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Champions League – PSG vs RB Leipzig: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Champions League match between PSG and RB Leipzig and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

Paris Saint-Germain play host to RB Leipzig at the Parc des Princes for another Champions League fixture on Tuesday night.

The Group A battle is beginning to take shape. PSG have stolen an early march on their rivals by taking first place, having managed four points from two games so far. They aim to extend their advantage in front of their home crowd on Tuesday.

As for Leipzig, it already looks like a make-or-break situation. The Red Bulls lost both of their first two games, leaving them without a point in fourth place. Unless they get points on board soon, an early exit from Europe is inevitable.

Our tip

Facts and figures for PSG vs RB Leipzig

  • PSG scored in the last 12 of 14 matches;
  • PSG conceded in the last 10 of 12 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in PSG’s last 5 of 7 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in PSG’s last 3 matches in the row.
  • RB Leipzig has lost the last 4 matches in a row;
  • RB Leipzig has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
  • RB Leipzig has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches when playing away;
  • RB Leipzig conceded in the last 11 of 13 matches.

Current form — PSG v. RB Leipzig

The Parisians continue to collect points

PSG will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. Mauricio Pochettino’s side are a bit back and forth at the moment, but at least mostly forth, as they beat Manchester City by 2-0. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 2-0 against Rennes, before claiming 3 points in a 2-1 win against Angers.

The Red Bulls continue to flounder

Results have been pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for RB Leipzig, who have performed more or less according to expectations. In their last 3 matches, Jesse Marsch’s side defeated VfL Bochum 3-0 before losing 2-1 to Slask. They drew 1-1 with SC Freiburg last time out.

According to the bookmakers, PSG are favourites to win. Betting on the away win will get you odds of 6.10, meaning the bookies think that RB Leipzig cannot be ruled entirely. For placing your bet on PSG, the best price at the time of writing is 1.57.

PSG v. RB Leipzig — fixture history

The last match between these two clubs was a Champions League match back in 24 November 2020 and saw PSG claim a 1-0 victory.

PSG enter the match against RB Leipzig with a 2-0-2 record in their previous 4 encounters in the Champions League. This amounts to a 50% winning ratio for PSG, with RB Leipzig victorious in 50% of the last 4 encounters.

Current table in the Champions League

Man of the Moment

While Neymar is out again, Lionel Messi is expected to return to the starting line-up. The former Barcelona man scored his first PSG goal in the last Champions League game against Manchester City and hopes to make it two in a row here.

Christopher Nkunku, on the other hand, has managed to hit the target 8 times in the last half dozen matches for RB Leipzig. It is probably safe to say that they will both be looking to add to his tally here once again.