Real Madrid vs Liverpool Pick – UEFA Champions League Predictions & Odds 3/15/23
Liverpool vs Real Madrid
March 15, 2023 4:00 pm EDT
The Line: Liverpool +185 / Real Madrid +135 // Total: 2.5
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Real Madrid and Liverpool face off on Wednesday in leg two of their Round of 16 Champions League showdown at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.
Real Madrid vs Liverpool Odds
Real Madrid currently sits as the favorite sitting at +135 while Liverpool is the underdog sitting at +185. The total in this game sits at 2.5 goals, with the over paying out at -175.
Real Madrid vs Liverpool Previous Matchup
Real Madrid and Liverpool faced off on February 21st, and it was one of the more entertaining games. Liverpool opened up the scoring with two goals in the first 14th minutes, and they looked to be in good shape. The defense really struggled though, and they ended giving up five goals between 21st and 67th minute.
Real Madrid Betting Preview
Real Madrid is in good shape to move onto the next round, and on Saturday they were able to come away with a victory. They fell behind n the 8th minute, but they bounced back and scored three goals on the way to the victory. Real Madrid had 71 percent of the possession and seven shots on target. Benzema missed the last game, but he’s back now and should get the start in this game. Antonio Rüdiger could move into the starting lineup in this game, and if he does start, they need him to be good here.
Liverpool Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is Liverpool, who have struggled heading into this game, and they are in bad shape in this game in terms of advancing. On Saturday, against AFC Bournemouth, Liverpool was defeated 1-0. They gave up a goal in the 28th minute, and that was the difference as they were defeated. Luis Diaz, Thiago Alcântara, Calvin Ramsay, and Joe Gomez are all hurt, and they aren’t going to be able to go in this game. Jordan Henderson is expected to get the start in this game.
Shane’s Free Pick
There is going to be no shortage of goal scoring in this game. Liverpool’s defense was an issue in the first game, and it’s going to let them down again in this game. I do expect their offense is going to score to the back of the net a couple of times, though, and this game is going to be higher scoring. Back the over to cash here.