Real Madrid vs Leipzig Prediction Champions League 3/6

Real Madrid vs Leipzig Prediction Champions League 3/6

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UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Preview

Real Madrid vs RB Leipzig

The 2023-24 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 continues with a highly anticipated second leg clash between Real Madrid and RB Leipzig. Scheduled for March 6, 2024, at 1:00 PM local time, the match will take place at the historic Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid, Spain.

 

Odds

Time Team Moneyline Total Spread
1:00 PM Real Madrid -175 o3.5 (+120) -1.5 (+130)
1:00 PM RB Leipzig +400 u3.5 (-175) +1.5 (-180)
1:00 PM Draw +325 N/A N/A

 

Preview

Real Madrid holds a narrow 1-0 lead from the first leg encounter, and manager Carlo Ancelotti stresses the importance of maintaining their focus against RB Leipzig. Despite leading in the tie, Ancelotti acknowledges the challenges that lie ahead.

 

Real Madrid

Real Madrid, one of the tournament's perennial contenders, aims to secure passage to the next round with a solid performance at home. Spearheaded by top scorers J. Bellingham and Rodrygo, Real Madrid possesses a potent attacking lineup capable of breaking down defenses.

In their recent Champions League fixture, Real Madrid clinched a crucial 1-0 victory over RB Leipzig, showcasing their defensive solidity. With a total of 16 goals scored and 7 conceded in their last six games, Real Madrid's form reflects their ability to grind out results when needed.

Recent Form:

  • Draw against Valencia (2-2)
  • Win against Sevilla (1-0)
  • Draw against Rayo Vallecano (1-1)
  • Win against RB Leipzig (1-0)
  • Win against Girona (4-0)

 

RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig faces an uphill battle as they seek to overturn the deficit against Real Madrid. Despite a spirited performance in the first leg, RB Leipzig must elevate their game to challenge the Spanish giants on their home turf.

In their recent head-to-head matchups, RB Leipzig managed a victory and suffered a defeat against Real Madrid. With a total of 13 goals scored and 10 conceded in their last six games, RB Leipzig's form indicates a balanced performance but faces a tough test against Real Madrid.

Recent Form:

  • Win against VfL Bochum (4-1)
  • Loss against Bayern Munich (1-2)
  • Win against Borussia Monchengladbach (2-0)
  • Loss against Real Madrid (0-1)
  • Draw against FC Augsburg (2-2)

 

Prediction

The bet with better value for this match is Vini Jr to have over 1.5 shots on target at +130 odds.

Real Madrid's attacking prowess, coupled with RB Leipzig's need to push forward in search of goals, presents an opportunity for Vini Jr to have multiple shots on target. With Real Madrid likely to dominate possession and create scoring opportunities, Vini Jr's involvement in the attack increases the likelihood of him surpassing the 1.5 shots on target mark.

Expect an intense battle with Real Madrid ultimately emerging victorious while Vini Jr makes significant contributions in the attacking third.

 

Pick: Vini Jr to have over 1.5 shots on target at +130 odds

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