Our betting experts preview the Champions League match between Real Madrid and RB Leipzig and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Struggling RB Leipzig are most likely in for a tough assignment when going up against Real Madrid on Wednesday at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. With a string of mediocre performances, at best, it would be astounding to see the former take any point here.
The match on Wednesday has all the makings of a tight battle as Real Madrid and RB Leipzig look to bag a crucial three points in the process.
Position in the Champions League standings: Real Madrid vs RB Leipzig
The current standings in Group F show us how Real Madrid and RB Leipzig have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 2 clash on Wednesday.
Current form and previous Champions League encounters between Real Madrid and RB Leipzig
Real Madrid had convincing premiere
Real Madrid keep brushing aside all resistance adding more points to their tally last time out. Real Madrid swept all aside in their last three matches and started off by winning 2-1 against Real Betis. They went on to defeat Celtic 0-3 and made it three on the spin against Mallorca in a 4-1 victory.
RB Leipzig delivered blazing premiere
RB Leipzig go into this encounter hoping to turn a page, as performances in recent matches have been pretty scrappy. RB Leipzig collected one win from their last three matches, as Eintracht won by 4-0. Shakhtar Donetsk were too strong as well, winning 1-4, before RB Leipzig won 3-0 against B. Dortmund.
Fixture history: Real Madrid vs RB Leipzig
RB Leipzig don’t have any prior head-to-head records against Real Madrid with this being their first meeting in the Champions League.
Real Madrid vs RB Leipzig Stats
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 RB Leipzig played across all tournaments.
- Real Madrid have not lost 14 of the last 16 matches
- Real Madrid have won the last 7 matches in a row
- Real Madrid have not lost 8 of the last 9 home matches
- Real Madrid have scored in the last 8 matches in a row
- In 4 of the last 5 matches Real Madrid played, both teams scored
- RB Leipzig have scored in 26 of the last 28 away matches
- RB Leipzig have scored in 21 of the last 23 matches
- In 6 of the last 8 away matches RB Leipzig played, both teams scored
- RB Leipzig have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches
- RB Leipzig have not won 7 of the last 9 matches
Players to zoom in on in Real Madrid vs RB Leipzig
It is difficult to look past Vinicius Junior, when on the search for a marksman. He seems to be on a strong run as he hit the target five times in his last six games for Real Madrid. Christopher Nkunku has managed to score three 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 their total here once again.
Real Madrid vs RB Leipzig Match predictions
To sum up, the upcoming Champions League clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the statements from above, we have come up with the main prediction for this match as well as some alternative betting tips.