-form players: Manchester City vs RB Leipzig

When looking for in-form players to find the target, there are some interesting names popping up in both teams. Riyad Mahrez brings great form to the table, as he is now on three goals in six games. Surely, Manchester City will start him against RB Leipzig, who also have some appealing names to consider. Not least Andre Silva, who notched up three goals in his past six games.

Full-time result

Etihad Stadium saw eight wins for Manchester City in their last 10 here across all tournaments. They also drew one and lost one, while RB Leipzig won six of their 10 most recent outings on their travels, whilst drawing three and losing one. Manchester City have 4 wins on the bounce and have gone no less than 9 matches without defeat.

Both teams to score

Manchester City scored the first goal of the game an impressive nine times out of the last ten games. RB Leipzig scored the opening goal in seven of the last ten games. Manchester City have won-to-nil in 3 consecutive games. RB Leipzig managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches. Both teams scored in the last 3 consecutive meetings between Manchester City and RB Leipzig.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out four times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Manchester City, who scored an average of 1.9 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals appeared in eight of the last ten matches that RB Leipzig played across all tournaments. They scored 2.2 times on average in the process. Manchester City scored at least one goal in their last 8 matches on the spin.

The match between Manchester City and RB Leipzig should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this Champions League game.

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