Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the Champions League round 6 game between Real Madrid and Celtic and offer team news, fixture history and the best betting suggestions for the match.
Real Madrid welcome Celtic to the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday for their final game of Group F in the Champions League. The title holders are expected to pull out all the stops to get a badly needed three points in Spain to finish top of their group, with second-placed Leipzig, who will play Shakhtar Donetsk on the same day, just a point behind.
Position in the Champions League table: Real Madrid vs Celtic
The current standings in Group F show us how Real Madrid and Celtic have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 6 clash on Wednesday.
Latest form and fixture history of Real Madrid against Celtic
Real Madrid paddling along
Results have been pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Real Madrid, who have performed more or less according to expectations. Real Madrid added four points to the standings in their previous three matches, where they first beat Sevilla 3-1. They were then defeated 3-2 against RB Leipzig, before drawing 1-1 against Girona.
Celtic on a roll
Celtic will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. Celtic are unbeaten in their last three matches, first beating Hearts by 3-4. This was followed by a 1-1 with Shakhtar Donetsk and a 0-3 win against Livingston.
Latest games between Real Madrid and Celtic
The last time the two teams faced off against each other, Real Madrid came away as 0-3 winners. It was a match played at Celtic Park back in September 2022 in the Champions League. This time round, betting on Celtic will get you odds 9.00, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with an 11% chance of three points at the Bernabeu. You can get a price of 1.25, should you wish to add Real Madrid to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.
Betting stats and facts for Real Madrid and Celtic
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on stats from the last couple of games that Real Madrid and Celtic played across all tournaments.
- Real Madrid have scored in the last 19 matches in a row
- Real Madrid have not lost 22 of the last 24 matches
- Real Madrid have not lost the last 10 home matches in a row
- Real Madrid have scored in the last 10 home matches in a row
- Real Madrid have won 8 of the last 9 home matches
- Celtic have not lost 18 of the last 20 away matches
- Celtic have scored in 18 of the last 19 away matches
- In 6 of the last 8 matches Celtic played, both teams scored
- Celtic have conceded in 10 of the last 11 matches
- In 5 of the last 7 away matches Celtic played, both teams scored
The standings of the top-scoring players in the last 6 matches in the Champions League show that Real Madrid might be relying on an in-form Vinicius Junior when it comes to scoring in the upcoming match. On the other side, James Forrest has been one of the decisive players from Celtic recently. Both players are expected to be dangerous and difficult to stop in Spain.
Best betting tips: Real Madrid vs Celtic
In conclusion, we present betting tips for this game between Real Madrid and Celtic, which are based on the above-mentioned stats and facts. Besides the main prediction for this match, we have some low and high-risk alternatives as well.