Manchester City and RB Leipzig face off on Tuesday in leg two of their Round of 16 UEFA Champions League match at Etihad Stadium.
Manchester City vs RB Leipzig Odds
Manchester City currently sits as the favorite sitting at -200 while RB Leipzig is the underdog sitting at +700. The total in this game sits at 2.5 goals, with the over paying out at -170.
Manchester City vs RB Leipzig Previous Matchup
When these two teams faced off on February 22nd, the two teams played to a 1-1 draw. Riyah Mahrez opened up the scoring for Manchester City in the 22nd minute. Josko Gvardiol scored in the 70th minute for RB Leipzig scored in the 70th minute to tie it. Manchester City had 62 percent of the possession and three shots on target. RB Leipzig had 38 percent of the possession and four shots on target. Make sure to check out Tuesday’s other game between FC Porto and Inter Milan.
Manchester City Betting Preview
On Saturday, Manchester City faced off against Crystal Palace, and they were able to secure the 1-0 victory. Manchester City’s defense was good, but the offense left a lot to be desired. The only goal was by Erling Haaland in the 78th minute by a penalty kick. They had 68 percent of the possession and four shots on target. The defense was impressive though, giving up zero goals. Phil Foden is dealing with a foot injury, but it’s expected that he’s going to be able to go in this game. Kevin De Bruyne was on the bench in the last game, but he could move into the starting lineup here.
RB Leipzig Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is RB Leipzig, who are coming off a victory on Saturday. RB Leipzig faced off against Mönchengladbach, and they were able to secure a 3-0 victory. Two games ago, in Dortmund, they were defeated 2-1. Nkunka, Xaver Schlager, Peter Gulacsi, and Abdou Diallo are all going to be missing this game because of injuries. In this game, RB Leipzig is going to have to push numbers forward because a draw isn’t going to be enough for them to advance to the next round.
Shane’s Free Pick
Manchester City’s offense is the strength of this team, but RB Leipzig knows they need to take chances with the defense because they are going to need to find a way to score goals. Pushing numbers forward is going to exploit the back line, and Manchester City is going to get the job done. Back Manchester City -1.5 to cash here.