Ace Football team offers the Champions League round 2 match preview for RB Leipzig and Manchester City 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 City swing over to Red Bull Arena Leipzig on Wednesday to face RB Leipzig in a round 2 Group G match in the Champions League.
Form: RB Leipzig vs Manchester City
RB Leipzig Form
RB Leipzig seem well-prepared to face any opponent at the moment. In their last 3 matches, they earned 7 points. They won 0-1 against B. M’gladbach and 2-3 against Wehen Wiesbaden. Their winning streak ended in a 2-2 draw against Bayern Munich. In the Champions League, RB Leipzig won half of their last six home matches and drew two. They suffered one defeat, scored 12 goals, and conceded 11 goals.
Manchester City Form
Manchester City have only one win in their last three matches, as they did beat Nottingham Forest by 2-0. Disappointment followed, going down 1-0 against Newcastle, and 2-1 against Wolverhampton. Manchester City only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the Champions League. In these six matches, they drew five and lost zero as well as being outscored by three goals to seven.
Betting stats for RB Leipzig and Manchester City
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that RB Leipzig and Manchester City played across all tournaments.
- RB Leipzig have scored in 34 of the last 36 home matches
- RB Leipzig have won 8 of the last 9 matches while scoring more than 2.5 goals
- RB Leipzig have won the last 5 home matches in a row while scoring more than 2.5 goals
- In the last 9 RB Leipzig matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- RB Leipzig have won 8 of the last 9 matches and the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Manchester City have scored in 38 of the last 39 matches
- Manchester City have not lost 17 of the last 18 away matches
- In 10 of the last 11 Manchester City matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Manchester City have won 11 of the last 13 matches
- Manchester City have scored in 17 of the last 18 away matches
Players under the radar: RB Leipzig vs Manchester City
Look no further than Timo Werner, when searching for a marksman currently in good shape. He hit the target twice lately for RB Leipzig in the Champions League, while Bernardo Silva managed three goals in the last half dozen matches for Manchester City in this tournament. No doubt, both are looking to add to their total once again.
Popular markets: RB Leipzig vs Manchester City
RB Leipzig won seven of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, drawing two and losing one as well. Manchester City won six from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew one and lost three in this run. RB Leipzig didn’t lose any of their previous seven matches, nor their last seven at home.
Both teams to score
RB Leipzig scored the first goal of the game an impressive eight times out of the last ten games. Manchester City scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. RB Leipzig were able to win five of their matches last 10 matches without conceding a goal.
There were over 2.5 goals scored in nine of RB Leipzig’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 2.8 goals during this run. In the previous ten matches for Manchester City, betting on over 2.5 goals turned out to be a winning bet in six of them. On average, Manchester City scored 2.1 times goals per game.
Betting prediction: RB Leipzig vs Manchester City
In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between RB Leipzig and Manchester City. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.