Ace Football previews the Europa League semi-final between RB Leipzig and Rangers and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
RB Leipzig are highly favored by the bookmakers to claim a win on Thursday against Rangers in the first leg of their semi-final tie in the Europa League.
Latest form and previous Europa League encounters between RB Leipzig and Rangers
RB Leipzig look to bounce back
RB Leipzig are looking to bounce back from a recent setback and get back to winning ways. In their last three matches, they first took out Bayer Leverkusen by 1-0, before downing Union Berlin by 2-1. The winning streak came to an end against Union Berlin, who ran out 2-1 winners.
Rangers are on a roll
Rangers are in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last 3 matches on the bounce. St. Mirren got left behind in a 0-4 win, before Braga got hammered in a 2-1 victory. Motherwell was the most recent victim in a 1-3 win for the Gers.
Latest encounters between RB Leipzig and Rangers
The last time the pair played each other, RB Leipzig came away as 4-0 winners in a friendly back in January 2017. At the time of writing, the bookmakers are offering the following prices on this encounter: betting on Rangers will get you odds 9.50, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with an 11% chance of victory. You can get a price of 1.33, should you wish to add RB Leipzig to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.
Betting stats and facts for RB Leipzig and Rangers
Here are some facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between RB Leipzig and Rangers. The facts are based on stats from the recent games that the teams played out across all tournaments.
- RB Leipzig have not lost the last 13 matches in a row
- RB Leipzig have scored in 26 of the last 28 home matches
- RB Leipzig have drawn 4 of the last 5 home matches
- Rangers have scored in 38 of the last 40 matches
- Rangers have not lost 7 of the last 9 away matches
- Rangers have conceded in 5 of the last 6 matches
Players to watch in RB Leipzig vs Rangers
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Christopher Nkunku. He is one of the players from RB Leipzig who are in their best form. He managed to find the back of the net 3 times in his last 6 games, and will surely want to add some more goals against Rangers.
The visitors will be looking to in-form James Tavernier to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently.
Best tips for the match: RB Leipzig vs Rangers
To summarise, the upcoming match between RB Leipzig and Rangers appears to be a good chance to place some bets. Therefore, we have come up with the recommended betting suggestion for this game. However, we also present some lower and higher-risk alternatives.