Manchester City Vs. Leipzig Betting Odds, Predictions & Winning Tips (UEFA Champions League 2022/23 Playoffs, March 14)
Both teams are in good form right now, which makes the second leg of this matchup even more interesting, especially after the first leg ended in a 1-1 draw in Leipzig. Manchester City will be playing with the aim of getting the first Champions League title in their history.
Man City vs Leipzig (2022/23 Champions League Playoffs) Key Info
Manchester City are still second in the Premier League, chasing Arsenal in the title race. The Gunners are five points ahead of the Citizens and don’t look like the team which will drop points too often. The Citizens have beaten Borussia Dortmund, Sevilla, and Copenhagen in the group stage of the Champions League, and they came first while being undefeated. After the UCL clash, Manchester City will play Burnley in the quarterfinals of the FA Cup on the weekend.
Red Bull Leipzig are currently in third place in the Bundesliga, seven points below the leader, Bayern Munich. The Red Bulls had Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, and Celtic in their group, and they qualified in second place in this tough quartet. Leipzig have a thrilling matchup against Borussia Dortmund in the quarterfinals of the German Cup next month.
|Tournament:||UEFA Champions League 2022/23, Round of 16|
|Venue:||Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England|
|Date:||14 March 2023|
|Time:||8 p.m. GMT on Tuesday|
Man City vs Leipzig Preview and Stats
Man City vs Leipzig Betting Odds
According to the football betting websites, Manchester City are big home favorites in the second leg at 1.40 (2/5). A draw is offered at 5.0 (4/1), while Leipzig are away underdogs at 7.50 (13/2) to beat the Citizens.
The qualifying odds for the next round are even bigger in favor of Manchester City. Man City are at 1.20 (1/5) to qualify, while Leipzig are massive underdogs at 4.50 (7/2).
Manchester City FC
The Citizens are coming off a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace in the Premier League. Haaland scored the winner from a penalty in this game. Manchester City are playing much better at home, and that’s why they have a big advantage in this match. The Citizens are on a six-match winning streak in front of the home crowd and are unbeaten in their last seven games in all competitions.
The Red Bulls are also coming off a big 3-0 win over Borussia M’gladbach at home. Timo Werner, Emil Forsberg, and Josko Gvardiol scored the goals for Leipzig in that game. Leipzig are playing some of the best football in the Bundesliga right now, and they are still one of the contenders for the title.
MC vs Leipzig: H2H
Red Bull Leipzig and Manchester City have had three encounters so far. They are still tied with one win each and one draw. The first leg ended in a 1-1 draw in Leipzig, and the home team has yet to lose a game in this head-to-head matchup.
- Leipzig 1-1 Man City (22 February 2023)
- Leipzig 2-1 Man City (7 December 2021)
- Man City 6-3 Leipzig (15 September 2021)
Last Five Games
Manchester City: WWWWD
Man City vs Leipzig Predictions
Manchester City to Win & Haaland to Score @ 2.25 (5/4)
The odds for Manchester City to win this game alone or for Haaland to score are too low, and that’s why combining both of them should be a good pick at those odds. Manchester City have a six-game winning streak at home, and they just have to keep it working in front of Manchester fans.
Our bet on this Champions League match will be on Manchester City to win because they are in really good form at the moment, and if they score, Haaland will be involved as usual. Manchester City have won, and Haaland scored in their last game against Crystal Palace in the Premier League, which is a good signal to repeat it on Tuesday.
Total Corners – Under 10 @ 1.75 (3/4)
Both teams have been heading in this direction as of late. Leipzig have gone under 10 corners in nine straight games. Manchester City have gone under the total in five of their last six matches. If the trend continues, we should get at least a push.
Total Goals – Over 2.5 @ 1.60 (3/5)
We all know the ability of Manchester City to score goals. Leipzig are also an excellent team for picking games to go over the total in goals. Four of the last five matches for Leipzig have gone over the total. Manchester City have scored 11 goals in their last five games, while Leipzig have scored 10 goals in the same period. Both are in good scoring form and should continue at the Etihad Stadium.
Man City vs Leipzig Team News
The Citizens don’t have any new injury concerns. John Stones is back with the team, while Benjamin Mendy is still out because of judicial issues.
The Red Bulls have some injuries still: Abdou Diallo, Xaver Schlager, and Peter Gulàcsi are all out. Christopher Nkunku is back for Leipzig, and he is an important piece for them.
Recommended Betting Picks for Man City vs Leipzig UCL Match
- Manchester City to Win & Haaland to Score @ 2.25 (5/4)
- Total Goals – Over 2.5 @ 1.60 (3/5)
Pep Guardiola and Manchester City can’t afford to go out at this early stage, and that’s why we are going with them to win. Make sure you use our Man City vs Leipzig 2023 predictions and bet on them at the sports bookies or betting applications to have more fun watching the game.